Invasive Species
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  • Question 1
    60 seconds
    Q. Biodiversity refers to
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    extinct species
    the variety of species on Earth
    nonrenewable resources
    the rate of species decline
  • Question 2
    120 seconds
    Q. When taken to a new habitat, non-native plants often threaten native plants of the new habitat.  Why do they do this?
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    Non-native plants are able to mutate rapidly
    Non-native  plants cause native animals to relocate
    Non-native plants are able to be used for medicine
    Non-native plants compete with native plants for resources
  • Question 3
    60 seconds
    Q. What effect will an invasive species have on the carrying capacity of an ecosystem?
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    The carrying capacity will increase
    The carrying capacity for everyone will decrease
    The carrying capacity will only decrease for those in competition for same resource
    The carrying capacity for all animals will stay the same
  • Question 4
    60 seconds
    Q. Kudzu has overgrown many parts of southern Missouri and native ground plants have disappeared from the area. This is an example of:
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    Parasitism between kudzu and the native plants
    A predator prey relationship between ground plants and kudzu
    Competition occurring between the native and invasive species
    Commesalism occurring between the kudzo and native plants
  • Question 5
    60 seconds
    Q. The field mouse population in Australia has grown so fast that they eat an average of  $4 billion of wheat every year. Their fast growth is caused by:
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    A. The mice like to reproduce
    B. A lack of a native species to eat the field mouse
    C. Abundant food supply
    Both B and C
  • Question 6
    30 seconds
    Q. How did the zebra mussels end up in the Great Lakes?
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    In ballast tanks of ships
    They were intentionally released
    They have always been in the Great Lakes
    That's not a zebra mussel
  • Question 7
    45 seconds
    Q. These were released in Australia to eat cane beetles, but now they are an invasive species and number in the millions.
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    Cane toad
  • Question 8
    30 seconds
    Q. 1. What makes a species invasive?
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    Moving to a new ecosystem and taking resources from natives 
    Not having papers
    Species that can't adapt
    Plants that take up too much space
  • Question 9
    30 seconds
    Q. What kind of organisms can become invasive? 
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    Lions, Tigers, Bears
    Plants, Animals, or Pathogens 
  • Question 10
    30 seconds
    Q. If a blue catfish is introduced and eats the large fish who eat the smaller fish, what will happen to the population of the smaller fish?
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    Stay the same
    No affect on smaller fish
  • Question 11
    30 seconds
    Q. Which of the following is a key characteristic of most invasive species?
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    Ability to breathe in the air & in the water
    Large, sharp teeth
    Produce many offspring
    Is a top predator
  • Question 12
    60 seconds
    Q. What is a native specie?
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    A specie that is local and has lived in the same place
    A specie who has come from another state or country
    A specie that has no "home" and travels for its whole life
    None of the above
  • Question 13
    30 seconds
    Q. The lack of natural predators makes populations of invasive species unmanageable?
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  • Question 14
    120 seconds
    Q. A population of an organism will only grow exponentially if:
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    The resources are unlimited
    They want to
    The resources are limited
    They do not like to compete
  • Question 15
    30 seconds
    Q. Species that are indigenous to an area with no human intervention
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    invasive species
    native species
    all species that live in an ecosystem
  • Question 16
    60 seconds
    Q. Invasive species have a negative impact on...
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    the ecosystem
    the economy
    Both the ecosystem and the economy
    None of these
  • Question 17
    120 seconds
    Q. What do invasive species do to the habitat they move into? (paragraph 2)
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    crowd out local plants and animals
    eat all the mice and deer
    create a food chain
  • Question 18
    120 seconds
    Q. What's one EFFECT of pythons invading the Everglades?
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    the number of small mammals, like mice, are decreasing
    the number of white-tailed deer is increasing
    pythons can grow to be 18 feet long
  • Question 19
    120 seconds
    Q. What's one problem with the pythons gobbling up all the small animals in the Everglades park? (paragraph 4)
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    other animals can't find any food
    the deer weighed a total of 160 pounds
    Scientists don't know exactly how many pythons are out there
  • Question 20
    30 seconds
    Q. Fire ants were introduced into the US by 
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    Groundskeepers to the Governor's mansion in Alabama
    Stowing away on a cargo ship sailing from India 
    Stuck in a pant leg of a tourist coming in from South America
    A ship that used soil from South America as ballast
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