Ecology Quiz: Questions On The Living Environment!

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Ecology Quiz: Questions On The Living Environment!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Nonliving parts of the environment such as soil, water, sunlight. 
    • A. 

      Decomposers

    • B. 

      Biotic

    • C. 

      Abiotic

    • D. 

      Scavenger

  • 2. 
    An organism that uses light energy to make its own food. 
    • A. 

      Consumer

    • B. 

      Parasite

    • C. 

      Host

    • D. 

      Autotroph

  • 3. 
    All the living things in an environment such as bacteria, plants, and animals.
    • A. 

      Biotic

    • B. 

      Food Chain

    • C. 

      Limiting factors

    • D. 

      Autotrophs

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      Ecological Niche

    • B. 

      Habitat

    • C. 

      Population

    • D. 

      Biosphere

  • 5. 
    An organism that survives by eating animals.
    • A. 

      Prey

    • B. 

      Producer

    • C. 

      Carnivore

    • D. 

      Autotroph

  • 6. 
    • A. 

      Carrying capacity

    • B. 

      Limiting Factor

    • C. 

      Ecological Niche

    • D. 

      Ecological Succession

  • 7. 
    All the different populations that live and interact in an environment.
    • A. 

      Community

    • B. 

      Population

    • C. 

      Niche

    • D. 

      Biosphere

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      Predators

    • B. 

      Limiting factors

    • C. 

      Biodiversity

    • D. 

      Competition

  • 9. 
    Another name for heterotroph; An organism that obtains its energy from producers.
    • A. 

      Scavenger

    • B. 

      Consumer

    • C. 

      Parasite

    • D. 

      Decomposer

  • 10. 
    An organism that consumes dead organisms and organic waste, example – bacteria, fungus
    • A. 

      Decomposer

    • B. 

      Parasite

    • C. 

      Herbivore

    • D. 

      Producer

  • 11. 
    The process by which one community is replaced by another; bedrock - lichens - mosses- grasses - trees and shrubs - forest
    • A. 

      Ecological succession

    • B. 

      Habitats

    • C. 

      Energy Pyramid

    • D. 

      Ecological Niche

  • 12. 
    Study of how living things interact with one another and the environment.
    • A. 

      Food Web

    • B. 

      Ecosystem

    • C. 

      Ecology

    • D. 

      Ecological Succession

  • 13. 
    A diagram that shows how energy moves through the ecosystem (producer, consumers, decomposer)
    • A. 

      Food Web

    • B. 

      Energy Pyramid

    • C. 

      Food Chain

    • D. 

      Ecological Succession

  • 14. 
    A straight line representation that identifies specific feeding relationships between prey and predator.
    • A. 

      Food Chain

    • B. 

      Succession

    • C. 

      Food web

    • D. 

      Energy Pyramid

  • 15. 
    A representation of interconnected food chains that show more complex feeding relationships between producers, consumers, and decomposers.
    • A. 

      Limiting Factor

    • B. 

      Biodiversity

    • C. 

      Food Web

    • D. 

      Ecology

  • 16. 
    The place where an animal or plant lives - fields, oceans, forests, streams, deserts.
    • A. 

      Habitat

    • B. 

      Niche

    • C. 

      Population

    • D. 

      Community

  • 17. 
    An organism that eats only plants
    • A. 

      Prey

    • B. 

      Producer

    • C. 

      Autotroph

    • D. 

      Herbivore

  • 18. 
    Organisms that cannot make their own food (consumer)
    • A. 

      Heterotroph

    • B. 

      Producer

    • C. 

      Prey

    • D. 

      Abiotic

  • 19. 
    Food and or home for a parasite.
    • A. 

      Scavenger

    • B. 

      Decomposer

    • C. 

      Host

    • D. 

      Consumer

  • 20. 
    The specific role played by an organism in the ecosystem. If there is more than one species in the same role there is competition and a species will be eliminated.
    • A. 

      Niche

    • B. 

      Heterotroph

    • C. 

      Predator

    • D. 

      Population

  • 21. 
    An organism that survives by living and feeding on other organisms, but rarely kill them.
    • A. 

      Parasites

    • B. 

      Scavengers

    • C. 

      Decomposers

    • D. 

      Carnivores

  • 22. 
    All the individual of a single species living in an area. Ants in an any hill.
    • A. 

      Host

    • B. 

      Community

    • C. 

      Population

    • D. 

      Limiting Factor

  • 23. 
    An animal that hunts and kills other animals for food which limits the growth of a population.
    • A. 

      Predators

    • B. 

      Competition

    • C. 

      Herbivore

    • D. 

      Prey

  • 24. 
    An animal that is hunted and killed by other animals
    • A. 

      Producer

    • B. 

      Consumer

    • C. 

      Prey

    • D. 

      Carnivore

  • 25. 
    An organism that produces their own food; example green plants
    • A. 

      Consumer

    • B. 

      Heterotroph

    • C. 

      Herbivore

    • D. 

      Producer

  • 26. 
    A carnivore that feeds on the bodies of dead organisms; a vulture.
    • A. 

      Host

    • B. 

      Scavenger

    • C. 

      Parasite

    • D. 

      Autotroph