Symbiosis Quizzes & Trivia


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...

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    A lichen is a combination of fungus and algae that lives on the sides of trees, rocks, and other materials.  The fungus provides the algae with water and minerals and the algae uses the water and minerals to make food for both organisms.  What type of relationship does the lichen represent?

 Choose the best answer for the definitions or examples. 

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    The living together in close union of two unlike organisms is known as  

This quiz will test your understanding on commensalism.

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    Commensalism usually occurs when a species is

This quiz will test your understanding on mutualism.

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    Mutualism is any relationship between two species that benefits both species.

Symbiotic Relationships are relationships between two different species that spend time together.

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    Protozoa and termites - Much like the digestive bacteria in human digestive systems, protozoa help termites to digest the food that they eat.




Symbiosis Questions & Answers


What type of relationship does the lichen represent here? A lichen is a combination of fungus and algae that lives on the sides of trees, rocks, and other materials. The fungus provides the...
The answer to this is C. This is mutualism because the fungus and the algae both benefit from each other. It becomes parasitism when only one of the living things is benefiting from the relationship. An example of this is the head lice in humans. Th
What kind of symbiotic relationship is shown in the given-below picture?
It's option A. Commensalism is shown in the above picture.
How do people benefit from bacteria in their intestines?
IThe human immune system is aided by bacterial colonies residing in the colon. A is a better choice.
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