Unit 9 Target 1(Part 2): Biomes Quiz

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Unit 9 Target 1(Part 2): Biomes Quiz


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In North America, prairies and deciduous forests have growing seasons of similar length and temperature.  Which major factor determines whether a region develops into a prairie or deciduous forest?a.    Amount of rain          c.    Nutrient content of soil    b.    Amount of sunlight    d.    Type of animal populations
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      A

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      B

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      C

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      D

  • 2. 
    One biome has very hot days and cool nights with little precipitation, few plants, and poor soil. Which biome is it?a.    Desert    c.    Grassland    b.    Tundra    d.    Taiga
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      A

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      B

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      D

  • 3. 
    This has mild summers and cold winters, moderate precipitation, rich topsoil over clay, hardwood trees, and many mammals and other animals. This biome is the _____________.a.    Tundra    c.    Deciduous forest     b.    Desert    d.    Grassland
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      A

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      B

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      C

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      D

  • 4. 
    This biome occurs in the interiors of continents, hot in summer and cool in winter, moderate to low precipitation, mostly grasses and small shrubs, and can have large mammals or a variety of smaller ones.a.    Tundra    c.    Deciduous forest    b.    Taiga      d.    Grassland
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      A

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      B

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      D

  • 5. 
    This occurs in the higher latitudes such as northern America or Russia. It has very cold winters and cool summers with moderate to low precipitation, mostly evergreen trees and a variety of animals in the summer. Which biome is this?a.    Desert                     c.    Taiga     b.    Tropical rain forest    d.    Grassland
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  • 6. 
    This biome is near the equator where it is hot all year with heavy rain. There are many, many kinds of plants and animals.a.    Desert                     c.    Taiga     b.    Tropical rain forest    d.    Grassland
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      A

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  • 7. 
    This biome is in the far northern latitudes where there are harsh winters and cool summers. It has poor soil with permafrost beneath the surface. Plants include grasses and wildflowers, and animals might include caribou foxes and rodents, among others.a.    Tundra                     c.    Taiga    b.    Tropical rain forest    d.    Deciduous forest
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  • 8. 
    Which of the following animals would most likely live in a temperate deciduous forest?a. Monkeysb. Caribouc. Deerd. Leopards
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