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Name: ______________________ Class: _________________ Date: _________ ID: A 1 Practice Multiple Choice: Chapters 3,4,5,10 Multiple Choice Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question. ____ 1. Which adjective least applies to insects? a. adaptable b. abundant c. unnecessary d. diverse e. necessary ____ 2. What is the goal of ecology? a. To eliminate pollution. b. To eliminate environmental degradation. c. To trace the flow of energy through the environment. d. To learn about connections in nature. e. To study environmental issues. ____ 3. The most fundamental unit of ecology is a. a species b. a population c. a community d. an ecosystem e. an organism ____ 4. Estimates of the number of species existing on the earth range from a. 4 to 100. b. 4 to 100 thousand. c. 4 to 100 million. d. 4 to 100 billion. e. 4 to 100 trillion. ____ 5. The number of species already identified by biologists is approximately a. 140. b. 1,400. c. 1.4 million. d. 1.4 billion. e. 14 billion. ____ 6. The largest numbers of species of organisms on the earth are currently a. microorganisms and fungi. b. amphibians and reptiles. c. insects and fungi. d. insects and microorganisms. e. mammals. ____ 7. An example of a microbe is a. bacteria. b. protozoa. c. fungi. d. yeast. e. All of the above.
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Name: ______________________ ID: A 2 ____ 8. The following choices list levels of organization of matter that claim the attention of ecologists. Which correctly lists these levels in sequence from narrower to broader focus? a. organisms-populations-communities-ecosystems-ecosphere b. organisms-communities-populations-ecosystems-ecosphere c. organisms-populations-communities-ecosphere-ecosystems d. ecosphere-ecosystems-communities-populations-organisms e. ecosphere-populations-communities-ecosystems-organisms ____ 9. A group of individuals of the same species occupying a given area at the same time is called a a. species. b. population. c. community. d. genus. e. niche. ____ 10. A community of living organisms interacting with one another and the physical and chemical factors of their nonliving environment is called a. a species. b. an ecosystem. c. a population. d. a lithosphere. e. a community. ____ 11. All of the following are characteristic of life forms except a. highly diffuse internal structure and organization. b. the ability to capture and transform matter and energy from the environment. c. the ability to reproduce. d. the ability to adapt to external change by mutations. e. the ability to react to stimuli. ____ 12. Fossil fuels and minerals are found in the a. atmosphere. b. lithosphere. c. biosphere. d. hydrosphere. e. troposphere. ____ 13. A factor that sustains life on earth is a. solar energy. b.
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