What Are Deciduous Trees? - Types, Definition & Examples


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Which statement about deciduous trees and their leaves is true?

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1. ____ trees have brightly colored leaves in the fall because they have less of the pigment chlorophyll.

2. Deciduous trees shed their leaves to ____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

There are many different types of deciduous trees found throughout the world. This quiz and worksheet will test you on specifics of various trees, what makes them deciduous and where they can be found.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Be prepared to answer questions pertaining to these aspects of deciduous trees:

  • Location and characteristics
  • A specific tree with green pigment reduction
  • Leaves

Skills Practiced

Practice your study skills as you take this quiz. You will be able to work on the following:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related environmental lesson on deciduous trees
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding what happens to the leaves of these types of trees
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about deciduous trees

Additional Learning

Learn more about types of deciduous trees by reviewing the accompanying lesson, What Are Deciduous Trees? - Types, Definitions & Examples, which will address the characteristics of these specific trees:

  • Oak
  • Maple
  • Hickory