The Ecology Quiz Challenge - 2

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The Ecology Quiz Challenge - 2

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  • 1. 
    Which one of the following answers is not an example of a mammal attempting to maintain homeostasis?
    • A. 

      Sweating

    • B. 

      Shivering

    • C. 

      Dehydration

    • D. 

      Goose-bumps

  • 2. 
    Jacob went to school in a short sleeve shirt.  A cold front blew in while he was in school.  While waiting for his bus he started shivering. Jacob decided to skip the bus and run home. After he start running his shivering stopped.  How would you explain this?
    • A. 

      Shivering made him warmer.

    • B. 

      Running made Jacob warmer

    • C. 

      He made it home

    • D. 

      Shivering and running have nothing to do with each other.

  • 3. 
    How do biotic resources differ from abiotic resources? 
    • A. 

      Biotic resources are more important than abiotic resources

    • B. 

      Biotic resources are limited and abiotic are unlimited.

    • C. 

      Biotic resources are living and abiotic resources are nonliving

    • D. 

      Biotic resources are non-living and abiotic resources are living

  • 4. 
    Which of the following is an example of an ecosystem?
    • A. 

      Air, water, grass, badgers

    • B. 

      Air, water, sunlight, and soil

    • C. 

      Hawks, mouse, badgers, and eagles

    • D. 

      Grass, trees, bushes, and flowers

  • 5. 
    An example of a biotic resource in a forest ecosystem is:
    • A. 

      Waterfall

    • B. 

      Tree

    • C. 

      Cliff

    • D. 

      Rock

  • 6. 
    Two abiotic resources that affect an ecosystem are: 
    • A. 

      Temperature and animals

    • B. 

      Plants and animals

    • C. 

      Water and bacteria

    • D. 

      Soil and water

  • 7. 
    Examples of abiotic resource in a pond ecosystem is:
    • A. 

      Temperature

    • B. 

      Algae

    • C. 

      Fish

    • D. 

      Frogs

  • 8. 
    All the following are examples of limiting factors for a population EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Space

    • B. 

      Food

    • C. 

      Time

    • D. 

      Weather

  • 9. 
    As populations grow individuals tend to compete for 
    • A. 

      Resources

    • B. 

      Stress

    • C. 

      Independence

  • 10. 
    The source of energy for almost all life on earth is:
    • A. 

      Sunlight

    • B. 

      Fungi

    • C. 

      Water

    • D. 

      Animals

  • 11. 
    In an energy pyramid, the bottom level represents:
    • A. 

      Consumers

    • B. 

      Producers

    • C. 

      Scavengers

    • D. 

      Decomposer

  • 12. 
    An example of a consumer in a pond ecosystem is:
    • A. 

      Water lily

    • B. 

      Algae

    • C. 

      Reed

    • D. 

      Frog

  • 13. 
    Which of these food chains is in the correct order?
    • A. 

      Caterpillar, water lily, frog, snake

    • B. 

      Water lily, caterpillar, frog, snake

    • C. 

      Snake, frog, caterpillar, water lily

    • D. 

      Water lily, frog, caterpillar, snake

  • 14. 
    An example of a producer is:
    • A. 

      Fungus

    • B. 

      Caterpillar

    • C. 

      Bird

    • D. 

      Water Lily

  • 15. 
    In an energy pyramid, the lowest level has: 
    • A. 

      Less energy than the top level

    • B. 

      Less energy than the second level

    • C. 

      More energy than the top level

    • D. 

      The same amount of energy is available to a consumer

  • 16. 
    An animal that eats only plants is a :
    • A. 

      Primary consumer

    • B. 

      Secondary consumer

    • C. 

      Teritary consumer

    • D. 

      Primiary producer

  • 17. 
    • A. 

      Are at the highest level of the energy pyramid

    • B. 

      Change simple compounds into more complex ones

    • C. 

      Convert light energy into sugars through photosynthesis

    • D. 

      Make nutrients available for producers to use

  • 18. 
    Predation (hunting) is a positive benefit to the population of prey organisms because it tends to keep 
    • A. 

      Populations low

    • B. 

      Populations high

  • 19. 
    A food chain shows: 
    • A. 

      One possible pathway for energy

    • B. 

      Many possible pathways for energy

    • C. 

      The amount of energy available to a producer

    • D. 

      The amount of energy available to a consumer