Biotic & Abiotic Factors Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of these is an ecosystem?

Question 2 2. The temperatures in Siberia are very cold, and only certain organisms can live in this harsh environment. This is an example of ______.

Question 3 3. Abiotic factors ______.

Question 4 4. Which is NOT an example of an abiotic factor?

Question 5 5. Which of these statements about abiotic factors is true?

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Question 6 6. If you wanted to chop down your own Christmas tree, in which forest type(s) should you look?

Question 7 7. Why might a biology department plan to set up a research station in a rainforest?

Question 8 8. If you were told to look for an 'evergreen' tree, in which type(s) of forest could you look?

Question 9 9. How do deciduous forests differ from other types of forests?

Question 10 10. Which forest type(s) experience significant seasonal variation in temperature?

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Question 11 11. Identify the food that is created through the use of decomposers.

Question 12 12. Our understanding of decomposers has allowed scientists to create _____.

Question 13 13.

A known amount of waste is allowed to decompose in four different regions of the earth.

Choose the country where the rate of decomposition will be fastest.

Question 14 14. Identify the decomposer.

Question 15 15. In the environment, how is the role of a decomposer different from that of a scavenger?

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Question 16 16. Which is NOT one of the four types of terrestrial ecosystems?

Question 17 17. What are the two main classifications of ecosystems?

Question 18 18. Which of the following is a biotic feature of an ecosystem?

Question 19 19. Freshwater ecosystems are NOT classified by:

Question 20 20. Which is the largest terrestrial ecosystem found on Earth?

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Question 21 21. In a typical ecosystem, what percentage of the energy produced by the autotrophs then consumed by the primary consumers will be passed along to the secondary consumers?

Question 22 22. Which of the following organisms is a primary consumer of a prickly pear cactus?

Question 23 23. What can an herbivore be categorized as?

Question 24 24. How many trophic levels does an omnivore feed on within an ecosystem?

Question 25 25. What constitutes a food web?

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Question 26 26. Which of the following are abiotic?

Question 27 27. Which best describes the term biotic?

Question 28 28. Which best describes an organism that can produce its own food?

Question 29 29. Which of the following is biotic?

Question 30 30. Which term best defines an ecosystem?

Biotic & Abiotic Factors Chapter Exam Instructions

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