Ecology Post Test

Welcome to your Ecology Post Test

1. Which statement correctly describes the transfer of energy in a food chain in this wetland?
2. The student observes a great blue heron catching fish near the edge of the pond. Based on the information the student collected, which bird will compete with the great blue heron for the same hunting spots and similar prey?
3. Some students take care of a vegetable garden. When it is time to plant in the spring, the students leave part of the garden empty in order to observe ecological succession. Which of these will most likely occur first?
4. Based on the model, which consumers would receive the greatest amount of energy captured by the producers in their food chains?
5. Green crabs carry a parasitic worm that can infect organisms that eat the crabs. Which organism is most likely to be infected by this parasite?
6. Tropical rain forests have the greatest biodiversity of any type of land ecosystem. How does biodiversity contribute to the sustainability of an ecosystem?
7. A student observing birds in a park records some ways that birds interact with living and nonliving parts of their environment. All the following observations are ways that a bird interacts with nonliving parts of its environment except—
8. Which type of organism is missing from this food web?
9. Which food web best represents the flow of energy in these feeding relationships?
10. Which two types of organisms in this aquatic food web have a producer-consumer relationship?