Test Your Biodiversity Knowledge! Trivia Quiz

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Test Your Biodiversity Knowledge! Trivia Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is biodiversity?
    • A. 

      Is the variety of species, their genetic make-up, and the natural communities in which they occur.

    • B. 

      The number of plants throughout the world.

    • C. 

      The number of different animals existing.

    • D. 

      The study of life.

  • 2. 
    What is HIPPO?
    • A. 

      A list of major factors that contribute to the destruction of biodiversity on Earth.

    • B. 

      An animal found in North Africa.

    • C. 

      An organization that preserves biodiversity.

    • D. 

      None of the above.

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      Habitat Destruction

    • B. 

      Introduced Species

    • C. 

      Pollution

    • D. 

      Population Growth

    • E. 

      Over-consumption

  • 4. 
    Ecosystem services are
  • 5. 
    At least ___ percent of the world’s economy and ___ percent of the needs of the poor are derived from biological resources.
    • A. 

      40, 80

    • B. 

      0, 0

    • C. 

      20, 30

    • D. 

      50, 10

  • 6. 
    Forests ecosystems provide all of the following functions except____________.
    • A. 

      Oxygen production

    • B. 

      Remove carbon from the atmosphere

    • C. 

      Control erosion

    • D. 

      Lower the diversity of plants and animals

  • 7. 
    What percent of all medicines are developed from the earths natural resources?
    • A. 

      Exactly 10%

    • B. 

      About 30%

    • C. 

      Around 5%

    • D. 

      Below 1%

  • 8. 
    Which of the following best describes "biodiversity"?
    • A. 

      Endangered species.

    • B. 

      Different planets in our solar system.

    • C. 

      The variety of all life on earth.

    • D. 

      Biographies about famous biologists.

  • 9. 
    Approximately how many species exist and how many are identified?
    • A. 

      100 million exist and 1.7 million identified

    • B. 

      50 million exist and 9 million identified

    • C. 

      500 thousand exist and 50 thousand identified

    • D. 

      Less than 100 thousand exist and only 70 thousand identified