5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Photosynthesis (2)
- Phosphorus Cycle (1)
- Species (1)
- Soil Texture (2)
- Precipitation (1)
- a The process that converts carbon dioxide into organic compounds using the energy from sunlight (ex. process always begins when energy from light is absorbed by proteins that contain chlorophylls).
- b The movement of phosphorous through the lithosphere, hydrosphere, and biosphere (sig. Scientists analyze the amounts of phosphorus amounts throughout the earth and discover its essentiality for plants and animals in the form of ions).
- c 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).
- d Any product of condensation of atmospheric water vapor that falls under gravity (ex. rain, snow, sleet, hail, and graupel).
- e 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)
5 Multiple choice questions
- 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).
- The maximum reproductive capacity of a population, if resources are limited (sig. If the value of population increase can be determined, the impact of the environment upon the population can also be determined)
- The total number of genetic characteristics in the genetic makeup of a species (sig. Plays a large role in survival and adaptability of species due to the change of the species environment, slight gene variations are necessary to change an organisms anatomy to survive).
- A way for an organism to produce usable energy in the form of ATP without the presence of Oxygen (ex. glucose + 3NO3- + 3H2O 6HCO3- + 3NH4+, ΔG0' = -1796 kJ) (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anaerobic_respiration#Examples_of_anaerobic_respiration).
- A factor that controls a process such as an organisms growth or species population, size or distribution (ex. sunlight in a rainforest).
5 True/False questions
Hydrologic Cycle (1) → The process by which nitrogen is converted between ammonia acids (sig. Scientists use the nitrogen cycle to determine the total amount of Nitrogen on Earth, which amounts to about 79%).
Tertiary (higher level) consumers (1) → A carnivore at the topmost of the food chain that feeds on other carnivores (ex. humans).
Range of Tolerance (1) → The existence, abundance, and distribution of species depends on the tolerance level of each species to physical and chemical factors (ex. In aquatic ecosystems, major limiting factors include pH, the amount of dissolved oxygen in the water and the salinity).
Producer (1) → Representations of predator-prey relationships between species within an ecosystem or habitat (ex. A snakes prey might be a mouse, while his predator may be a badger that is represented through a web of organisms).
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).