How Much Do You Know About The Everglades?

The Everglades are a unique ecosystem in the United States. It is home to numerous plants and animals that exist in a complex and fragile balance that is stunning to visit. Can you answer these 12 questions about this world famous Heritage Site?
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Question 1/12

aarp.net
Where is the Everglades located?
Florida
California
Wisconsin
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Question 2/12

naturallyamazing.com
What type of ecosystem is the Everglades?
Tundra
Wetland
Rainforest
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Question 3/12

beauty-places.com
About how many people in Florida rely on the Everglades for their drinking water?
1/3
1/2
1/4
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Question 4/12

usatipps.de
How many million acres does the Everglades cover?
1
1.5
2
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Question 5/12

staticflickr.com
At its height, how many million acres did the Everglades cover?
2
4
8
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Question 6/12

wikimedia.org
How many endagered species live in the Everglades?
67
87
107
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Question 7/12

wikimedia.org
When was the Everglades National Park established?
1845
1947
1985
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Question 8/12

flow397.com
Which endangered animal is unique to the Everglades?
American Alligator
American Crocodile
Manatee
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Question 9/12

nps.gov
How many species of snake can be found in the Everglades?
16
26
36
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Question 10/12

wikimedia.org
During the 20th century, how much did the Wading bird population decreased in the Everglades?
50
75
95
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Question 11/12

staticflickr.com
About how many Alligators live in the Everglades?
50,000
100,000
200,000
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Question 12/12

nationalparksonline.org
Which is NOT a threat to the ecosystem of the Everglades?
water drainage
nutrient pollution
expanding crocodile population
Result
Sadly, you don't know much about the Everglades. You are unaware of the beauty and complexity of this very fragile ecosystem and that is dangerous. You lack of knowledge and understanding is a risk to the Everglades and endangers the lives of those who are connected to it.

C+, Everglades Risk

wildfiretoday.com
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Not bad. You managed to answer several questions correctly. You have a decent understanding of the Everglades and are ready for your guided tour. You don't have a solid understanding of the complexities of the system, but you are ready to learn.

B+, Everglades Visitor

florida-everglades-airboating.com
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Great job! You know the Everglades well. You managed to answer most, if not all of the questions in this quiz correctly. You have a good understanding of the vast and complex ecosystem that exists and how fragile it is. You are ready to go off and be an Everglades Explorer.

A+, Everglades Explorer

captainkimo.com
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1
Where is the Everglades located?
Florida
California
Wisconsin
2
What type of ecosystem is the Everglades?
Tundra
Wetland
Rainforest
3
About how many people in Florida rely on the Everglades for their drinking water?
1/3
1/2
1/4
4
How many million acres does the Everglades cover?
1
1.5
2
5
At its height, how many million acres did the Everglades cover?
2
4
8
6
How many endagered species live in the Everglades?
67
87
107
7
When was the Everglades National Park established?
1845
1947
1985
8
Which endangered animal is unique to the Everglades?
American Alligator
American Crocodile
Manatee
9
How many species of snake can be found in the Everglades?
16
26
36
10
During the 20th century, how much did the Wading bird population decreased in the Everglades?
50
75
95
11
About how many Alligators live in the Everglades?
50,000
100,000
200,000
12
Which is NOT a threat to the ecosystem of the Everglades?
water drainage
nutrient pollution
expanding crocodile population