5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Aerobic respiration
- a Organisms that break down the dead remains of other organisms.
- b Commonly digest decomposers that live on, and in, detritus particles, which they chew and grind into even smaller pieces.
- c Pertaining to life; environmental factors created by living organisms
- d The process in which pyruvic acid is broken down and NADH is used to make a large amount of ATP; the part of respiration that is carried out in the presence of oxygen.
- e A group of individuals of the same species that live together in the same area at the same time
5 Multiple choice questions
- The pathways by which chemicals circulate through ecosystems that involve both living (biotic) and nonliving (geological) components.
- The lowest layer of the atmosphere, in which temperature drops at a constant rate as altitude increases; the part of the atmosphere where weather conditions exist
- Organisms that use energy from sunlight or inorganic substances to make organic compounds
- Nonliving; specifically, the nonliving components of an ecosystem, such as temperature, humidity, the mineral content of the soil, etc.
- Organisms that produce their own food
5 True/False questions
Heterotrophs → Organisms that use energy from sunlight or inorganic substances to make organic compounds
Ecology → The study of how living things interact with each other and their environment
Biosphere → A mixture of gases that surround the Earth
Phosphorus cycle → Cyclic movement of phosphorus in different chemical forms from the environment to organisms and then back to the environment
Natural greenhouse effect → Anticipated increase in Earth's temperature, caused by carbon dioxide (emitted by burning fossil fuels) trapping some of the radiation emitted by the surface.