Ecosystem Quiz: Ultimate Trivia! Test

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Ecosystem Quiz: Ultimate Trivia! Test

An ecosystem is made up of animals, plants, and bacteria as well as the physical and chemical environment they live in. The important thing about ecosystems is that the organisms within them exchange energy and nutrients among themselves and with the environment. How much do you think you understand about our ecosystem? Take up the test below and get to find out!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What do the arrows represent?
    • A. 

      Water evaporating

    • B. 

      Photosynthesis

    • C. 

      Energy being transfered

    • D. 

      Offpring

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      Snakes

    • B. 

      Foxes

    • C. 

      Rabbits

    • D. 

      Both snakes and foxes

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      Rabbit

    • B. 

      Toads

    • C. 

      Foxes

    • D. 

      Spiders

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      Insectivorous birds and predaccous insects

    • B. 

      Mice and plants

    • C. 

      Toads and rabbits

    • D. 

      Herbivorous insects and toads

  • 5. 
    Who would compete with the birds for space to live?
    • A. 

      Mice

    • B. 

      Foxes

    • C. 

      Hawks

    • D. 

      Squirrels

  • 6. 
    Which diagram shows how energy flows through a food chain?
    • A. 

      Producers carnivores herbivore

    • B. 

      Sun producers herbivores carnivores

    • C. 

      Sun herbivores carnivores producers

    • D. 

      Carnivores producers herbivores

  • 7. 
    Which things below are not part of a tree’s niche?
    • A. 

      Provide shelter for birds and squirrels

    • B. 

      Provide food for decomposers

    • C. 

      Provide food for lions

    • D. 

      Provide oxygen for animals

  • 8. 
    What is not part of a decomposer's niche?
    • A. 

      A. feed decaying plants and animals

    • B. 

      B. fix nitrogen for plants to use

    • C. 

      C. keep the community clean by breaking down dead things

    • D. 

      D. provide carbon dioxide for plants

  • 9. 
    How does the fixed nitrogen that plants need to get to the soil?
    • A. 

      A. Animal’s solid and liquid waste

    • B. 

      B. The nitrogen in the air is dissolved into the soil

    • C. 

      C. Decomposers decay plants and animals and release it

    • D. 

      D. Plants that produce it during photosynthesis

    • E. 

      E. Both answers A and C

  • 10. 
    What gas do plants breathe in?
    • A. 

      Oxygen

    • B. 

      Carbon dioxide

    • C. 

      Nitrogen

  • 11. 
    What gas to animals breathe in?
    • A. 

      Oxygen

    • B. 

      Carbon dioxide

    • C. 

      Nitrogen

  • 12. 
    What cycle shows how gas is transferred between animals and plants?
    • A. 

      Carbon

    • B. 

      Nitrogen

    • C. 

      Water

    • D. 

      Life

  • 13. 
    • A. 

      Water

    • B. 

      Life

    • C. 

      Carbon

    • D. 

      Nitrogen