Bernardo Biome Quiz
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1) Bernardo visited a climate that was cold. There was only a little precipitation the entire time he was there! The ground was cold and only a thin layer on top was not frozen solid. What biome was this?
2) Bernardo likes animals. In this biome he visited with many different animals including squirrels, deer, birds, and several different insects. What biome is he visiting?
3) Bernardo visited a place where mainly grasses grew although other places also grew corn, rice, and sugar cane. Where is Bernardo visiting now?
4) Bernardo met some really interesting animals in this biome but he mainly only saw them at night! He saw a rattlesnake, a jackrabbit, and a kangaroo rat. What biome did he go to in order to meet these animals?
5) Bernardo loved this biome where the plants flowered all year long. There wasn't any grass but there was plenty of mosses, ferns, vines, and large-leafed trees. Where did he see these plants?
6) Bernardo wasn't sure he liked the plants he found in this biome: some of them had spikes and spines! But there were also some date palms which gave him a tasty treat, so it wasn't too bad. What biome did Bernardo visit?
7) In this biome Bernardo did not see large trees at all, only small ones and very few of those. The growing season was very short and then only grasses, mosses, lichens, and wild flowers grew in the permafrost in this biome. Where did Bernardo visit this time?
8) Bernardo really liked the forests of this biome. There were many deciduous trees and the forest had four separate layers. There were even flowers! What biome did Bernardo really like?
9) In this biome Bernardo watched some interesting animals called prairie dogs. He also saw many insects. What biome do you think that was?
10) The animals in the next biome that Bernardo visited included moose, ducks, geese, and crossbills. There were more carnivores here than on the tundra, a fact that made Bernardo just a little nervous! What biome did he visit?
11) Even though it is cold most of the time in this biome, the ground does not freeze too hard for trees to grow. Bernardo saw mainly conifers as well as grasses, moss, lichens, and flowers. What biome was he in?
12) There were few animals in this biome that Bernardo visited. There were lemmings, polar bears, seals, arctic foxes, snowy owls, and even reindeer! Where did Bernardo go this time?
13) This biome interested Bernardo for the potential of always having meals while living there. After all, this biome is called the nation's bread basket! What biome is this?
14) The climate in this biome gets more precipitation than the tundra and 5-7 months out of the year its ground is covered with snow. Bernardo was cold most of the time in this biome. Where did he go?
The climate of the biome Bernardo visited next was temperate: it was never
very wet or dry, never terribly cold or hot. Where did Bernardo go?
Bernardo was amazed to find that 50% of all living organisms are found in
this biome! He saw monkeys here as well as tigers, bats, tons of insects,
and the world's slowest land animal, the sloth. In what biome did Bernardo
see all these animals?
After visiting the tundra, Bernardo was a little confused about the Arctic
and the Antarctic. Can you help him out? Which of the following statements
In the tropical rainforest Bernardo got wet every day because it rained
every day. The seasons of the rainforest are decided by the amount of
rainfall. Every day Bernardo visited this biome it was hot and wet. What
was the average daily temperature?
In this biome Bernardo experienced cold winters, warm summers, and uneven
precipitation. What biome did he visit?
In the desert Bernardo quickly experienced how hot and dry it could be in
the day time and how cold it could get at night. But he found out it was
not always the temperature that determined a biome as being a desert, but