Ecology Quiz

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Biology Science (Life Science) Quiz on Ecology Quiz, created by Selam H on 05/16/2013.

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Question 1

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What is mutualism?
Answer
  • A symbiotic relationship that hurts one organism but helps another
  • A symbiotic relationship that helps both organisms
  • A symbiotic relationship that helps one organism but is neutral to the other

Question 2

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What is parasitism?
Answer
  • A symbiotic relationship that hurts one organism but helps another
  • A symbiotic relationship that helps both organisms
  • A symbiotic relationship that helps one organism but is neutral to the other

Question 3

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Which of these uses the least of the earth's resources?
Answer
  • Herbivores
  • Carnivores

Question 4

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What is carrying capacity?
Answer
  • Something that keeps an animal from being successful
  • The maximum amount of life an area of land can support

Question 5

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What is limiting factor?
Answer
  • Something that keeps an animal from being successful
  • The maximum amount of life an area of land can support

Question 6

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What is the difference between parasitism and a predator prey relationship?
Answer
  • Parasitism = hurts but not kills and is not benefited Predator-prey = kills and is not benefited
  • Parasitism = hurts but not kill and is not benefited Predator-prey = kills and is benefited
  • NO DIFFERENCE
  • Parasitism = kills and is benefited Predator-prey = hurts but not kills and is benefited

Question 7

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As you go up the food chain through each level, what happens to most of the energy that was available at the bottom of the food chain?
Answer
  • Increases because of heat ( goes up because of heat )
  • Decreases because of heat ( lost as heat )
  • Stays the same throughout
  • Always changes

Question 8

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Which of the following is true about a niche and a habitat?
Answer
  • The habitat is the "address" while the niche is a "job"
  • They are both used to describe an organism
  • They both mean the same thing ( synonyms ).
  • None of these

Question 9

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Which of the following would happen (in order) if the population is equal to the carrying capacity?
Answer
  • increased competition → decreased population → famine
  • famine → increased competition → decreased population
  • decreased population → increased competition → famine
  • increased competition → famine → decreased population

Question 10

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Which of these are true about the 2 types of ecological succession?
Answer
  • Both have no soil
  • Primary = has soil Secondary = no soil, only rocks
  • Primary = no soil, only rocks Secondary = has soil
  • Both have soil

Question 11

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What biome(s) do you pass through if you travel east from Los Angeles to Washington D.C.?
Answer
  • Temperate Deciduous Forest, Desert, Coniferous Forest
  • Temperate Deciduous Forest, Desert, Grassland
  • Temperate Deciduous Forest
  • Temperate Deciduous Forest, Grassland

Question 12

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What is the relationship between birth and death rate if a population is increasing?
Answer
  • Birth rate is greater than death rate
  • Birth rate is lesser than death rate

Question 13

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What is the relationship between birth and death rate if a population is decreasing?
Answer
  • Birth rate is lesser than death rate
  • Birth rate is greater than death rate
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