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5 Matching questions

  1. Fuel wood
  2. Fossil fuels
  3. Environmental Resistance
  4. Geothermal
  5. El Nino
  1. a the wood used in many developing countries for cooking and heating
  2. b The naturally hot interior of Earth.
  3. c Major climatic phenomenon characterized by the movement of unusually warm surface water ito the eastern equatorial Pacific Ocean. Results in extensive disruption of weather around the world.
  4. d Energy sources that come from millions of years of heat and pressure acting upon prehistoric photosynthetic organic matter. Ex. crude oil, coal, natural gas
  5. e the totality of factors such as adverse weather conditons , shortage of food or water, predators, and diseases that will keep populations from growing to their biotic potential.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. occurs when habitats are divided into a patch work of intact forest land and deforested lands.
  2. Takes into account all the food chains in an ecosystem.
  3. A stage in the ecological succession of a lake where nutrient rich water provides abundant growth of algae and or other aquatic plants. Called middle-aged lake.
  4. Refers to rods containing nuclear fuel, usually uranium. The chain reaction in the fuel assembly is controlled by these rods.
  5. Refers to the atoms, usually radioactive and the subatomic particles resulting from the splitting of atoms in a nuclear reactor.

5 True/False questions

  1. ExtinctionThe death of all individuals of a particular species. This results in loss of genes and biodiversity.

          

  2. Endangered speciesA species where the population is declining, and may be endanger of extinction without positive human intervention. Reasons are habitat destruction and pollution. organisms include specialists that need specific habitat needs.

          

  3. EstuaryMajor climatic phenomenon characterized by the movement of unusually warm surface water ito the eastern equatorial Pacific Ocean. Results in extensive disruption of weather around the world.

          

  4. Exotic SpeciesThe death of all individuals of a particular species. This results in loss of genes and biodiversity.

          

  5. Food ChainSimplified view of the transfer of energy and material from one organism to another. They are never very long due to the tremendous energy lost at each step.

          

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