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Question 1: [13] Human induced deforestation plays a significant role in causing rainforests to release carbon dioxide,[14] as do natural processes such as ________ that result in tree death.
United Nations Framework Convention on Climate ChangeKyoto ProtocolClimate change and agricultureDrought

Question 2: If the ________ canopy is destroyed or thinned, the ground beneath is soon colonized by a dense, tangled growth of vines, shrubs, and small trees called a jungle.
Flowering plantPlantSeedLeaf

Question 3: Only plants ________ to low light can grow in this region.
Natural selectionEvolutionModern evolutionary synthesisAdaptation

Question 4: ________, butterflies, bats, and certain monkeys inhabit this layer.
Golden EagleBald EagleAquila (genus)Eagle

Question 5: Reptiles include snakes, turtles, ________, and other families while birds include such families as vangidae and Cuculidae.

Question 6: [29] At present rates, tropical rainforests in ________ would be logged out in 10 years and Papua New Guinea in 13 to 16 years.

Question 7: Many foods originally came from tropical forests, and are still mostly grown on ________ in regions that were formerly primary forest.
EnglandAgriculturePlantationUnited States

Question 8: Many of the world's rainforests are associated with the location of the ________, also known as the intertropical convergence zone.
Tropical cyclogenesisThunderstormTropical cycloneMonsoon trough

Question 9: Central African rainforest is home of the ________ pygmies, one of the hunter-gatherer peoples living in equatorial rainforests characterised by their short height (below one and a half metres, or 59 inches, on average).
Aka peopleEféOkapiMbuti

Question 10: Littoral rainforest growing along coastal areas of eastern ________ is now rare due to ribbon development to accommodate the demand for seachange lifestyles.
AustraliaBarbadosCanadaUnited Kingdom


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