What Is Habitat? - Definition & Explanation


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A _____ is the natural home or environment of a plant, animal, or other organism.

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1. Habitats provide _____.

2. Which of the following is an example of a biotic factor?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this quiz/worksheet combo to help you test your understanding of the characteristics of a habitat. Some of the information you'll be quizzed on includes knowing the things a habitat can provide as well as the number of organisms that can live in any given habitat.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • Natural home or environment of a plant, animal, or other organism
  • What habitats provide
  • Habitat of the pitcher plant
  • Number of organisms that can live in a habitat
  • Abiotic factors in an environment

Skills Practiced

You can practice these skills while using these assessments:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on habitat characteristics
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the habitat of pitcher plants and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the number of organisms that can live in a habitat
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the types of things a habitat can provide and the abiotic factors in any environment

Additional Learning

Looking to learn more about habitats? Then, read over the related lesson called, What is Habitat? - Definition & Explanation. In this lesson, you will:

  • Define habitat
  • Differentiate between biotic and abiotic factors found in an environment
  • Describe the habitat of the pitcher plant of the eastern United States
  • Understand the things a habitat can provide for the organisms that live there