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Chapter 9 Quiz



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

 1. 

Communities are populations of organisms sharing a habitat.
 

 2. 

Plants are unable to use sunlight to make food.
 

 3. 

Herbivores eat meat.
 

 4. 

Food chains can be linked together to form a food web.
 

 5. 

Omnivores eat only meat.
 

 6. 

A food chain can be affected when something happens to one of the populations that is a part of it.
 

Complete the Sentences
Use the following words to complete the sentences.
food chain            consumer      producer      prey     
      scavengers      community      population      carnivores
 

 7. 

The food that a predator eats is its __________________________________.
 

 

 8. 

A _________________________________ shows who eats whom in a community.
 

 

 9. 

A duck eats other organisms so it is called a _________________________________.
 

 

 10. 

A tree is a ________________________ because it can make its own food using energy from the Sun.
 

 

 11. 

Eagles will eat dying salmon so they are called ______________________________.
 

 

 12. 

Bears sharing a habitat with salmon, eagles, and shrubs is an example of a ________________________________.
 

 

 13. 

All the otters in one area are called a  __________________________________.
 

 

 14. 

Animals that eat only meat are called ________________________________.
 

 

Answer the Questions
Use sentences to answer the questions.
 

 15. 

Explain how a food chain would be affected if a person clears all of the water plants in front of his home on the lake.
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 16. 

Consumers and producers have one major difference. Explain what this is.
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 17. 

Identify the producers and consumers in this food web.
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