Ecosystem Knowledge Trivia: Ultimate Quiz

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Ecosystem Knowledge Trivia: Ultimate Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The food chain:
    • A. 

      Starts with producers

    • B. 

      Ends with tertiary consumers

    • C. 

      Starts with primary consumers

    • D. 

      (A) and (B)

  • 2. 
    The term ecosystem was proposed by:
    • A. 

      Tansley

    • B. 

      Odum

    • C. 

      Weaver

    • D. 

      Clements

  • 3. 
    The one external point which drives all ecosystems are:
    • A. 

      Standing crop

    • B. 

      Biomass

    • C. 

      Solar energy

    • D. 

      Oxygen

  • 4. 
    The concept of ecological pyramid was developed by:
    • A. 

      Elton

    • B. 

      Tansley

    • C. 

      Odum

    • D. 

      Clements

  • 5. 
    In a lithosphere as the succession progresses there is:
    • A. 

      Increase in soil formation

    • B. 

      Increase in biodiversity.

    • C. 

      Loss of soil

    • D. 

      (A) and (B)

  • 6. 
    The ecological pyramid that is always erect is:
    • A. 

      Pyramid of energy

    • B. 

      Pyramid of biomass

    • C. 

      Pyramid of numbers

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 7. 
    The sedimentary bio-geochemical cycle is:
    • A. 

      Phosphorous cycle

    • B. 

      Carbon cycle

    • C. 

      Nitrogen cycle

    • D. 

      Hydrologic cycle

  • 8. 
    An autotrophic insectivorous plant is:
    • A. 

      A producer

    • B. 

      Secondary consumer

    • C. 

      Secondary carnivore

    • D. 

      (A) and (B)

  • 9. 
    Mineral recycling is a role of:
    • A. 

      Detrivores

    • B. 

      Osmotrophs

    • C. 

      Transformers

    • D. 

      All of these

  • 10. 
    The sequence in plant succession is:
    • A. 

      Climax, ecesis, migration, colonization

    • B. 

      Mignation, climax, ecesis, colonization

    • C. 

      Migration, ecesis, colonization, climax

    • D. 

      Ecesis, migration, colonization, climax

  • 11. 
    The pioneers of the lithosphere are:
    • A. 

      Crustose lichens

    • B. 

      Ferns

    • C. 

      Monocots

    • D. 

      Foliose lichen

  • 12. 
    Plant succession in a sandy habitat is called:
    • A. 

      Lithosere

    • B. 

      Psammosere

    • C. 

      Hydrosere

    • D. 

      Seasonal

  • 13. 
    Tropical rain forests develop at zones which are: 
    • A. 

      Equator

    • B. 

      Near equator

    • C. 

      Temperate

    • D. 

      (A) and (B)

  • 14. 
    The primary producers of the oceans are:
    • A. 

      Phytoplanktons

    • B. 

      Brown algae

    • C. 

      Red algae

    • D. 

      All of these

  • 15. 
    Pond ecosystem is:
    • A. 

      Limnetic

    • B. 

      Lentic

    • C. 

      (A) and (B)

    • D. 

      Lotic

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