The Tundra Biome: Trivia Facts Quiz

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The Tundra Biome: Trivia Facts Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which one of the following does NOT describe the tundra?
    • A. 

      Cold

    • B. 

      Has permafrost

    • C. 

      Dry

    • D. 

      Has spruce trees

  • 2. 
    Which one of the following animals lives in the tundra?
    • A. 

      Turtle

    • B. 

      Frog

    • C. 

      Lemming

    • D. 

      Coyote

  • 3. 
    Which plant below does NOT grow in the tundra?
    • A. 

      Maple tree

    • B. 

      Lichen

    • C. 

      Moss

    • D. 

      Grass

  • 4. 
    Winter weather in the tundra can last up to how long?
    • A. 

      3 months

    • B. 

      4 months

    • C. 

      6 weeks

    • D. 

      9 months

  • 5. 
    The type of biome a region has is determined by the 
    • A. 

      Geography

    • B. 

      Climate

    • C. 

      Weather

    • D. 

      Wind speed

  • 6. 
    Which one of the following indicators is NOT part of the climate?
    • A. 

      Annual precipitation

    • B. 

      Average temperature

    • C. 

      Average wind

    • D. 

      Type of plants and animals

  • 7. 
    The tundra is sometimes called a cold desert because of it________
    • A. 

      Is cold and dry

    • B. 

      Is cold and snowy

    • C. 

      Is dry and snowy

    • D. 

      Has cacti

  • 8. 
    Which animal below does NOT live in the tundra?
    • A. 

      Polar bear

    • B. 

      Arctic fox

    • C. 

      Green tundra toad

    • D. 

      Ducks and geese

  • 9. 
    It is possible to find a tundra climate on the equator.
    • A. 

      True, on mountain peaks

    • B. 

      True, in the Amazon jungle

    • C. 

      True, but only in winter

    • D. 

      False

  • 10. 
    The tundra has permafrost, which means the soil is ...
    • A. 

      Frozen all the time

    • B. 

      Permanently snow-covered

    • C. 

      Too hard for plants to grow

    • D. 

      Always covered with a layer of frost

  • 11. 
    Where would you NOT find the tundra?
    • A. 

      Northern Canada

    • B. 

      Northern Alaska

    • C. 

      On mountain peaks

    • D. 

      In northern Indiana