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Afrotropic ecozone: Quiz


Question 1: The Afrotropic has various endemic bird families, including ostriches (Struthionidae), sunbirds, ________ (Sagittariidae), guineafowl (Numididae), and mousebirds (Coliidae).

Question 2: Afromontane region, from the Ethiopian Highlands to the ________ of South Africa, including the Great Rift Valley.
UKhahlamba / Drakensberg ParkCape Floristic RegionKwaZulu-NatalDrakensberg

Question 3: Madagascar and the Seychelles are old pieces of the ancient supercontinent of ________, and broke away from Africa millions of years ago.

Question 4: It includes ________ south of the Sahara Desert, the southern and eastern fringes of the Arabian Peninsula, the island of Madagascar, southern Iran and extreme southwestern Pakistan, and the islands of the western Indian Ocean.
Scramble for AfricaAfrican UnionAfricaSub-Saharan Africa

Question 5: The Upper Guinean forests of West Africa extend along the coast from ________ to Togo.
Côte d'IvoireGuineaNigerSenegal

Question 6: Immediately south of the Sahara lies the Sahel belt, a transitional zone of semi-arid short grassland and ________ savanna.
AlbiziaSouth AfricaAcaciaFabaceae

Question 7: South of the Sahara, two belts of tropical grassland and savanna run east and west across the continent, from the ________ to the Ethiopian Highlands.
Atlantic OceanPacific OceanArctic OceanIndian Ocean

Question 8: Africa has three endemic orders of mammals, the Tubulidentata (aardvarks), Afrosoricida (tenrecs and golden moles), and ________ (elephant shrews).
PrimateHyraxEven-toed ungulateElephant shrew

Question 9: Also, several families of ________ are limited to the Afrotropics; These include rock-jumpers (Chaetopidae) and rockfowl (Picathartidae).

Question 10: A belt of tropical moist broadleaf forest also runs along the ________ coast, from southern Somalia to South Africa.
Atlantic OceanIndian OceanArabian SeaPacific Ocean


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