Environment Quiz - Green Olympiad Practice Questions 8 By: Scholastic World on 22:41 / comment : 0 Environment Quiz - Green Olympiad Practice Questions 8 More practice questions for environmental quiz competitions like Green Olympiad 1.Some species are described as playing a critical role in maintaining the structure of an ecological community, affecting many other organisms in an ecosystem and helping to determine the types and numbers of various other species in the community. These species are called Keystone Species Index Species Endangered Species Critical species 2.Certain herbivores and omnivores have a high preference of a fruit diet. Hence, their habitat selection is based on the abundance and nutritional composition of the available fruits. What are these organisms that feed primarily on fruits called? Frugivores Fuitivores Herbivores Cryptovores 3.Some animals have an inherent ability to navigate towards an original location through unfamiliar areas. This location may be either a home territory, or a breeding spot. What is this called? Navigating Migrating Homing Philopatry 4.The tendency of an organism to stay in or habitually return to a particular area is termed as Philopatry Speciation Olfaction Homing 5.The scientific and objective study of animal behaviour is called Ecology Behavioural Science Ethnology Ethology 6. The capacity of an ecosystem to respond to a perturbation or disturbance such as fires, flooding, windstorms, insect population explosions and human interference by resisting damage and recovering quickly. What is the term to describe this ability? Resistance Acceptance Resilience Regeneration 7.The amount of carbon dioxide released into the atmosphere as a result of the activities of a particular individual, organization, or community is called Carbon dating Carbon cycle Carbon accounting Carbon footprint 8.This term refers to the distance food is transported from the time of its production until it reaches the consumer is one factor used when assessing the environmental impact of food, including the impact on global warming. What is this term? Food pyramid Food cycle Food miles Nutrition pyramid 9.The scientific method of dating based on the analysis of patterns of tree rings, also known as growth rings is called Dendrochronology Acanthochronology Dendroarchaeology Herbchronology 10.Dendrology is the study of tree rings wooded plants tree leaves handicrafts Tag: environment quiz green olympiad quizzes Share !