H Biology Chapter 2 Test

Biology Honors Exam Prep
Created May 16, 2009
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AMONG ALL OF THE FOOD CHAINS, THE ORGANISMS AT THE HIGHEST TROPHIC LEVEL ARE...A-the crabeater...
B-the killer whales

THE DIAGRAM, WHICH SHOWS HOW ENERGY MOVES THROUGH AN ECOSYSTEM, IS CALLED A...A-habitat netB-food...
C-food web

THE LEOPARD SEALS ARE...A-omnivoresB-producersC-carnivoresD-herbivores
C-carnivores

THE PHOTOSYNTHETIC ALGEA AREA-decomposersB-producersC-parasitesD-consumers
B-producers
A GROUP OF ORGANISMS OF DIFFERENT SPECIES LIVING TOGETHER IN A PARTICULAR PLACE IS CALLED A...
B-community
IN AN ECOLOGICAL ENERGY PYRAMID, ANIMALS THAT FEED ON PLANTS ARE LEAST IN THE...A-first trophic...
B-second trophic level
IN A FOOD WEB, WHICH TYPE OF ORGANISM RECEIVES ENERGY FROM EVERY OTHER TYPE...A-carnivoreB-producerC-decomposerD-all...
C-decomposer
WHEN AN ORGANISM DIES, THE NITROGEN IN ITS BODY...A-is released by the action of decomposersB-can...
A-is released by the action of decomposers

HOW MUCH ENERGY IS AVAILABLE TO THE ORGANISMS IN LEVEL 3...A-all of the energy in level 1 minus...
C- about 10% of the energy in level2

AT EACH TROPHIC LEVEL, THE ENERGY STORED IN THE ORGANISMS IN THAT LEVEL IS...A-about 10% of...
A-about 10% of the energy in the level below it

THE DIAGRAM REPRESENTS THE DECREASE IN...A-the number of organisms between lower and higher...
B-available energy between lower and higher trophic levels
HUMANS AFFECT THE CARBON CYCLE BY...A-burning fossil fuelsB-destroying vegetation that absorbs...
D-all of the above
PRECIPITATION AND EVAPORATION ARE IMPORTANT COMPONENTS OF THE...A-carbon cycleB-water cycleC-nitrogen...
B-water cycle
WATER AND MINERALS NEEDED BY ALL ORGANISMS ON EARTH PASS BACK AND FORTH BETWEEN THE BIOTIC...
C-a biogeochemical cycle
THE ORGANIC MATERIAL IN AN ECOSYSTEM IS CALLED...A-biomassB-trophic levelC-productivityD-energy
A-biomass
WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING IS NOT A WAY THAT ORGANISMS DEAL WITH UNFAVORABLE ENVIROMENTAL CONDITIONS...A-interdependenceB-dormancyC-body...
A-interdependence
THE NUMBER OF TROPHIC LEVELS IN AN ECOLOGICAL ENERGY PYRAMID...A-never exceeds threeB-is limitlessC-is...
C-is limited by the amount of energy that is lost at each trophic level
SPECIES WITH NARROW NICHES...A-are called specialistsB-use a wide variety of resourcesC-can...
A-are called specialists
THE PRIMARY PRODUCERS IN A GRASSLAND ECOSYSTEM WOULD MOST LIKELY BE...A-algaeB-insectsC-grassesD-bacteria
C-grasses
COAL, OIL, AND NATURAL GAS...A-are formed from decayed plantsB-are fossil fuelsC-release carbon...
D-all of the above
ORGANISMS THAT MANUFACTURE ORGANIC NUTRIENTS FOR AN ECOSYSTEM ARE CALLED...A-omnivoresB-consumersC-producersD-predators
C-producers
THE STUDY OF THE INTERACTION OF LIVING ORGANISMS WITH EACH OTHER AND WITH THEIR PHYSICAL ENVIROMENT...
D-ecology
IN GOING FROM ONE TROPHIC LEVEL  TO THE NEXT HIGHER LEVEL...A-the amount of usable energy...
A-the amount of usable energy decreases
THE SPECIFIC PHYSICAL LOCATION IN WHICH A GIVEN SPECIES LIVES IS CALLED ITS...A-communityB-climateC-abiotic...
D-habitat
AN ECOSYSTEM CONSISTS OF...A-a community of organismsB-energyC-the soil, water and weatherD-all...
D-all of the above
ECOLOGICAL MODELS ARE USEFUL FOR ALL OF THE FOLLOWING PURPOSES EXCEPT...A-evaluating proposed...
D-accounting for all the variables that exist in a real enviroment
ALL ORGANISMS IN AN ECOSYSTEM ARE LINKED TOGETHER IN ANETWORK OF INTERACTIONS. THIS QUALITY...
A-interdependence
THE AREAS OF AN ORGANISM'S TOLERANCE CURVE THAT LIE AT THE EXTREME HIGH OR LOW FOR AN ENVIROMENTAL...
C-zones of poorest performance by the organism
WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING IS COMMON TO THE CARBON CYCLE, THE NITROGEN CYCLE, AND THE WATER CYCLE...A-the...
D-the substance is required by all living things and is involved in many processes that occur...
WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING IS NOT PART OF THE NITROGEN CYCLE...A-nitrogen fixationB-conversion...
D-nitrogen evaporation
WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING WOULD NOT BE INCLUDED IN A DESCRIPTION OF AN ORGANISMS NICHE...A-its...
D-its number of chromosomes


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