About Ecosystems

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Ecosystem Quizzes & Trivia

Answer the following questions about ecosystems. When you have submitted all of your answers and completed the quiz you will be shown a certificate with your score. Print out the certificate and turn it in to your teacher.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is an ecosystem?
    • A. 

      The part of the atmosphere where it is possible to breathe normally without aid

    • B. 

      A person who pollutes the environment

    • C. 

      A system of living and nonliving things that interact with each other

  • 2. 
    What are three determining factors of an ecosystem (what is needed for living and nonlivign things to exist)?
    • A. 

      Clouds, wind, and stars

    • B. 

      Water, sun, and soil

    • C. 

      Taste, smell, and touch

  • 3. 
    What is the difference between an ecosystem and a habitat?
    • A. 

      A habitat is the natural environment of an organism and is located within a larger ecosystem.

    • B. 

      There is no difference. They are the same thing.

    • C. 

      A habitat is much larger than an ecosystem.

  • 4. 
    What is the difference between an ecosystem and a biome?
    • A. 

      An ecosystem is often much larger than a biome.

    • B. 

      A biome is made of many similar ecosystems.

    • C. 

      There is no difference. They are the same thing.

  • 5. 
    The abiotic components of an ecosystem help determine the kinds of animals and plants that live within an ecosystem.  What does abiotic mean?
    • A. 

      Non-living

    • B. 

      Living

    • C. 

      Strong

  • 6. 
    How can you help the ecosystem you live in?
    • A. 

      Reduce, reuse, recycle

    • B. 

      Don't litter

    • C. 

      Both A and B