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Study Guide Questions

1.     List the five distinctive desert regions in the United States.
2.     Which river bisects the Sonoran desert?
3.     A perennial stream that rises outside the desert region through which it flows is called a(n) ___________________ .
4.     Name the largest dam in Nevada.
5.     What is the name given to steep-sided, normally dry stream beds?
6.     What is the "indicator plant" of the Arizona desert?
7.     Plant life in these deserts cannot live for more than one hundred years. True or false?
8.     What is another name of the Old Man cactus?
9.     Name the group of cacti which are distinguished by plate-like segments and the various cholla with their cylinder-shaped segments.
10.     Cacti do not grow flowers. True or false?
11.     Plants that sprout from seeds after rainy periods are called __________________ .
12.     Explain how animals have adapted to the climate in the deserts.
13.     Discuss the different types of people who have lived near the deserts.
14.     Where does the Sonoran Desert lie?
15.     Where does the Mohave Desert lie?
16.     Name the most famous undrained basin of the Mojave Desert.
17.     What is the "indicator species" of the Mojave Desert?
18.     Who gave #17 its name?
19.     Where is the Great Basin centered?
20.     What is the largest of the Great Basin's salty lakes?
21.     Where does the Chihuahan Desert lie?
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