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Chapter 10 Quiz



True/False
Indicate whether the sentence or statement is true or false.
 

 1. 

Turning off the lights when you are not home is an example of conservation.
 

 2. 

The personal choices we make do not really affect habitats.
 

 3. 

People can help conserve habitats by picking up litter on the beach.
 

 4. 

Aboriginal cultures have observed and cared for the land they live on and its plants and animals for many generations.
 

Complete the Sentences
Use the following words to complete each sentence.
endangered      extinct            threatened      conservation
 

 5. 

A population of plants or animals can be ____________________________  when negative changes happen to a habitat.
 

 

 6. 

Populations are ___________________________ when they are in danger of disappearing.
 

 

 7. 

When a plant or animal disappears from Earth, we say it has become ________________________.
 

 

 8. 

When people make plans to stop any further damage to habitats, it is called ______________________________.
 

 

Matching
Match the organim with its reason for becoming endangered.
 
 
a.
abalone
b.
Viceroy butterfly
c.
white-tailed jack rabbit
d.
badgers
 

 9. 

Having trouble finding shelter when cities, farms, or roads are built.
 

 10. 

Too many of them were taken out of their habitat.
 

 11. 

Chemicals used in orchards kill them.
 

 12. 

Have to compete for food with new animals that people have brought into the habitat.
 

Short Answer
 

 13. 

Imagine that a deer population which lives near your home becomes threatened. Write a possible reason why the population is threatened.
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 14. 

Explain what may happen to a population of organisms that are threatened. Use the words: endangered, conservation, and extinct.
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 15. 

Explain how using reusable lunch containers can conserve habitats.
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