8th Grade Science Vocabulary Terms

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The quiz is about definitons that we have learned all year long and we need to know what they are for the EOG'S. I have to know all 236 words in less than a week need to study study study.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The non-living factors of the enviorment that an organism lives in
    • A. 

      Abiotic Factor

    • B. 

      Indicator

    • C. 

      Intertidal Zone

    • D. 

      Upwelling

  • 2. 
    Mostly flat protion of ocean floor which provides a home to a variety of unique organisms that are adapted to the extreme conditions of this habitat.
    • A. 

      Photic Zone

    • B. 

      Nekton

    • C. 

      Mid-Ocean Ridge

    • D. 

      Abyssal Plain

  • 3. 
    Lowest layer of the ocean, where light does not reach.
    • A. 

      Benthos

    • B. 

      Biotic Factor

    • C. 

      Aphotic Zone

    • D. 

      Food Chain

  • 4. 
    Organisms that live on or in the ocean floor
    • A. 

      Consumer

    • B. 

      Benthos

    • C. 

      Bioluminescence

    • D. 

      Ecosystem

  • 5. 
    THe production of non-thermal light by creatures' converting chemical energy to light energy to lure prey, attract a mate, or assist in keeping like species together. An estimated 75 persnet of bethic creatures glow.
    • A. 

      Chemosynthesis

    • B. 

      Diatoms

    • C. 

      Bioluminescence

    • D. 

      Holdfasts

  • 6. 
    The living organisms of the enviorment
    • A. 

      Biotic Factor

    • B. 

      Continental slope

    • C. 

      Continental shelf

    • D. 

      Hydrothermal Vent

  • 7. 
    The production of organic material by energy from chemical reactions rather than light.
    • A. 

      Photosynthesis

    • B. 

      Chemosynthesis

    • C. 

      Zooplankton

    • D. 

      Producer

  • 8. 
    Feed on other organisms (plant or animal) because they cannot make their own food.
    • A. 

      Consumer

    • B. 

      Oceanic Zone

    • C. 

      Neritic Zone

    • D. 

      Bioindicator

  • 9. 
    Extends from the edge of the continent outward to where the bottom sharply drops off into a steep slope
    • A. 

      Continental shelf

    • B. 

      Habitat

    • C. 

      Estuary

    • D. 

      Substainability

  • 10. 
    The steep incline between the continental shelf and  abyssal plain.
    • A. 

      Continental shelf

    • B. 

      Food chain

    • C. 

      Continental Slope

    • D. 

      Fauna

  • 11. 
    Microscopic algae with plate-like structures composed of silica.
    • A. 

      Benthos

    • B. 

      Food Chain

    • C. 

      Holdfasts

    • D. 

      Diatoms

  • 12. 
    A community of diffrent but interdependent species and their non-living enviroment.
    • A. 

      Estuary

    • B. 

      Ecosystem

    • C. 

      Habitat

    • D. 

      Salinity

  • 13. 
    Body of water were a river meets the ocean.
    • A. 

      Ocean Trench

    • B. 

      Photic Zone

    • C. 

      Estuary

    • D. 

      Seamount

  • 14. 
    Animals
    • A. 

      Flora

    • B. 

      Fauna

    • C. 

      Nekton

    • D. 

      Producer

  • 15. 
    Plants
    • A. 

      Flora

    • B. 

      Benthos

    • C. 

      Fauna

    • D. 

      Upwelling

  • 16. 
    A hierarchy of food relationships from the simplest to most complex
    • A. 

      Consumer

    • B. 

      Biotic Factor

    • C. 

      Zooplankton

    • D. 

      Food Chain

  • 17. 
    The immeditate space where an animal or plant lives and has food, water and protection
    • A. 

      Nekton

    • B. 

      Continental Shelf

    • C. 

      Habitat

    • D. 

      Continental Slope

  • 18. 
    Root-like structures of plants to help hold on to the rocky bottom
    • A. 

      Holdfasts

    • B. 

      Mid-ocean ridge

    • C. 

      Abiotic Factor

    • D. 

      Estuary

  • 19. 
    An opening in the sea floor where super-heated water and other material are discharged into the surrounding sea water.
    • A. 

      Diatoms

    • B. 

      Food Chain

    • C. 

      Benthos

    • D. 

      Hydrothermal vent

  • 20. 
    The area that lies between the low-tide and the high-tide line
    • A. 

      Intertidal Zone

    • B. 

      Oceanic Zone

    • C. 

      Neritic Zone

    • D. 

      Photic Zone

  • 21. 
    A chain of undersea mountains that circles the earth through every ocean
    • A. 

      Mid-Ocean Ridge

    • B. 

      Bioluminescence

    • C. 

      Producer

    • D. 

      Upwelling

  • 22. 
    Free-swimming organisms whose movements are independent of the tides, currents, and waves
    • A. 

      Diatoms

    • B. 

      Nekton

    • C. 

      Estuary

    • D. 

      Abyssal plain

  • 23. 
    The first 200m (656 ft) of ocean water, which includes the sea shore and most of the continental shelf
    • A. 

      Photic Zone

    • B. 

      Aphotic Zone

    • C. 

      Neritic Zone

    • D. 

      Oceanic Zone

  • 24. 
    Extends from 200m (656 ft) deep all the way down to the bottom of the ocean
    • A. 

      Neritic Zone

    • B. 

      Intertidal Zone

    • C. 

      Photic Zone

    • D. 

      Oceanic Zone

  • 25. 
    The deepest parts of the ocean. The deepest one is the marianas trench (located in the south pacific ocean-almost 5 miles)(8.05 kilo.) deep.
    • A. 

      Abyssal Factor

    • B. 

      Ocean Trench

    • C. 

      Oceanic Zone

    • D. 

      Chemosynthesis

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