WONDER #1157: Is Your House on the Prairie?

Question 1 of 3

What diverse ecosystem features mainly native grasses and flowering plants?

  1. desert
  2. forest
  3. mountain
  4. prairie

Question 2 of 3

The name “prairie” comes from a French word meaning what?

  1. tall grasslands
  2. precious grasses
  3. a meadow grazed by cattle
  4. rolling hills

Question 3 of 3

What is the most endangered ecosystem in North America?

  1. native tallgrass prairie
  2. eastern temperate forest
  3. north American desert
  4. northwestern forested mountains

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