(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

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