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Natural Habitats Quiz

You can do this quiz online or print it on paper. It tests comprehension of our page on natural habitats, one of a series of EnglishClub readings on environmental and health issues.

1. A habitat is the _______ in which something lives.

way
time
place
a) way b) time c) place

2. Do all species need the same type of habitat?

yes
no
not sure
a) yes b) no c) not sure

3. "Breeding" is the process by which organisms

reproduce
look for food
fight for habitats
a) reproduce b) look for food c) fight for habitats

4. Which is most likely to be an apex predator?

a tuna fish
a piranha fish
a killer whale
a) a tuna fish b) a piranha fish c) a killer whale

5. What type of habitat is a river?

terrestrial
freshwater
marine
a) terrestrial b) freshwater c) marine

6. Which are marine habitats?

coral reefs
grasslands
lakes
a) coral reefs b) grasslands c) lakes

7. Which lives in a polar habitat?

the polecat
the snow leopard
the emperor penguin
a) the polecat b) the snow leopard c) the emperor penguin

8. An ecosystem is a complex network of relationships among _______ that depend on each other.

habitats
organisms
food chains
a) habitats b) organisms c) food chains

9. Which is one of a tropical island's terrestrial habitats?

the forest floor
the ocean floor
the dance floor
a) the forest floor b) the ocean floor c) the dance floor

10. If many of its habitats are lost, a species can become

invisible
endangered
dangerous
a) invisible b) endangered c) dangerous

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Contributor: Matt Errey. Matt is the author of several books including 1000 Phrasal Verbs in Context and Common English Idioms for learners, and Matt's ESL Games and Quizzes for teachers. He is also creator of WORD UP, the world's #1 EFL board game.