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Bio Ch.4 Ecosystems/Communities Practice Test

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  • Q1
    Symbiosis refers to -
    the interactions between two organisms living in close physical association
    the food chain in aquatic environments
    a relationship where both organisms always benefit
    a relationship where one organism is harmed, but one organism benefits
    30s
  • Q2
    Parasitism refers to -
    a relationship between two organisms where both benefit
    a relationship where one organism benefits and the other is harmed
    none of the above
    a relationship where one organism benefits (food or shelter) but the other is neither harmed nor helped
    30s
  • Q3
    Commensalism refers to -
    a relationship where one organism benefits, but the other is neither harmed nor helped
    a relationship between two organisms where both benefit
    none of the above
    a relationship where one organism benefits and the other is harmed
    30s
  • Q4
    Mutualism refers to -
    none of the above
    a relationship between two organisms where both benefit
    a relationship where one organism benefits (food or shelter) but the other is neither harmed nor helped
    a relationship where one organism benefits and the other is harmed
    30s
  • Q5
    Of the following examples, which would be considered to be parasitic?
    a tapeworm living in the digestive tract
    birds eating insects off of a hippo
    ants living on the acacia tree, protecting the tree while receiving nutrients
    bees transporting pollen from one plant to another
    30s
  • Q6
    These trees are all growing upward, reaching for sunlight (a resource) in order to do photosynthesis. This refers to...
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    parasitism
    mutualism
    commensalism
    competition
    30s
  • Q7
    Areas of the earth which receive the most amount of direct sunlight year round and are close to the equator are...
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    Tropical
    Polar
    Temperate
    30s
  • Q8
    Areas of the earth which receive the least amount of direct sunlight year round and are farthest from the equator are...
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    Polar
    Tropical
    Temperate
    30s
  • Q9
    Areas of the earth which receive the moderate amounts of sunlight parts of the year, and have more variable changes in climate are...
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    Polar
    Temperate
    Tropical
    30s
  • Q10
    The range of physical and biological conditions in which a species or individual organism lives and the way the species obtains what it needs to survive and reproduce
    Niche
    Biome
    Limiting Factor
    Tolerance
    30s
  • Q11
    All of the following are examples of weather except...
    Yearly Seasonal Patterns
    Daily Weather Forecast
    Foggy conditions in the early morning
    Rain changing to snow in the same day
    30s
  • Q12
    All of the following apply to climate except
    Seasonal Weather Patterns of the year
    Long Term
    Over a Large area or worldwide patterns
    Brief afternoon sunshine on a cloudy day
    30s
  • Q13
    What effect do carbon dioxide and methane (greenhouse gases) have on Earth’s temperature?
    They trap heat in the atmosphere.
    They block heat from entering the ocean
    They release heat from the atmosphere.
    They block heat from reaching Earth’s surface.
    30s
  • Q14
    The image below represents one of the ecological relationships. In this example, the tick steals nutrients from the hosts blood and can pass on diseases to the host-one species benefits, the other is harmed.
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    Commensalism
    Parasitism
    Mutualism
    Symbolism
    30s
  • Q15
    The image below represents one of the ecological relationships. In this example, the barnacles get transported for free and have access to food, they neither help nor harm the whale in the process, and the whale-one species benefits, the other is neither helped nor hurt.
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    Mutualism
    Commensalism
    Parasitism
    Symbolism
    30s

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