Earth Science: Temperate Rainforest

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Questions on this quiz are based on information from
Earth Science: Temperate Rainforest.

1. What are the other two major forest biomes besides the temperate forest?
a. Desert and tundra forest
b. Tundra and rainforest
c. Rainforest and savanna
d. Taiga and rainforest
e. Savanna and tundra forest

2. Which of the following does not describe the temperate forest biome?
a. Lots of trees
b. Deep and rich soil
c. Freezing temperatures year round
d. Lots of rain
e. Four seasons

3. Where are the temperate forests located?
a. Around halfway between the equator and the poles
b. Far north near the Arctic circle
c. Near the poles
d. Near the equator
e. They are all in the continent of Africa

4. What type of temperate forest is made up mostly of trees with large leaves that change colors during the Autumn season?
a. Coniferous
b. Broad-leafed
c. Mixed
d. None of the above
e.

5. What type of temperate forest is made up mostly of trees that have needles and cones like pine trees?
a. Coniferous
b. Broad-leafed
c. Mixed
d. None of the above
e.

6. On what layer of the temperate forest would you find smaller trees, saplings, and shrubs?
a. Canopy
b. Understory
c. Forest floor
d.
e.

7. What layer of the temperate forest is made up of tall trees that act as an umbrella for the lower layers?
a. Canopy
b. Understory
c. Forest floor
d.
e.

8. What helps trees through the winter by keeping the roots from freezing and then providing energy in the spring?
a. Needles
b. Insects
c. Leaves
d. Bark
e. Sap

9. What is it called when animals move to a warmer place for the winter and then return in the spring?
a. Coniferous
b. Adaptation
c. Migration
d. Hibernation
e. Estivation

10. What is it called when animals sleep during the winter and live off of fat stored in their bodies?
a. Coniferous
b. Adaptation
c. Migration
d. Hibernation
e. Estivation


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