General Knowledge - Quiz 3

Let's quiz your knowledge of the Amazon rainforest.
Move the mouse over the letter you think is correct.
0-4 correct: do again / 5-7 correct: OK /
8-9 correct: good / 10 correct: excellent

1. Where is the Amazon River?
 
Europe
 
 
Asia
 
 
South America
 
2. What is Una de Gato ?
 
a cat
 
 
a medicinal plant
 
 
an alligator
 
3. What are ramin, bubinga and cocobolo?
 
wood
 
 
birds
 
 
insects
 
4. What are oropendola, caracara and greater ani?
 
fish
 
 
butterflies
 
 
birds
 
5. What is greenhouse effect?
 
photosynthesis
 
 
global warming
 
 
neighbor has a house with a swimming pool;
you don't
6. Tetrodotoxin is an anesthetic, a muscle relaxant and a painkiller.
It is derived from certain....
 
frogs
 
 
snakes
 
 
plants
 
7. Deforestation is....
 
resting station in the forest
 
 
lost of trees
 
 
planting of trees
 
8. This animal contributes up to 95% of the seed dispersal that leads to forest regeneration....
 
monkey
 
 
bat
 
 
snake
 
9. Stranglers are ....
 
vines
 
 
spiders
 
 
snakes
 
10. Examples of epiphytes are...
 
amphibians
 
 
insects
 
 
bromeliads
 


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