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Multiple Choice: Biomes

Select the correct answer.
What is a biome?
A living plant or animal.
A kind of large ecosystem such as desert or tundra.
The study of biology.
The land surrounding a lake or ocean.
One biome has very hot days and cool nights with little precipitation, few plants, and poor soil. Which biome is it?
desert
tundra
grassland
taiga
This has mild summers and cold winters, moderate precipitation, rich topsoil over clay, hardwood trees, and many mammals and other animals. This biome is the ______________ .
tundra
desert
deciduous forest
grassland
This biome occurs in the interiors of continents, hot in summer and cool in winter, moderate to low precipitation, mostly grasses and small shrubs, and can have large mammals or a variety of smaller ones.
tundra
taiga
deciduous forest
grassland
This occurs in the higher latitudes such as northern America or Russia. It has very cold winters and cool summers with moderate to low precipitation, mostly evergreen trees and a variety of animals in the summer. Which biome is this?
desert
tropical rain forest
taiga
grassland
This biome is near the equator where it is hot all year with heavy rain. There are many, many kinds of plants and animals.
desert
tropical rain forest
taiga
grassland
This biome is in the far northern latitudes where there are harsh winters and cool summers. It has poor soil with permafrost beneath the surface. Plants include grasses and wildflowers, and animals might include caribou foxes and rodents, among others.
tundra
tropical rain forest
taiga
deciduous forest
There are two types of water ecosystems. One is the oceans of the world. This is called ________________ .
fresh water ecosystems
deep water systems
tundra
saltwater ecosystems
Another type of water ecosystem might include such things as lakes, rivers, swamps. This is called _________________ .
freshwater ecosystem
shallow water systems
moving water
saltwater ecosystems
The Sahara, Mojave and Gobi are examples of this biome.
tundra
desert
taiga
grassland