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Ecology Vocab

Quiz by Aiden Ford

Grade 6-8
Science
Next Generation Science Standards

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  • Q1
    What is a producer?
    A plant.
    A worm
    Only tomatoes.
    Wolves.
    30s
  • Q2
    What do producers produce?
    Their own food by photosynthesizing.
    Energy.
    Matter that gets recycled.
    30s
  • Q3
    What is photosynthesis?
    A process where plants are broken down and their matter is recycled back into the system.
    A process where plants are broken down and their energy is recycled back into the system.
    A process where plants make their own food by turning sunlight, H2O and CO2 into glucose.
    30s
  • Q4
    How much energy can plants use from the sun?
    5%
    100%
    1%
    10%
    30s
  • Q5
    What are primary consumers?
    Carnivore, animals that only eat meat.
    Omnivores, animals that eat plants and animals.
    Worms, bacteria and insects who eat dead things and cycle their matter back into the system.
    Herbivores, animals that only eat plants.
    30s
  • Q6
    What are secondary consumers?
    Omnivores AND Carnivores, animals who eat other animals some or all of the time.
    ONLY Carnivores who eat ONLY meat.
    ONLY humans, the apex predators of the world.
    30s
  • Q7
    What are decomposers?
    Worms, bacteria and insects who eat dead things and cycle their energy back into the system.
    Worms, bacteria and insects who eat dead things and cycle their matter back into the system.
    30s
  • Q8
    How much energy do herbivores get by eating plants?
    10% of the sun's energy
    1% of the sun's energy
    None of the sun's energy
    100% of the sun's energy
    30s
  • Q9
    How much energy do meat eaters get by eating other animals?
    100% of the sun's energy.
    None of the sun's energy.
    They make their own energy.
    1% or less of the sun's energy
    30s
  • Q10
    How can you tell if a relationship is a Predator/Prey relationship?
    Something is MAKING its own food.
    Something is FIGHTING something else.
    Something is being HELPED by something else.
    Something is EATING something else.
    30s
  • Q11
    How can you tell if a relationship is a Competitive relationship?
    Something is DECOMPOSING something else.
    Something is EATING something else.
    Something is FIGHTING something else.
    Something is HELPING something else.
    30s
  • Q12
    How can you tell if a relationship is a Symbiotic relationship
    Something is EATEN.
    Something is DEAD.
    Something is HELPED, either by helping, harming, or not affecting something else.
    Something is DECOMPOSED.
    30s
  • Q13
    What is Commensalism.
    A relationship where both organisms benefit.
    A relationship where one organism benefits and the other is harmed.
    A relationship where one organism benefits and the other is not affected.
    30s
  • Q14
    What is Parasitism?
    A relationship where both organisms benefit.
    A relationship where one organism benefits and the other isn't affected.
    A relationship where one organism benefits and the other is harmed.
    30s
  • Q15
    What is mutualism?
    A relationship where one organism benefits and the other is uneffected.
    A relationship where both organisms benefit.
    A relationship where one organism benefits and the other is harmed.
    30s

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