Topics: Tropical rainforest, Rainforest, Amazon Rainforest Pages: 5 (2039 words) Published: March 11, 2013
1.)Which statement correctly describes the conditions that most likely encouraged the biodiversity that exists today in the tropical forest? a tropical rain forest represents a closed system using insect or animal pollination in which species evolve independently of other ecosystems 2.) An examination of biodiversity in tropical rain forest indicates that this habitat occupies ____ of the earth's surface and contains ______ of all plants and animals on earth. 7% 50% 3.) Tropical rain forests soils are said be poor essentials minerals, but growth in these forest lands is lush so one can only conclude that: minerals are located mainly in the plants and are recycled 4.) Based on figures and statistics from the countries having tropical rain forest within their borders, from 1940 to the year 2000 what percent of tropical rain forest land worldwide was predicted to be lost and has not been lost through clearing, farming, ranching, burning, colonization, logging, and other causes over 50% 5.) Which feature in the physical structure of Tropical Rain Forest is likely to have been the most significant factor in the evolution of rain forest diversity? the canopy 6.) From the mid-1970's until the year 2001, what percent of tropical rain forest land in Rodonia was predicted to be lost and has now been lost through clearing, farming, ranching, burning, colonization, logging, and other causes about 15% 7.) The destruction of tropical rain forest particular to Rondonia in Brazil along BR 364 a, 900 mile road began w/ either world bank financing 8.) Which if the following represents a reasonable and conservative estimate of the rate of loss of Tropical Rain Forest one acre per second 9.) It has been estimated by the National Academy of Science that by the year 2034 approximately _____ of the remaining tropical rain forest will be gone50% 10.) Apart from the impact of man, biological diversity in the Tropical Rain Forest has______ since ancient times increased 11.) The understory layer in the tropical rain forest is found just above the forest 12.)The world authority on biodiversity in tropical rain forest is E.O. Wilson 13.) The world spokesman for preservation of tropical rain forest is Richard Schultes 14.) Initiated research on tropical rainforest in the Amazon basin The canopy layer in the tropical rain forest is foundbetween the emergent layer and the understory Tropical Rainforest extend in a green band around the world _____ north and _____ south of the equator 20 degrees, 20 degrees 15.) Which statement best describes the condition of the forest floor of a Tropical Rain Forest? little air movement, low light, high humidity, crowded forest floor vegetation 6.) The Aztecs used the plant, Datura, as a treatment for asthma symptoms 17.) The method used by Sahagun to construct his manuscript was to directly consult the codices at the library in the medical school at Tlaltelolco True 18.) One method of preparing medicinal plants by the Aztecs included preparng the plant in Indian wineTrue Skin is the largest organ in the body True 19.) The Aztec plant known as______ was used as a diuretic and for urinary tract infections is best identified as Plumbago 20.) The Aztec plant known as Yetl (tobacco) when powdered and rubbed over the outer skin surface acts as a hallucinogen 21.) THe Badianus Codex was dated1552

22.) The first Aztec Herbal was based on the medical experience of Martin de la Cruz The Aztec Botanical Gardens were known to contain about 2000 plants OR about 3500 plants 23.) Written communication of the Aztecs used as a form similar to that of ancient Egypt 24.) The Aztec used ______ as an exfoliant for removing skin outgrowths Spurge (Euphorbia) 25.) Which of the following has been effective in preventing tropical rain forest destruction in Rondonia? Brazilian officials:we will not permit the Amazon to disappear 26.) A tropical rain forest typically receives ____ inches of rain per year 60-16027.)...
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