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_____________________ succession occurs when a major disturbance destroys an ecosystem and it has to grow back or change. .
a) primary
b) tertiary
c) Limiting
d) Secondary

Animals that are so similar they can reproduce are members of the same _________.
a) species
b) population
c) community
d) biome

What is a niche?
a) how an animal changes
b) where an animal lives
c) an animal's role
d) a change in an ecosystem

What type of symiotic relationship occurs when both species benefit?
a) mutualism
b) commensalism
c) parasitism
d) succession

Which of the following would cause a population of grasshoppers to decrease?
a) good weather
b) drought
c) decrease in predators
d) good food supply

Which of the following is an example of cooperation?
a) frogs laying eggs in the spring
b) zebras grazing together in the savanna
c) dogs growing a thcker coat of fur in the winter
d) a skunk spraying an attacker

All of the following is an abiotic factor except....
a) soil
b) rock
c) water
d) spider

A gradual change is an ecosystem is called ___________.
a) photosynthesis
b) metamorphasis
c) symbiosis
d) succession

Which of the following is an abiotic factor?
a) soil
b) frog
c) grass
d) duck

The maximum number of species that can live in the same ecosystem and survive is called the areas' _________________.
a) ecological succession
b) climax community
c) carrying capacity
d) photosynthesis

A plant makes its own food through the process of _____________.
a) symbiosis
b) photosynthesis
c) succession
d) carrying capacity

Which of the following is an example of competition
a) lions living in a den
b) kangaroos fighting over territory
c) zebras traveling in herds
d) robins laying eggs in the spring

Which is an example of mutualism?
a) remora fish eating food scraps from the shark
b) flea and dog
c) police dog and human
d) tapeworm and human

Which is an example of commensalism?
a) tapeworm and human
b) police dog and human
c) bees pollinating the flowers
d) remora fish eating food scraps from the shark

Which of the following is an example of parasitism?
a) tapeworm and human
b) seeing eye dog and human
c) bees pollinating the flowers
d) remora fish eating food scraps from the shark

Which of the following is an example of a community?
a) gazelles, zebras, and lions in a grassland
b) a group of elephants
c) a cactus plant
d) a nest in a tree

Adaptation is ________________________
a) change an organism undergoes in order to survive
b) the study of living and nonliving things
c) a change in an ecosystem
d) the study of abiotic factors

All the plants and animals that live in a particular area are members of the same ______
a) species
b) population
c) community
d) symbiosis

A hawk's keen eyesight is an example of ___________________.
a) limiting factor
b) symbiosis
c) mutualism
d) adaptation

A ______________ is an animal that eats other animals.
a) producer
b) predator
c) prey
d) fungi

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