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Biomes (Grades 11-12)

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Biomes are determined based on what two factors?
  1. abiotic and biotic factors
  2. average temperature and average precipitation
  3. amount of sunlight and nutrient availability
  4. average carbon dioxide emissions and average rainfall
Which biome is dominated by gymnosperm or conifer trees (pines, firs, spruces)?
  1. taiga
  2. coniferous forest
  3. tundra
  4. desert
How does a warm-climate desert compare with a cold-climate desert?

Which describes a temperate deciduous forest?
  1. receives the least amount of precipitation
  2. mostly grassland with a few trees
  3. forest floor has high levels of light in early spring
  4. evergreen trees present
The biome that is most likely to have trees that produce cones is the                                         .
Which biome is most likely to have animals with very large ears?
  1. savanna
  2. tropical rainforest
  3. temperate rainforest
  4. tundra
Questions A-D refer to the map of the world's biomes.
Biomes With Text Labels
According to the map of the world's biomes, which type of biome covers the most area?
  1. taiga
  2. savanna
  3. desert
  4. tropical rainforest
Which biome is located directly on the equator?
  1. savanna
  2. desert
  3. tropical rainforest
  4. deciduous forest
The                    is characterized by minimal rainfall and hot temperatures.
The northern part of Australia is characterized by a tropical rainforest biome.
  1. True
  2. False

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