The Rainforest: Multiple Choice Quiz

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Rainforest Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    If we are in a heliocopter above a rain forest, we can only see one layer - the canopy.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Why are rainforests so important?
    • A. 

      Because they provide us plenty of food

    • B. 

      Because they produce oxygen

    • C. 

      Because they can be used to develop medicines

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    The "green blanket" mentioned in several of our articles and books is the ____________________ l ayer of the rain forest.
    • A. 

      Canopy

    • B. 

      Forest Floor

    • C. 

      Emergent

    • D. 

      Understory

  • 4. 
    Which two layers of rainforest don't have enough sunlight?
    • A. 

      The emergent and the understory

    • B. 

      The forest floor and the understory

    • C. 

      The forest floor and the canopy

    • D. 

      The canopy and the emergent layers

  • 5. 
    Which of the following statements best describes rainforests?
    • A. 

      Most of the rainforest animals live in the understory layer.

    • B. 

      Rain forests are in South America only.

    • C. 

      The emergent layer is the highest layer of the rain forest.

    • D. 

      The Amazon is the second largest rain forest in the world.

  • 6. 
    Pain forests are near the Equator.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Rain forests make __________________ for the world.
    • A. 

      Rain

    • B. 

      Oxygen

    • C. 

      Wood

    • D. 

      Chocolate

  • 8. 
    Tires for wheels are made of this white sap?
    • A. 

      Chinchona

    • B. 

      Curare

    • C. 

      Cinnimon

    • D. 

      Rubber

  • 9. 
    This poison vine now helps people.
    • A. 

      Chinchona

    • B. 

      Curare

    • C. 

      Cinnimon

    • D. 

      Rubber

  • 10. 
    There are no plants in the rainforest to help cure cancer.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Rain forests are located in __________________________________/
    • A. 

      Europe and North America

    • B. 

      Europe and Africa

    • C. 

      Africa and South America

    • D. 

      Europe and Asia

  • 12. 
    What is an example of a Food Web in the rainforest?
    • A. 

      Leaves - fish - eagle

    • B. 

      Seed - fish - Caiman - jaguar

    • C. 

      Wood - termite - fish - sloth

    • D. 

      Fruit - seeds - monkey

  • 13. 
    What are some foods from the rainforest?
    • A. 

      Figs, coconuts, and sweet potatoes

    • B. 

      Peanuts, rice and oranges

    • C. 

      Coffee, peanuts, and corn

    • D. 

      Pepper, cheese, and olives

  • 14. 
    What are some animals of the rainforest/
    • A. 

      Anteaters, monkeys, and cows

    • B. 

      Katydids, beetles, and sloths

    • C. 

      Parrots, cockatoos, and mice

    • D. 

      Parrots, toucans, and mice

  • 15. 
    What is the average rainfall in the rainforest?
    • A. 

      At least 40 inches a year

    • B. 

      At least 60 inches a year

    • C. 

      At least 80 inches a year

    • D. 

      At least 100 inches a year

  • 16. 
    What are mosses?
    • A. 

      A small insect in the beetle family.

    • B. 

      A very rare variety of orchids.

    • C. 

      A group of 6 or more butterflies.

    • D. 

      A plant that does not have flowers.

  • 17. 
    The rainforest is in danger form humans because ______________________
    • A. 

      We chop down the trees.

    • B. 

      Polute the water.

    • C. 

      Cause forest fires.

    • D. 

      None of the above.