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Biomes: Desert, Tropical Rainforest, Savanna, Coral Reefs & More

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Which biome has the greatest species richness?

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1. If a plant species is endemic to Mt. Kilimanjaro, what does that mean?

2. What kinds of conditions are typical of areas with temperate deciduous forests?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Different biomes have unique characteristics. Test your knowledge on the characteristics of deserts, temperate deciduous forests, savannas, and more with this quiz and worksheet.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on characteristics and definitions of:

  • Savannas
  • Deserts
  • Temperate deciduous forests
  • Tropical rainforests
  • The term 'endemic'

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on types of biomes
  • Making connections - use knowledge of different types of biomes to understand plant and animal diversity
  • Critical thinking - examine how different biomes are of importance
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast biomes and their animal and plant life

Additional Learning

To learn more about types of biomes, review the accompanying lesson on savannas, deserts, tropical rainforests, and more. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define characteristics of temperate deciduous forests and deciduous trees
  • Understand how tropical rainforests support so many species of plants and animals
  • Define characteristics of savannas
  • Identify biomes around the world
  • Learn about freshwater aquatic biomes
  • Define characteristics of deserts
  • Discuss characteristics of coral reefs
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