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Organisms and environments

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  • Q1
    What is a producer in an ecosystem?
    A plant or other organism that produces its own food through photosynthesis.
    An organism that eats plants and animals for food.
    An animal that eats other animals for food.
    A decomposer that breaks down dead matter into nutrients.
    30s
  • Q2
    What is the primary source of energy for most ecosystems?
    Air.
    Water.
    The sun.
    Plants.
    30s
  • Q3
    What is an ecosystem?
    A single organism.
    A group of unrelated organisms.
    A community of living and nonliving things that interact with each other.
    A laboratory experiment.
    30s
  • Q4
    What is the process of photosynthesis?
    The process by which plants break down food to release energy.
    The process by which animals digest their food.
    The process by which plants make their own food using energy from the sun.
    The process by which animals make their own food using energy from the sun.
    30s
  • Q5
    What is a food chain?
    A sequence of organisms that do not eat each other.
    A sequence of organisms in which each eats the one below it in the chain.
    A sequence of organisms in which each eats the one above it in the chain.
    A sequence of unrelated organisms.
    30s
  • Q6
    What is a predator?
    An animal that hunts and kills other animals for food.
    An animal that scavenges for food.
    An animal that eats only plants.
    An animal that does not eat other animals.
    30s
  • Q7
    What is a herbivore?
    An animal that eats both plants and animals.
    An animal that eats only plants.
    An animal that does not eat anything.
    An animal that eats only meat.
    30s
  • Q8
    What is a biotic factor in an ecosystem?
    A nonliving thing that does not affect anything in an ecosystem.
    A living thing that affects another living thing in an ecosystem.
    A nonliving thing that affects a living thing in an ecosystem.
    A living thing that does not affect anything in an ecosystem.
    30s
  • Q9
    What is a decomposer?
    An organism that breaks down dead matter into nutrients.
    An organism that does not eat anything.
    An organism that eats only plants.
    An organism that eats only meat.
    30s
  • Q10
    What is an abiotic factor in an ecosystem?
    A nonliving thing that affects a living thing in an ecosystem.
    A living thing that does not affect anything in an ecosystem.
    A living thing that affects another living thing in an ecosystem.
    A nonliving thing that does not affect anything in an ecosystem.
    30s

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