Sect 1.1 Living Things & Their Environment

10 Questions
Living Things Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz is over Chapter 1 Section 1 Living Things and Their Environment. Within this section students explored the differences between abiotic and biotic factors that all living things interact with. In addition, students also learned about the levels of organization within ecosystems.

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    All the trees within a forest would be an example of
    • A. 

      Organism

    • B. 

      Population

    • C. 

      Community

    • D. 

      Ecosystem

  • 2. 
    A deer prancing about is an example of a(n)
    • A. 

      Organism

    • B. 

      Population

    • C. 

      Community

    • D. 

      Ecosystem

  • 3. 
     A group of organisms of the same species living in a particular area at a particular time
    • A. 

      Organism

    • B. 

      Population

    • C. 

      Community

    • D. 

      Ecosystem

  • 4. 
    Which of the following is NOT an example of an ecosystem in Michigan?
    • A. 

      Lake

    • B. 

      Desert

    • C. 

      Wetland

    • D. 

      Forest

  • 5. 
    How is an ecosystem different than a community?
    • A. 

      Ecosystems contain only abiotic factors in an area

    • B. 

      Ecosystems contain only biotic factors in an area

    • C. 

      Ecosystems contain both abiotic factors and biotic factors in an area

  • 6. 
    A freshwater lake has a muddy bottom, which is home to different types of algae and other organisms.  Many species of fish feed on the algae.  Which of the following is an abiotic factor in this ecosystem?
    • A. 

      The number of species of fish

    • B. 

      The temperature of the water

    • C. 

      The amount of food available to the fish

  • 7. 
    The following examples are all parts of a forest ecosystem.  The biotic factor among these examples would be….
    • A. 

      Sunlight drying wet tree leaves.

    • B. 

      Bacteria on a decaying log

    • C. 

      Air carrying a skunk’s odor

  • 8. 
    An environment that provides the things the organism needs to live, grow, and reproduce is called its
    • A. 

      Ecosystem

    • B. 

      Niche

    • C. 

      Habitat

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is NOT a basic need that must be provided by an organism’s habitat?
    • A. 

      Shelter and protection

    • B. 

      Food

    • C. 

      Water

    • D. 

      Entertainment

  • 10. 
    Which of the following sequences goes from the simplest level to the most complex?
    • A. 

      Population, ecosystem, community

    • B. 

      Community, population, ecosystem

    • C. 

      Community, ecosystem, population

    • D. 

      Population, community, ecosystem