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Aquatic Biomes

Quiz by Ashley Lockridge

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14 questions
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  • Q1
    Which of the following is an example of an ecological service?
    trees for lumber
    pollination
    crude oil for gasoline
    wind for electricity
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  • Q2
    Which of the following is an example of an economic service?
    photosynthesis giving off oxygen
    trees for lumber
    pollination
    nitrogen cycling
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  • Q3
    Which of the following describes the organisms that makeup coral?
    animal + bacteria
    animal + protists
    protist + fungi
    animal + plant
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  • Q4
    What organims is responsible for supplying the majoirty of the food for coral?
    protist
    zooplankton
    phytoplankton
    animal
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  • Q5
    Which of the following is a ecological service provided to humans by coral reefs?
    enjoyment
    absorb and store carbon dioxide
    tourism
    food source
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  • Q6
    Which of the following would not lead to coral bleaching?
    warmer ocean
    low tide
    turbid (cloudy) water
    ocean acidificiation
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  • Q7
    Which of the following correctly describes the cause of ocean acidification?
    increased nutrient runoff
    increased water turbidity (cloudiness)
    increased water temperature
    more carbon dioxide in the atmopshere leads to more carbon dioxide in the ocean
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  • Q8
    What is an estuary?
    where a river empties into the ocean
    inland wetland
    the low lying area near the coast
    area between high and low tide
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  • Q9
    Which is not an ecological service of a costal wetland?
    absorb excess water
    supply timber
    nursery for many organisms
    filter excess nutrients
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  • Q10
    What causes tides?
    gravitational pull of the sun
    ocean currents
    gravational pull of the moon
    wind currents
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  • Q11
    What is the difference between a costal wetland and a swamp or marsh?
    swamps have alligators
    wetlands are all similar
    marshes have trees
    coastal is salt water, swamp is freshwater
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  • Q12
    Which of the following would increase the amount of DO in a body of water?
    respiration
    photosynthesis
    exchange
    decomposition
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  • Q13
    Which of the following is not a limiting factor in aquatic biomes?
    dissolved oxygen
    water
    light
    nutrients
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  • Q14
    Which of the following is not an adaptation needed by organisms in the intertidal zone?
    tolerate temperature fluctuations
    tolerate wave action
    tolerate salinity fluctuations
    tolerate ocean acidification
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