Water, Carbon, Nitrogen and Nitrogen Cycle

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Quiz on Water, Carbon, Nitrogen and Nitrogen Cycle, created by paulamsntn on 11/14/2014.

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Question 1

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Name three important needs for water.
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  • Drinking, Washing, Cleaning.
  • Cellular Respiration, Digestion, Photosythesis.
  • Photosynthesis, Digestion, Human Use

Question 2

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What are macronutrients?
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  • Nutrients used in big amounts.
  • Nutrients used in small amounts.
  • Big puzzle pieces.

Question 3

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What percent of the air is nitrogen?
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  • 70%
  • 78%
  • 94%

Question 4

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Why is phosphorous an important biological molecule ?
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  • It takes part in food, cells, and plants.
  • It takes part in photosynthesis, and it is used in the cell membrane.
  • It takes part in photosynthesis, nucleic acids, and phospholipids.

Question 5

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How is water distributed through the biosphere?
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  • Rain and evaporation.
  • Precipitation and evaporation.
  • Snow and evaporation.

Question 6

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What are micronutrients?
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  • Nutrients used in small amounts.
  • Nutrients used in large amounts.

Question 7

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Why is nitrogen essential to life?
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  • It's necessary for us to breathe.
  • It's a part of amino and nucleic acids.
  • It's part of nucleic acids and cell membrane.

Question 8

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What happens to phosphorous that erodes from rock and soil?
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  • It dissolves and washes into rivers and streets.
  • It stays in the rock until it slowly dissolves in a process of five years.
  • It never dissolves.

Question 9

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Gravity draws water back to Earth.
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  • True
  • False

Question 10

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Transpiration is sweat.
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  • True
  • False

Question 11

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The soil in the ground determines what plants grow where.
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  • True
  • False

Question 12

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An aquifer is an permeable rock site where water can pass through easily and the water below this is also called groundwater.
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  • True
  • False

Question 13

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Seepage from Ground and Runoff from surface are two ways water travels from land to ocean.
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  • True
  • False

Question 14

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Runoff only includes flows from rivers and/or streams.
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  • True
  • False

Question 15

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80% of water enters the hydrologic cycle.
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  • True
  • False

Question 16

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55% of water fall back as rain in the hydrologic cycle.
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  • True
  • False

Question 17

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Most of the carbon located on Earth is in the atmosphere as carbon dioxide.
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  • True
  • False

Question 18

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Carbon enters the biotic parts of the ecosystem through water.
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  • True
  • False

Question 19

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The function of plants in the forest is to take carbon dioxide and turn it into oxygen.
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  • True
  • False

Question 20

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Carbon dioxide is returned to the atmosphere when any living thing exhales.
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  • True
  • False

Question 21

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A primary producer is a living thing that can make food on its own.
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  • True
  • False

Question 22

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When primary and secondary consumers die the carbon stays in their bodies.
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  • True
  • False

Question 23

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Detritus feeders don't contribute in anything at all in the carbon cycle.
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  • True
  • False

Question 24

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Fossil fuels are oils, gasses, and coal.
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  • True
  • False

Question 25

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Carbon gets in the ocean because it's in the atmosphere and seashells also release it.
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  • True
  • False

Question 26

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Plants and animals get nitrogen from nitrogen fixation if they can't get it from the atmosphere.
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  • True
  • False

Question 27

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Nitrogen fixing bacteria turn the nitrogen into nitrogen gas.
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  • True
  • False

Question 28

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Air is a major reservoir for ammonia.
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  • True
  • False

Question 29

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Herbivores need nitrogen because they eat plants and plants need nitrogen.
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  • True
  • False

Question 30

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Dentrification is the process in which carbon is converted into energy.
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  • True
  • False

Question 31

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There's no phosphorous in plants or animals.
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  • True
  • False

Question 32

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Phosphates return to the ecosystem and/or plants when an animal or a plant dies.
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  • True
  • False

Question 33

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Phosphorous carried by runoff to the oceans gets concentrated in: marine rocks, fish's body, sea plants.
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  • True
  • False

Question 34

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Phosphates are incorporated into aquatic plants and animals by water.
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  • True
  • False

Question 35

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The difference between the phosphorous cycle and the water, carbon and nitrogen cycle is in phosphorous's cycle phosphates never return to the atmosphere.
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  • True
  • False
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