Ecology Vocabulary Practice Questions! Quiz

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How familiar are you with ecology vocabulary? This quiz can teach you some. An example of a word in ecology vocabulary is the biosphere. It is the part of the earth, including air, land, surface, rocks, and water within which life occurs. Another example of a vocabulary word is carrying capacity, which is the most significant area to sustain. This interesting quiz will help you with your ecology vocabulary. Don’t forget to take your certificate after the quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The term Abiotic factors refers to.....
    • A. 

      Environmental influences produced other than by living organisms; for example, temperature, wind patterns, humidity, pH, substrate rock type, and other physical and chemical influences.

    • B. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
    The biosphere is divided in the...
    • A. 

      Lithosphere, atmosphere and dynosphere

    • B. 

      Lithosphere, atmopshere,

    • C. 

      Lithosphere, hydrosphere, atmosphere

    • D. 

      Hydropshere, atmosphere,

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 3. 
    An example of an autotrophs is
    • A. 

      Geranium

    • B. 

      Bubble bee

    • C. 

      Lion

    • D. 

      Human

    • E. 

      Asian carp

  • 4. 
    Which of the following is characteristic of parasitism? 
    • A. 

      One organism kills and consumes another.

    • B. 

      Two organisms live together and neither is harmed.

    • C. 

      Two organisms feed side by side from the same food.

    • D. 

      Two organisms nourish each other; both benefit.

    • E. 

      One organism lives in or on another and benefits.

  • 5. 
    The sequence of energy flow through a food chain is 
    • A. 

      Primary consumers‑ producers‑ higher order consumers.

    • B. 

      Producers‑ higher order consumers‑ primary consumers.

    • C. 

      Higher order consumers‑ primary consumers‑ producers.

    • D. 

      Primary consumers‑ higher order consumers‑ producers.

    • E. 

      Producers‑ primary consumers‑ higher order consumers.

  • 6. 
    In the carbon cycle humans act as a ....
    • A. 

      Source of carbon

    • B. 

      Reservour for carbon

    • C. 

      Agent for carbon

  • 7. 
    Nutrient cycles help to keep
    • A. 

      The biosphere in balance and order

    • B. 

      None of the above

  • 8. 
    All of the carbon in existence is continually recycled in the carbon cycle.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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