Quiz: Check Your Knowledge About Organisms and the Environment?

Questions : 15 | Total Attempts: 700 | Recent Updated: 03-May-2020
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The close interaction between the organism and the environment is essential to satisfy the basic necessity of life. The branch of biology that deals with the interaction of an organism with the environment are called ecology. Its origin is from the Greek word Oikos which means home and logos means to study. There is a two-division of ecology as per Schroter and Kirchners. The first one is autecology and another one is synecology. So take Organisms and the Environment quiz and know more about organisms and the environment.

Questions Excerpt

1. Who coined the term ecology?

A. Ernst Haeckel

B. Odum

C. R.D Mishra

D. Blackman

2. Which one of the following is the basic unit of ecology?

A. Cell

B. Gene

C. Organism

D. Community

3. In which of the atmospheric layer life exist?

A. Stratosphere

B. Ionosphere

C. Mesosphere

D. Troposphere

4. The peak concentration of ozone is about........ Km above the surface of Earth.

A. 10

B. 25

C. 40

D. 50

5. Which one of the following soils is rich in nutrients, having good water holding capacity and adequately treated?

A. Loamy

B. Silt

C. Clay

D. Sandy

6. If the range of tolerance is wide.....

A. Distribution of organism is restricted

B. Distribution of organism is wide

C. It depends upon organism to restrict to one region or covers a wider area

D. It has no impact on the distribution of organisms

7. What is the ultimate aim of ecological adaptation?

A. Adjust to surrounding

B. Get space for interbreeding

C. Seek food and space for the survival of the organism

D. None of the above

8. Which term is used for the variation among individuals produced by the influence of the condition of the habitat?

A. Phenocopy

B. Ecoplasticity

C. Ecotype

D. Phenotype plasticity

9. Which are the main climatic zones?

A. Spring and autumn

B. Temperate and tropical

C. Tropical, subtropical, temperate, arctic and antarctic

D. None of the above

10. Who is known as the father of ecology in India?

A. Odum

B. R.D. Mishra

C. E.Haeckel

D. Starsburger

11. Which of the UV rays is lethal?

A. U.V.A


C. U.V.B

D. All of these

12. Which organisms having a wide range of degrees of tolerance?

A. Stenotopic

B. Ecotypes

C. Ecophenes

D. Eurytopic

13. The role of an organism is an ecological system is known as.......

A. Niche

B. Interaction

C. Microhabitation

D. Habitat

14. Which soil has the maximum water holding capacity?

A. Sand

B. Slit

C. Clay

D. Coarse sand

15. The law of tolerance was put forward by......

A. V. Shelford

B. Ram Deo Mishra

C. Liebig

D. Haeckel


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