Standardized Test Practice

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Record your answers on the answer sheet provided by your teacher or on a sheet of paper.

1. Which of the following terms is defined in part by nonliving factors?

A. population C. ecosystem

B. community D. niche

2. Which of the follow terms would include all places where organisms live on Earth?

A. ecosystem C. biosphere

B. habitat D. community

3. Which of the following is not a method of measuring populations?

A. total count C. sample count

B. trap-release D. trap-mark-release

Use the photo below to answer questions 4 and 5.

Dead Earth Test Method

4. Dead plants at the bottom of this pond are consumed by

A. omnivores. C. carnivores.

B. herbivores. D. decomposers.

5. If the pond shrinks in size, what effect will this have on the population density of the pond's minnow species?

A. It will increase.

B. It will decrease.

C. It will stay the same.

D. No effect; it is not a limiting factor.

6. Which of the following includes organisms that can directly convert energy from the Sun into food?

A. producers C. omnivores

B. decomposers D. consumers

7. You have a symbiotic relationship with bacteria in your digestive system. These bacteria break down food you ingest, and you get vital nutrients from them. Which type of symbiosis is this?

A. mutualism C. commensalism

B. barbarism D. parasitism

Use the photo below to answer questions 8 and 9.

Use the photo below to answer questions 8 and 9.

8. An eastern screech owl might compete with which organism most intensely for resources?

A. mouse C. mountain lion

9. Which of the following organisms might compete with the mouse for seeds?

B. lion D. sparrow

10. Which of the following is an example of a community?

A. all the white-tailed deer in a forest

B. all the trees, soil, and water in a forest

C. all the plants and animals in a wetland

D. all the cattails in a wetland

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Record your answers on the answer sheet provided by your teacher or on a sheet of paper.

Use the graph below to answer question 11.

Mouse Population Exposed to Predators

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