How well do you know the bo­real for­est? Test your knowl­edge!

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1 How many dif­fer­ent species of birds live in the bo­real for­est? a) 100 b) 325 c) 250 d) 275 2 True or False:

Griz­zly Bears, Po­lar Bears and Black Bears can all be found in the bo­real for­est. 3 Which of the fol­low­ing is an­other name for the bo­real for­est? a) Mon­tane b) North­ern c) Subalpine d) Taiga 4 How many dif­fer­ent species of fish live in bod­ies of wa­ter in the bo­real for­est? a) 130 b) 200 c) 150 d) 215

5 Which of the fol­low­ing mam­mals can­not be found in the bo­real for­est? a) Red Fox b) Bob­cat c) Striped Skunk d) West­ern Small-footed Bat 6 What per­cent­age of Cana­dian land­scape is cov­ered by the bo­real for­est? a) 30% b) 45% c) 75% d) 55% 7 True or False:

For­est fires play an im­por­tant role in the health of the bo­real for­est. 8 Which of the fol­low­ing birds can­not be found in the bo­real for­est? a) Red-Throated Loon b) Wild Turkey c) Grey Jay d) Amer­i­can Bit­tern 9 True or False:

Only conif­er­ous trees can be found in the bo­real for­est.

11. b) A whop­ping 325 dif­fer­ent species of

birds live in the bo­real.

12. True.

13. d) The bo­real is also known as taiga. 14. a) 130 dif­fer­ent kinds of fish species live in

bod­ies of wa­ter in the bo­real for­est. 15. d) The West­ern Small-footed Bat doesn’t

live in the bo­real.

16. d) The bo­real cov­ers 55 per cent of

Canada’s land!

17. True.

8. b) The Wild Turkey is not na­tive to the bo­real, although some have moved into agri­cul­tural ar­eas and forests with milder win­ters.

19. False. There are plenty of de­cid­u­ous trees in the bo­real. De­cid­u­ous trees such as Trem­bling Aspen, Birch, and Amer­i­can Larch can be found in the bo­real for­est.

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