Environments Pre-test Vandehei

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Environment Quizzes & Trivia

Fifth grade FOSS environments pretest


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    For a desert cactus, which of these is NOT an environmental factor?
    • A. 

      Air

    • B. 

      Sand

    • C. 

      Seaweed

    • D. 

      Water

  • 2. 
    Which of these is an environment?
    • A. 

      Pollution

    • B. 

      Temperature

    • C. 

      Brine shrimp eggs

    • D. 

      A terrarium

  • 3. 
    The environment where a plant grows the best is its
    • A. 

      Aquatic environment

    • B. 

      Optimum environment

    • C. 

      Preferred environment

    • D. 

      Terrestrial environment

  • 4. 
    When a drought takes place in the Midwest, some plants survive but others do not.  This happens because the plants have different tolerances for
    • A. 

      Light

    • B. 

      Salt

    • C. 

      Water

    • D. 

      Temperature

  • 5. 
    Moisture level is one example of
    • A. 

      An environmental factor

    • B. 

      An optimum condition

    • C. 

      An organism

    • D. 

      An environment

  • 6. 
    If an organism cannot survive the temperature in a particular environment, then that environment MUST
    • A. 

      Have temperature outside of the organism's range of tolerance

    • B. 

      Have a temperature within the organism's range of tolerance

    • C. 

      Be the organism's optimum environment

    • D. 

      Be too hot for that organism

  • 7. 
    One day Tom went mountain hiking with his mother.  They started at the base of the mountain and hiked to the peak.  They noticed that a certain type of tree was only found in the middle range of the mountain.  The temperature averaged about 30 degrees Celcius at the bottom of the  mountain, 25 degrees in the middle and 20 degrees at the top.  What is probably the range of tolerance for temperature for this type of tree?
    • A. 

      33* C-37*C

    • B. 

      28*C-32*C

    • C. 

      23*C-27*C

    • D. 

      18*C-22*C

  • 8. 
    Brine shrimp can live in water that goes from slightly salty to very salty, but they live best in water that is mildly salty.  Mildly salty water would be considered the brine shrimp's
    • A. 

      Range of tolerance

    • B. 

      Aquatic environment

    • C. 

      Terrestrial environment

    • D. 

      Optimum environment

  • 9. 
    Which of these is a living environmental factor?
    • A. 

      Temperature

    • B. 

      Rock

    • C. 

      Light

    • D. 

      Grass

  • 10. 
    LIsa has set up a small aquarium by putting some snails, gravel, plastic plants and rocks in it.  Which of these is likely to be responsible for the biggest change in the acidity of the water?
    • A. 

      Snails

    • B. 

      Gravel

    • C. 

      Plastic plants

    • D. 

      Rocks

  • 11. 
    Which one of the following sentences is correct?
    • A. 

      The range of tolerance is within the optimum conditions.

    • B. 

      An optimum condition is within the range of tolerance

    • C. 

      An optimum contition is outside the range of tolerance

    • D. 

      The range of tolerance and the optimum condition are the same thing

  • 12. 
    Few people live on the continent of Antarctica because
    • A. 

      There is not enough drinkable water there

    • B. 

      Temperature there is within the range of tolerance for people

    • C. 

      It is not a preferred environment for people

    • D. 

      It is an optimum environment for predators such as bears

  • 13. 
    To make suitable by changing or adjusting is to
    • A. 

      Adapt

    • B. 

      Ignore

    • C. 

      Grow

    • D. 

      Tolerance

  • 14. 
    One part of the environment is a(n)
    • A. 

      Food chain

    • B. 

      Environmental factor

    • C. 

      Organism

    • D. 

      Optimum condition

  • 15. 
    A group of organisms that differ in one or more characteristics from the organisms in other groups are called a
    • A. 

      Source

    • B. 

      Viable

    • C. 

      Producer

    • D. 

      Species