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Grade 10 Biogeochemical Cycles
Nutrients move through an ecosystem in                      .
  1. energy pyramids
  2. ecological pyramids
  3. biogeochemical cycles
  4. water cycle
Grade 10 Biogeochemical Cycles
Grade 10 Biogeochemical Cycles
Grade 10 Biogeochemical Cycles
Which of the following process(es) is/are part of the carbon cycle in an ecosystem?
  1. photosynthesis
  2. microbial decomposition
  3. formation of fossil fuels
  4. combustion to power cars and heat homes
Grade 10 Biogeochemical Cycles
Grade 10 Biogeochemical Cycles
Grade 10 Biogeochemical Cycles
How do living things contribute to the water cycle?
  1. evaporation
  2. condensation
  3. precipitation
  4. transpiration
Grade 10 Biogeochemical Cycles
Human activities, such as the burning of fossil fuels, move carbon through the carbon cycle. Which other processes also participate in the carbon cycle?
  1. a combination of biological, geological, and chemical processes
  2. biological processes only
  3. geochemical processes only
  4. chemical processes only
Grade 10 Biogeochemical Cycles
How is water distributed through the biosphere?
  1. Condensation
  2. Hydrologic Cycle
  3. Prespiration
  4. Flooding
Grade 10 Biogeochemical Cycles
Choose the correct order of events in the nitrogen cycle.
  1. nitrogen in air, bacteria fix nitrogen, animals get nitrogen from plants, animals die and decompose
  2. animals die and decompose, animals get nitrogen from plants, nitrogen in air, bacteria fix nitrogen
  3. bacteria fix nitrogen, nitrogen in air, animals get nitrogen, animals die and decompose
  4. nitrogen in air, animals get nitrogen from plants, bacteria fix nitrogen, animals die and decompose
Grade 10 Biogeochemical Cycles
Choose the correct order of events in the carbon cycle.
  1. respiration by living things releases carbon dioxide into the air, animals get carbon from plants, plants get carbon dioxide from the air
  2. plants get carbon dioxide from the air, respiration by living things releases carbon dioxide into the air, animals get carbon from plants
  3. plants get carbon dioxide from air, animals get carbon from plants, respiration by living things releases carbon dioxide into the air
  4. animals get carbon from plants, plants get carbon dioxide from the air, respiration by living things releases carbon dioxide into the air
Grade 10 Biogeochemical Cycles
How is heat transported throughout the biosphere?
  1. tropical rainfall
  2. solar radiation
  3. latitude
  4. wind and ocean currents
Grade 10 Biogeochemical Cycles
How does phosphorus move through the biosphere?
  1. by cycling within and between ecosystems
  2. by one-way movement through ecosystems
  3. In air and water but not in organisms
  4. In organisms, but not in air or water
Grade 10 Biogeochemical Cycles
What is the term for how water becomes water vapor?
  1. evaporation
  2. condensation
  3. precipitation
  4. sublimation
Grade 10 Biogeochemical Cycles
How do plants and animals get nitrogen if not from the atmosphere?
  1. Nitrogen Fixation
  2. Consumption
  3. Synthesis
  4. Denitrification
Grade 10 Biogeochemical Cycles
How do nutrients move through an ecosystem?
  1. biogeochemical cycles
  2. water cycles
  3. ecological pyramids
  4. energy pyramids
Grade 10 Biogeochemical Cycles
Choose the correct order of events in the water cycle.
  1. precipitation, condensation, evaporation
  2. evaporation, precipitation, condensation
  3. evaporation, condensation, precipitation
  4. condensation, evaporation, precipitation
Grade 10 Biogeochemical Cycles
What draws water back to Earth?
  1. Rain
  2. Wind
  3. Magnitism
  4. Gravity
Grade 10 Biogeochemical Cycles
What is different about the phosphorus cycle as compared to the water, carbon, and nitrogen cycles?
  1. It is not a cycle.
  2. The atmosphere is not involved in the phosphorus cycle.
  3. It is not needed by organisms.
  4. It is not as important
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