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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 6 :: Ecology by Qalam
Some beetles break down the remains of dead animals. Some mushrooms breakdown the remains of dead trees. How do these actions most benefit plants?
  1. By returning nutrients to the soil
  2. By releasing oxygen into the air
  3. By making space for new animals
  4. By decreasing the population of herbivores
Grade 3 :: Ecology by Coradine
Which adaptation specifically helps an animal survive while staying in a cold climate?
  1. swimming
  2. hibernation
  3. camouflage
  4. blubber
Grade 4 :: Ecology by DBenoit
An environment's biotic and abiotic factors interact to make a(n)
  1. habitat
  2. ecosystem
  3. niche
  4. resource
Grade 4 :: Ecology by DBenoit
The role of an organism within its environment is known as its
  1. factor
  2. ecosystem
  3. accommodation
  4. niche
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 3 :: Ecology by Coradine
A forest where all the trees drop their leaves during the winter is called a:
  1. savanna
  2. tropical rain forest
  3. coniferous forest
  4. deciduous forest
Grade 9 :: Ecology by der1228
Organisms that make their own food with sunlight or chemical energy are called
  1. producers
  2. consumers
  3. decomposers
  4. scavengers
Grade 3 :: Ecology by Coradine
Nocturnal animal movements are characteristic to
  1. grassland
  2. forest
  3. ocean
  4. desert
Grade 3 :: Ecology by Coradine
Hibernation is an animal adaptation process characteristic to
  1. grassland
  2. forest
  3. ocean
  4. desert
Grade 6 :: Ecology by Qalam
Many types of plants grow in a forest ecosystem. How do plants affect the air that forest animals breathe?
  1. Plants use oxygen from the air to make food
  2. Plants release pollution into the air.
  3. Plants release energy from the sun into the air.
  4. Plants take in carbon dioxide and release oxygen into the air.
Grade 4 :: Ecology by DBenoit
Organisms compete for all of the following except
  1. food
  2. sunlight
  3. camouflage
  4. water
Grade 4 :: Ecology by flyerand4
An animal that eats both plants and animals is called a
  1. herbivore
  2. carnivore
  3. dinosaur
  4. omnivore
Grade 3 :: Ecology by jokeesha
Animals that eat other animals are called                .
  1. carnivores
  2. omnivore
  3. herbivores
  4. predator
Grade 9 :: Ecology by PMISIAS
Which of the following scenarios best defines the concept of carrying capacity?
  1. The exponential growth of a fruit fly population continues to increase and will eventually double in 10 days
  2. The exponential growth of ants increases dramatically when its' competitor species is forced to move to due habitat loss
  3. The logistic growth of a giraffe population continues to decline due to the increase in number of predators
  4. The logistic growth of a bunny population has stabilized because the population has reached the largest numbers of bunnies that area can support
Grade 4 :: Ecology by flyerand4
Animals that help break down the dead organisms that fall to the ground are called
  1. producers
  2. consumers
  3. decomposers
  4. scavengers
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