Deserts & Grasslands

Welcome to your Deserts & Grasslands quiz.

We'll start with Deserts if that's ok with you.
I love starting my dinner with desert. Weight, is that how you speelll it?

About 1/3 of the planet is DESERT.

That's a lot of desert, but did you know that SAND is found in __% of DESERTS?

So if most DESERTS don't have sand, than what's the largest DESERT

So that's the largest but what about the driest. Isn't there a desert that has never had recorded rainfall and has most likely been a DESERT for 40 million years?

DESERTS are so dry can anything live there? Well I guess CACTI live there. They're interesting. What's the one with the big arms called? Like this one.


The Saguaro grow really well in Sonoran DESERT in Arizona. The Sonoran is very wet, comparatively, and receives 10-14 inches of rain a year. (Philly averages 47 inches.) The cactus store water in their ____?

So CACTI store water in their stems which are SUCCULENTS which just means they have big fleshy stems for holding water. Got it. I like the stems on this one. Wonder what it's name is...

I had no idea CACTI stored water in their stems. The Saguaro is a large cactus and can hold around ___ gallons of water? Want to see a useful study sheet?

DESERTS are really interesting but do any animals live there? Select all that do...

That's interesting about DESERTS but what about GRASSLANDS? What, you didn't want to hear about the Namibian desert beetle that can harvest fog from the air for water? Fine. GRASSLANDS are also referred to by what other name?

Bison (Buffalo) used to roam free in the North American plains, now their numbers are around 200,000. It's estimated that ___ million Bison once lived here.

Let's clarify the difference between the different types of grassland. Which of the four types is distinguished by wide temperature ranges, short grasses, and transition areas between desert and forest or sea and forest?

Name one thing that North American prairies have in common?

Can you think of a country that is 70% grassland and has kangaroos and dingos? No not my house.

Pampas are grasslands of South America. What does Las Pampas mean in Quechua?

The Savannas of Africa are home to wide range of species. From Elephants and Giraffes to big cats, like the Cheetah. What sound does a Cheetah make?

Cheetah are nocturnal and hunt at night

Cheetahs are efficient with their water and only need water every 3 to 4 days

How are cheetahs more like dogs than other big cats?

How do cheetah's faces help them hunt?

One of the most famous grassland residents found on all continents except Antartica, is the butterfly. They have far to travel, what's the fastest butterfly speed?

Butterflies can only see red, green, and what other color?

What type of substance does a butterflies use to attach their eggs to leaves?

Not every species tastes with their tongue like we do. What do butterflies use?

What did scientists think that butterflies could not do until 1912? (hint: it's one of the 5 senses)

Much of North America was prairie which has been replaced by agriculture, how much remains?

I love horse. Who doesn't. Want to learn about them? Why? Because they are from the steppes of Asia, a grassland.  --- Where do Przewalski horses live?

The name "Mustang" comes from the Spanish word Mesteno. What does Mesteno mean?

Are mustangs wild or feral?

Who doesn't love a bonus question. Wild means an animal was never domesticated so what does feral mean?

What sense do mustangs use to find water?

What continent has the most wild horses in the world?


Welcome to your Jungles quiz.

Astound your family,
Amaze your friends,
Explore the world and the depths of your knowledge.

Approximately how many species live in the jungles of the world

What percent of the planet (approximately) is jungle/rainforest

Which of the planet's jungles is believed to be the youngest?

Which is the largest jungle in this group?

How many species go extinct each DAY in jungles?

New Guinea is home to what percent of unique endemic species?

Guinea is the 2nd largest island and largest island jungle

Borneo is the worlds oldest jungle, how old is it?

The Velvet worm is an old species, that dates back to the age of the dinosaurs.

Borneo is one home of the pitcher plant. How many species exist here?

What percent of the Borneo jungle has been lost?

The Amazon is the largest rainforest/jungle in the world. It makes up about half of all the worlds jungles.

The Amazon rainforest has more species of frogs than anywhere else in the world.

How about how many species of frogs live in the Amazon rainforest

There are a lot of insects in the Amazon, about how many species live there.

Leaf cutter ant colonies can grow into the MILLIONS!

Orangutan used to live all over south east asia but now are only found on two islands what are they?

Orangoutang that live in Sumatra are under threat, about 100 die a day due to human activity?

Orangoutang that live in Sumatra are under threat, about 100 die a day due to human activity?

Orangoutang that live in Sumatra are under threat, about 100 die a day due to human activity?

Sumatra is a jungle under pressure of development. About how much of the jungle has been removed for human use?

What does the word ENDEMIC mean?

An Invertebrate is a species without a backbone. Select all the Invertebrates, each correct answer is worth 5 points.

Are humans primates?

Jungles and rainforests are HOT, HUMID, and get lots of RAIN.

What is an Epiphyte. (Ep - i - phyte)

Rainforests & Jungles are being destroyed in order to grow what?

What are the main aspects that make rain forest different to a cloud forest. Select all correct.

Jaguar jaws are so powerful they are able to crush skuls?

Baby Jaguars are born blind and remain so for how many weeks?

Which has tails: Monkeys or Apes?

Is a Gorrilla a Monkey?

Which of these are APES? Select all that are correct.

The world's largest Monkey has a blue butt. What is it called?

Most frogs have teeth

Golden Poison Frogs have enough venom to kill 5 humans

Goliath Frogs are the largest in the world, unlike other species they don't croak. What sound do they make.

Tree frogs live in trees?

Ocean's Deep

Welcome to your Ocean's Deep quiz mania. Only the best of the best will be able to answer all 4. Will you be the first to score 100%. Let's find out.

How many species of Sea Turtle are there?

How many tenticles does an OCTOPUS have?

How deep do the Venice Canals can reach?

What is a group of fish that follow in line?