Organisms and Populations Quiz | Ecology Quizzes

This quiz is designed to assess your basic knowledge in 'ecology '.  Choose the best answer from the four options given. When you've finished answering as many of the questions as you can, scroll down to the bottom of the page and check your answers by clicking 'Score'.  Percentage scores will be displayed along with the right answers. 
Organisms and Populations  Quiz

1. In spite of interspecific competition in nature, which mechanism the competing species might have evolved for their survival?
Predation
Mutualism
Resource partitioning
Competitive release

2. Natality refers to
Birth rate
Number of organisms leaving the habitat
Death rate
Number of individuals entering the habitat

3. Mycorrhizae are the example of :
Fungistasis
Amensalism
Antibiosis
Mutualism

4. Which of the following is Correct r-selected species?
Small number of progeny with large size
Large number of progeny with small size
Large number of progeny with large size
Small number of progeny with small size

5.Niche is
The functional role played by the organism where it lives
All the biological factors in the organisms environment
The range of temperature that the organism needs to live
The physical space where an organism live

6. Plants that produce characteristic pneumatophores and show vivipary belong to:
Mesophytes
Psammophytes
Hydrophytes
Halophytes

7.Presence of plants arranged into well defined vertical layers depending on height can be seen best in
Tropical rainforest
Grassland
Tropical savannah
Temperate forest

8.According to Darwin, organic evolution is due to?
Reduced feeding efficiency in one species due to the presence of interfering species.
Intraspecific competition
conserve only endangered species
Interspecific competition

9.A sedentary Sea anemone gets attached to the shell lining of the Hermit Crab. The association is?
symbiosis
amensalism
ectoparasitism
commensalism

10. Besides paddy fields, cyanobacteria are also found inside the vegetative part of?
Cycas
Psilotum
Pinus
Equisetum

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