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Rainforests

Quiz

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  1. Rainforests cover what percentage of the Earth's total surface?

    Less than one percent

    Less than one percent | Incorrect

    2 percent

    2 percent | Correct

    10 percent

    10 percent | Incorrect

    45 percent

    45 percent | Incorrect

  2. Rainforests provide which of the following products?

    Chewing gum

    Chewing gum | Incorrect

    Medicines

    Medicines | Incorrect

    Coffee

    Coffee | Incorrect

    All of the above

    All of the above | Correct

  3. Rainforests are only found in warm regions close to the equator.

    True

    True | Incorrect

    False

    False | Correct

    | Incorrect

    | Incorrect

  4. What is a major threat to rainforest ecosystems?

    Illegal logging

    Illegal logging | Correct

    Volcanoes

    Volcanoes | Incorrect

    Very large populations of vampire bats

    Very large populations of vampire bats | Incorrect

    Desertification

    Desertification | Incorrect

  5. The largest temperate rainforests left on Earth can be found along the western coast of South America.

    True

    True | Incorrect

    False

    False | Correct

    | Incorrect

    | Incorrect

  6. Rainforests can be found in the U.S.

    True

    True | Correct

    False

    False | Incorrect

    | Incorrect

    | Incorrect

  7. What percentage of the Earth's plant and animal species live in rainforests?

    10 percent

    10 percent | Incorrect

    25 percent

    25 percent | Incorrect

    50 percent

    50 percent | Correct

    75 percent

    75 percent | Incorrect

  8. More than 2,000 tropical forest plants have been identified by scientists as having anti-cancer properties

    True

    True | Correct

    False

    False | Incorrect

    | Incorrect

    | Incorrect

  9. How many major types of rainforests are there?

    5 types

    5 types | Incorrect

    4 types

    4 types | Incorrect

    More than 30 types

    More than 30 types | Incorrect

    2 types

    2 types | Correct

  10. Rainforests play a significant role in maintaining which of the following?

    Weather patterns

    Weather patterns | Incorrect

    The Earth's limited supply of drinking and fresh water

    The Earth's limited supply of drinking and fresh water | Incorrect

    More species of plants and animals than any other ecosystem on Earth

    More species of plants and animals than any other ecosystem on Earth | Incorrect

    All of the above

    All of the above | Correct

Scoring

0-2 correct: Tropical novice

3-5 correct: Temperate apprentice

6-8 correct: Tropical trooper

9-10 correct: Rainforest Ranger

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