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Grade 9 Succession
A farmer stops cultivating a large tract of farmland and abandons it. The natural changes taking place soon afterwards, such as the growth of wild grasses and weeds, can be considered secondary succession because
  1. a new ecosystem develops.
  2. there is already soil present.
  3. the land is not controlled by humans.
  4. wild grasses and weeds make soil from rocks.
Grade 9 Succession
Changes that occur in an area that previously had no ecosystem are collectively known as
  1. a disturbance
  2. pioneering
  3. primary succession
  4. secondary succession
Grade 10 Succession
Grade 10 Succession
Grade 9 Succession
                     occurs following the disruption of an existing ecosystem.
  1. Primary succession
  2. Final succession
  3. Secondary succession
  4. Tertiary succession
Grade 7 Succession
Grade 7 Succession
What things change in ecological succession?
  1. Plants and rocks
  2. Animals and Soil
  3. Plants Only
  4. Animals and Plants
Grade 9 Succession
During ecological succession, when are pioneer species found?
  1. During the early stages.
  2. During the late stages.
  3. At the very end.
  4. They are not found at all.
Grade 7 Succession
What are the two types of ecological succession?
  1. Primary and Secondary
  2. Abiotic and Biotic
  3. Plants and Animals
  4. Erosion and Deposition
Grade 7 Succession
College Succession
Which of the following best illustrates ecological succession?
  1. A mouse eats seeds, and an owl eats the mouse.
  2. Grass grows on a sand dune, is replaced by shrubs, and then by trees.
  3. Decomposition in soil releases nitrogen that plants can use.
  4. Overgrazing causes a nutrient loss from soil.
  5. Introduced pheasants increase, and native quail populations disappear.
Grade 7 Succession
What is ecological succession?
  1. It is the decrease of population over time
  2. It is the change of water levels over time
  3. It is the increase of wind speed over time
  4. It is the decrease and increase of diversity in a population over time
Grade 7 Succession
What occurs in ecological succession?
  1. The loss of only plants in an ecosystem
  2. The gain of snow in an environment
  3. The loss and gain of plant an animals in an environment
  4. The gain of only animals in an environment
Grade 7 Succession
What is equilibrium?
  1. When disruption occurs in an ecosystem.
  2. A balance in an ecosystem.
  3. How pants and animals interact.
  4. None of the above.
Grade 7 Succession
Grade 10 Succession
                     is the colonization of bare land with no soil.
  1. Primary succession
  2. Climax community
  3. Secondary succession
  4. Exponential growth
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