Ecology
  1. Which two biomes are the most similar with regard to rainfall?
    tundra & taiga
    tundra & desert
    rain forest & savanna
    temperate forest & prairie
  2. Which biome is characterized by a layer of permafrost?
    taiga
    savanna
    chaparral
    tundra
  3. Biodiversity is greatest in which biome?
    taiga
    polar
    rain forest
    savanna
  4. The eastern portion of the United States is dominated by what biome?
    temperate forest
    desert
    taiga
    prairie
  5. In which biome of Africa would you find lions, giraffes, and elephants?
    savanna
    chaparral
    desert
    tropical rain forest
  6. All the different species of an ecoystem are referred to as the:
    biome
    community
    population
    abiotic factors
  7. Which of the following would represent an ecosystem?
    A lake
    A fish tank
    A prairie
    all of these
  8. All the nonliving parts of an ecosystem are referred to as:
    the community
    biotic factors
    abiotic factors
    biomes
  9. Which of the following would be a biotic factor in an ecosystem?
    bacteria
    soil
    temperature
    rainfall
  10. The types and numbers of species in a given area is most greatly determined by the area's:
    biotic factors
    precipitation
    climate
    biodiversity

   

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