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The process of groups of organisms working or acting together for common or mutual benefit is called:
a) cooperation
b) competition
c) territorial imperative
d) social hierarchy

Cheetahs and lions feed on similar prey. Because of this, they would exhibit:
a) cooperation
b) competition
c) social hierarchy
d) territory imperative

All of the frogs in a pond would be an example of:
a) community
b) ecosystem
c) population
d) biome

The highest population of a species would most likely be which level?
a) tertiary consumer
b) secondary consumer
c) primary consumer
d) producer

Another name for a consumer is:
a) plant
b) producer
c) heterotroph
d) autotroph

Which of the following are characteristics of the most productive ecological system?
a) hot temperatures and low rainfall amounts
b) Cold temperatures and low rainfall amounts
c) stable temperatures and high rainfall amounts
d) Hot temperatures and high rainfall amounts

Animals that only eat producers are called:
a) omnivores
b) carnivores
c) herbivores
d) consumers

What happens to the amount of available energy as you move up the levels of the energy pyramid?
a) It increases.
b) It stays the same.
c) It only changes after the tertiary consumer.
d) It decreases.

How are humans classified within a food chain?
a) Consumers
b) Producers
c) Decomposers
d) Manufacturers

The main source of energy for the Earth's ecosystem is:
a) producers
b) decomposers
c) the sun
d) consumers

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