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Rain-Forest Quiz

Use the information you learned from reading the articles in this Special Online Issue to answer the questions below.

TEACHERS: Get a printable version of the quiz, which you can copy and distribute to students.


1 What do botanists study?
 

a) plants

b) animals

c) the environment

d) marine life
1 Nepal is home to the world's tallest mountain. Which mountain?
 

a) Mount Kilimanjaro

b) Mount Everest

c) Mount McKinley

d) Mount Rainier
1 Eve Nilson spent last summer studying frogs in the Mata Atlantica. Where is Mata Atlantica?
 

a) Brazil

b) the United States

c) Paraguay

d) Costa Rica
1 Frogs are nocturnal. What does nocturnal mean?
 

a) mostly active during the day

b) mostly active in the rain

c) mostly active in hot temperatures

d) mostly active at night
1 Every 10 seconds, how many acres of rain forest are destroyed?
 

a) 25

b) 10

c) 50

d) 15
1 Many of today's medicines come from which of these rain-forest features?
 

a) plants

b) animals

c) rain

d) soil
1 Which of the following has NOT contributed to the destruction of the rain forest?
 

a) mining

b) cattle ranching

c) fishing

d) farming
1 How many acres of rain forest still exist?
 

a) 3.5 billion acres

b) 6 billion acres

c) 2.5 billion acres

d) 5 billion acres
1 Tropical rain forests grow near which of the following?
 

a) North Pole

b) Atlantic Ocean

c) Equator

d) Arctic Circle
1 Most of the world's rain forest is located in Latin America, Asia, and this continent.
 

a) Antarctica

b) Europe

c) Africa

d) Australia