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Ecology Questions - All Grades

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The Ecology questions below are in the following grade levels: Kindergarten
Grades: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 College
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Grade 5 :: Ecology by tawauna
Which list shows a possible order in which energy moves through an ecosystem?
  1. herbivore, carnivore, sun, producer, decomposer
  2. sun, producer, herbivore, carnivore, decomposer
  3. sun, producer, predator, consumer, decomposer
  4. producer, sun, carnivore, herbivore, decomposer
Grade 5 :: Ecology by tawauna
Which of the following descriptions about the organization of an ecosystem is correct?
  1. Communities make up species, which make up populations
  2. Populations make up species, which make up communities
  3. Species make up communities, which make up populations
  4. Species make up populations, which make up communities
Grade 5 :: Ecology by cerasi05
In an ecosystem, how are food webs and food chains different?
  1. Food webs begin with animals and food chains begin with plants.
  2. Food webs rarely begin with plants and food chains begin with animals.
  3. Food webs show the relationship between many different food chains in a single ecosystem.
  4. Food chains show the relationship between many different food webs in a single ecosystem.
Grade 5 :: Ecology by cerasi05
Which best describes the role of a producer in an ecosystem?
  1. A producer supplies energy for the consumers in the ecosystem.
  2. A producer supplies light for the consumers in the ecosystem.
  3. A producer supplies water for the consumers in the ecosystem.
  4. A producer supplies oxygen for the consumers in the ecosystem.
Grade 10 :: Ecology by der1228
Grade 4 :: Ecology by DBenoit
Organisms compete for all of the following except
  1. food
  2. sunlight
  3. camouflage
  4. water
Grade 5 :: Ecology by tawauna
Grade 5 :: Ecology by tawauna
Which is a biotic factor that affects the size of a population in a specific ecosystem?
  1. average temperature of the ecosystem
  2. type of soil in the ecosystem
  3. number and kinds of predators in the ecosystem
  4. concentration of oxygen in the ecosystem
Grade 5 :: Ecology by tawauna
The algae at the beginning of the food chain are
  1. consumers
  2. decomposers
  3. producers
  4. heterotrophs
Grade 5 :: Ecology by cerasi05
What determines if a population survives within an ecosystem?
  1. if the population's habitat is large enough to provide shelter
  2. if the population can migrate each season
  3. if the population's niche is completely unoccupied by another species
  4. if the population's basic needs can be met
Grade 10 :: Ecology by danderlik
Which of the following best represents the flow of energy in a biome?
  1. Food chain
  2. Food web
  3. Energy pyramid
  4. Food circle
Grade 4 :: Ecology by cerasi05
Which best describes what makes one ecosystem different from another?
  1. The amount of sunlight, rainfall, temperature, and species types
  2. The amount of animals, oxygen, plant life, and pollution
  3. The amount of soil, water, buildings, and humans
  4. The amount of carbon dioxide, oxygen, water, and soil
Grade 3 :: Ecology by Vonnyusa
Which animals can be found in swamps?
  1. Crabs, mussels, muskrats, egrets
  2. Turtles, whales, lobsters, shrimp
  3. Loggerhead Turtles, pelicans, crabs
  4. Frogs, cranes, alligators, turtles
Grade 5 :: Ecology by jwakelin
All the living and nonliving parts in an area.
            ecosystem            
The study of the relationships among living and nonliving parts of an area.           ecology          
The place where a species lives.          habitat          
The role of a species in an ecosystem        niche        
All of the members of one species that live in the same area             population             
All the populations living together in one area            community            
The process by which plants use sunlight to make sugar from water and carbon dioxide                 photosynthesis                 
An organism that uses sunlight to make sugar from water and carbon dioxide           producer           
An organism that consumes other organisms for food           consumer           
An animal that feeds on the bodies of dead organisms            scavenger            
An organism that helps to break down and decay dead organisms and the wastes of living organisms             decomposer             
A diagram that compares the amount of energy available at each position, or level, in the feeding order                 energy pyramid                 

A combination of all the food chains in a community                food web           
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