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Adaptation Quiz

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This is the pre and post assessment that will measure gain score for the unit on animal adaptations. �

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    1.       In which type of interaction do both species benefit?
    • A. 

      Predation

    • B. 

      Mutualism

    • C. 

      Commensalism

    • D. 

      Parasitism

  • 2. 
    Which of these relationship is an example of parasitism?
    • A. 

      A bird building a nest on a tree branch

    • B. 

      A bat pollinating a cactus

    • C. 

      A flea living on a cat's blood

    • D. 

      E.Coli bacteria making vitamin K in your intestines

  • 3. 
    An organism's specific role in its habitat is called____________________.
    • A. 

      Environmnet

    • B. 

      Niche

    • C. 

      Habitat

    • D. 

      Community

  • 4. 
    Which of the following is not a symbiotic relationship?
    • A. 

      Mutualism

    • B. 

      Commensalism

    • C. 

      Parasitism

    • D. 

      Predation

  • 5. 
    A relationship in which on species benefits and the other is neither helped nor harmed is called__________________.
    • A. 

      Mutualism

    • B. 

      Commensalism

    • C. 

      Parasitism

    • D. 

      Predation

  • 6. 
    What type of relationship does a cactus and bat have if the bat benefits from the cactus flowers and the cactus benefits because it gets pollinated?
    • A. 

      Mutualism

    • B. 

      Commensalism

    • C. 

      Parasitism

    • D. 

      Predation

  • 7. 
    The changes that make an organism better suited to their environments is developed through a process called _______________________.
    • A. 

      Adaptation

    • B. 

      Symmetry

    • C. 

      Camouflage

    • D. 

      Exoskeleton

  • 8. 
    Bears are able to survive winter months because they do which of the following?
    • A. 

      Hunt

    • B. 

      Fish

    • C. 

      Hibernate

    • D. 

      Keep moving

  • 9. 
    When the season change, animals such as geese, salmon, and whale ___________________ to find a new place to live. 
    • A. 

      Migrate

    • B. 

      Hunt

    • C. 

      Fish

    • D. 

      Stick together

  • 10. 
    In order to survive, organisms need to _______________ their habitat. 
    • A. 

      Adapt

    • B. 

      Change

    • C. 

      Move from

    • D. 

      Fight for

  • 11. 
    The number of different species in an area is called ________________.
    • A. 

      Community

    • B. 

      Biodiversity

    • C. 

      Diversity of a community

    • D. 

      Diversity of a habitat

  • 12. 
    Which of the following is the correct scientific name of an organism?
    • A. 

      Canis lupis

    • B. 

      Bacteria

    • C. 

      E. Coli

    • D. 

      Dog

  • 13. 
    Using the binomial naming system, an organism is named by its:
    • A. 

      Kingdom

    • B. 

      Genus and Species

    • C. 

      Phylum and Class

    • D. 

      Family

  • 14. 
    The disadvantage of using common names for species is that:
    • A. 

      The names may change

    • B. 

      One name doesn't apply universally

    • C. 

      One species may have several common names

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 15. 
    Which of these is not a cause for extinction? 
    • A. 

      Habitat destruction

    • B. 

      Poaching

    • C. 

      Captive breeding

    • D. 

      Pollution

  • 16. 
    The disappearance of all the members of a species is called ________________.
    • A. 

      Natural selection

    • B. 

      Endangered Species

    • C. 

      Extinction

    • D. 

      Threatened Species

  • 17. 
    Natural selection occurs ______________
    • A. 

      Rapidly

    • B. 

      Over a few years

    • C. 

      Over a long period time

    • D. 

      During one organisms life cycle

  • 18. 
    The process by which organism are more adapted to their environment survive and reproduce more successfully than less adapted organisms do
    • A. 

      Evolution

    • B. 

      Natural Selection

    • C. 

      Adaptation

    • D. 

      Migration