Amensalism: Examples & Definition


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In amensalism, ______.

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1. The chemical juglone is secreted by ______.

2. Amensalistic relationships can be found in ______.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Amensalism is a relationship between two organisms of different species that works out much better for one of those organisms than the other. In this quiz, you can test your knowledge of amensalim, as well as your ability to recognize examples of amensalism.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz's goal is to assess how well you understand:

  • The concept of amensalism
  • What secretes Juglone
  • Types of amensalism
  • Examples of amensalistic relationships

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - draw the most relevant information from the related lesson on amensalism
  • Critical thinking - apply the concepts you've learned to examine how one organism benefits from destroying the other in a different light
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've acquired about amensalistic relationships in the real world

Additional Learning

If you wish to learn more about amensalism, read through the accompanying lesson, Amensalism: Examples, Definition & Quiz. The lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define amensalism
  • Recognize the two types of amensalism
  • Explore examples of amensalism