Botany 200 Ecosystem Ecology

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Botany 200 Ecosystem Ecology

Ecosystem ecology quiz chapter 59 botany 200


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who coined the term Ecosystem 
    • A. 

      Zacharias Jansenn

    • B. 

      Charles Darwin

    • C. 

      A G Tansley

  • 2. 
    Ecosystem ecology deals with the movement of _______!
  • 3. 
    An ecosystem consists of __ structural and functional parts 
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      7

    • C. 

      3

  • 4. 
    An example of an autotroph would be 
    • A. 

      Humans

    • B. 

      Plants

    • C. 

      Animals

  • 5. 
    An example of a heterotroph would be 
    • A. 

      Plants

    • B. 

      Humans

    • C. 

      Animals

  • 6. 
    Detritivores eat what 
    • A. 

      Plants

    • B. 

      Bacteria

    • C. 

      They dont eat... PSN!

    • D. 

      Decomposing substances

  • 7. 
    How much plant matter consumption occurs due to detritivores? 
    • A. 

      75%

    • B. 

      80%

    • C. 

      90%

  • 8. 
    ______ primary production is all of the energy assimilated in PSN
    • A. 

      Gross

    • B. 

      Net

    • C. 

      Primary

  • 9. 
    _______ production is energy accumulated by plants 
    • A. 

      Primary

    • B. 

      Gross

    • C. 

      Net

  • 10. 
    ______ primary productivity  is energy left after respiration 
    • A. 

      Gross

    • B. 

      Net

    • C. 

      None of the above

  • 11. 
    ___ = ___- _______
    • A. 

      Respiration, NPP, GPP

    • B. 

      GPP, NPP, Respiration

    • C. 

      NPP, GPP, Respiration

  • 12. 
    _______ is a quantitative measurement of the total mass in a given area 
  • 13. 
    ________ _____ are simplified depiction of energy flow within an ecosystem (one organism feeding on another) 
  • 14. 
    Each feeding level is a _____ ______ 
  • 15. 
    Pyramid of numbers 
    • A. 

      Production

    • B. 

      Biomass

    • C. 

      Eltonian

  • 16. 
    Is the best indicator of organisms and their production 
    • A. 

      Production

    • B. 

      Biomass

    • C. 

      Eltonian

  • 17. 
    ____ ____ is the weight or quantity of organisms in an area at a given moment 
  • 18. 
    Pyramid based on productivity 
    • A. 

      Eltonian

    • B. 

      Biomass

    • C. 

      Production

  • 19. 
    ______ pyramids and ______ pyramids are inverse of each other 
    • A. 

      Eltonian and production

    • B. 

      Production and Biomass

    • C. 

      Eltonian and biomass

  • 20. 
    DDT can last in the soil for how many year 
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      15

    • C. 

      20

  • 21. 
    DDT interfered with what 
    • A. 

      Reproduction of flowers

    • B. 

      Immediate health issues

    • C. 

      Egg shell formation

  • 22. 
    DDT almost caused the extinction of what animal 
    • A. 

      Racoons

    • B. 

      Geese

    • C. 

      Bald Eagles

  • 23. 
    ________________ measure of the amount of water entering the atmosphere from the ground through the process of evaporation from the soil and transpiration of plants
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