Ecosystems Quiz

Antonia Blankenberg
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The final learning resource in our ecosystem learning series, this ecosystems quiz provides an engaging way for you to test your knowledge on all the various global ecosystems, their characteristics and the threats to them.

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Question 1

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What type of ecosystem is being shown here?
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  • Coral reef
  • Deciduous forest
  • Tropical
  • Hot Desert

Question 2

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Label the ecosystems shown on the map.
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  • Hot desert
  • Tropical
  • Deciduous woodland
  • Coral Reef
  • Desertification
  • Semi-arid

Question 3

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Identify the ecosystems marked below.
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  • Deciduous woodland
  • Coniferous woodland
  • Savanna grassland
  • Tundra
  • Polar
  • Arctic
  • Tropical Rainforest
  • Temperate grassland
  • Desert
  • Mediterranean

Question 4

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Up to [blank_start]50[blank_end]% of the rainforest's precipitation comes from its own evapotranspiration.
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  • 50
  • 70
  • 30
  • 90

Question 5

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Heavy rainfall creates [blank_start]a hardpan[blank_end] in tropical rainforest soils.
Answer
  • a hardpan
  • nutrients
  • waterlogging

Question 6

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What type of roots do rainforest trees have?
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  • buttress roots
  • shallow roots
  • taproots
  • stilt roots

Question 7

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Rainforest soils are very fertile.
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  • True
  • False

Question 8

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The primary reason for deforestation is [blank_start]cattle[blank_end] ranching.
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  • cattle

Question 9

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What is afforestation?
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  • Replanting previously forested areas
  • Removing trees
  • Growing trees at home
  • Planting trees in new areas

Question 10

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Biotic means [blank_start]living[blank_end] and abiotic means [blank_start]non-living[blank_end].
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  • living
  • non-living

Question 11

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Another name for temperate grasslands is [blank_start]prairies[blank_end].
Answer
  • prairies
  • savannah
  • monsoon forest
  • semi-arid

Question 12

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Which of the following does not affect ecosystem characteristics?
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  • Longitude
  • Climate
  • Ocean currents
  • Altitude

Question 13

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Which animal was introduced into Yellowstone National Park to control the elk population?
Answer
  • Grey wolves
  • Grizzly bears
  • Mountain lions
  • Timber wolves

Question 14

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Which UK ecosystem is home to red deer?
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  • Moorlands
  • Heathland
  • Mixed woodland
  • Wetland

Question 15

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The Lake District is an example of which type of ecosystem?
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  • Wetlands
  • Moorlands
  • Mixed woodland
  • Heathland

Question 16

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Finite resources are renewable.
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  • True
  • False

Question 17

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Desert regions have lots of biodiversity.
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  • True
  • False

Question 18

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Mediterranean ecosystems are found on the [blank_start]west[blank_end] coast of continents.
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  • west

Question 19

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Deforested areas are prone to soil erosion.
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  • True
  • False

Question 20

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The four layers of deciduous woodland in order from top to bottom are: [blank_start]Canopy[blank_end] [blank_start]Sub-canopy[blank_end] [blank_start]Herb[blank_end] [blank_start]Ground[blank_end]
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  • Canopy
  • Sub-canopy
  • Herb
  • Ground
  • Emergents
  • Under-canopy
  • Forest floor