Biology Unit 1 Ecology And The Environment

115 Questions | Total Attempts: 132

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Biology Quizzes & Trivia

Questions cover material from unit 1


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In an overpopulated country, would it be beneficial to make a shift from eating beef to eating food crops such as wheat or rice? Explain your answer.
  • 2. 
    Producers are also known as _______.
  • 3. 
    What is the process of converting light energy to chemical energy?
  • 4. 
    During cellular respiration, food energy is converted to ______ energy.
  • 5. 
    _______ are defined as straight line order of who eats whom in an ecosystem.
  • 6. 
    ________ is defined as all the living organisms in a given area and their interactions with their environment.
  • 7. 
    Tree -> catepillar -> robin -> hawk -> coyotewhich is the tertiary consumer?
    • A. 

      Tree

    • B. 

      Catepillar

    • C. 

      Robin

    • D. 

      Hawk

    • E. 

      Coyote

  • 8. 
    _______________ produces molecules of carbon dioxide.
    • A. 

      Cell respiration

    • B. 

      Photosynthesis

    • C. 

      Both a & b

  • 9. 
    Carbon dioxide enters and oxygen exits by way of tiny pores on the leaves called ________.
  • 10. 
    ________ requires molecules of oxygen to complete the reaction.
    • A. 

      Cell respiration

    • B. 

      Photosynthesis

  • 11. 
    _______ describes living organisms in an ecosystem.
    • A. 

      Biotic

    • B. 

      Abiotic

  • 12. 
    _________ requires glucose or other organic (food) molecules to begin the reaction.
    • A. 

      Cell respiration

    • B. 

      Photosynthesis

  • 13. 
    The biopshere is a(n) __________ system with respects to energy.
  • 14. 
    Tree -> catepillar -> robin -> hawk -> coyotewhich is the secondary consumer?
    • A. 

      Tree

    • B. 

      Catepillar

    • C. 

      Robin

    • D. 

      Hawk

    • E. 

      Coyote

  • 15. 
    _____ is an example of a fat soluble chemical that accumulates in aquatic food chains.
  • 16. 
    About _____% of the available energy is lost between levels of a trophic pyramid.
  • 17. 
    Global warming is related to the carbon cycle because fossil fuel consumption releases ________ gas.
  • 18. 
    ________ produces ATP energy from food energy.
    • A. 

      Cell respiration

    • B. 

      Photosynthesis

    • C. 

      Both a & b

  • 19. 
    What is the smallest unit of an element of matter?
    • A. 

      Multicellular organisms

    • B. 

      Subatomic particles

    • C. 

      Molecules

    • D. 

      Cells

    • E. 

      Atoms

  • 20. 
    ___________ produces glucose molecules.
    • A. 

      Cell respiration

    • B. 

      Photosynthesis

    • C. 

      Both a & b

  • 21. 
    Fossil fuel formation is part of the ____ pathway of the carbon cycle because formation of fossil fuels takes millions of years.
  • 22. 
    Organisms that feed on both plants and animals are called __________.
  • 23. 
    A trophic level is also called a _________.
  • 24. 
    _____ is defined as the study of life.
  • 25. 
    Example of a member of a detritus food chain.
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