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True or false. Apples and cherries are natural products that are NOT grown in Michigan and are not important to the states economy.

False

1

True or false. The water cycle is necessary to support life on Earth.

True

2

Which of the following is NOT needed for an animal to survive:
A. Water
B. Sunlight
C. Food
D. Air

B. Sunlight

3

True or False. Lumber is a natural product that is grown in Michigan and is important to the states economy.

True

4

True or false. Water is necessary for a plant to survive.

True

5

What is the term for a single living thing?

Organism or individual.

6

True or false. Electricity is necessary to support life on Earth.

False

7

Which of the following is not needed for an animal to survive.
A. Air
B. Food
C. Space
D. Nutrients

D. Nutrients

8

True or false. Fish are natural products that are not grown in Michigan and are NOT important to the states economy.

False

9

True or false. Nutrients are necessary for a plant to survive.

True

10

What is the term for all the non-living parts of the environment?

Abiotic

11

True or false. Michigan has more coastline along the Great Lakes than any other state in the United States.

True

12

Organisms that get their food from other living things are called what?

Hint: they do not make their own food

Consumers

13

True or false. Photosynthesis is necessary to support life on earth.

True

14

Which of the following is not needed for an animal to survive.
A. Nutrients
B. Water
C. Space
D. Sunlight

D. Sunlight

15

True or false. Sunlight is necessary for a plant to survive.

True

16

Over the past 500 years, which group has changed Michigan's environment the most? A. Euro-American settlers
B. Native Americans
C. Insects
D. White tailed deer

A. Euro-American settlers

17

What do we call a community of organisms interaction with one another and the non-living environment?

Ecosystem

18

During photosynthesis, what gas is needed by the plant?

Carbon dioxide

19

True or false. Bananas are natural products that are grow in Michigan and are important to the states economy.

False

20

True or false. Food is necessary for a plant to survive.

False

21

What is the layer of earth where all life exists?

Biosphere

22

If all the people were to leave the state or disappear, how would the land likely change over time? A. Nothing would change.
B. Eventually forests would grow, covering the state. C. Everything would die without people. D. Wetlands would cover most of the state.

B. Forests would grow over the whole state.

23

True or false. Michigan has more cities than any other state in the United States.

False

24

A place where animals live is called a what?

Habitat

25

Which of the following would a decomposer NOT use for food.
A. Water
B. Dead plants
C. Dead animals

A. Water

26

Organisms that make their own food are called what?

Producers

27

What gas do animals and humans exhale (breath out) that plants need?

Carbon Dioxide

28

What are organisms that break down dead things into soil or compost?

Decomposer

29

True or false. Decomposition is necessary to support life on Earth.

True

30

Before the arrival of Euro-American settlers in the early 1800's, the land that is now Michigan was mostly covered with what?

Forests

31

True or false. Michigan has more farmland than any other state in the United States.

False

32

Which of the following is a correct food chain?
A. Green plants>fox>rabbit (plants are eaten by fox which rabbit eats)
B. Green plants>rabbit>fox
C. Fox>green plants>rabbit
D. Rabbit>green plants>fox

B. Green plants>rabbit>fox

33

What substance is absorbed through the roots and is necessary for the plants to do photosynthesis?

Water

34

If the population of prey decreased, what would you expect to happen to the population of the predator?

It would decrease also.

35

PICK TWO of the most widespread types of ecosystems in Michigan from the list below.

agricultural land, forests, oceans, urban areas, wetlands

Agricultural land, forests

36

From where does almost all of the energy in an ecosystem come?

The sun

37

During photosynthesis what gas do plants release into the air?

Oxygen

38

Which of the following is considered food for a decomposer?
A. Animal waste
B. Plastic
C. Coal

A. Animal waste

39

Which of the following is NOT a decomposer?
A. Mushroom
B. Vulture
C. Earthworm
D. Bacteria

B. Vulture

40

Which of the following is a producer?
A. Deer
B. Mushroom
C. Tree
D. Earthworm

C. Tree

41

Which of the following is NOT a consumer?
A. Deer
B. Mushroom
C. Tree
D. Earthworm

C. Tree

42

What is the process in which water is given off by plants called?

Transpiration

43

Water that goes from a liquid to a gas happens because of what process?

Evaporation

44

What is the word for rain, sleet, snow, dew, and hail?

Precipitation

45

Water changes from a gas (water vapor) to liquid droplets to form clouds because of what process?

Condensation