Thursday, 20 October 2016

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






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