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MS Obj. 3ae.

Which of the following is an example of a predator adaption?
a) a plant's poisonous chemicals
b) a frog's bright colors
c) a shark's powerful jaws
d) a porcupine's needles

A certain plant species has evoled to contain a bad-tasting chemical. Which of the following is most likely an effect of this adaptation?
a) animals are more likely to eat it
b) the plant is better at photosynthesis
c) the plant can live in many different environments
d) animals are less likely to eat it

Certain plants and animals have adapations that enable them to survive in a desert ecosystem. What is the abiotic factor that affects these adaptations the most?
a) amount of rain fall
b) number of producers
c) number of consumers
d) abiotic factors don't affect them

Walruses live in polar climates. If the temperature of the climate changed and became warmer, which adaptation would not be appropriate for the new clmate?
a) tusks
b) fins
c) extra fat
d) smooth skin

The role a species plays within a community is its
a) niche
b) habitat
c) population
d) ecology

Which of the following eats consumers?
a) carnivores
b) herbivores
c) bacteria
d) fungus

As you move upward, from level to level, in a enery pyramid, energy does which of the following?
a) decreases
b) increases
c) stays the same
d) is destroyed

Which of these consumers is a herbivore?
a) lion
b) deer
c) spider
d) snake

A group of land ecosystems with similar climates and organisms is called a(n)
a) biome
b) food web
c) climate
d) energy pyramid

Producers, first level consumers, second level consumers, third level consumers...
a) herbivores
b) decomposers
c) scavengers
d) carnivores

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