Science Chapter 17 Sections 1-3

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This quiz covers notes from Sections 1-3 from Chapter 17 on Climate and Biomes.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The average weather conditions over a long period of time is called
    • A. 

      Biome

    • B. 

      Latitude

    • C. 

      Weather

    • D. 

      Climate

  • 2. 
    The distance North and South from the equator is called
    • A. 

      Latitude

    • B. 

      Biome

    • C. 

      Elevation

    • D. 

      Longitude

  • 3. 
    A region with a specific type of climate and certain types of plant and animal communites is called
    • A. 

      A region

    • B. 

      A biome

    • C. 

      A city

    • D. 

      A rural area

  • 4. 
    The biome that contains the most plant and animal species
    • A. 

      Tropical Savanna

    • B. 

      Tropical Desert

    • C. 

      Tropical Rain Forest

    • D. 

      Chaparral

  • 5. 
    What causes soil in rain forests to be nutrient poor?
    • A. 

      Plants and animals decay rapidly.

    • B. 

      There are not enough decaying plants and animals.

    • C. 

      Many trees have above ground roots that do not nourish soil.

    • D. 

      Nutrients are quickly used by plants or washed away.

  • 6. 
    The driest place on Earth
    • A. 

      Tropical Savanna

    • B. 

      Tropical Rain Forest

    • C. 

      Tropical Desert

    • D. 

      Chaparral

  • 7. 
    The climate zone with the coldest average temperatures of any zone is the _________________.
    • A. 

      Temperate Zone

    • B. 

      Polar Zone

    • C. 

      Tropical Zone

    • D. 

      Biome Zone

  • 8. 
    What are the four biomes found within the temperate zone?
    • A. 

      Temperate Forest, Temperate Grassland, Temperate Desert, Chaparral

    • B. 

      Temperate Grassland, Tundra, Taiga, Temperate Desert

    • C. 

      Temperate Savanna, Temperate Grassland, Temperate Forest, Chaparral

    • D. 

      Temperate Rain Forest, Temperate Grassland, Temperate Forest, Temperate Desert

  • 9. 
    Trees in the temperate forest that lose their  leaves at the end of growing season are ______________________________.
    • A. 

      Conferious Trees

    • B. 

      Evergreen Trees

    • C. 

      Deciduous Trees

    • D. 

      Conifer Trees

  • 10. 
    Another name for the northern coniferous forest is the ___________________.
    • A. 

      Tundra

    • B. 

      Taiga

    • C. 

      Temperate Grassland

    • D. 

      Tropical Rain Forest

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