Human Impact on Ecosystems
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  • Question 1
    30 seconds
    Q. Which of the following is NOT related to biodiversity?
    answer choices
    species diversity 
    genetic diversity 
    climate diversity 
    ecosystem diversity 
  • Question 2
    30 seconds
    Q. Toxins accumulate in the tissues of organisms as they pass through a food chain/web.
    answer choices
    eutrophication
    biomagnification
    ecological succession
    symbiosis 
  • Question 3
    30 seconds
    Q. problem caused by increased levels of CFC's in the atmosphere
    answer choices
    global warming
    thermal pollution 
    greenhouse effect
    ozone depletion
  • Question 4
    30 seconds
    Q. Which of the following issues is the cause of the other environmental impacts caused by humans?
    answer choices
    pollution
    human population growth
    climate change
    habitat destruction 
  • Question 5
    30 seconds
    Q. Which of the following results when nitrogen and sulfur-containing compounds mix with water in the atmosphere?
    answer choices
    global warming
    ozone depletion 
    acid rain
    thermal pollution
  • Question 6
    30 seconds
    Q. Which of the following is a finite resource?  
    answer choices
    solar energy 
    wind energy
    trees
    fossil fuels 
  • Question 7
    30 seconds
    Q. Which of the following ecological problems is NOT the result of burning fossil fuels? 
    answer choices
    greenhouse effect
    ozone depletion 
    climate change 
    acid rain
  • Question 8
    30 seconds
    Q. Which trophic level in a food web would accumulate the LEAST amount of a toxin, such as methylmercury or DDT?
    answer choices
    autotrophs
    primary consumers 
    herbivores
    secondary consumers 
  • Question 9
    30 seconds
    Q. Which of the following results when levels of COin the atmosphere increase due to fossil fuel burning?
    answer choices
    ecological succession 
    acid rain 
    ozone depletion
    global warming
  • Question 10
    30 seconds
    Q. Which of the following is NOT a method of energy conservation?
    answer choices
    taking public transportation to work (bus, subway)
    riding your bike to work
    walking to work 
    driving alone in your car to work
  • Question 11
    30 seconds
    Q. Fishermen have harvested certain fish to the point where the population of that fish is decreasing. This level of direct harvesting could cause
    answer choices
    ecosystems to be improved for future generations
    ecosystems to be severely damaged
    the restoration of environmental stability
    all other fish species to increase in number
  • Question 12
    60 seconds
    Q. During a landslide, many tons of rock slide down a hill in a very short time. A landslide would MOST LIKELY force animals living in the area to —
    answer choices
    move to a new area
    uncover all the buried plants
    develop new adaptations
    develop different types of diets
  • Question 13
    20 seconds
    Q. Pollution can cause harm to the ___________.  
    answer choices
    air
    land
    water
    all of the above
  • Question 14
    45 seconds
    Q. Conservation is the act of conserving, or protecting the environment, plants, and animals. What are some things you can do to help conserve our environment? 
    answer choices
    leave water on, leave TV on, run dishwasher with 1 plate
    run the washing machine with 1 shirt
    leave the refrigerator door open
    turn off water, turn off lights, turn off TV
  • Question 15
    30 seconds
    Q. Continued depletion of the ozone layer will most likely result in
    answer choices
    an increase in skin cancer among humans 
    a decrease in atmospheric pollutants 
    an increase in marine ecosystem stability 
    a decrease in climatic changes
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