Vertical distribution of different species occupying different levels in a biotic community is

known as 

1. divergence

2. stratification

3. zonation

4. pyramid

Subtopic:  Introduction |
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The mass of living material at a tropic level at a particular time is called

1. Gross primary productivity

2. Standing state

3. Net primary productivity

4. standing crop

Subtopic:  Ecosystem Productivity |
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Which one of the following processes during decomposition is correctly described?

1.  Fragmentation-Carried out by organisms such as earthworms

2.  Humification-Leads to the accumulation of a dark-coloured substance humus, which

undergoes microbial action at a very fast rate

3.  Catabolism-Last  step in the decomposition under fully anaerobic condition

4.  Leaching-Water soluble inorganic nutrients rise to the top layers of soil.

Subtopic:  Decomposition |
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Which one of the following is not a functional unit of an ecosystem?

1. Energy flow                 

2. Decomposition

3. Productivity                 

4. Stratification

Subtopic:  Introduction |
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Which one of the following statements for pyramid of energy is incorrect, whereas the

remaining three are correct ?

1. It shows energy content of different trophic level organisms

2. It is inverted in shape

3. It is upright in shape

4. Its base is broad

Subtopic:  Ecological Pyramids |
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Of the total incident solar radiation the proportion of PAR is 

1. about 60%

2. less than 50%

3. more than 80%

4. about 70%

Subtopic:  Energy Flow |
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The biomass available for consumption by the herbivores and the decomposers is called

1. net primary productivity

2. secondary productivity

3. standing crop

4. gross primary productivity

Subtopic:  Ecosystem Productivity |
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Which one of the following is one of the characteristics of a biological community ?

1. Stratification 

2. Natality 

3. Mortality 

4. Sex-ratio

Subtopic:  Introduction |
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Which one of the following is not used for construction of ecological pyramids?

1. Dry weight

2. Number of individuals

3. Rate of energy flow

4. Fresh weight

Subtopic:  Ecological Pyramids |
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Energy flow in an ecosystem is 

(1) unidirectional

(2) bidirectional

(3) multi-directional

(4) All the these 

Subtopic:  Energy Flow |
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