Biology final

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  • 1
    A _____ is a simple model that sows how energy flows through an ecosystem
  • 2
    The biosphere e portion of earth that supports
  • 3
    Plants use the suns energy to manufacture food in a process called

  • 4
    Which of the following information could be included in the description of a grasshoppers niche, but not in the description of its habitat?
  • 5
    What does a decrease in salmon population due to an increase in river temperature indicate?
  • 6
    Which of the following would be abiotic factor for a bird?

  • 7
    Which of the following nutrients has only a short-term biogeochemical cycle?
  • 8
    Which of the following would be the easiest way to diagram predatory and parasitic relationship between several species?
  • 9
    Which biogeochemical cycle is least dependent on biotic processes?
  • 10
    Which of the following is are is an biotic factor for an organism?

  • 11
    What is the name for a group of interacting populations that occupy the same area at the same time?
  • 12
    Plants return liquid water to the atmosphere through a process called
  • 13
    Some birds are known as honey guides because they may be followed by humans to wild beehives. when the humans take honey from the hives, the birds are able to feast on the honey and bees, too. this type of relationship can best be described as ____.
  • 14
    The scientific study of the intertions among organisms is called
  • 15
    A population is considered
  • 16
    The relationship between nitrogen-fixing bacteria and their host plants is best called ________

  • 17
    To explain and show the amount of living material at each trophic level of a food chain changes, you could us a pyramid of
  • 18
    The range re in which an insect is able to live and reproduce is one element of that organism's ________, a description of its ecological requirements
  • 19
    Which location would most likely hold autotrophs that derive their energy from chemical compounds
  • 20
    Which process describes nitrogen fixation?

  • 21
    A symbiotic relationship in which both species benefit is called
  • 22
    One of the nutrient cycles moves from an atmospheric gaseous form to the soil through both abiotic and biotic processes, moves through the food web, then is returned to the soil or to the atmosphere. Which cycle fits this description?
  • 23
    Your favorite plant is growing very slowly, and you would like to find some way to increase its growth rate. Which of the following should you try increasing first?
  • 24
    Which of the following is the ultimate source energy on earth?
  • 25
    The total mass of living matter at each trophic level is called
  • 26
    Decomposers recycle ___ from other organisms, but they use energy to do so.

  • 27
    Which of the following would have an abiotic effect on an organism?
  • 28
    What is the "soil type" to an earth worm?
  • 29
    Which of the following allows the flow of energy through an ecosystem to happen?
  • 30
    Which cycle involves the waste products from animas?

  • 31
    Some farmers use manure on their crops fields. how does this help the plants?
  • 32
    Which of the following is the order of the water cycle?
  • 33
    Which of the following types eat meat only?
  • 34
    Which of the following is a niche of a polar bear?
  • 35
    Organisms that can manufacture their own food (energy) are called
  • 36
    Cougars are predators that often eat weakened or diseased animals. This is a description of the ____ of cougars
  • 37
    Burning fossil fuels has rapidly released long-term reserves of the ____ cycle.
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  • 39
    A nitrogen molecule has just been "fixed" by a nitrogen-fixing bacterium. The next organism to use the nitrogen molecule is probably a(n)
  • 40
    Water, carbon, nitrogen are released back into the atmosphere during

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