BIO100 BIOLOGY CONCEPTS LESSON 15 QUIZ 12

| September 28, 2018

1
of 20
Levels
of CO2 will increase in the global atmosphere if
global
levels of photosynthesis increase.
we
continue to rely on fossil fuels.
levels
of cellular respiration on Earth are decreased.
we
increase the number of plants on Earth.
2
of 20
Type
I survivorship curves are typical of a species that exhibit
an
intermediate number of offspring and an intermediate level of parental care.
few
offspring and poor parental care.
few
offspring and good parental care.
many
offspring and good parental care.
3
of 20
If
a population’s growth rate decreases as the population size approaches carrying
capacity, the population’s growth follows a(n) ______ model.
exponential
mathematical
geometric
logistic
4
of 20
What
level of ecology is concerned with groups of individuals of different species?
Community
Tissue
Population
Ecosystem
5
of 20
Water-storing
plants and deeply-rooted shrubs are plants that characterize
tropical
forests.
chapparal.
deserts
savanna.
6
of 20
Opportunistic
species typically
are
very long-lived.
have
a large number of offspring.
are
large-bodied.
reach
sexual maturity slowly.
7
of 20
What
will be the approximate shape of the age-structure diagram of a rapidly
increasing population?
A
rectangle
A
pyramid
A
circle
An
inverted pyramid
8
of 20
Which
of the following lists only abiotic environmental factors?
Food,
temperature, fire, wind
Soil
minerals, oxygen level, light, predators
Food,
parasites, predators, competitors
Wind,
temperature, soil minerals, light
9
of 20
Which
of the following would be most likely to have density-dependent effects on
population growth?
Fire
Storms
Food
supply
Drought
10
of 20
What
name is given to the open ocean?
Pelagic
realm
Thermocline
Intertidal
zone
Aphotic
zone
11
of 20
Competition
among individuals of the same species is _______ competition.
extraspecific
intraspecific
interspecific
exospecific
12
of 20
Which
of these biomes is maintained by fire?
Temperate
deciduous forest
Tundra
Chaparral
Desert
13
of 20
The
intentional release of a natural enemy to attack a pest population is called
biological
control.
coevolution.
sustainable
resource management.
integrated
pest management.
14
of 20
What
are estuaries?
Regions
where two rivers join
A
freshwater biome
Regions
where ocean water meets land
Regions
where fresh water and salt water mix
15
of 20
To
determine the density of a rabbit population, you would need to know the number
of rabbits and
the
factors that limit population growth.
their
birth rate.
the
area in which they live.
their
pattern of dispersion.
16
of 20
The
temperate zones
generally
have a climate warmer than the tropics.
are
relatively wet.
are
the zones closest to the equator.
have
the coolest climates on Earth.
17
of 20
Water
moves from land to the atmosphere through
transpiration
only.
precipitation
only.
evaporation
and precipitation.
transpiration
and evaporation.
18
of 20
The
ecological footprint of the United States
shows
that Americans consume a disproportionate amount of food and fuel.
is
about the same as the global average.
shows
that its population size is increasing slowly.
is
lower than the global average.
19
of 20
Which
of the following is a behavioral response to environmental variability?
Evolutionary
adaptation
Growing
a heavier coat of fur
Migrating
to a different location
Growing
a larger size
20
of 20
In
the absence of limiting factors, what shape does a population’s growth curve
most closely resemble?
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