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Question 22.Which of the following is a function of the National Park Service in the United States?
Question 33.Which of the following would be the MOST LIKELY cause of habitat fragmentation?
Question 44.Which of the following may ALL occur as the result of an introduced species that has adapted to its new environment?
Question 55.Competition for resources, and the partitioning of those resources between members of a population of one particular species in an area will most likely result in a _____ dispersion pattern of that population.
Question 66.According to metapopulation theory, what will happen when a population of a particular species goes locally extinct in a particular patch of habitat?
Question 77.Which of the following processes provides balance within the native habitat of a species, but is no longer present once the species is introduced into a new habitat?
Question 88.What is ecological balance?
Question 99.What do biologists think the most common reason for migration is?
Question 1010.Which of the following is a true statement about introduced species?
Question 1111.If an introduced species survives in its new environment and starts breeding, what are the likely consequences?
Question 1212.Scientists are studying a certain type of ivy that was introduced into the area and has caused the extinction of other local plant species. This is an example of _____.
Question 1313.What is an invasive species?
Question 1414.Which of the following is a major goal of conservation biologists?
Question 1515.What is a wildlife corridor?
Question 1616.Given a particular geographical area in which a conservation group is working, which type of species research would that group MOST likely direct limited funds to first?
Question 1717.According to metapopulation theory metapopulations, or groups of local populations existing in different patches, are all connected by _____. This means that even if the local population in one patch dies off, it can be replenished from another patch.
Question 1818.What usually happens in a natural population as it approaches its carrying capacity?
Question 1919.What is a population's range?
Question 2020.Intraspecific competition usually gives rise to which of the following dispersion patterns?
Question 2121.Which of the following is not a feature of a metapopulation?
Question 2222.The carrying capacity of an area is the maximum stable population in that area that can be sustained over time. As the natural population approaches the carrying capacity, _____ and eventually _____ when the carrying capacity is reached.
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