Trivia: Ecosystem Quiz! Knowledge Test!

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Trivia: Ecosystem Quiz! Knowledge Test!

How would you define an ecosystem? An ecosystem is the chain of communication or interaction between living organisms and their environment. An ecosystem is involved in recycling nutrients between biotic and abiotic elements, regulating vital ecological processes, and supporting lives. Ecosystems provide food, water, and fresh air to plants and animals. This quiz will demonstrate your knowledge of the ecosystem. All the best.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A ECOSYSTEM can be defined as
    • A. 

      A system of interacting plants and animals in a desert only.

    • B. 

      The system of interaction between living and non-living things in an area.

    • C. 

      The system of only living things in an area.

    • D. 

      The system of only non-living things in an area.

  • 2. 
    Smaller ecosystems can be found inside larger ones.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      Fish

    • D. 

      Icebergs

  • 3. 
    An ecosystem can be any size.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      Neither true nor false

    • D. 

      Continents

  • 4. 
    Living members of an ecosystem are called
    • A. 

      Community

    • B. 

      Population

    • C. 

      Habitat

    • D. 

      Zone

  • 5. 
    The natural home of an organism is called its
    • A. 

      Population

    • B. 

      Community

    • C. 

      Habitat

    • D. 

      House

  • 6. 
    _____________ is the word given to describe particular types of organisms.
    • A. 

      Community

    • B. 

      Type

    • C. 

      Species

    • D. 

      Humans

  • 7. 
    What name is given to the ecosystem that encompasses the entire Earth?
    • A. 

      Biome

    • B. 

      Hemisphere

    • C. 

      Biosphere

    • D. 

      Earth

  • 8. 
    What name is given to a large area of Earth containing plants, animals, weather patterns and landforms?
    • A. 

      Biome

    • B. 

      Bionicle

    • C. 

      Bionic

    • D. 

      Bone

  • 9. 
    Humans are home to hundreds of different kinds of bacteria and other microorganisms.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      Neither

    • D. 

      Both

  • 10. 
    Animals can be considered 'walking ecosystems' just like humans. Is this 
    • A. 

      True?

    • B. 

      False?

    • C. 

      Neither?

    • D. 

      Both?

  • 11. 
    A wetland ecosystem can be found in
    • A. 

      The Arizona desert

    • B. 

      The Sahara desert

    • C. 

      The Everglades

    • D. 

      Mount Everest

  • 12. 
    According to the Ecosystems website, how many different kinds of mosquitoes can be found living in the Everglades?
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      43

    • C. 

      1

    • D. 

      None; they live only in BC

  • 13. 
    Florida Bay is the largest body of water in the Everglades. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      There is no water

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 14. 
    Wind, _________ , drought, lightning, and fires are all part of the Everglades ecosystem. Which weather pattern is missing?
    • A. 

      Hurricanes

    • B. 

      Icebergs

    • C. 

      Lions

    • D. 

      Penguins

  • 15. 
    Can people cause changes to the living and nonliving parts of the Everglades that can disturb that balance? 
    • A. 

      No

    • B. 

      Yes

    • C. 

      Yeesh (like Keeley)

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 16. 
    Deserts are the driest places on Earth. A desert is an ecosystem where there is very little rainfall. Most deserts get little water in the form of rain each year, but how much?
    • A. 

      About 30cm (about 12 inches)

    • B. 

      About 25cm (about 10 inches)

    • C. 

      About 100cm (about 40 inches)

    • D. 

      About 3 metres (a lot)

  • 17. 
    The process by which a plant makes its own food is known as 
    • A. 

      Feeding

    • B. 

      Photosynthesis

    • C. 

      Growing

    • D. 

      Sunlight

  • 18. 
    The saguaro cactus is slow-growing and can live for over ________ years! The saguaro cactus blossom is Arizona's state flower.
    • A. 

      500 years

    • B. 

      250 years

    • C. 

      1000 years

    • D. 

      200 years

  • 19. 
    A tundra is
    • A. 

      A cold, treeless plain with running water.

    • B. 

      A cold, tree filled plain with frozen soil.

    • C. 

      A cold, treeless plain with permanently frozen subsoil.

    • D. 

      A cold desert.

  • 20. 
    A Taiga is different from a Tundra because of the
    • A. 

      Bears

    • B. 

      Trees

    • C. 

      Birds

    • D. 

      Ice

  • 21. 
    Grasses, mosses, and lichens can grow in the Arctic coastal plains.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      Neither

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 22. 
    Alaska is known as the
    • A. 

      Land of the sun

    • B. 

      Land of the morning sun

    • C. 

      Land of the midsummer sun

    • D. 

      Land of the midnight sun

  • 23. 
    Here is an example of an Arctic food chain:
    • A. 

      Sunlight, plants, caribou, wolves

    • B. 

      Fish, trees, water, polar bears

    • C. 

      Sunlight, caribou, plants, wolves, eagles

    • D. 

      Birds, plants, wolves, humans

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