Bio Words, Quiz #6

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  1. Among ants and certain other social insects, an association in which a small species feeds on the refuse of a neighbouring nest inhabited by a larger species, or robs returning workers of the host species of the food they are carrying.
    (a) hydrobios (b) heterosymbiont (c) helobious (d) halobios (e) cleptobiosis

  2. The total life of the land; that part of the Earth’s surface occupied by terrestrial organisms; terrestrial life.
    (a) microbiota (b) geobios (c) exobiology (d) eremobiology (e) epibiosis

  3. The condition of an organism that lives within another.
    (a) cryptobios (b) cryobiology (c) endobiosis (d) chronobiology (e) emantiobiosis

  4. The study of the effects of low temperatures on living organisms.
    (a) cryobiology (b) ecobiosis (c) cryptobiotic (d) epibiont (e) coprobiontic

  5. A condition in which organisms live on the surface of another organism.
    (a) eremobiology (b) epibiosis (c) exobiology (d) geobiology (e) halobios

  6. The process of decay or death in tissues of the body.
    (a) paleobiology (b) photobiology (c) phytobiology (d) necrobiosis (e) neobiogenesis

  7. The biological association of two or more species to their mutual benefit.
    (a) thermobiology (b) zoobiosis (c) symbiosis (d) thanatobiology (e) saprobiont

  8. Living or flourishing only (exclusively) in light.
    (a) phyllobiology (b) otobiosis (c) neobiogenesis (d) microbiota (e) photobiotic

  9. The total life of the sea; that part of the Earth’s surface occupied by marine organisms.
    (a) geobios (b) halobios (c) exobiology (d) phyllobiology (e) epibiosis

  10. A reference to organisms that are typically hidden or concealed in crevices or under stones.
    (a) cryobiotic (b) diplobiont (c) endobiotic (d) cryptobiotic (e) cleptobiosis

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