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Eighth Grade (Grade 8) Ecology Questions

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Grade 8 Food Chains and Webs
Grade 8 Communities, Populations, and Ecosystems
Grade 8 Communities, Populations, and Ecosystems
Grade 8 Conservation and Biodiversity
Grade 8 Biotic and Abiotic
Predators can be classified as what type of influence?
  1. living
  2. nonliving
  3. genetic
  4. inorganic
Grade 8 Biotic and Abiotic
Select the letter of EACH choice that is a biotic factor in a prairie dog ecosystem.
  1. grass and other plants that the prairie dog eats
  2. hawks, ferrets, and other animals that hunt prairie dogs
  3. the soil that provides the prairie dog with a home
  4. worms, fungi, and bacteria that also live in the soil
Grade 8 Communities, Populations, and Ecosystems
What are the five levels of environmental organization from largest to smallest?
  1. biosphere, ecosystem, community, population, organism
  2. ecosystem, biosphere, population, organism, community
  3. biosphere, population, ecosystem, community, organism
  4. biosphere, ecosystem, population, community, organism
Grade 8 Food Chains and Webs
Grade 8 Food Chains and Webs
In a deciduous forest insects, birds, rodents, and deer are known as the
  1. tertiary consumers.
  2. secondary consumers.
  3. primary consumers.
  4. none of the above
Grade 8 Food Chains and Webs
Select the letter of EACH sentence that is true about a food web.
  1. Producers are at the top of the food web.
  2. All first level consumers are carnivores.
  3. Second level consumers may be carnivores or omnivores.
  4. An organism may play more than one role in a food web.
Grade 8 Biomes
Which of the following biomes is identified by permafrost being present?
  1. temperate grassland
  2. northwestern coniferous forest
  3. tundra
  4. tropical rain forest
Grade 8 Communities, Populations, and Ecosystems
Grade 8 Biomes
Which of the following correctly defines a biome?
  1. a complex of communities
  2. a system of trees
  3. a specific place
  4. a place of great importance
Grade 8 Food Chains and Webs
All organisms in a specific habitat comprise
  1. an ecosystem
  2. a community
  3. a population
  4. the domain Eukarya
Grade 8 Food Chains and Webs
Choose EACH sentence that is true about an energy pyramid.
  1. The greatest amount of energy is available at the producer level.
  2. At each higher level of the pyramid, there is more energy available.
  3. About half the energy at one level is transferred to the next.
  4. Most food webs have only three or four feeding levels.
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