Year 7 Ecology Quiz

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  • 1. 
    An example of a biotic resource in a forest ecosystem is:
    • A. 

      Waterfall

    • B. 

      Tree

    • C. 

      Cliff

    • D. 

      Rock

  • 2. 
    The source of energy for almost all life on earth is:
    • A. 

      Sunlight

    • B. 

      Fungi

    • C. 

      Water

    • D. 

      Animals

  • 3. 
    An example of a consumer in a pond ecosystem is:
    • A. 

      Water lily

    • B. 

      Algae

    • C. 

      Reed

    • D. 

      Frog

  • 4. 
    Which of these food chains is in the correct order?
    • A. 

      Caterpillar, water lily, frog, snake

    • B. 

      Water lily, caterpillar, frog, snake

    • C. 

      Snake, frog, caterpillar, water lily

    • D. 

      Water lily, frog, caterpillar, snake

  • 5. 
    An example of a producer is:
    • A. 

      Fungus

    • B. 

      Caterpillar

    • C. 

      Bird

    • D. 

      Water Lily

  • 6. 
    An animal that eats only plants is a :
    • A. 

      Primary consumer

    • B. 

      Secondary consumer

    • C. 

      Teritary consumer

    • D. 

      Primiary producer

  • 7. 
    A food chain shows: 
    • A. 

      One possible pathway for energy

    • B. 

      Many possible pathways for energy

    • C. 

      The amount of energy available to a producer

    • D. 

      The amount of energy available to a consumer

  • 8. 
    How do biotic resources differ from abiotic resources? 
    • A. 

      Biotic resources are more important than abiotic resources

    • B. 

      Biotic resources are limited and abiotic are unlimited.

    • C. 

      Biotic resources are living and abiotic resources are non-living

    • D. 

      Biotic resources are non-living and abiotic resources are living

  • 9. 
    Which of the following consist of only abiotic factors?
    • A. 

      Air, water, grass, wombat

    • B. 

      Air, water, sunlight, and soil

    • C. 

      Hawks, rabbits, tree, and eagles

    • D. 

      Grass, trees, bushes, and flowers

  • 10. 
    In a number pyramid, the bottom level represents:
    • A. 

      Consumers

    • B. 

      Producers

    • C. 

      Scavengers

    • D. 

      Decomposer

  • 11. 
    Decomposers are important to ecosystems because they:
    • A. 

      Are at the highest level of the energy pyramid

    • B. 

      Breakdown dead bodies and animals' faeces into useful nutrients.

    • C. 

      Convert light energy into sugars through photosynthesis

    • D. 

      Make nutrients available for producers to use

  • 12. 
    The place where each living thing lives is the
    • A. 

      Habitat

    • B. 

      Ecosystem

    • C. 

      Community

    • D. 

      Population

  • 13. 
    Which of the following is known as a primary consumer?
    • A. 

      Herbivore

    • B. 

      Carnivore

    • C. 

      Omnivore

    • D. 

      Prodiucer

  • 14. 
    What is the name of the green pigment found in plants?
    • A. 

      Starch

    • B. 

      Cytoplasm

    • C. 

      Chlorophyll

    • D. 

      Carotene

  • 15. 
    Feature that makes an organism suitable to its environment is called the
    • A. 

      Accommodation

    • B. 

      Adaptation

    • C. 

      Adoption

    • D. 

      Metamorphosis