Symbiosis Inter Species Relationships Quiz!

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Symbiosis means mutual interaction between people or groups, but in terms of biology, it's about a close and long term interaction between two different species. There are different types of symbiotic relationships that prevail in nature. This quiz has been created to test your knowledge about symbiosis and the relationships involved. So, let's try out the quiz. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Symbiosis is defined as:
    • A. 

      A disease related to metabolism

    • B. 

      Degrees of close relationship between organisms of different species.

    • C. 

      A type of weather disaster

    • D. 

      Term used to describe species respiratory processes

  • 2. 
    Mutualism is defined as
    • A. 

      One species benefits while the other is harmed from relationship

    • B. 

      Both species benefit from relationship

    • C. 

      One species benefits while the other is unaffected from relationship

    • D. 

      No affect occurs from relationship

  • 3. 
    Commensalism is defined as
    • A. 

      One species benefits while the other is harmed from relationship

    • B. 

      Both species benefit from relationship

    • C. 

      One species benefits while the other is unaffected from relationship

    • D. 

      No affect occurs from relationship

  • 4. 
    Parasitism is defined as:
    • A. 

      One species benefits while the other is harmed from relationship

    • B. 

      Both species benefit from relationship

    • C. 

      One species benefits while the other is unaffected from relationship

    • D. 

      No affect occurs from relationship

  • 5. 
    Pollination is an example of
    • A. 

      Parasitism

    • B. 

      Commensalism

    • C. 

      Mutualisn

    • D. 

      Symbolism

  • 6. 
    A barnacle attatching to shell and therefore gaining a place to live and, presumably, the scallop is not harmed is an example of:
    • A. 

      Parasitism

    • B. 

      Commensalism

    • C. 

      Mutualism

    • D. 

      Symbolism

  • 7. 
    A mosquito feeding on humans blood is an example of
    • A. 

      Parasitism

    • B. 

      Commensalism

    • C. 

      Mutualism

    • D. 

      Symbolism

  • 8. 
    What type of relationship is Mutualism?
    • A. 

      One species benefits and the other is not affected at all.

    • B. 

      Both species involved benefit from the relationship

  • 9. 
    There is one more symbiotic relationship that is not considered completely symbiotic because the relationship between the two species is not that close. What is this fourth symbiotic relationship?
    • A. 

      Parasitism

    • B. 

      Mimicry

    • C. 

      Symbiosis

    • D. 

      None

  • 10. 
    Symbiosis is always ________________________.
    • A. 

      Inter-specific

    • B. 

      Intra-specific