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Quiz Over Chapter 3 Lesson 1-3.[print questions]

break down biotic wastes and dead organisms and return the raw material to the ecosystem
a) Consumer
b) Producer
c) Scavenger
d) Decomposer

The process of changing free nitrogen into its usable form
a) Nitrogen Fixation
b) Nitrogen Cycle
c) Bacteria
d) Lightning

The process by which a gas changes into a liquid
a) Evaporation
b) Condensation
c) Precipitation
d) Elimination

__________Take in carbon dioxide gas from the air during the food making process called photosynthesis
a) Carbon Cycle
b) Producers
c) Oxygen Cycle
d) Herbivores

Shows the amount of energy that moves from one feeding level to another in a food web
a) Energy Pyramid
b) Food Chain
c) Food Web
d) Food Matrix

Are consumers that feed directly on the producers
a) Second-level consumer
b) Producer
c) First-level consumer
d) Third-level consumer

The tallest layer of the rain forest which receives the most sunlight is the
a) emergent layer
b) canopy
c) understory
d) forest floor

Organisms that live in this biome must be adapted to little or no rain and to extreme temperatures
a) Grassland
b) Tropical Rain Forest
c) Desert
d) Boreal Forrest

Permafrost, where the soils is frozen all year occurs in this biome
a) Tundra
b) Desert
c) Deciduous Forest
d) Boreal Forest

An area that is populated by grasses and other nonwoody plants is called
a) grassland
b) desert
c) rain forest
d) deciduous forest

A food web that consists of many overlapping food chains is called a
a) Food scale
b) Food Pyramid
c) Food Matrix
d) Food web

A fox that eats a rabbit that feeds on flowers is called a
a) producer
b) first level consumer
c) second level consumer
d) third level consumer

The process by which molecule of water change from a liquid into a gas is called
a) Evaporation
b) condensation
c) precipitation
d) sublimation

Plants in this level of the rain forest grow well in shade
a) Understory
b) canopy
c) emergent
d) convergent

Trees that shed their leaves and grow new ones each year are called
a) Pine trees
b) flat leaf trees
c) Deciduous Trees
d) conifers

A savanna is considered to be this type of biome
a) Desert
b) Boreal Forest
c) Grassland
d) Tundra

Boreal Forest have mostly this type of tree
a) Deciduous Trees
b) Broad Leaf Trees
c) Coniferous trees
d) Flat leaf trees

Each level of the Energy Pyramid has only what % of the energy the level beneath it had
a) 1%
b) 10%
c) 50%
d) 90%

Consumers that eat only plants are called
a) Herbivore
b) Carnivore
c) Omnivore
d) Scavenger

A Squirrel that eats nuts and bird eggs is a
a) herbivore
b) carnivore
c) omnivore
d) scavenger

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