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This activity contains 10 questions.

Question 1.
Ecology is the study of environmental interactions at the following levels of increasing complexity: _____.


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Question 2.
The most inclusive level of organization in nature is the _____.


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Question 3.
An organism''s environment consists of _____.


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Question 4.
The presence of a species in a particular place, and its ability to reproduce there, implies that _____.


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Question 5.
In most cases, the two major climatic factors affecting the distribution of organisms are _____.


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Question 6.
The ocean's pelagic zone contains what type(s) of organisms?


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Question 7.
A biome is a(n) _____.


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Question 8.
The most nutrient-poor soils are found in _____ biomes.


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Question 9.
Fire helps to maintain the existence of which biomes?


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Question 10.
The _____ biome contains land that can be used for highly productive agriculture.


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