VOCABULARY
VOCABULARY
ENERGY PYRAMID
ADAPTATIONS
LIFE SCIENCE FACTS
100
Whose role is it to produce their own food?
a. producer b. consumer c. decomposer
100
Which is NOT a consumer?
a. carnivore b. herbivore c. producer
100
Which of the following animals is a herbivore?
a. grizzly bear b. cow c. lion
100
What is an adaptation that helps an animal hide from predators?
a. migration b. extinction c. camouflage
100
Herbivores and omnivores both eat what other living thing?
a. producers b. consumers c. decomposers
200
What is the meaning of extinct?
a. Some members of a certain kind of organism have died. b. All members of a certain kind of organism live in the same area. c. All members of a certain kind of organism have died.
200
An animal that eats other living things is called a _______________.
a. producer b. consumer c. decomposer
200
Which sequence correctly shows how energy flows among these four organisms?
a. grass > rabbit > fox > hawk b. grass > fox > rabbit > hawk c. fox > hawk > grass > rabbit
200
_________________ is behavior that an animal is born with.
a. instinct b. camouflage c. extinction
200
Which type consumer is always at the top of a food chain?
a. herbivore b. omnivore c. carnivore
300
Which living things provide food for herbivores?
a. producers b. consumers c. decomposers
300
What is the name for consumers that are eaten?
a. carnivores b. prey c. predators
300
______________ are helpful in the food chain because they break down the remains of other organisms and add nutrients to the soil.
a. producers b. consumers c. decomposers
300
Which of the following is an adaptation that allows animals to survive during cold weather?
a. predation b. wings c. hibernation
300
How are a horse and a squirrel ALIKE?
a. Both are predators b. Both are consumers c. Both are decomposers
400
Individuals of the SAME kind living in the same ecosystem are called
a. a community b. a population c. an environment
400
An earthworm is an example of a
a. producer b. consumer c. decomposer
400
As you move up the levels of an energy pyramid, the number of living things decreases? Why?
a. The amount of sunlight decreases. b. There is not enough water in the environment for a large number of living things. c. The amount of energy available to living things decreases.
400
When a skunk is frightened by a predator. It sprays a foul smelling liquid. This is an example of
a. an adaptation b. migration c. extinction
400
What is the job of the mushrooms in an ecosystem?
a. to reduce the predators in the area b. to break down dead plants and animals c. to make their own food
500
Which word describes a group of cows standing together?
a. population b. individual c. community
500
Which of the following do herbivores eat?
a. producers b. consumers c. decomposers
500
What is the role of fungi in an ecosystem?
a. to reduce predators in the area b. to capture the sun's energy c. to break down dead plants and animals
500
There are very few eastern cougars left in the world. Eastern cougars are ....
a. endangered b. extinct c. herbivores
500
Which term includes herbivores, carnivores, and omnivores?
a. producers b. consumers c. decomposers
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