Trivia On Ecosystems And Biomes! Quiz Questions

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Trivia On Ecosystems And Biomes! Quiz Questions

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  • 1. 
    An organism that eats only meat is called a 
    • A. 

      Omnivore

    • B. 

      Carnivore

    • C. 

      Scavenger

    • D. 

      Decomposer

  • 2. 
    An organism that eats producers and consumers is called an
    • A. 

      Carnivore

    • B. 

      Herbivore

    • C. 

      Scavenger

    • D. 

      Omnivore

  • 3. 
    An organism that feeds on dead animals is called a
    • A. 

      Scavenger

    • B. 

      Herbivore

    • C. 

      Decomposer

    • D. 

      Carnivore

  • 4. 
    Consists of many overlapping food chains.
    • A. 

      Energy Pyramid

    • B. 

      Food Pyramid

    • C. 

      Food Web

    • D. 

      Food Chain

  • 5. 
    An ________ _________ shows the amount of energy that moves from one feeding level to another in a food web.
    • A. 

      Food Web

    • B. 

      Food Chain

    • C. 

      Rectangular Pyramid

    • D. 

      Energy pyramid

  • 6. 
    The process by which molecules of liquid water absorb energy and change to a gas is called _____________.
    • A. 

      Evaporation

    • B. 

      Ground Water

    • C. 

      Condensation

    • D. 

      Precipitation

  • 7. 
    The process by which a gas changes to a liquid is called
    • A. 

      Evaporation

    • B. 

      Precipitation

    • C. 

      Condensation

    • D. 

      Rain

  • 8. 
    The process of changing free nitrogen into a usable form of nitrogen is called ________
    • A. 

      Nitrogen Cycle

    • B. 

      Nitrogen Dioxide

    • C. 

      Nitrogen Free

    • D. 

      Nitrogen Fixation

  • 9. 
    The study of where organisms live is called __________
    • A. 

      Biology

    • B. 

      Chemistry

    • C. 

      Biogeography

    • D. 

      Scientology

  • 10. 
    These:  rain, snow, sleet, and hail, are examples of ____________
    • A. 

      Condensation

    • B. 

      Precipitation

    • C. 

      Evaporation

    • D. 

      Ground Water

  • 11. 
    The movement of organisms from one place to another is called __________
    • A. 

      Dispersal

    • B. 

      Immigration

    • C. 

      Emmigration

    • D. 

      Continental Drift

  • 12. 
    The typical weather pattern over in an area over a long period of time is the area's _____
    • A. 

      Weather

    • B. 

      Forecast

    • C. 

      Climate

    • D. 

      Precipitation

  • 13. 
    The plates of the Earth move, the continents move with them in a process called ____________
    • A. 

      Dispersal

    • B. 

      Current

    • C. 

      Biogeography

    • D. 

      Continental Drift

  • 14. 
    A group of land ecosystems with similar climates and organisms.
    • A. 

      Continents

    • B. 

      Biomes

    • C. 

      Planets

    • D. 

      Biospheres

  • 15. 
    The tall trees that for a leafy roof in the tropical rainforest are called ________
    • A. 

      Deciduous

    • B. 

      Coniferous

    • C. 

      Pine Trees

    • D. 

      Canopy

  • 16. 
    Extremely dry, extremely hot biome.  Temperature ranges from extreme cold to extreme heat.
    • A. 

      Tundra

    • B. 

      Grassland

    • C. 

      Desert

    • D. 

      Taiga

  • 17. 
    This type of tree loses its leaves every fall.  Ex: Maple, oak, birch
    • A. 

      Deciduous

    • B. 

      Coniferous

    • C. 

      Canopy

    • D. 

      Understory

  • 18. 
    Most of the soil in the tundra is frozen all year. This frozen soil is called
    • A. 

      Boreal soil

    • B. 

      Permafrost

    • C. 

      Jack Frost

    • D. 

      Solid Soil

  • 19. 
    These are examples of what type of biome....streams, rivers, lakes, glaciers, groundwater, precipitation.
    • A. 

      Estuary

    • B. 

      Marine biome

    • C. 

      Salt Water biomes

    • D. 

      Freshwater Biome

  • 20. 
    The part of the marine biome that is closest to shore. The area between the highest high-tide line and the lowest low-tide line.
    • A. 

      Neritic Zone

    • B. 

      Deep ocean zone

    • C. 

      Intertidal Zone

    • D. 

      Coral Reef

  • 21. 
    The shallow water. Extends over the continental shelf.  
    • A. 

      Open ocean zone

    • B. 

      Neritic Zone

    • C. 

      Intertidal zone

    • D. 

      Shoreline

  • 22. 
    Breakdown wastes and dead organisms and return the raw materials to the ecosystem.
    • A. 

      Scavengers

    • B. 

      Carnivores

    • C. 

      Omnivores

    • D. 

      Decomposers

  • 23. 
    An organism that is carried into a new location by people is referred to as
    • A. 

      New Species

    • B. 

      Exotic Species

    • C. 

      Dispersal

    • D. 

      Immigration

  • 24. 
    The coldest biome_______________
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