Consequences of Extinction & Species Loss


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How many mass extinctions have occurred on Earth so far?

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1. The extinction of a species means _____ of the species.

2. Which of the following is a reason that a species might go extinct?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Examine your ability to understand the consequences of species loss. The quiz will test you on areas such as the number of mass extinctions on Earth and what the extinction of a species means.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this quiz and worksheet to assess your understanding of:

  • Reasons why a species goes extinct
  • Percentage of species on Earth that have gone extinct
  • Number of mass extinctions on Earth
  • What extinction of a species means
  • Information about extinction

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the reasons why a species goes extinct
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about the percentage of species on Earth that have gone extinct
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on species loss

Additional Learning

To study more material related to species loss, review the related lesson titled Consequences of Extinction & Species Loss. These objectives will be focused on in the lesson:

  • Identify an animal that has gone extinct
  • Explore the role humans play in species loss
  • Understand the ripple effect of extinction
  • Recall the negative actions humans do to cause species loss