Forest Biome Unit 5, Lesson 17 Quiz

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  • 1. 
    Trees that dominate the boreal forest biome are ______________.
    • A. 

      Coniferous

    • B. 

      Taiga

    • C. 

      Deciduous

    • D. 

      Dominators of the Boreal Forest

  • 2. 
    ____________ means "swampy forests"
    • A. 

      Ecotone

    • B. 

      Wet Forest

    • C. 

      Taiga

    • D. 

      Monoculture

  • 3. 
    What do you call the transition zone between two different biomes?
    • A. 

      Ecotone

    • B. 

      Transition Zone

    • C. 

      Bijoux's zone

    • D. 

      Biosphere

  • 4. 
    Which best defines monoculture?
    • A. 

      A monoculture is one culture

    • B. 

      A monoculture is one region dominated by only a single species of plant.

    • C. 

      A monoculture is one region dominated by many single species of plant.

    • D. 

      A monoculture is a culture dominate by single plants.

  • 5. 
    Deep thawing of permafrost, called __________, causes the ground to sink in the tundra.
    • A. 

      Thermocrust

    • B. 

      Thermokarst

    • C. 

      Thermalkarst

    • D. 

      Pizza crust

  • 6. 
    __________ is an area with characteristic geographic and climatic patterns.
    • A. 

      Biome

    • B. 

      Biosphere

    • C. 

      Ecology

    • D. 

      Ecotone

  • 7. 
    What does biosphere mean?
    • A. 

      Biosphere means a sphere of biology

    • B. 

      Biosphere means the "globe of life"

    • C. 

      Biosphere means a the study of biological spheres found in ecotones.

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 8. 
    Partially decayed plant matter, called _____________, causes soil leaching in the boreal forest.
    • A. 

      Pete

    • B. 

      Peat

    • C. 

      Humus

    • D. 

      Hummus

  • 9. 
    What does the word terrestrial refer to?
    • A. 

      It refers to E.T.'s home

    • B. 

      It refers to stars and heavenly bodies.

    • C. 

      It is A and B

    • D. 

      It refers to land.

  • 10. 
    The ______________ is another name for the biome found at the same latitude as the deciduous forest.
    • A. 

      Tundra

    • B. 

      Prarie

    • C. 

      Boreal Forest

    • D. 

      Equator

  • 11. 
    What is humus?
    • A. 

      Humus is a dip made out of chic-peas.

    • B. 

      Humus is a nutrient poor layer of soil found on top of mulch.

    • C. 

      Humus is a nutrient-rich layer of soil found below the mulch.

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 12. 
    Which statement is false about the tundra biome?
    • A. 

      The soil in the tundra biome is permanently frozen.

    • B. 

      The short growing season means sturdier plants grow in the tundra.

    • C. 

      The 60-day growing season gives little time for any matter to decay and return nutrient matter to the soil.

    • D. 

      In the tundra biome, only a few centimetres of soil thaw.

  • 13. 
    Which statements are true about the grassland?
    • A. 

      The soil in grasslands is among the richest on Earth.

    • B. 

      It has a long growing season.

    • C. 

      It has plenty of time for decaying matter to enrich the soil continually.

    • D. 

      All of the above is true.

  • 14. 
    What do plants in the tundra need to survive?
    • A. 

      Plants in the tundra must tolerate low light intensity.

    • B. 

      Plants in the tundra must have jacket, mittens, boots and ear-muffs...and a scarf!

    • C. 

      Plants in the tundra need shallow, nutrient poor soil and low annual precipitation.

    • D. 

      A and C are correct.

  • 15. 
    What type of trees are adapted to the cold climate and low precipitation?
    • A. 

      Deciduous trees.

    • B. 

      Palm trees.

    • C. 

      Coniferous trees.

    • D. 

      Trees with jackets and ear muffs and mittens...and a scarf!

  • 16. 
    What do deciduous trees require to enable the leaves to develop and begin photosynthesis?
    • A. 

      Longer growth periods

    • B. 

      Shorter growth periods

    • C. 

      Medium growth periods

    • D. 

      A camera!

  • 17. 
    True or False. Needle-bearing trees photosynthesize at much higher temperature.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    What is the broad leaf surface area of deciduous trees more susceptible to than the needles of the coniferous trees?
    • A. 

      Heat

    • B. 

      Water loss by evaporation

    • C. 

      Colder climates

    • D. 

      Lack of cones

  • 19. 
    Where will you find grassland vegetation?
    • A. 

      In the tundra

    • B. 

      At the mountain base in Alberta

    • C. 

      In my backyard

    • D. 

      Anywhere!

  • 20. 
    Which statement is true about the characteristics of leafs in deciduous forest or boreal forest plant?
    • A. 

      Thick waxy surface, often with spines or coarse hairs

    • B. 

      It has shades of green and it has spines along the stems

    • C. 

      The leaves are significantly smaller and thick (succulent)

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 21. 
    What is classification based on?
    • A. 

      Cell Structure

    • B. 

      Cell Organization

    • C. 

      Mode of Nutrition

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 22. 
    What are the four major terrestrial biomes in Canada?
    • A. 

      Winter, Spring, Autumn, Summer

    • B. 

      Tundra, Boreal Coniferous Forest, Temperate Deciduous Forest and Grassland

    • C. 

      Arctic, Desert, Tropical, Rainforest

    • D. 

      Cassiopeia, Big Dipper, Polaris, Cancer

  • 23. 
    True or False. Small stunted plants with shallow and fibrous roots are best able to survive in the tundra.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    Which are examples of plants that grow in the boreal forest biome?
    • A. 

      Ferns

    • B. 

      Mosses

    • C. 

      Fungi

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 25. 
    Which statements are true about forests?
    • A. 

      Forests help prevent rapid water runoff, which lessens soil erosion.

    • B. 

      It helps maintain water quality in open water sources.

    • C. 

      Forests create a microclimate by recycling water and carbon dioxide

    • D. 

      A and C are correct

    • E. 

      All of the above

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