5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Sulfur cycle
- a Cyclic movement of sulfur in different chemical forms from the environment to organisms and then back to the environment.
- b A catabolic process that makes a limited amount of ATP from glucose without an electron transport chain and that produces a characteristic end product, such as ethyl alcohol or lactic acid.
- c 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
- d The study of how living things interact with each other and their environment
- e Organisms that break down the dead remains of other organisms.
5 Multiple choice questions
- The use of inorganic molecules other than oxygen to accept electrons at the "downhill" end of electron transport chains.
- A group of individuals of the same species that live together in the same area at the same time
- Organisms that are unable to produce their own energy. They must eat producers to obtain energy. Also called: consumers.
- Anticipated increase in Earth's temperature, caused by carbon dioxide (emitted by burning fossil fuels) trapping some of the radiation emitted by the surface.
- Pertaining to life; environmental factors created by living organisms
5 True/False questions
Ecosystems → All the organisms in a given area as well as the abiotic factors with which they interact; a community and its physical environment
Heterotrophs → Organisms that use energy from sunlight or inorganic substances to make organic compounds
Autotrophs → Organisms that rely on other organisms for their energy and food supply
Carbon cycle → The recycling of nitrogen in the environment in which nitrogen goes from a gas, to organic compounds in the soil, to proteins in a plant or nitrates, and then is again released into the atmosphere as a gas.
Abiotic → Pertaining to life; environmental factors created by living organisms