This is a quiz on primary succession, secondary succession and conservatoin. 

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1. After lichens comes mosses. What are the different stages called?

  • Seral stages
  • Swift stages
  • Successive stages
  • Succession stages
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2. What is the definition of succession?

  • The evolution of plants into trees
  • Change overtime brought about by the organisms themselves
  • Trees becoming the climax community
  • The changing environment over time in a specific habitat

3. Name the first pioneer species?

  • Bacteria
  • Lichen
  • Moss
  • Fungus

4. Which of these is not a common feature of the pioneer plant?

  • Fast germination
  • High tolerance
  • Takes carbon dioxide from the atmosphere
  • Fast seed dispersal

5. What happens to biodiversity after the climax community is reached?

  • Levels off
  • Stays the same
  • Decreases
  • Increases


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