Ecological Engineering MCQs

Ecological Engineering MCQs

Answer these Ecological Engineering MCQs and see how sharp is your knowledge of Ecological Engineering.
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1: Camouflage contributes to the cuttlefishs survival by enabling it to _______.

A.   Hide from pediators

B.   Disruptive camouflage

C.   Resource partitioning

D.   Concentrated food

2: Which of the following best defines ecological engineering?

A.   The study of economic systems within ecosystems

B.   The design and management of ecosystems for human benefit

C.   The study of ecological interactions in engineering projects

D.   The development of engineering techniques for wildlife conservation

3: Ecological engineering aims to:

A.   Minimize the impact of engineering projects on ecosystems

B.   Maximize human benefits without considering ecological consequences

C.   Remove all natural elements from engineering projects

D.   Increase the use of fossil fuels in engineering practices

4: Which of the following is an example of ecological engineering?

A.   Constructing a dam to control water flow

B.   Designing a skyscraper for energy efficiency

C.   Building a highway through a wildlife habitat

D.   Restoring a wetland to improve water quality

5: What is the primary goal of ecological engineering in water management?

A.   Reducing water consumption

B.   Preventing water pollution

C.   Increasing water scarcity

D.   Enhancing water availability and quality

6: Which ecosystem service is improved through ecological engineering?

A.   Soil erosion

B.   Air pollution

C.   Biodiversity conservation

D.   Noise pollution

7: What is the purpose of using native plant species in ecological engineering projects?

A.   They are easier to find and purchase

B.   They require less maintenance

C.   They are less expensive than non-native species

D.   They provide better habitat and ecosystem integration

8: Which of the following is an advantage of using green roofs in ecological engineering?

A.   Increased urban heat island effect

B.   Reduced stormwater runoff

C.   Increased energy consumption

D.   Decreased biodiversity in urban areas

9: Ecological engineering can help mitigate the impacts of climate change by:

A.   Promoting deforestation for agricultural expansion

B.   Increasing greenhouse gas emissions

C.   Restoring degraded ecosystems

D.   Encouraging urbanization in natural areas

10: What is the role of ecological engineering in shoreline protection?

A.   Building seawalls to prevent erosion

B.   Clearing coastal vegetation for development

C.   Introducing invasive species for stabilization

D.   Restoring dunes and mangroves for erosion control

11: Which factor is essential to consider when designing ecological engineering projects?

A.   Maximizing resource exploitation

B.   Neglecting local communities

C.   Balancing social, economic, and ecological factors

D.   Prioritizing short-term gains over long-term sustainability