Horicon Marsh And National Wildlife Refuge

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  • 1. 
    What is a marsh?
    • A. 

      Dryland

    • B. 

      Wetland

    • C. 

      Desert land

    • D. 

      10 separate rivers

  • 2. 
    Where is the largest freshwater cattail marsh in the US?
    • A. 

      Horicon, Wisconsin

    • B. 

      Beaver Dam, Wisconsin

    • C. 

      Biloxi, Mississippi

    • D. 

      Sedalia, Missouri

  • 3. 
    How big is the Horicon Marsh?
    • A. 

      23 acres

    • B. 

      250 acres

    • C. 

      6,340 acres

    • D. 

      32,000 acres

  • 4. 
    The The Horicon Marsh attracts many rare (unusual) birds. How many bird species (different types of birds) come to the Marsh?
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      26

    • C. 

      265

    • D. 

      2,650

  • 5. 
    You will find many animals at the Marsh, including many types of fowl. What are fowl?
    • A. 

      Fish

    • B. 

      Birds

    • C. 

      Rabbits

    • D. 

      Frogs

  • 6. 
    You will see these plants at the Horicon Marsh. What are they called?
    • A. 

      Tadpoles

    • B. 

      Water Flowers

    • C. 

      Water Daffodils

    • D. 

      Water Lilies

  • 7. 
    What natural phenomenon helped create the Horicon Marsh?
    • A. 

      A tornado about 12,000 years ago

    • B. 

      A glacier about 12,000 years ago

    • C. 

      A hurricane about 12,000 years ago

    • D. 

      A tree about 12,000 years ago

  • 8. 
    The Horicon Marsh is a wetland ecosystem. What is an ecosystem? Hint: Ecosystems can be as small as a tree or as large as the Horicon Marsh!
    • A. 

      Plants and animals in a certain area

    • B. 

      People on tours

    • C. 

      Creatures that try to avoid water

    • D. 

      Turtles and fish

  • 9. 
    TRUE OR FALSE: Plants and animals in an ecosystem depend on each other to survive.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    TRUE OR FALSE: We are going to have fun at the Horicon Marsh!
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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