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Coral Reef Unit

Quiz by Aaliyah Martinez

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  • Q1
    What type of relationship do the zooxanthellae algae and corals have?
    Mutualistic
    Parasitic
    Competition
    Commensalistic
    120s
  • Q2
    Which of the following processes do coral communities perform at a higher rate than any other biological community?
    Calcium Cycle
    Nitrogen Cycle
    CO2 Cycle
    Phosphate Cycle
    120s
  • Q3
    Which of the following are organisms on the reef that help to perform the nitrogen cycle?
    Bacteria
    Red Algae
    Green Algae
    All the above
    120s
  • Q4
    Which of the following is a relationship not exhibited on the reef?
    Commensalism
    Parasitism
    All are exhibited
    Competition
    120s
  • Q5
    What type of relationship do marine mammals and reptiles have with corals?
    Commensalistic
    Competitive
    Mutualistic
    Parasitic
    120s
  • Q6
    What type of coral is Flat, disc shaped?
    Columnar
    Plate-like
    Massive
    Follacious
    120s
  • Q7
    What type of coral is pictured above?
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    Fallacious
    Branching
    Columnar
    Fringing
    120s
  • Q8
    What type of reef is pictured above?
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    Atoll
    Barrier
    Fringing
    Patch
    120s
  • Q9
    What type of organism is pictured above?
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    Sea Squirt
    Anemone
    Echinoderm
    Sea Sponge
    120s
  • Q10
    Which of the following is the phylum sea worms are apart of?
    Chordata
    Annelida
    None of the above
    Cnidaria
    120s
  • Q11
    Which of the following causes increased algae growth and sediment buildup on the reef?
    Overfishing
    Sewage and Agricultural Pollution
    Sunscreen
    Acidification
    120s
  • Q12
    Which of the following organizations helped put into effect the Coral Reef Conservation Act?
    NASA
    CRTF
    NOAA
    National Fish and Wildlife Foundation
    120s
  • Q13
    Which of the following is a predator of the reef that destroys the reef by eating the coral polyps?
    White tip reef sharks
    Polychaete worms
    Crown of thorns starfish
    Squid
    120s
  • Q14
    What is responsible for the colors coral display?
    Cyanobacteria
    Zooanthellae
    Calcium-Carbonate
    Algal Blooms
    120s
  • Q15
    Which of the following is something organisms have to compete for on the reef?
    Space
    Mates
    All the above
    Food
    120s

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