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Grade 5 Conservation and Biodiversity
Which of the following does not maintain biodiversity?
  1. growing a variety of plants on a farm
  2. protecting all the species in an ecosystem
  3. protecting the habitats in an ecosystem
  4. removing an important predator from the ecosystem
Grade 5 Conservation and Biodiversity
A predator hunts the prey.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Conservation and Biodiversity
Destroying the habitats of animals has what affect on the environment?
  1. positive
  2. negative
  3. none
Grade 5 Conservation and Biodiversity
What is the main cause of a large number of species becoming extinct?
  1. air pollution
  2. strip mining
  3. climate change
  4. habitat destruction
Grade 5 Conservation and Biodiversity
When an animal becomes extinct the ecosystem becomes                .
  1. wild
  2. weak
  3. unbalanced
  4. balanced
Grade 5 Conservation and Biodiversity
In order to keep any specific species from becoming overpopulated or endangered or extinct,                     is allowed to maintain a balance of the numbers of that species.
  1. regulated hunting
  2. wildlife management
  3. conservation
  4. preservation
Grade 5 Conservation and Biodiversity
The first plants to invade a bare area are called                 .
  1. succession
  2. climax community
  3. triad
  4. pioneer plants
Grade 5 Conservation and Biodiversity
Keeping a population at it's desired level for it's ecosystem is known as                    .
  1. regulated hunting
  2. wildlife management
  3. conservation
  4. preservation
Grade 5 Conservation and Biodiversity
Which of the following is a possible outcome when one or more of the components of an animal's habitat goes missing?
  1. It might die
  2. It might migrate to a new habitat
  3. It might adapt to the change
  4. All of the above
Grade 5 Conservation and Biodiversity
What are reasons of population decline?
  1. hunting, unsupervised campfire, construction
  2. bears, deer, fish
  3. plants, trees, algae
  4. none of the above
Grade 5 Conservation and Biodiversity
A species whose numbers are so few, or are declining so quickly that the animal, plant or other organism may soon become extinct is called                .
  1. extinct
  2. consumers
  3. taiga
  4. endangered
  5. biomes
  6. grasslands
  7. pollutants
  8. decomposers
Grade 5 Conservation and Biodiversity
Why is maintaining biodiversity important?
  1. because biodiversity uses resources
  2. because biodiversity destroys habitats
  3. because biodiversity uses up land
  4. because biodiversity helps the environment
Grade 5 Conservation and Biodiversity
Something that adds harmful substances to Earth's land, water, or air is called a                .
  1. taiga
  2. grasslands
  3. biomes
  4. nitrogen cycle
  5. carbon cycle
  6. pollutants
  7. atmosphere
  8. decomposers
Grade 5 Conservation and Biodiversity
What is the most important reason endangered species should be protected?
  1. People pay a lot of money to visit zoos and see endangered animals.
  2. Protecting endangered species removes pollution from the environment.
  3. Endangered species are viewed as unique by the people in the community.
  4. When any endangered species dies it affects other animals within the ecosystem.
Grade 5 Conservation and Biodiversity
Which of these is an organism or species that is in danger of becoming extinct?
  1. Threatened
  2. taiga
  3. grasslands
  4. biomes
  5. pollutants
  6. nitrogen cycle
  7. carbon cycle
  8. extinct
Grade 5 Conservation and Biodiversity
Biodiversity can be maintained by protecting
  1. crops
  2. habitats
  3. crops
  4. factories
Grade 5 Conservation and Biodiversity
What makes something a threatened species?
  1. hunting
  2. destruction of habitat
  3. both a and b
Grade 5 Conservation and Biodiversity
Endangered species can be caused by which of the following?
  1. hunting
  2. destruction of habitat
  3. both a and b
Grade 5 Conservation and Biodiversity
Scientist attempt to control exotic species through methods such as                  and                 .
  1. training
  2. trapping
  3. habitat building
  4. herbicides
Grade 5 Conservation and Biodiversity
A species is           Extinct          when there are no more members of its kind alive.
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