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Studying Biological Communities Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What is secondary succession?

Question 2 2. What is the peak stage of an ecosystem?

Question 3 3. Scientists are studying a barren volcanic island. They notice moss and lichen colonizing the volcanic rock. Which type of succession are they witnessing?

Question 4 4. What is succession?

Question 5 5. Which of the following is an example of secondary succession?

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Question 6 6. What is the 10% Rule?

Question 7 7. A primary consumer is ____.

Question 8 8. Which is an example of a tertiary consumer in the tropical rainforest?

Question 9 9. A tertiary consumer _____.

Question 10 10. Based on the general energy pyramid illustration, from which trophic level would you get most energy from your meal, if you chose to eat an item from any particular level?

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Question 11 11. Savanna grasslands biomes are found on all of the following continents EXCEPT which one of the following?

Question 12 12. Savanna grasslands typically have how many and what kind of seasons?

Question 13 13. ______, one of the most famous savannas in the world, is located in Tanzania.

Question 14 14. Which of the following animals are found on the savannas of Venezuela?

Question 15 15. Animals in the savanna grasslands demonstrate which of the following adaptations?

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Question 16 16. What are biomes?

Question 17 17. What is the 10% rule?

Question 18 18. What is a biomass pyramid?

Question 19 19. A scientist wants to measure the total number of organisms in each trophic level for the ecosystem in Death Valley National Park, Nevada. What type of pyramid would he be constructing?

Question 20 20. What is a number pyramid?

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Question 21 21. What is an energy pyramid?

Studying Biological Communities Chapter Exam Instructions

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