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Invasive Species

1. Which causes more damage more every year?

  • Yes invasive species
  • Yes all natural disasters combined


2. Where did Zebra Mussels come from originally?

  • YesCaspian and Black Seas
  • Yes Serengeti Plain
  • Yes Mussel Beach



3. Which of the following are pollinators?

  • Yes bees
  • Yes butterflies
  • Yes birds
  • Yes bats
  • Yes all of the above


4. Pollinators are important because plants need them to make

  • Yes roots
  • Yes leaves
  • Yes fruit


Endangered Species

5. Fill in the blank: Endangered is defined as a species that is in danger of ___ within its native range.

  • Yes pollution
  • Yes extinction
  • Yes traffic accidents


6. Which continent does not have frogs, toads, or salamanders?

  • Yes Asia
  • Yes Australia
  • Yes Antarctica


Wildlife Diseases

7. Whirling Disease affects what kind of fish?

  • Yes trout and salmon
  • Yes bass and catfish
  • Yes minnows


8. Who transmits the west Nile Virus?

  • Yes ticks
  • Yes mosquitoes
  • Yes snails



9. What are the two major categories of tundra?

  • Yes arctic and alpine
  • Yes desert and rainforest
  • Yes hot and cold


10. How much of the world's surface is covered by oceans?

  • Yes 17%
  • Yes 56%
  • Yes 71%


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