Chapter 52 Reading Quiz
True/False Ecology is the study of both living and nonliving factors.
2. List three abiotic factors.
3. Fill in the blanks for the levels of ecological organization: →
True/False Warm air rises, and cool air sinks.
List one type (there are three we talked about!) of disturbance in ecological
True/False When an ecologist studies a organism, they could be studying a bacteria.
7. Which type of biome (freshwater or marine) is strong influenced by temperature and light? (Circle one) 8. Which zone (aphotic or photic) contains enough light for plant photosynthesis? (Circle one)
MATCHING ON THE BACK
11-30 (1/2 pt. each):
_ where freshwater meets the ocean
_ found in shallow warm waters, high species diversity
_ need disturbance to keep trees out, very productive for agriculture
_ good diversity of species, relatively high rain, cold winters
d. coniferous forest
_ bottom ocean area, fairly rich in life, fed by nutrients drifting down
e. temperature forest
_ warm temperatures, constant day length, high water
f. grassland, temp. grassland
three growing seasons, rich in herbivores, not found in No. America
g. tropical forest
found in descending air masses, low productivity, may be cold/hot
_ broad-leaved deciduous trees
_ long, cold winters; short wet summers, long summer day length
j. coral reef
_ evergreen shrubs, fire-adapted vegetation
_ scattered thorny trees, grasses and forbs
l. taiga/boreal forest
_ widely scattered shrubs, cacti, succulents
grasses adapted to fire and drought
_ low, shrubby or mat-like vegetation
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