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Energy Flow Through Ecosystems

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Energy Flow Through Ecosystems

Welcome to the Energy Flow through Ecosystems quiz.   Please read each question carefully and choose an answer choice that best answers the question.   Good luck!

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      The layout of organisms in any order seen fit

    • B. 

      The amount of energy in the universe

    • C. 

      The amount of energy at each trophic level

  • 2. 
    The sun is the source of energy on earth.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Which number on the diagram below shows the location of the secondary consumers?
    • A. 

      3

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      1

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      From the top of the pyramid to the bottom

    • B. 

      From the bottom of the pyramid to the top

    • C. 

      None of these

    • D. 

      Both of these

  • 5. 
    Look at the following energy pyramid. If the producers have 7000 kcal of energy, how much energy will be available for the Sheephead ?fish?  
    • A. 

      7 kcal

    • B. 

      70 kcal

    • C. 

      700 kcal

    • D. 

      7000 kcal

  • 6. 
    • A. 

      Sea urchins move around less than sea bass

    • B. 

      Sea urchins live on less energy that bass

    • C. 

      Sea urchins are bigger than sea bass

    • D. 

      Sea urchin use much of their energy for life processes

  • 7. 
    Which level of this food pyramid represents the largest amount of organisms?
    • A. 

      Tertiary consumers

    • B. 

      Secondary consumers

    • C. 

      Primary consumers

    • D. 

      Producers

  • 8. 
    Which of these best describes the relationship shown by this Kelp Forest Ecosystempyramid?  
    • A. 

      The Giant Sea Bass is a predator of the Sheephead

    • B. 

      The Giant Sea Bass is the prey of the Sheephead

    • C. 

      Sea Urchins are the prey of the Kelp.

    • D. 

      Sheepheads are the predator of the Giant Sea Bass

  • 9. 
    If birds eat insects that feed on corn, which pyramid level would birds occupy?
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      C

    • D. 

      D

  • 10. 
    As one progresses from level D to level A in this pyramid, the amount of stored energy? 
    • A. 

      Increases

    • B. 

      Decreases

    • C. 

      Remains the same