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Your quiz has been submitted successfully. Question 1 5 / 5 points Match each term with the best trophic level description. __3__ Third trophic level __4__ Fourth trophic level (top level) __2__ Second trophic level __1__ First trophic level __5__ Decomposers 1. Producers; includes green plants that use sunlight to convert inorganic compounds into organic compounds, which are used as a food source by animals 2. Primary consumers; eat plants directly; herbivores (e.g. zooplankton) 3. Secondary consumers; eat primary consumers (e.g. fish)
4. Tertiary consumers; eat other lower trophic level consumers 5. Feed on dead plants or animals; important/critical role in nutrient recycling; bacteria and fungi are examples Question 2 5 / 5 points Which of the following terms describe feeding groups (or trophic groups) of macroinvertebrates found in streams? Select all that apply. Question options: Collectors Floaters Predators Scrapers Shredders Question 3 5 / 5 points
The first subcategory under a kingdom (the largest category) is called a _________. Question options: Class Phylum Order Family Question 4 5 / 5 points Sometimes referred to as the conservation law, the _______________ states that energy may not be created or destroyed. Question options: third law of thermodynamics second law of movement fourth law of movement first law of thermodynamics Question 5 5 / 5 points Select the best answer for each response. __3__ Flood plain __2__
Secondary succession __1__ Abiotc factor 1. The nonliving part of the environment composed of sunlight, soil, mineral elements, moisture, temperature, and topography. 2. An observed process of change that occurs (as a normal occurrence in nature) in the species structure of an ecological community over time in an area where the natural vegetation has been removed or destroyed but the soil is not destroyed.

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