Ecosystem Energy Flow Question Preview (ID: 27457)

This Tests Your Understanding Of How Energy Flows Through Ecosystems And Supports Life.[print questions]

Which of the following would correctly fit with this list of organisms, given how they acquire energy?: kelp, seaweed, algae
a) maggots
b) fish
c) butterfly
d) corn

Algae is a:
a) producer
b) consumer
c) decomposer
d) It can be a producer or decomposer.

Which of the following shows a list completely made up of decomposers?
a) mold, mushroom, algae
b) tree, flower, bush
c) bacteria, mushroom, mold
d) alligator, hawk, chipmunk

All of the arrows in food chains and food webs show:
a) what organisms eat
b) how every organism gets its energy
c) how water is transferred
d) the level of cell complexity

Mushrooms must have _____ to survive.
a) soil and animal or plant waste
b) sunlight
c) carbon dioxide
d) all of the above

Which of the following is a decomposer?
a) cactus
b) soil
c) algae
d) mold

All of the following are true about ecosystems EXCEPT for:
a) producers require sunlight
b) consumers eat to get their energy
c) producers make their own food
d) water provides all of the energy for the ecosystem

Which of the following lists a functionable food chain?
a) grass, algae, rabbit, fox
b) rosebush, deer, wolf
c) mushroom, hawk, eagle
d) oak tree, squirrel, bacteria, elephant

The energy that supports all life in a forest by providing its initial energy source comes from:
a) water from the sky
b) heat from the sun
c) light from the sun
d) nutrients from the soil

Which could correctly complete this food chain: flower, butterfly, _____, eagle
a) lizard
b) rose
c) mushroom
d) eagle

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