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Tundra Biome: Climate, Locations, Plants & Animals

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What climate-related characteristics are common in the tundra biome?

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1. What is permafrost?

2. Which of the following is NOT a factor that limits tree growth in the tundra?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet will help you gauge your knowledge of the characteristics of the tundra biome, one of the harshest environments on the planet. Topics you'll need to know to pass the quiz include the features of the biome as well as what permafrost is.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this printable worksheet and quiz to review:

  • Characteristics of a tundra biome
  • Factors limiting tree growth
  • Adaptation of plants in the tundra
  • Hibernating animal in the tundra

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz will let you practice the following skills:

  • Interpreting information - verify you can read information regarding the factors limiting tree growth and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the definition of permafrost
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related tundra biome lesson

Additional Learning

To learn more about the extremes animals will go through just to survive, review the corresponding lesson called Tundra Biome: Climate, Locations, Plants & Animals. This lesson will help you:

  • Describe where the tundra can be found on Earth
  • Identify the fundamental characteristics of tundra biomes
  • Explain the range of temperatures found in the biome
  • Appreciate what kinds of plants and animals are found in the tundra
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