Rainforests

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What is shifting cultivation?

Select one of the following:

  • An area of forest is cleared, and after 3 to 4 years this is left to regrow, and they move to a different area. Often used in Brazillian farming.

  • Where villages are made in different areas, connected by trade routes.

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What heights do the layers of the rainforest stand?

Select one of the following:

  • 40m - Emergent, 30m - Canopy, 20m - Under canopy and 10m - Shrub layer

  • 100m - Emergent, 70m - Canopy, 50m - Under canopy and 25m - Shrub layer

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Give three facts about the rainforest climate.

Select one of the following:

  • Average temperature of 40 degrees centigrade, it is very humid. Around 800mm of rain falls per year.

  • Average temperature of 28 degrees centrigrade (rarely about 35 and never below 20). Around 2000mm of rain per year, the atmosphere is sticky, hot and humid.

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How many species are there in the rainforest?

Select one of the following:

  • Over 5 million species have been identified, with a possible 30 million that exist.

  • 800,000 have been identified, with a possible 70 million that exist.

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GCSE Geography (Ecosystems) Quiz on Rainforests, created by megan1403 on 02/06/2013.

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