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Ecology Quiz

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  • Q1
    In a forest, two trees are growing next to each other. Which of the following describes two natural resources that both trees compete for in this area?
    Root length and strength
    Sunlight and water
    Access to nesting birds and insects
    Cellular structure and function
    30s
  • Q2
    When two species with similar needs share a habitat with limited resources, the likely outcome is that -
    both populations will increase
    the resources will increase over time
    new populations will enter the habitat
    the organisms will compete for the resources
    30s
  • Q3
    Competition occurs when -
    resources are abundant and population density is low
    the habitat is large and populations are spread out
    niches overlap and population numbers are high
    all populations in an ecosystem occupy different niches
    30s
  • Q4
    Three-toed tree sloths are mammals which live in the jungle trees of Central and South America. The majority of a sloth’s diet consists of leaves and buds from trees. As rainforest habitats are being destroyed, how will these organisms most likely be affected?
    A cave dwelling population will appear
    Some sloths will start to hibernate
    The sloth population will likely decrease
    Most sloths will become carnivores
    30s
  • Q5
    Snowshoe hares are related to rabbits and live in cold regions. In warm weather, they have a brown coat and spend many hours feeding on vegetation. To avoid predators they either remain still and try to blend into their habitat, or use their powerful hind legs to flee. What change brought about by the winter season would help these animals avoid predators in the snowy climate?
    They spend more of the day sleeping.
    Their brown fur changes to white.
    Their bodies slow down and require less food.
    They must search longer to find vegetation.
    30s
  • Q6
    An event that occurs in a short amount of time-
    Extinction
    Long-term environmental change
    Short-term environmental change
    Adaptation
    30s
  • Q7
    A characteristic or behavior that allows an organism to survive in a changing environment-
    Long-term environmental change
    Adaptation
    Extinction
    Short-term environmental change
    30s
  • Q8
    Deforestation and volcanic eruptions are examples of-
    long term environmental changes
    Extinction
    adaptation
    short term environmental changes
    30s
  • Q9
    In short term environmental changes organism have _______________________
    more resources
    time to compete
    time to adapt
    no time to adapt
    30s
  • Q10
    The place or environment where a plant or animal naturally or normally lives and grows
    Competition
    Niche
    Population
    Habitat
    30s
  • Q11
    How many more lemmings are there than weasels during the peak of the lemmings population?
    Question Image
    100
    200
    150
    230
    30s
  • Q12
    Species not native to a specific environment that causes ecological and economical harm
    Intraspecies
    Predators
    Invasive species
    Parasites
    30s
  • Q13
    The variety of all life forms on Earth
    Niche
    Invasive species
    Biodiversity
    Population
    30s
  • Q14
    Soil composition, water, light and shelter are all examples of
    Niche
    Abiotic factors
    Biotic factors
    Biodiversity
    30s
  • Q15
    Who is Ms. Carranza's Husband?
    Aquaman
    Batman
    Flash
    Superman
    30s

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