Katelyn's history quiz 2

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  1. whats the difference between deciduous and coniferous forests?
    coniferous r found in colder parts of middle latitudes and deciduous are found closer to the equator
  2. What is an example of biome?
    a coniferous forest
  3. Where are wildfires common?
    savannas
  4. What effects wind currents?
    rotation of the earth
  5. which way do tradewinds blow?
    toward equator
  6. How are winds like around the equator?
    light
  7. broad leaf deciduous forests grow best in regions where it has an adequate _ and temperate _
    rainfall and climate
  8. What are examples of ecosystems?
    where animals and plants live, the climate, weather, ect
  9. the _ regions are covered by grasslands
    central
  10. What are regions classified by?
    elevation.
  11. what do scientists think cause global warming?
    increase in levels of carbon dioxide
  12. how are deserts and tundras alike?
    in both plants and animals have to adapt to live there
  13. over 1/2 the worlds plants and animals are found in _ _
    tropical rainforests
  14. _ and _ are where the largest tropical rainforests are
    amazon river and congo river
  15. some parts of tundra contain _- a layer of soil just below the surface that stays permanently frozen
    permafrost
  16. in _ tundra, plants must be able to survive cold temperatures and go without sunlight for most of winter
    arctic
  17. _ tundra exists in high mountains where trees grow
    alpine
  18. regions where temperatures are always cool or cold; only specialized plants and animals can survive there
    tundra
  19. many desert animals get all the water they need from _, _, or _ other _
    seeds, plants, eating animals
  20. desert plants and animals_ to survive with almost no water
    adapt
  21. the _ of argentina and veld of South Africa are also temperate grasslands
    pampas
  22. cool, dry grasslands in Northern Eurasia and central Asia are called _ and are similar to the _ _ in North America
    steppes, great plains
  23. much of the original land in prairies have been plowed for _
    farmland
  24. What are temperate grasslands?
    prairies
  25. meat eating animals
    carnivores
  26. plant-eating animals
    herbivores
  27. in savannas, during a _ season, grasses grow tall and green, which then die above ground in the _ season
    wet, dry
  28. What are tropical grasslands?
    savannas
  29. _ has small evergreen trees and low bushes, adapted to a climate with _ winters and _ summers
    chaparral, wet, dry
  30. In most places, regions have overlapped, a mixed region has _ and _ trees.
    coniferous and deciduous
  31. Deciduous covered much of _, eastern _, and eastern _ _, but was largely cleared away from _.
    Europe, asia, north america, agriculture
  32. Most trees are _, shedding their leaves during the colder parts of the _ latitudes
    deciduous, middle
  33. The needles of coniferous trees expose only a small surface to the cold, so can remain on the tree in the _
    water
  34. named for cones that carry seeds, exist in the colder part of the _ latitudes
    coniferious forest, middle
  35. tropical rainforests support an immense diversity of _ and _ life.
    plant, animal
  36. Tropical rainforests exist in _ weather near the _ with heavy _.
    warm, equator, rainfall
  37. a type of ecosystem that can be found in various populations of the world
    biome
  38. What has led to the dramatic changes in ecosystems.
    growth of human population
  39. a change in one aspect of an ecosystem leads to other _
    changes
  40. the survival and growth of life is affected by _, _, _, _, _, _, _.
    climate, sunlight, temperature, precipitation, elevation, soil, and landforms.
  41. the _ is formed by interaction of plant life, animal life, and the physical enviorment in where they live.
    ecosystem

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