Limits And Biodiversity Quiz

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Biodiversity Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    The maximum amount of individuals that an environment can support is called?
    • A. 

      Climax Community

    • B. 

      Carrying Capacity

    • C. 

      Biodiversity

    • D. 

      Terrestrial

  • 2. 
    Limiting Factors are
    • A. 

      The amount of stress an organism can tolerate

    • B. 

      An area in the environment that is considered stable

    • C. 

      When changes take place in the community

    • D. 

      Anything that prevents organisms from living

  • 3. 
    The process of a community that changes over time is called?
    • A. 

      Tolerance

    • B. 

      Climax community

    • C. 

      Succession

    • D. 

      Limiting factors

  • 4. 
    Removal of which organism would have the greatest impact on an ocean food chain?
    • A. 

      Shrimp

    • B. 

      Fish

    • C. 

      Whales

    • D. 

      Plankton

  • 5. 
    A habitat that is damage by pollution is called?
    • A. 

      Habitat loss

    • B. 

      Habitat degredation

    • C. 

      Habitat conservation

    • D. 

      Habitat fragmentation

  • 6. 
    Which two factors separate the discription of biomes such as a dessert and the tropical rain forest?
    • A. 

      Temperature and altitude

    • B. 

      Temperature and precipitation

    • C. 

      Temperature and soil type

    • D. 

      Temperature and the number of organisms

  • 7. 
    An uncut yard becomes full of bushes and shrubs and then is filled with trees to be a forest. This process is called?
    • A. 

      Aphotic zone

    • B. 

      Photic zone

    • C. 

      Tolerance

    • D. 

      Succession

  • 8. 
    Primary succession will only occur after which event?
    • A. 

      Flooding

    • B. 

      Fire

    • C. 

      Vocanic Eruption

    • D. 

      All the above

  • 9. 
    If an organism is raised in captivity and then is released into the wild where it soon dies, this is a negative example of?
    • A. 

      Biodiversity

    • B. 

      Reintroduction programs

    • C. 

      Habitat loss

    • D. 

      Over hunting

  • 10. 
    Having a large number of species in one given area is called?
    • A. 

      Biodiveristy

    • B. 

      Concervation

    • C. 

      Habitat

    • D. 

      Niche

  • 11. 
    One of the greatest threats to biodiversity is?
    • A. 

      Habitat loss

    • B. 

      Habitat degradation

    • C. 

      Humans

    • D. 

      All the above

  • 12. 
    If an organism that does not belong to an area somehow moves in and begins eating all the resources, what might be the cause?
    • A. 

      They have no predators

    • B. 

      They have very low population numbers

    • C. 

      They are reproducing very slowly

    • D. 

      They only eat certain things