Ecology Unit Quizzes
Chapter 52 Quiz
1. Why is an understanding of ecology essential for the future well-being of humanity?
An understanding of ecology, the study of the interactions between organisms and the
environment, provides the necessary knowledge
Biotic- the living organisms in an ecosystem
Abiotic- nonliving component of an environment
Species Richness- the number of different species in a community
Ethology- the study of animal behavior in natural conditions.
Environment- Environment is abiotic