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  1. Primary Consumer (1)
  2. Scavenger (1)
  3. Species Diversity (1)
  4. Range of Tolerance (1)
  5. Lithosphere (1)
  1. a A consumer in which they get their energy from the consumption of plants (ex. cows, moose, and rabbits).
  2. b The rigid outtermost shell of a rocky planet (ex. Earth consists of a crust and uppermost mantle within it's lithosphere.
  3. c 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).
  4. d 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. e An index that incorporates the number of species in an area and also their relative abundance (ex. Simpsons Diversity index: D = (n / N)2)

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. The extraction of certain materials from a carrier into a liquid (ex. agriculture leaching, chemical science leaching, and pedology leaching).
  2. A factor that controls a process such as an organisms growth or species population, size or distribution (ex. sunlight in a rainforest).
  3. Zones under the water where aquatic life is present which can be characterized by aquatic ecosystems (ex. marine ecosystem and freshwater ecosystem).
  4. 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).
  5. 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

  1. Trophic Levels (1)An organism and the position it occupies on the food chain (ex. primary producers level 1 and predators at level 3).


  2. Nitrogen Fixation (2)Any product of condensation of atmospheric water vapor that falls under gravity (ex. rain, snow, sleet, hail, and graupel).


  3. Humus (1)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).


  4. Biotic Potential (2)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)


  5. Food Web (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).