Ecosystem Vocabulary Quiz! Ultimate Test! Trivia

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Ecosystem Vocabulary Quiz! Ultimate Test! Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The slow changes that occur when one community replaces another.
    • A. 

      Habitat

    • B. 

      Succession

    • C. 

      Land Growth

    • D. 

      Finite

  • 2. 
    The number of offspring produced in a certain amount of time.
    • A. 

      Interact

    • B. 

      Population

    • C. 

      Biotic Potential

    • D. 

      Birthrate

  • 3. 
    Limited- having definable limits
    • A. 

      Succession

    • B. 

      Competition

    • C. 

      Analyze

    • D. 

      Finite

  • 4. 
    A living thing
    • A. 

      Decomposers

    • B. 

      Resources

    • C. 

      Commensaltor

    • D. 

      Organism

  • 5. 
    Green plants produce their own food.
    • A. 

      Biotic Rate

    • B. 

      Producers

    • C. 

      Prey

    • D. 

      Niche

  • 6. 
    The number of organisms per unit of living space.
    • A. 

      Carrying Potential

    • B. 

      Decomposer Density

    • C. 

      Population Density

    • D. 

      Niche

  • 7. 
    The combination of a community and it’s the nonliving environment.
    • A. 

      Population

    • B. 

      Ecosystem

    • C. 

      Habitat

  • 8. 
    Organisms of the same species living together in a particular place.
    • A. 

      Community

    • B. 

      Consumer

    • C. 

      Population

  • 9. 
    Act in such a way as to have an effect on another. 
    • A. 

      Analyze

    • B. 

      Interact

    • C. 

      Predator/Prey

  • 10. 
    A relationship between two types of organisms in which one organism benefits while the other is not affected.
    • A. 

      Parasitism

    • B. 

      Mutaualism

    • C. 

      Commensalism

  • 11. 
    The largest number of individuals that the environment can support.
    • A. 

      Biotic Potential

    • B. 

      Carrying Capacity

    • C. 

      Birth Rate

  • 12. 
    To examine in detail- To look at very, very carefully
    • A. 

      Finite

    • B. 

      Succession

    • C. 

      Analyze

  • 13. 
    Biotic Potential- The number of individuals that could be produced under the best possible conditions.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Community- Different ecosystems living together in an area.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Consumers- Organisms that eat other organisms for food.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Resources- Any physical or virtual thing of limited availability that needs to be consumed to obtain a benefit from it.   
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Competition- The number of organisms that die in a given amount of time.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Limiting Factors- The factors that prevent a population from reaching its least potential and smallest numbers.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Niche- The function an organism plays in its habitat.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    _______________________ are any physical or virtual thing of limited availability that needs to be consumed to obtain a benefit from it.
  • 21. 
    The study of the living and non-living environment.
  • 22. 
    Organisms that break down the waste materials of dead animals and plants are known as ______________________.
  • 23. 
    _____________________________________ relationship is the relationship when an animal preys on another animal which is hunted and killed for food.
  • 24. 
    Parasitism is a relationship between two organisms where only _______________ benefits.
  • 25. 
    Death rate is the number of organisms  that ______________ in a given amount of time.
  • 26. 
    Slow changes that occur when one community replaces another.
    • A. 

      Ecology

    • B. 

      Succession

    • C. 

      Resources

  • 27. 
    The contest between organisms for things like food, water and space.
    • A. 

      Carrying Capacity

    • B. 

      Consumerism

    • C. 

      Competition

  • 28. 
    Organisms that eat other organisms for food.
    • A. 

      Producers

    • B. 

      Decomposers

    • C. 

      Consumers

    • D. 

      Pediatrics

  • 29. 
    A population is known as the SAME species living together.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 30. 
    Ecosystems are made up of living and ____________________________.
    • A. 

      Cells

    • B. 

      Plant and animals

    • C. 

      Non-living things

    • D. 

      Communities

  • 31. 
    Consumers rely on producers for food and energy.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 32. 
    Ecosystems are only a study of living things.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 33. 
    Birth rate and death rate help balance the population density.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 34. 
    Which of the items below are the most important resources for organisms in an ecosystem:
    • A. 

      Batteries and a Radio

    • B. 

      Water and Food

    • C. 

      Sneakers and socks

    • D. 

      Mountain Dew (Code Red) and Chips

  • 35. 
    Habitat is the place where a population ___________________.
  • 36. 
    A relationship between two organisms where only one benefits and one is harmed.
    • A. 

      Mutualism

    • B. 

      Commensalism

    • C. 

      Parasitism

    • D. 

      Decomposerism

  • 37. 
    A relationship between two organisms where both benefit.
    • A. 

      Commensalism

    • B. 

      Parasitism

    • C. 

      Consumerism

    • D. 

      Mutualism

  • 38. 
    This is the term which means "The largest number of individuals that the environment can support".
    • A. 

      Biotic Potential

    • B. 

      Limiting Factors

    • C. 

      Carrying Capacity

  • 39. 
    Consumers are green plants.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 40. 
    The word "Finite" from our vocabulary list means
    • A. 

      Unlimited

    • B. 

      Without boundaries

    • C. 

      Limitless

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 41. 
    A relationship between two types of organisms in which one organism benefits while the other is not affected.
    • A. 

      Mutualism

    • B. 

      Commensalism

    • C. 

      Parasitism

    • D. 

      Ecologicilism

  • 42. 
    The number of offspring produced in a certain amount of time.
    • A. 

      Limiting rate

    • B. 

      Biotic rate

    • C. 

      Producer rate

    • D. 

      Birth rate

  • 43. 
    To look at something in science very, very carefully.
    • A. 

      Nichitize

    • B. 

      Analyze

    • C. 

      Finitizye

  • 44. 
    In a food chain, producers are the green plants that absorb energy from the Sun.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 45. 
    The basic unit of structure and function in an ecosystem is the ____________________. It is at the bottom of the of the graphic organizer in class. It makes up tissue.
  • 46. 
    Any living thing is better known as :
    • A. 

      Parasite

    • B. 

      Consumer

    • C. 

      Producer

    • D. 

      Organism

  • 47. 
    Different populations living together in an area is known as :
    • A. 

      Ecosystem

    • B. 

      Community

    • C. 

      Habitat

  • 48. 
    Scientifically, organisms can sometimes, only sometimes, be non-living.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 49. 
    Animals and plants rely on each other to live.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 50. 
    The factors that prevent a population form reaching its full potential.
    • A. 

      Competition factors

    • B. 

      Biotic Factors

    • C. 

      Limiting Factors

    • D. 

      Mutual Factors