• Topic 9 Keystone Quiz

    The questions in this quiz refer to topic 9: Ecology
    1. Where would a producer be found on a food chain?

    2. the top
      the bottom
      the middle
      they would not be found on one

    3. With an energy pyramid, how does the energy change as you go up the pyramid?

    4. it decreases by 90% each level
      it decreases by different amounts each level
      it increases by 90% each level
      it increases by different amounts each level

    5. Which of the following would NOT be an abiotic factor?

    6. amount of sunlight
      soil bacteria
      wind
      temperature

    7. A fox chases, attacks, and killls a rabbit. What type of relationship would this be?

    8. competition
      predation
      symbiosis
      parasitism

    9. Two foxes try to kill the same rabbit. What type of relationship would this be?

    10. competition
      predation
      symbiosis
      parasitism

    11. The difference between environmental science and ecology is that environmental science includes _____, while ecology does not

    12. bacteria
      plants
      animals
      people

    13. All of the different species of microscopic organisms living in and on your body would be called a(n)

    14. community
      ecosystem
      species
      population

    15. Anything that would decrease the growth, existance, or distribution of one organism or a whole population would be called a(n)

    16. eutrophic event
      pollutant
      stunting nutrient
      limiting factor

    17. A species that belongs to an ecosystem is called _____, while a species that does not belong to an ecosystem is called _____.

    18. threatened; endangered
      endangered; endemic
      endemic; non-native
      non-native; endemic

    19. A forest burns down after a lightning storm. The slow, gradual process of replacing the forest with different types of plants would be called

    20. evolution
      succession
      development
      a tragedy