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Aquatic Biome Quiz

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Congratulations, you've educated yourself about aquatic biomes. Now it's time to see how much of the material you've absorbed.

In order to fill out this quiz you will need to print out this page. Return to your seat to complete the quiz. You may use any notes you have taken to help you with the quiz. When you are done, turn it in to the envelope at the computers marked "Aquatic Biome Quiz". Hopefully you read this website carefully. Good luck on your quiz!

Name ___________________________________________





Fill in your answer(s) in the space provided below each question.

(Each question is worth 3 points=30 possible points)

1. Aquatic biomes are made of two regions. The names of these regions are

a.



b.



2. How is a freshwater biome different than a marine biome?







3. Name the three different freshwater biomes

a.



b.



c.



4. Name the three different marine biomes



a.



b.



c.



5. Ocean biomes have 4 different zones. Name and describe 2 of the zones.













6. Explain how streams and rivers change from the headwater to the mouth.















7. Explain how a coral reef is different from an estuary.











8. Explain the difference between an ocean and a coral reef.











9. Explain the difference between a wetland and an estuary.











10. Tell me 3 new facts you learned about aquatic biomes.



a.



b.



c.





Score ______/30



Grade __________

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