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You will also need to read the article, Food Web Woes, to answer some of the questions.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    The shaded region in the World Map above most likely belongs to a:

    • A.

      Rainforest Biome

    • B.

      Desert Biome

    • C.

      Tundra Biome

    • D.

      Deciduous Forest Biome

    Correct Answer
    C. Tundra Biome
    Explanation
    The shaded region in the World Map most likely belongs to a Tundra Biome. Tundra biomes are characterized by extremely cold temperatures and low precipitation. The region depicted in the shaded area appears to be located in the northern part of the map, where tundra biomes are typically found. The lack of vegetation and the presence of ice and snow further support this conclusion.

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  • 2. 

    True or False?  A ecosystem can be very large or very small.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Ecosystems come in all shapes and sizes. Ecosystems refer to all living and non-living things in a certain area which could be as small as the aquarium in your bedroom or as large as the entire Rainforest Ecosystem.

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  • 3. 

    NYC's climate most likely matches that of a:

    • A.

      Desert Biome

    • B.

      Grassland Biome

    • C.

      Deciduous Forest Biome

    • D.

      Coniferous Forest Biome

    Correct Answer
    C. Deciduous Forest Biome
    Explanation
    The climate in NYC is characterized by hot summers and cold winters, with moderate precipitation throughout the year. This climate is most similar to that of a deciduous forest biome. Deciduous forests are known for their four distinct seasons, with trees that lose their leaves in the winter and regrow them in the spring. This matches the seasonal changes and temperature ranges experienced in NYC.

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  • 4. 

    True or false?Fishing companies have been intentionally killing sharks for decades.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Fishing companies DO NOT always intend to kill sharks.

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  • 5. 

    As the big sharks ______________, most of the smaller sharks, rays, and skates have ____________ in number.

    Correct Answer
    disapear
    increased
    Explanation
    As the big sharks disappear, the population of smaller sharks, rays, and skates has increased. This suggests that the smaller species are benefiting from the absence of the larger predators, allowing their numbers to grow.

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  • 6. 

    Describe in your own words the experiment scientists set up that allowed them to conclude that scallops were being affected by the stingray population that were no longer being eaten by the sharks.

  • 7. 

    What is the main energy source that is missing in the energy pyramid graphic below:

    • A.

      Air

    • B.

      Sun

    • C.

      Consumers

    • D.

      Producers

    Correct Answer
    B. Sun
    Explanation
    The sun provides the basic energy that allows plants to produce their own food. Without the sun's energy, plants would not be able to survice, which would effect all organisms above them on the food chain.

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