Chapter 25: The Nonliving Environment: Glencoe Science: Life Science Question Preview (ID: 28637)

Chapter 25: The Nonliving Environment: Glencoe Science: Life Science.[print questions]

Which of these is an abiotic factor?
a) a raccoon
b) a pine tree
c) sunlight
d) a beetle

The process that is almost the reverse of photosynthesis is ___.
a) migration
b) fertilization
c) respiration
d) metamorphosis

Where would you find organisms that produce food by chemosynthesis?
a) in a deep part of the ocean
b) in desert biomes
c) in deciduous rain forest biomes
d) in treetops

Grass uses photosynthesis to produce ___.
a) water
b) evaporation
c) fewer offspring
d) sugar molecules

Nonliving physical features of the environment are called ___.
a) abiotic factors
b) biotic factors
c) food chains
d) carbon cycles

One possible result of extra carbon dioxide in the atmosphere is ___.
a) an increase in the number of carnivores on Earth
b) a rise in average temperatures on Earth
c) a decrease in the amount of water on Earth
d) a decrease in the amount of nitrogen in the soil

DNA in organisms is formed by ___.
a) nucleic acids
b) acid-base reactions
c) biotic factors
d) hydrochloric acid

Which of these organisms is the first step in a food chain?
a) producers
b) mammals
c) consumers
d) amphibians

Features of the environment that are alive now or once were alive are called ___.
a) biotic factors
b) abiotic factors
c) food webs
d) nitrogen cycles

Which of these can add nitrogen to the soil?
a) compost
b) glass
c) plastic
d) paper

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