Quiz On Symbiotic Relationship: Parasitism, Mutualism And Commensalism

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Quiz On Symbiotic Relationship: Parasitism, Mutualism And Commensalism

A symbiotic relationship is a special type of connection between species and can either be harmful or beneficial to the species but is always essential. There are generally three types of relationships, and they are differentiated by who benefits the most in the relationship. Test how well you understand Parasitism, Mutualism, and Commensalism symbiotic relationships by taking up the test below.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Parasitism

    • B. 

      Commensalism

    • C. 

      Mutualism

  • 2. 
    Which of the following in NOT an example of a symbiotic relationship?
    • A. 

      A mother bear caring for her cub

    • B. 

      Worm living in a cow's intestine

    • C. 

      A bacterial infection

  • 3. 
    When a symbiotic relationship benefits both organisms, it is an example of:
    • A. 

      Commensalism

    • B. 

      Mutualism

    • C. 

      Parasitism

  • 4. 
    How does a crocodile benefit from a bird eating from its mouth?
    • A. 

      It gets its teeth cleaned

    • B. 

      It gets to eat the bird

    • C. 

      It gets a defense against flies

  • 5. 
    How do people benefit from bacteria in their intestines?
    • A. 

      The bacteria prevents humans from getting sick

    • B. 

      The bacteria allows humans to eat a wider variety of foods

    • C. 

      The bacteria allows humans to longer without eating

  • 6. 
    When a symbiotic relationship helps one organism and hurts the other it is an example of:
    • A. 

      Commensalism

    • B. 

      Mutualism

    • C. 

      Parasitism

  • 7. 
    The harmed species in a parasitic relationship is called:
    • A. 

      The occupant

    • B. 

      The parasite

    • C. 

      The host

  • 8. 
    The following picture is an example of what kind of symbiotic relationship?
    • A. 

      Commensalism

    • B. 

      Mutualism

    • C. 

      Parasitism

  • 9. 
    The following pictures is an example of what kind of symbiotic relationship?
    • A. 

      Commensalism

    • B. 

      Mutualism

    • C. 

      Parasitism

  • 10. 
    Leeches have been used for medicinal purposes. The leech benefits by getting blood (food) from humans. How do humans benefit from the mutualistic relationship?
    • A. 

      The leech helps improve blood flow in the human

    • B. 

      The leech reduces the humans chance of a bacterial infection

    • C. 

      The leech improves the cosmetic look of the human