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Module 5: Interaction
Directions: Read and analyze each item very carefully.
Encircle only the letter of the correct answer.

Some small plants grow in the rock. What do these small

plants need that is provided by the rock?
a. Rocks contain some nutrients and minerals that the small
plants need.
b. Rocks provide convenience to some small plants
providing them enough protection against the ultraviolet rays of the sun.
c. Rocks protect the small plants from herbivorous.
d. None of the above.
2. Living things meet their basic needs through their interaction with their physical environment.
a. True
b. False
c. Partly True
d. Partly False
3. A plant needs water, radiant energy, minerals, oxygen and carbon dioxide to live. This shows that an organism depends on
which of the following?
a. abiotic components
c. biotic components
b. climate
d. minerals
4. Which of the following represents an abiotic component of the environment?
a. sprouting mongo seeds.
b. flowing lava
c. grass on mountain slopes
d. dugong nursing its young
5. Some of the small plants grow on concrete walls. Why do you find them in these places?
a. These places serve as guard of small plants from herbivores like carabao.
These places hold enough moisture and may contain some nutrients that support the growth of the small plants.
c. These places serve as their hub.
d. None of the above.
6. All of the populations interact in a given environment to form a ____________.
a. family b. population
c. community
d. clan
7. Each group of organisms of the same kind living in the same place at the same time is called a ______________.
a. family
b. population
c. community
d. clan
The living and nonliving things that interact in an environment is called a(n) _____
A) producer
B) ecosystem
C) food chain
D) consumer
E) food web
9. 2. An organism that makes its own food is a(n) _____
A) decomposer
B) consumer
C) food chain
D) food web
E) producer
10. A(n) _____ shows how energy passes from one organism to another in an ecosystem.
A) herbivore
B) omnivore
C) food web
D) food chain
E) carnivore
11. An organism that eats other organisms is called a(n) _____
A) consumer
B) food chain
C) ecosystem
D) food web
E) producer
12. An animal that eats other animals is known as a(n) _____
A) omnivore
B) food web
C) herbivore
D) carnivore
E) food chain
13. An organism that breaks down dead plant and animal material is called a(n) _____
A) omnivore
B) ecosystem
C) herbivore
D) decomposer
E) carnivore
14. A(n) _____ shows how food chains are linked together.
A) consumer
B) food chain
C) food web
D) producer
E) decomposer

15. An animal that eats plants is called a(n) _____

A) carnivore
B) omnivore
C) herbivore
D) food web
E) food chain
16. An animal that eats both plants and animals is called a(n) _____
A) food web
B) herbivore
C) omnivore
D) carnivore
E) food chain
17. Producers use energy from the sun.
A) true
B) false
18. 11. Food chains begin with _____ that make their own food.
A) producers
B) animals
C) consumers
D) energy
E) decomposers
19. Nutrients from dead organisms are recycled by _____.
A) consumers
B) producers
C) decomposers
20. Consider the following food chain:
Plants Insects Rodents Snakes
Which level in this food chain contains the most energy?
A. rodents
B. insects
C. snakes
D. plants
21. A barnacle grows on a whale, doing it no harm. This is an example of __________.
A. vitalism
B. mutualism
C. parasitism
D. commensalism
22. Which of the following is an example of an ecosystem?
A. group of red-winged blackbirds
C. tadpoles growing into frogs
D. snake eating a from
23. Which of the following statements about symbiotic relationships is true?
A. in a parasitic relationship, both organisms are harmed
B. symbiotic organisms have usually undergone little or no coevolution
C. a relationship that appears to be commensalistic may in fact be mutualistic or parasitic
D. the most efficient type of parasite is one that kills its host
E. none of the above is true
For item no. 24-31, construct a Food Web using the following animals. This ecosystem represents a farm area. The corn is the
main source of food for many of the herbivores in the area. You do not have to draw pictures; you can just use the animal names
and draw arrows between them.
Write your Food Web at the back of this sheet.