H Biology Chapter 2 Test

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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
2
THE DIAGRAM, WHICH SHOWS HOW ENERGY MOVES THROUGH AN ECOSYSTEM, IS CALLED A...
A-habitat...
 
C-food web
3
THE LEOPARD SEALS ARE...
A-omnivores
B-producers
C-carnivores
D-herbivores
 
C-carnivores
4
THE PHOTOSYNTHETIC ALGEA ARE
A-decomposers
B-producers
C-parasites
D-consumers
 
B-producers
5
A GROUP OF ORGANISMS OF DIFFERENT SPECIES LIVING TOGETHER IN A PARTICULAR PLACE IS CALLED A...
 
B-community
6
IN AN ECOLOGICAL ENERGY PYRAMID, ANIMALS THAT FEED ON PLANTS ARE LEAST IN THE...
A-first...
 
B-second trophic level
7
IN A FOOD WEB, WHICH TYPE OF ORGANISM RECEIVES ENERGY FROM EVERY OTHER TYPE...
A-carnivore
B-producer
C-decomposer
D-all...
 
C-decomposer
8
WHEN AN ORGANISM DIES, THE NITROGEN IN ITS BODY...
A-is released by the action of decomposers
B-can...
 
A-is released by the action of decomposers
9
HOW MUCH ENERGY IS AVAILABLE TO THE ORGANISMS IN LEVEL 3...
A-all of the energy in level...
 
C- about 10% of the energy in level2
10
AT EACH TROPHIC LEVEL, THE ENERGY STORED IN THE ORGANISMS IN THAT LEVEL IS...
A-about 10%...
 
A-about 10% of the energy in the level below it
11
THE DIAGRAM REPRESENTS THE DECREASE IN...
A-the number of organisms between lower and higher...
 
B-available energy between lower and higher trophic levels
12
HUMANS AFFECT THE CARBON CYCLE BY...
A-burning fossil fuels
B-destroying vegetation that...
 
D-all of the above
13
PRECIPITATION AND EVAPORATION ARE IMPORTANT COMPONENTS OF THE...
A-carbon cycle
B-water...
 
B-water cycle
14
WATER AND MINERALS NEEDED BY ALL ORGANISMS ON EARTH PASS BACK AND FORTH BETWEEN THE BIOTIC...
 
C-a biogeochemical cycle
15
THE ORGANIC MATERIAL IN AN ECOSYSTEM IS CALLED...
A-biomass
B-trophic level
C-productivity
D-energy
 
A-biomass
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WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING IS NOT A WAY THAT ORGANISMS DEAL WITH UNFAVORABLE ENVIROMENTAL CONDITIONS...
A-interdependence
B-dormancy
C-body...
 
A-interdependence
17
THE NUMBER OF TROPHIC LEVELS IN AN ECOLOGICAL ENERGY PYRAMID...
A-never exceeds three
B-is...
 
C-is limited by the amount of energy that is lost at each trophic level
18
SPECIES WITH NARROW NICHES...
A-are called specialists
B-use a wide variety of resources
C-can...
 
A-are called specialists
19
THE PRIMARY PRODUCERS IN A GRASSLAND ECOSYSTEM WOULD MOST LIKELY BE...
A-algae
B-insects
C-grasses
D-bacteria
 
C-grasses
20
COAL, OIL, AND NATURAL GAS...
A-are formed from decayed plants
B-are fossil fuels
C-release...
 
D-all of the above
21
ORGANISMS THAT MANUFACTURE ORGANIC NUTRIENTS FOR AN ECOSYSTEM ARE CALLED...
A-omnivores
B-consumers
C-producers
D-predators
 
C-producers
22
THE STUDY OF THE INTERACTION OF LIVING ORGANISMS WITH EACH OTHER AND WITH THEIR PHYSICAL ENVIROMENT...
 
D-ecology
23
IN GOING FROM ONE TROPHIC LEVEL  TO THE NEXT HIGHER LEVEL...
A-the amount of usable...
 
A-the amount of usable energy decreases
24
THE SPECIFIC PHYSICAL LOCATION IN WHICH A GIVEN SPECIES LIVES IS CALLED ITS...
A-community
B-climate
C-abiotic...
 
D-habitat
25
AN ECOSYSTEM CONSISTS OF...
A-a community of organisms
B-energy
C-the soil, water...
 
D-all of the above
26
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
27
ALL ORGANISMS IN AN ECOSYSTEM ARE LINKED TOGETHER IN ANETWORK OF INTERACTIONS. THIS QUALITY...
 
A-interdependence
28
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
29
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...
30
WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING IS NOT PART OF THE NITROGEN CYCLE...
A-nitrogen fixation
B-conversion...
 
D-nitrogen evaporation
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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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