5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Range of Tolerance (1)
- Terrestrial (1)
- Scavenger (1)
- Humus (1)
- Biomass (1)
- a A carnivorous feeding behavior in which a predator consumes a corpse that was not killed to be eaten by the predator (ex. vultures, blowflies, and raccoons).
- b An animal that lives predominantly or entirely on land which evolved from marine animals (ex. cats, dogs, giraffes).
- c Any organic matter which has reached a point of stability where it will not break down any further and remain as it is for centuries (ex. mature compost and natural compost used to amend soil).
- d A renewable energy source in which a biological material is from living or recently deceased organisms (ex. garbage, wood, waste, landfill gasses, and alcohol fuels).
- e The range of conditions in which an organism can survive and thrive (sig. can mathematically predict the amount of a population with given standards in an ecosystem).
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- A soil property used to describe the relative proportion of different grain sizes of mineral particles in the soil (ex. clay, silt, sand, and loam).
- Relating to, produced by, or caused by living organisms (ex. wood, linoleum, straw, humus and crude oil).
- Any individuals that use goods or services generated within an economy (ex. business consumers and hunting consumers [foxes, wolves, and eagles]).
- The combined mass of water found on, under, and above the planet Earth (ex. the total mass of the Earth's hydrosphere is about 1.4 x 10^18 tons).
- A measure of the ability of a porous material to transmit fluids (sig. Determines the flow characteristics of hydrocarbons in oil and gas reservoirs).
5 True/False Questions
Gross Primary Productivity (GPP) (3) → The total amount of productivity in a region or a system (ex. total amount of Co2 that is fixed by a plant within photosynthesis).
Biome (1) → Climatically and geographically defined as similar climatic conditions on earth and often referred to as "ecosystems" (ex. Tundra, tropical rain forest, and Taiga).
Soil (1) → Climatically and geographically defined as similar climatic conditions on earth and often referred to as "ecosystems" (ex. Tundra, tropical rain forest, and Taiga).
Species (1) → One of the basic units of biological classification and taxonomic rank, one of a group of organisms capable of breeding and producing fertile offspring (ex. generic name and specific name, Boa Constrictor)
Trophic Levels (1) → The global sum of all the ecosystems together, often referred to as the "zone of life of earth" (sig. Thought to evolved from through a process of biogenesis or biopoesis over 3.5 billion ago).