What is Species Diversity? - Definition, Importance & Examples


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Which of the following statements is true?

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1. Which of the following is a definition of species diversity?

2. Why is species diversity important?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this worksheet and quiz to check your knowledge of the species diversity on earth. You will need to know why this type of diversity is important in order to pass the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet can help you review:

  • The hottest spot for species diversity
  • Definition of species diversity
  • Number of species that live on earth
  • Why species diversity is important

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained regarding the different species on earth
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the definition of species diversity
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the importance of species diversity and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To learn more about species diversity, review the lesson on What is Species Diversity? - Definition, Importance & Examples. This lesson will help you:

  • Define abundance
  • Understand why species diversity is important
  • Identify hotspots for species diversity
  • Examine threats to species diversity