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ScienceFusion Ecology & the Environment Unit 2.1: Land Biomes Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of following organisms is NOT found in Antarctica?

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

Question 3 3. Which of the following is true about savannas?

Question 4 4. Which of the following is true about deserts?

Question 5 5. In which of the following biomes would you expect to find a complete absence of plant life.

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Question 6 6. Which biome has the greatest species richness?

Question 7 7. On a total net basis, which biome is the most productive?

Question 8 8. Which of the following is NOT one of the ways plants that live in hot deserts are specialized?

Question 9 9. If a plant species is endemic to Mt. Kilimanjaro, what does that mean?

Question 10 10. The majority of biodiversity in Antarctica is found in _____.

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Question 11 11. Which part of the Sierra Nevada mountain range receives the highest amount of rainfall?

Question 12 12. What is a taiga biome?

Question 13 13. Which of the following is the characteristic that defines a desert?

Question 14 14. The term xerocoles refers to an _____.

Question 15 15.

Which of the following statements about estuaries are true?

A. They are the gateway to freshwater breeding grounds of some marine animals

B. They are the breeding grounds for many types of aquatic animals

C. Estuaries are resistant to pollution because the constant inflow of freshwater flushes the pollutants out into the ocean.

D. They are areas where freshwater streams or rivers merge with the sea

ScienceFusion Ecology & the Environment Unit 2.1: Land Biomes Chapter Exam Instructions

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