Ecology Vocabulary Practice Questions! Quiz

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Ecology Vocabulary Practice Questions! Quiz

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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