Distribution of Plants & Animals in Canada


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Many of the native species on the Canadian prairies are _____.

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1. Which of the following is Canada's most biodiverse ecosystem?

2. Where are Canadian animals and plants most likely to encounter human activity?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

As the second largest country in the world in terms of landmass, Canada holds a large and diverse environment. Because of this, Canada also has a diverse array of plant and animal life. This quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of the flora and fauna of Canada. Some things you'll be assessed on include animals native to Canadian ecosystems, the specific ecosystems in Canada, and the relationship between animals and humans in Canada.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • The status of animals native to Canada's prairies
  • The most biodiverse ecosystem in Canada
  • Where animals and plants are most likely to encounter humans
  • Which animals can thrive in the arctic tundra
  • Which Canadian ecosystem has been heavily farmed

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about Canadian flora and fauna
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the specific ecosystems in Canada and the plant and animal life native to them
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the relationship between Canadian ecosystems and Canadian plant and animal life

Additional Learning

To learn more about plant and animal life in Canada, review the accompanying lesson called Distribution of Plants & Animals in Canada. This lesson covers the following topics:

  • Tundra
  • Boreal forest
  • Southern forests
  • Prairies
  • Where 90% of the Canadian population lives