Ecosystems Study Guide

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Study Guides Quiz on Ecosystems Study Guide, created by pphillips on 07/11/2013.
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Question 1

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The living things and nonliving things in an area make up an
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  • a. Solar system
  • b. Ecosystem
  • c. Community
  • d. Niche

Question 2

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All organisms of the same kind that live in a particular area make up a
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  • community
  • population
  • niche
  • ecosystem

Question 3

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All populations that live together in the same place make up a
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  • ecosystem
  • population
  • niche
  • community

Question 4

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The various living things in an ecosystem, such as plants, animals, and bacteria, are known as
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  • biotic
  • abiotic

Question 5

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The nonliving parts of an ecosystem, such as water, minerals, sunlight, air, and soil are
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  • biotic
  • abiotic

Question 6

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What are the three cycles of an ecosystem?
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  • List all 3
  • Don't forget to list all 3

Question 7

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There are three types of symbiosis.
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  • List all 3
  • here

Question 8

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_______________________________ is the attempt by organisms to obtain a resource that is available in a limited supply.
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  • a. Compilation
  • b. Computation
  • c. Compartment
  • d. Competition

Question 9

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Each species has a different _____________________________, or role in the community.
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  • job
  • niche
  • occupation
  • role

Question 10

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A ____________________________________ is a model of the path that the energy in food takes as it moves from one organism to the next in an ecosystem.
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  • food chain
  • food web
  • energy pyramid
  • photosynthesis

Question 11

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Three types of organisms make up a food chain in an ecosystem. What are they?
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  • List
  • all 3

Question 12

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How is a food web different from a food chain?
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  • First essay question.
  • There are 2 essay questions.

Question 13

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A model that shows how energy flows through a food chain is called an
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  • food chain
  • food pyramid
  • food web
  • energy pyramid

Question 14

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A condition that controls the size or growth of a population is called a
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  • a. Limitation
  • b. Limiting factor
  • c. Symbiosis
  • d. Control factor

Question 15

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If organisms cannot adapt to the changes in their ecosystem, they may become one of three things. List those three things.
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  • What are those
  • 3 things?

Question 16

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The loss of any species affects _________________________________, or the wide variety of life on Earth.
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  • biodiversity
  • biology
  • biouniversity
  • biological

Question 17

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The gradual replacement of one community by another is called
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  • commensalism
  • mutualism
  • pioneer community
  • succession

Question 18

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Explain the differences between a pioneer community and a climax community.
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  • Second essay question.
  • Write everything you know about both concepts.
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