Adaptations Quiz

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Adaptations Quiz

This quiz will cover all of the major topics discussed about how biotic organisms adapt to their abiotic environment. Let's see how well you do!


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  • 1. 
    What adaptation is shown in this picture below?
    • A. 

      Attaching oneself to a stationary object

    • B. 

      Camouflage

    • C. 

      Bioluminescence

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
    In which zone would it be beneficial to burrow into the sand?
    • A. 

      Neritic zone

    • B. 

      Aphotic zone

    • C. 

      Benthic zone

    • D. 

      Intertidal zone

  • 3. 
    What is the major food source for organisms in the aphotic or benthic zone?
    • A. 

      Detritus

    • B. 

      Sunlight

    • C. 

      Plankton

    • D. 

      Seaweed

  • 4. 
    What does the term biotic mean?
    • A. 

      Nonliving organism

    • B. 

      Living organism

    • C. 

      Ability to give off light

    • D. 

      Only goes through photosynthesis

  • 5. 
    The producers in the open ocean are ____________.
    • A. 

      Detritus

    • B. 

      Seaweed

    • C. 

      Phytoplankton

    • D. 

      Zooplankton

  • 6. 
    In which zone would you see the adapation in the picture below?
    • A. 

      Benthic zone

    • B. 

      Photic zone

    • C. 

      Aphotic zone

    • D. 

      More than one answer is correct

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 7. 
    What zone is referred to as the "rainforest" of the ocean?
    • A. 

      Intertidal zone

    • B. 

      Aphotic zone

    • C. 

      Neritic zone

    • D. 

      Oceanic zone

  • 8. 
    In which zone would you see the adaptation in the picture below?
    • A. 

      Neritic zone

    • B. 

      Intertidal zone

    • C. 

      Oceanic zone

    • D. 

      Aphotic zone

  • 9. 
    What does the term abiotic mean?
    • A. 

      Living organism

    • B. 

      Nonliving organism

    • C. 

      Ability to create light

    • D. 

      Ability to go through photsynthesis

  • 10. 
    What brings nutrients to a coral reef?
    • A. 

      Tides

    • B. 

      Sun

    • C. 

      Chemical dumping

    • D. 

      Migratory birds