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Intro to Ecology. 1. What level of organization in ecology describes an individual form of life, such as a plant, animal, bacterium, protist, or fungus?. Intro to Ecology. B. Ecosystem. A. Population. C. Individual Organism. D. Community.

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Intro to ecology

Intro to Ecology


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1. What level of organization in ecology describes an individual form of life, such as a plant, animal, bacterium, protist, or fungus?

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B. Ecosystem

A. Population

C. Individual Organism

D. Community


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2. What level of organization in ecology describes a group of individuals that belong to the same species and live in the same area?

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B. Ecosystem

A. Population

C. Biosphere

D. Community


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3. What level of organization in ecology describes an assemblage of different populations that live together in a defined area?

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B. Ecosystem

A. Biome

C. Biosphere

D. Community


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4. What level of organization in ecology describes all the organisms that live in a place together with their physical environments?

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B. Ecosystem

A. Niche

C. Biome

D. Biosphere


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5. The term which describes a physical, or nonliving factor that shapes an ecosystem.

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B. Biome

A. Abiotic

C. Biomass

D. Biotic


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6. List at least three abiotic factors.

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Clouds,

Rain

Air

Sunlight,

Rock,

Wind,

Soil

Water


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7. The term which describes any living part of the environment with which an organism might interact.

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B. Biome

A. Abiotic

C. Biomass

D. Biotic


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8. Identify at least 6 biotic factors in the picture below.

Trees

Grass

Cattail reeds

Dragonfly

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Basically anything living!

Geese

Moose

Heron

Ducks

Turtle

Raccoon

Red-wing blackbird

Woodpecker

Squirrel

Frog


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9. The term which describes any organism that is able to capture energy from sunlight or chemicals and use it to produce its own food from inorganic compounds.

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B. Heterotroph

A. Consumer

C. Autotroph

D. Decomposer

Morning Glory pool of Yellowstone. Its colors are because of heat-thriving bacteria.


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producer

10. Another term for autotroph is ____________.

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11. The term which describes organisms that eat producers is

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B. Scavenger

A. Primary Consumer

C. Detritivore

D. Decomposer


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12. Plant-eating primary consumers are also called _______________.

herbivores

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13. Animals which eat other animals are called

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B. Decomposers

C. Producers

A. Herbivores

D. Carnivores


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14. Animals which eat other organisms are called

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B. Heterotrophs

C. Producers

A. Autotrophs

D. Detritivores


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15. Animals that eat both plants and other animals are called _______________.

omnivores

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Raccoon eating a crayfish

Raccoon eating berries


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16. Organisms which “feed” by chemically breaking down organic matter into smaller pieces called detritus are called

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B. Decomposers

A. Producers

C. Herbivores

D. Omnivores


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17. The most numerous decomposers on Earth are __________________.

bacteria

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?

Rotting log

Decomposing deer

Decaying leaves

Putrid apples


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18. Organisms which chew or grind dead organic matter into smaller pieces are called

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B. Carnivores

C. Tertiary Consumers

A. Detritivores

D. Herbivores


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19. Besides the shrimp, list at least two other detritivores.

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Worms

Crabs

Snails

Mites


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20. In food chains and food webs, what does the arrow between interacting organisms represent?

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It represents the direction of energy flow


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21. The organisms in the food chain below are out of order. What is the proper order?

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22. Identify the producer(s) in this food web.

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Cougar

Coyote

Vulture

Deer

Bluebird

Bush

Seeds

Grass

Insect

Squirrel

Prairie dog

Bush

Grass

Seeds


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23. Identify the primary consumers in this food web.

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Cougar

Coyote

Vulture

Deer

Bluebird

Prairie dog

Squirrel

Deer

Insect

Insect

Squirrel

Prairie dog

Bush

Grass

Seeds


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24. Identify an omnivore.

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Cougar

Coyote

Vulture

Deer

Bluebird

Bluebird

Insect

Squirrel

Prairie dog

Bush

Grass

Seeds


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25. Name two top predators.

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Cougar

Coyote

Vulture

Deer

Bluebird

Coyote

Cougar

Insect

Squirrel

Prairie dog

Bush

Grass

Seeds


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26. What would the vulture be classed as?

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Cougar

Coyote

Vulture

Deer

Bluebird

Scavenger

Insect

Squirrel

Prairie dog

Bush

Grass

Seeds


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