Ecology - Qp1

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Ecology Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    Ecology is the study of the relationship between plants and animals and their physical and biological environment.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Biomes are: " A large, natural occurring community of flora or fauna adapted to particular conditions in which they occur".
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Ecosystems function with energy that flows in two directions from the sun, and through nutrients that are continuously recycled.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Match the following statements:
    • A. Green plants belong to this level.
    • A.
    • B. Consumers of green plants, the herbivores belong to this level.
    • B.
    • C. Consumers of the herbivores [carnivores, predators] belong to this level.
    • C.
    • D. As the trophic levels rise, the predators become fewer, fiercer and more agile.
    • D.
  • 5. 
    Erosion removes considerable quantities of nutrients and the harvesting of timber and crops.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    A community possesses certain attributes, including dominance and species diversity.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    ______ is defined as "the natural home of an organism" is provided by the community.
    • A. 

      The habitat

    • B. 

      Niche

    • C. 

      Population

  • 8. 
    Match the following statements:
    • A. Among other plant and animal populations, dominant individuals claim access to the scarce resources to the exclusion of the others.
    • A.
    • B. It serves to move energy and nutrients through the ecosystem, but this is not the only use, it may also regulate the population and promote natural selection by weeding the unfit from a population.
    • B.
    • C. This is also involved in predator-prey relationships.
    • C.