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  • 1. 

    A single type of living thing.

    • A.

      Endangered species

    • B.

      Organism

    • C.

      Non-living organism

    • D.

      Ecosystem

    Correct Answer
    B. Organism
    Explanation
    The term "organism" refers to a single type of living thing. It encompasses all living entities, including plants, animals, and microorganisms. This term is used to describe any individual living being that can perform basic life functions such as reproduction, growth, and response to stimuli. Therefore, "organism" is the correct answer as it best represents a single type of living thing.

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  • 2. 

    An area of wet, low land. It usually contains a large amount of grass and no trees.

    • A.

      Coast

    • B.

      Habitat

    • C.

      Marsh

    • D.

      Environment

    Correct Answer
    C. Marsh
    Explanation
    A marsh is an area of wet, low land that typically has a large amount of grass and no trees. It is characterized by its waterlogged soil and is often found near rivers, lakes, or coastlines. Marshes are important habitats for many species of plants and animals, as they provide a unique and diverse environment. They are often home to a variety of water-loving plants, such as reeds and cattails, as well as a wide range of bird species. The absence of trees in marshes is due to the waterlogged conditions, which make it difficult for trees to survive.

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  • 3. 

    What is The land that borders a sea or ocean called?

    Correct Answer
    coast
    Coast
    Explanation
    The land that borders a sea or ocean is called the coast. It refers to the area where the land meets the water, and it can include beaches, cliffs, and other types of coastal formations. The coast is an important geographical feature that plays a significant role in shaping the environment and providing habitats for various marine and terrestrial species.

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  • 4. 

    A living things home is called a:

    • A.

      Habitat

    • B.

      Environment

    • C.

      Ecosystem

    • D.

      Community

    Correct Answer
    A. Habitat
    Explanation
    A living thing's home is called a habitat. A habitat refers to the natural environment or surroundings in which an organism lives. It provides the necessary resources such as food, water, shelter, and suitable conditions for the organism to survive and reproduce. Habitats can vary greatly, from terrestrial habitats like forests and deserts to aquatic habitats like oceans and rivers.

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  • 5. 

    All the living things in an ecosystem is a:

    • A.

      Population

    • B.

      Community

    • C.

      Environment

    • D.

      Shelter

    Correct Answer
    B. Community
    Explanation
    In an ecosystem, all the living things interact with each other and depend on one another for survival. This interconnectedness and interdependence among different species is what defines a community. A community consists of various populations of different species living and interacting together in a particular habitat. Therefore, the correct answer is community.

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  • 6. 

    A special characteristic that helps an animal survive. For example, a chameleon changes colors to blend into its environment is called adaptation.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement is true because adaptation refers to a special characteristic or feature that enables an animal to survive in its environment. The example of a chameleon changing colors to blend in with its surroundings is a prime example of adaptation. This ability allows the chameleon to camouflage itself and avoid predators or capture prey effectively. Adaptations can take various forms, such as physical traits, behaviors, or physiological changes, and they are crucial for an animal's survival and successful reproduction.

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  • 7. 

    All of the “nature made” things that are useful in your environment are called

    • A.

      The environment

    • B.

      A population

    • C.

      An ecosystem

    • D.

      Natural resources

    Correct Answer
    D. Natural resources
    Explanation
    The term "natural resources" refers to all the "nature made" things that are useful in our environment. These resources include air, water, minerals, plants, animals, and various materials that are essential for human survival and well-being. They are important for sustaining life, providing energy, and supporting various industries and economic activities. Natural resources are crucial for maintaining the balance and functioning of ecosystems and are vital for the overall health and development of societies.

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  • 8. 

    Select the answers below that best to describe a population.

    • A.

      Something that is not alive, like a rock or dirt

    • B.

      A community has several of these in it

    • C.

      All the members of a single type of organism

    • D.

      All of the “nature made” things that are useful in your environment

    Correct Answer(s)
    B. A community has several of these in it
    C. All the members of a single type of organism
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "A community has several of these in it" and "All the members of a single type of organism." These options describe different aspects of a population. The first option refers to a group of different organisms living together in a specific area, while the second option specifically mentions all the individuals of one particular species. Both options contribute to understanding what a population is and how it can be defined.

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  • 9. 

    Evergreen trees whose color and appearance does not change with the seasons. Tree parts include the scalelike or needle-like leaves, bark, and cones. Common species include cedar, cypress and douglas-fir.

    • A.

      Needleleaf trees

    • B.

      Broadleaf trees

    Correct Answer
    A. Needleleaf trees
    Explanation
    The correct answer is needleleaf trees. This is because the description provided in the question matches the characteristics of needleleaf trees. These trees have scalelike or needle-like leaves, bark, and cones, and their color and appearance do not change with the seasons. Common species of needleleaf trees include cedar, cypress, and douglas-fir.

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