Book E Ch 3 Modified Test

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Book E Ch 3 Modified Test

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  • 1. 
    The ______biomes are found at the same latitudes as deciduous forests, but receive less precipitation.
    • A. 

      Grasslands

    • B. 

      Taiga

  • 2. 
    The ___layer of rainforest vegetation is made up of shade-tolerant shorter plants, insects, reptiles, and amphibians.
    • A. 

      Emergent

    • B. 

      Understory

  • 3. 
    A pasture gradually returns to a forested state.
    • A. 

      Primary succession

    • B. 

      Secondary succession

  • 4. 
    Soil that remains frozen year-round
    • A. 

      Grassland

    • B. 

      Permafrost

  • 5. 
    Large geographic areas that have similar climates and ecosystems are called
    • A. 

      Rainforests

    • B. 

      Biomes

  • 6. 
    What kind of succession occurs when lava covers the land?
    • A. 

      Primary

    • B. 

      Secondary

  • 7. 
    What biome do you live in?
    • A. 

      Temperate deciduous forest

    • B. 

      Tropical rainforest

  • 8. 
    Ecological succession can begin when seeds are carried to bare areas by birds or the wind.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Climax communities are not the same everywhere.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Deciduous trees are pioneer species.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Each stage of succession changes the environment.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Put a checkmark on all of the freshwater ecosystems.
    • A. 

      Pond

    • B. 

      Ocean

    • C. 

      Lagoon

    • D. 

      River

  • 13. 
    Put a checkmark on all of the saltwater ecosystems.
    • A. 

      Lake

    • B. 

      Estuary

    • C. 

      Coral reefs

    • D. 

      Creek

  • 14. 
    Put a checkmark on all the examples of primary succession.
    • A. 

      Flooded land

    • B. 

      Exposed coral reer

    • C. 

      Fire

    • D. 

      Parking lot

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