Habitat of the living Worksheet-8

Habitat of the living Worksheet-8

 

True/False:

  1. The five major habitats are - forests, grasslands, deserts, mountains and Polar Regions, and tropical region.
  2. Tropical forests are found between the equator and the two tropics.
  3. Orchids, vines, mosses, and ferns are the plants found in Tropical forest.
  4. Temperate forests occur in South America, northeastern Asia, and western and central Europe.
  5. The annual snowfall in Boreal forest  regions ranges from 40 to 100 cm.
  6. Tropical forest trees are deciduous.
  7. In Grassland one can find, too many trees and shrubs here.
  8. Mountain goat, sheep, yak, and beetles are some of the animals found in the mountains.
  9. Tiny organisms called plankton are abundant in the marine habitat.
  10. The lowest temperature recorded ever in the Antarctic is -68°C.
  11. Coral reefs are rock-like structures made from the skeletons of small ocean animals called corals.
  12. Boreal forests receive heavy rainfall compared to other forests.
  13. Adaptation in organisms takes place gradually, in every decade.
  14. Leaves of tropical rainforest trees have specialized tips, called drip tips.
  15. Camouflage is adaptation that enables them to hide from predators.
  16. The period of reduced activity in animals during winter months is known as aestivation.
  17. Rainforests have such thick, dense foliage that it can take up to 20 minutes for rain to actually touch the ground from the trees.
  18. To prevent damage, trees shed their leaves during winter.
  19. Broad, needle-like leaves help boreal forest trees to conserve water.
  20. Most grassland animals are able to run very fast which allows them to escape hunting animals.

 

Answer Key:

  1. False
  2. True
  3. True
  4. False
  5. True
  6. False
  7. False
  8. True
  9. True
  10. False
  11. True
  12. False
  13. False
  14. True
  15. True
  16. False
  17. True
  18. True
  19. False
  20. True