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Unit Exam in Science VI

Name: ___________________________________
Date: September 19, 2014

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Multiple Choice. Choose the best answer among the choices. Encircle the letter of your
answer.
1. It shows the transfer of energy in the form of food.
A. Ecosystem
B. Predation
C. Food Chain
D. Food Web
2. It is a place where organisms interact with each other and with their
environment.
A. Habitat
B. Ecosystem
C. Home
D. Forest
3. This diagram shows the transfer and loss of energy between each link and level
in a food chain.
A. Food Web
B. Energy Pyramid
C. Food Chain
D. Ecosystem
4. This is the community or place where animals live in an ecosystem.
A. Ecosystem
B. Ecology
C. Habitat
D. Community
5. These are the living factors in an ecosystem. Examples are plants and animals.
A. Biotic factors
B. Abiotic factors
C. Biodegradable
D. Biodiversity
6. An animal being hunted as food for another animal is called a
___________________.
A. Prey
B. Predator
C. Consumer
D. Producer
7. These are the non living factors in an ecosystem. Examples are soil, water, air,
and sunlight.
A. Biotic Factors
B. Abiotic Factors
C. Autotrophs
D. Heterotrophs
8. An animal that hunts another animal for food is considered a ___________________.
A. Prey
B. Predator
C. Omnivore
D. Herbivore
9. ___________________are organisms that feed on a producer.
A. Carnivores
B. Omnivores
C. Producers
D. Consumers
10.___________________ are organisms that feed on dead or dying animals.
A. Producers
B. Consumers
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C. Scavengers
D. Decomposers
11.It is a series of overlapping food chains.
A. Energy pyramid
B. Food Web
C. Food chain
D. Nutrient Cycle
12.These are organisms that breakdown the remains of dead organisms into simpler
substance.
A. Producers
B. Consumers
C. Scavengers
D. Decomposers
13.This is the close interaction between two species overtime.
A. Competition
B. Symbiosis
C. Predation
D. Ecosystem
14.This is a kind of relationship in the ecosystem wherein two organisms fight to
occupy the same role.
A. Competition
B. Symbiosis
C. Predation
D. Niche
15.A kind of symbiotic relationship wherein both organisms are benefited.
A. Mutualism
B. Commensalism
C. Parasitism
D. Predation
16.A kind of symbiotic relationship wherein one organism is benefited and the other
is harmed.
A. Mutualism
B. Commensalism
C. Parasitism
D. Predation
17.A kind of symbiotic relationship wherein one organism is benefited and the other
is not affected.
A. Mutualism
B. Commensalism
C. Parasitism
D. Predation
18.A leopard hunts a zebra. In this situation, the zebra is considered as the
________________.
A. Predator
B. Prey
C. Parasite
D. Scavenger
19.Two male elephant seals are battling to become the leader of the beach where
elephant seals live. What type of relationship is this?
A. Symbiosis
B. Predation
C. Competition
D. Mutualism

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20.The food making process of plants is known as ___________________.


A. Predation
B. Photosynthesis
C. Adaptation
D. Survival
Fill in the blanks with the correct answers. Choose your answers from the box.
Nitrification
Rhizobium
Nitrogen
Fixation
Carbon dioxide Oxygen cycle
Respiration
Fossil fuels
Transpiration

Nitrogen

Greenhouse effect

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1. The movement of carbon dioxide and oxygen between the earth and the atmosphere is
known as ___________________.
2. Animals and humans take in oxygen to be utilized during the process of
___________________.
3. ___________________ is the process that converts ammonia to nitrite and then to nitrate and
is another important step in the global nitrogen cycle.
4. ___________________ is an important element in building proteins needed by plants and
animals.
5. Symbiotic nitrogen-fixing bacteria such as ___________________ usually live in the root
nodules of legumes.
6. ___________________ is the process by which nitrogen is converted between its various
chemical forms. This transformation can be carried out through both biological and
physical processes.
7. ___________________ is any process t hat combines nitrogen gas with other elements in a
compound.
8. The resulting high surface temperature due to the accumulation of carbon dioxide is
referred to as the ___________________.
9. ___________________ is the removal of trees from a forested area without replanting.
10.Carbon can also be stored underneath the Earth as ___________________.
III.
Illustrate the following nutrient cycles : (10 pts. each)
A. The Carbon dioxide-Oxygen Cycle
B. The Nitrogen Cycle

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