(Rs43) -science 10 Digital- "Biology" Chapter 3 Quiz

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  • 1. 
    These Species are named _____________ because they are the first to arrive and succesfully reproduce in an area.
    • A. 

      Lichen

    • B. 

      Pioneers

    • C. 

      Natural Selection

    • D. 

      Primary Succession

  • 2. 
    Primary Succession starts out with producers who break down dead organic matter to produce energy, where does soil for these plants come from?
    • A. 

      Destruction of the surface that shifts around the earth

    • B. 

      Soil arriving from other locations caused by wind and gravity

    • C. 

      Wandering animals species that arrive and decompose

    • D. 

      Lichens and other pioneer species that die and decompose

  • 3. 
    What can be considered as a Primary Succession?
    • A. 

      Spores moving into a destroyed landscape to replant trees

    • B. 

      A volcanic erupting and burning down a forest to create a new grassland

    • C. 

      A flood shifting a large amount of earth (containing seeds and minerals) to move to an old forest

    • D. 

      When the first new species learn to adapt in a new biome

  • 4. 
    Which one of the following effects is considered a natural succession
    • A. 

      Drought

    • B. 

      Deforestation

    • C. 

      Forest Fire

    • D. 

      Toxic Chemicals Brought Into Rivers

  • 5. 
    What is not considered an effect of resource exploitation?
    • A. 

      Habitat Loss

    • B. 

      Contamination

    • C. 

      Soil Degradation

    • D. 

      Slower Decomposition

    • E. 

      Extinction

  • 6. 
    Is Soil Compaction considered a human action part of a sustainable ecosystem?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    In the construction of a new bridge, the path for aquatic animals has been blocked due to this new object in the water. This effect can considered...
    • A. 

      Habitat loss

    • B. 

      Creating a Sustainable Ecosystem

    • C. 

      Habitat Fragmentation

    • D. 

      Ecosystem Fragmentation

  • 8. 
    What effect causes soil degradation?
    • A. 

      Tsunami

    • B. 

      Flood

    • C. 

      Forest Fire

    • D. 

      Deforestation

  • 9. 
    Cyanide is a deadly poison and small amounts can be fatal. What would be the most logical cause to find large amounts in a river?
    • A. 

      A mine upstream from a pocket of water reached

    • B. 

      A watermill that has caught certain dead organisms in it

    • C. 

      Deforestation causing sick trees to fall into the river

    • D. 

      Experimentation on piranhas that escape from a swimming pool

  • 10. 
    A paper industry is minimizing ecological damage and impact on the environment. Which means they are doing...
    • A. 

      Reclamation

    • B. 

      Resource Exploitation

    • C. 

      Reforestation

    • D. 

      Deforestation

  • 11. 
    Overexploitation can cause extreme long-term ecological damage such as...
    • A. 

      Habitat Fragmentation

    • B. 

      Cyanide in rivers

    • C. 

      Secondary Succession

    • D. 

      Disruption of a food web

  • 12. 
    Sustainability refers to...
    • A. 

      The ability of an ecosystem to sustain ecological processes

    • B. 

      The length of time an ecosystem can survive

    • C. 

      The amount of species that have successfully survived in an ecosystem

    • D. 

      The destruction of an ecosystem due to long term effects

  • 13. 
    What is considered an effect of reclamation?
    • A. 

      Rare species of birds placed in zoos due to high chances of extinction

    • B. 

      Reforestation from a small community after a forest has burnt down

    • C. 

      Wheat is planted on a farmland by some farmers after many seasonal cycles

    • D. 

      A mine site that replaces topsoil after it has been removed to place machinery

  • 14. 
    When does an ecosysten have the largest amount of species?
    • A. 

      Right after Primary Succession

    • B. 

      During a Climax Community

    • C. 

      Before a natural disaster

    • D. 

      During Primary Succession

  • 15. 
    Which effect will most likely not cause Secondary Succession
    • A. 

      Thunderstorm

    • B. 

      Drought

    • C. 

      Flood

    • D. 

      Earthquale

  • 16. 
    What is the most essential for Secondary Succession to take place
    • A. 

      Trees

    • B. 

      Water

    • C. 

      Soil

    • D. 

      High enough temperature

  • 17. 
    Does primary succession happen the same way in any temperature, elevation in any area of the world?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Find the answer that is arranged from smallest to biggest.
    • A. 

      Ecosystem, Biome, Community, Population, Niche

    • B. 

      Niche, Community, Population, Biome, Ecosystem

    • C. 

      Nice, Community, Population, Ecosystem, Biome

    • D. 

      Niche, Population, Community, Biome, Ecosystem

  • 19. 
    A rare type of bird that has had its entire family live in the same biome for hundreds of years can be treated as a...
    • A. 

      Introduced species

    • B. 

      Non-native species

    • C. 

      Native species

    • D. 

      Invasive species

  • 20. 
    Which of the following characteristics would be found in an Introduced Species that was not claimed to be Invasive?
    • A. 

      The introduced species weakens native species

    • B. 

      The introduced species feeds on native species

    • C. 

      The introduced species competes aggressively with native species for their food and shelter

    • D. 

      The introduced species feeds on other introduced species

  • 21. 
    When american bullfrogs were released in the wild after not being sold, they have become _________ species to their environment
    • A. 

      Native

    • B. 

      Invasive

    • C. 

      Non-native

    • D. 

      Introduced

  • 22. 
    What is the greatest impact of the introduced and invasive European starlings?
    • A. 

      They destroy habitats of native birds

    • B. 

      They out-compete native birds for food and shelter

    • C. 

      They carry bacteria spreading infections to other birds

    • D. 

      They do not cause any change

  • 23. 
    What does GOERT stand for?
    • A. 

      Garry Oak Ecosystems Recovery Team

    • B. 

      Garry Oak Ecology Recovery Team

    • C. 

      Grand Oak Ecosystems Recovery Team

    • D. 

      Garry Oak Ecosystems Reinforcement Team

  • 24. 
    What is the main effect caused by the invasice species, Scotch Broom, on its environment?
    • A. 

      It carries disease to all species that eat it

    • B. 

      It introduces so much nitrogen into the soil that it poisons other native species

    • C. 

      It takes up space for other plants to grow

    • D. 

      It spreads many seeds to reproduce quickly around its environment

  • 25. 
    Which of the following invasive species is not causing problems in the Garry Oak ecosystem?
    • A. 

      The Gypsy Moth

    • B. 

      The Grey Squirrel

    • C. 

      Wild boars

    • D. 

      Scotch Broom

  • 26. 
    Where do floods occur?
    • A. 

      Oceans

    • B. 

      Lakes

    • C. 

      Rivers

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 27. 
    When an invasive fungus species like blister rust affect a bird species such as the Clark’s nutcracker, the fungus weakens oak trees, whose seeds provide food for the nutcracker True or False?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 28. 
    How does an invasive fungus species like blister rust affect a bird species such as the Clark’s nutcracker?
    • A. 

      The nutcracker can also become infected by the fungus

    • B. 

      The fungus is food for the hawks that eat the nutcrackers, making the hawks stronger and faster

    • C. 

      The nutcracker nests in the whitebark pines that the fungus attacks

    • D. 

      The fungus weakens whitebark pines, whose seeds provide food for the nutcracker

  • 29. 
    In many cases, climate change has made many parts of Canada much more hospitable for foreign species to live in. What else has changed in the past 30 years that has made the threat of invasive species in Canada greater than it may have been in the past?
    • A. 

      Fewer insect species currently live in Canada, allowing invasive species to thrive

    • B. 

      Habitats in Canada have changed to resemble habitats in other parts of the world

    • C. 

      Zoos and public parks introduce many new species, some of which become invasive

    • D. 

      International travel allows species to be more easily introduced to our ecosystems