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Organisms need ___ to live.
a. food & water b. air & space
c. shelter d. all of the above
d. all of the above.
Which activity best shows animals changing their environment?
a. a bird eating berries from a bush
b. beavers building a dam
c. a lion hunting for food
d. all of the above
b. beavers building a dam
An animal with thick fur and a layer of long hair on top is probably adapted to __.
a. hot environments
b. cold environments
c. living underwater
d. living in caves
b. cold environments
Mice are good at hiding. This is __.
a. an adapted behavior
b. an adapted structure
c. not an adaptation
d. all of the above
a. an adapted behavior
The __ of a redwood tree protects it from fire.
a. pine cone b. thick bark
c. habitat c. green needles
b. thick bark
A green plant makes its own food, so it is a __.
a. fruit b. flower
c. producer d. consumer
c. producer
Which of the organisms below begins a food chain?
a. a lion
b. a snake
c. a green plant
d. an owl
c. a green plant
Every living thing is __.
a. a link in a food chain.
b. an organism
c. a producer or a consumer
d. all of the above.
d. all of the above
Which of the following is NOT an organism?
a. a tree
b. a rock
c. an insect
d. a human
b. a rock
When people rent apartments they are __.
a. getting food from their habitat
b. leaving their habitat
c. getting shelter from their habitat
d. none of the above
c. getting shelter from their habitat
Gills are __ to allow fish to live in an underwater environment.
a. a lung
b. a habitat
c. an adaptation
d. a behavior
c. an adaptation
An organism that __ is called a consumer.
a. makes its own food
b. eats food
c. turns the sun's energy into sugar
d. none of the above
b. eats food
The way food passes from one organism to another is __.
a. a food chain
b. a habitat
c. an environment
d. the food pyramid
a. a food chain
All organisms have adaptations.
TRUE or FALSE
TRUE
Mountain goats have adaptations to make them strong swimmers.
TRUE or FALSE
FALSE
A beaver's teeth are a structure that helps it survive in its environment.
TRUE or FALSE
TRUE
Animals cannot adapt to living in cold environments.
TRUE or FALSE
FALSE
Blending into their surroundings does not help animals that hunt for their food.
TRUE or FALSE
FALSE
An organism that eats meat is a producer.
TRUE or FALSE
FALSE
An organism that eats food is a consumer.
TRUE or FALSE
TRUE
A green plant is a producer.
TRUE or FALSE
TRUE
All organisms are part of a food chain.
TRUE or FALSE
TRUE
Water animals are not part of the food chain.
TRUE or FALSE
FALSE
Animals get everything they need from their habitat.
TRUE or FALSE
TRUE
Populations can decrease (become smaller) when there is not enough food or water.
TRUE or FALSE
TRUE
A community includes both plants and animals.
TRUE or FALSE
TRUE
Define organism
An organism is a living thing.
Define habitat.
A habitat is the place where an organism lives.
Define environment.
An environment is all the things that surround an organism.
Define adaptation.
An adaptation is a structure or behavior that helps an organism survive in its environment.
Define producer.
A producer is an organism that makes its own food.
Define consumer.
A consumer is an organism that eats food.
Define food chain.
A food chain is the way food passes from one organism to another.
Define predator.
A predator is an organism that captures and eats other organisms.
Define population.
A population is organisms of the same kind that live in the same place at the same time.
Define community.
A community is all the plants, animals, and other organisms that live and interact in the same place.
An __ is a living thing.
organism
A __ is the place where an organism lives.
habitat
An __ is all the things that surround an organism.
environment
An __ is a structure or behavior that helps an organism survive in its environment.
adaptation
A __ is an organism that makes its own food.
producer
A __ is an organism that eats food.
consumer
A __ is the way food passes from one organism to another.
food chain
A __ is an organism that is captured and eaten by another organism.
prey
A __ is organisms of the same kind that live in the same place at the same time.
population
A __ is all the plants, animals, and other organisms that live and interact in the same place.
community
A __ is an organism that captures and eats other organisms.
predator
Beavers build dams in order to __.
a. destroy their environment
b. catch fish
c. protect the beavers from their enemies
d. none of the above
c. protect the beavers from their enemies
Define prey.
Prey is an organism that is captured and eaten by another organism.