5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- ecological succession
- habitat fragmentation
- invasive species
- climax community
- a size of an organism's natural habitat is reduced or human civilization occurs
- b smaller regions in ecosystems that share similar physical features
- c an introduced, nonnative species
- d transition in species composition of a biological community, usually by a disturbance in community.
- e stable, mature community that reaches equilibrium after having evolved through stages and adapted to its environment
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- no 2 species can occupy same niche at same time
- organisms that consume primary consumers
- organism that can convert radiant energy or chemical energy to carbs
- organisms that are capable of interbreeding with 1 another but unable to with other species
- where large quantity of resources sits for long time
5 True/False Questions
heterotroph → organism that nourishes oxidation of inorganic chemical compounds, instead of photosynthesis
nitrification → (nitrogen cycle step 2) bacteria in soil convert ammonium (NH4+) to nitrate or NO3.
Gross Primary Productivity → amount of sugar that plants produce in photosynthesis ------ amount of energy that plant needs for growth, repair, etc.
predation → 1 species feeds off another
residency time → the amount of time a resource spends in a reservoir or an exchange pool