Ecosystems Lesson Plans Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What is a habitat?

Question 2 2. Which has resulted in an increase in the prevalence of invasive species?

Question 3 3. Which of the following concepts best describes a chlorophyll molecule absorbing light and changing it into chemical energy?

Question 4 4. Which of the following processes takes carbon out of the short-term carbon cycle?

Question 5 5. Which of the following is NOT a source of nitrogen that is available to plants?

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Question 6 6. What are the three major greenhouse gases in the Earth's atmosphere?

Question 7 7. Dr. Smith is studying algae. Would she consider ponds in her research on ecological diversity? Why or why not?

Question 8 8. What is the largest pool of carbon on the planet?

Question 9 9. Which of the following is true about all environments?

Question 10 10. Why can cheetahs and lions coexist together on the plains of the Masai Mara National Reserve?

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Question 11 11.

The second law of thermodynamics states that:

I. Energy can neither be created nor destroyed

II. All free energy cannot be converted into usable energy

III. The entropy of a system increases over time

Question 12 12. Identify the statement that is NOT true about acid rain.

Question 13 13. Which of the following is not a way in which carbon can exit living plant material in the carbon cycle?

Question 14 14. Which of the following scenarios is MOST likely to occur if atmospheric carbon dioxide levels continue to rise?

Question 15 15. Which of the following does NOT contribute to increase in carbon dioxide level in the atmosphere?

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Question 16 16. An ecosystem is composed of what?

Question 17 17. Which of the following is FALSE about atmospheric carbon dioxide levels?

Question 18 18. What might be the reaction of a botanist who discovered a new plant in the Saharan desert? Why would they react that way?

Question 19 19. When burned, which fossil fuel will release the greatest amount of pollution into the air?

Question 20 20. Which of the following actions is NOT an example of habitat destruction?

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Question 21 21. Which concept best describes ecology?

Question 22 22. What is a niche?

Question 23 23. Which of the following is not a component of the phosphorus cycle?

Question 24 24. Identify the conversion which represents nitrification.

Question 25 25. Put the following elements in order of abundance by weight in living organisms, starting with the most abundant, and ending with the least abundant: iron, copper, phosphorus, oxygen, and hydrogen.

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Question 26 26. A hurricane hit an island where the only trees were palm trees. What might a biologist say about the ecosystem after the hurricane?

Question 27 27. When energy is unavailable to be used it is called _____.

Question 28 28. The lowest, most basic level at which ecology is studied is:

Question 29 29. Choose the four major environmental problems that are occurring on the global scale.

Question 30 30. Which of the following statements is true about the Mesozoic period that lasted between 65 and 250 million years ago?

Ecosystems Lesson Plans Chapter Exam Instructions

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