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What is a common feature of some deserts?

(A. Salt Lakes)
B. Cactuses
C. Sand Dunes
D. Scorpions
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When are most of the animals most active?

A. Dusk
B. Dawn
C. Midday
(D. Both AandB)
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How many desert categories are there?

(A. 4)
B. 8
C.15
D. 2
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How high can a sand dune reach?

A. 200 feet
B. 50 feet
C. 75 feet
(D. 650 feet)
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What happens to the soil in the desert when the rain comes?

A. Nothing
(B.Erodes)
C. Dries
D. Floods
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When the rain evaporates, what is left behind on the surface?

A. Sand
B. Mud
(C. Glistening Salt)
D. Precipitation
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How hot can the desert get during the daytime hours?

(A.131 degrees)
B.100 degrees
C. 80 degrees
D. 200 degrees
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What is the average amount of precipitation a desert receives during the year?

A. 3inches
B. 20 inches
(C. 10 inches)
D. None
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Where are the most deserts located?

A. 60 degrees N and 60 degrees S Longitude
B. 0 degrees N and 0 degrees S Latitude
(C. 30 degrees N and 30 degrees S Latitude)
D. 10 degrees N and 20 degrees S Longitude
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Why do deserts cool down so rapidly at night?

(A. Not much vegetation)
B. Low humidity
C. High humidity
D. Both AandB
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What type of roots do most desert plants have?

A. Short
B. Average
C. Long
(D. Both AandC)
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Where do most desert animals sleep?

A. On a rock
(B. In Burrows)
C. In the sun
D. On a cactus
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What two items do you need to survive in the desert?

(A. Water and Fire)
B. Water and Food
C. Water and Shelter
D. Water and Signals
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How do most perennials survive in the desert?

A. Taking in the water
B. Dying during dry spells
(C. Becoming dormant)
D. None of the above
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