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Rainforest Vocabulary Quiz


Directions: Match the vocabulary words on the left with the definitions on the right.

1. ecology The act of preserving; to keep from being used up or lost.
2. exploit Preparing and using land to raise crops.
3. vegetation To maintain or prolong.
4. cultivate To make use of something.
5. missionary Materials that are supplied by nature which are necessary for life.
6. precipitation The balanced relationship of living things and their environment.
7. sustain Someone who is sent to work on a religious mission.
8. natural resource The distribution of moisture in the forms of rain, snow, sleet, ice or hail.
9. conservation Something that originates in the region or area where it's found.
10. indigenous Something that is valued as medicine.
11. medicinal The growth of plants.

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