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Question 11.What is the primary source of carbon that can be used by plants?
Question 22.Which of the following is not an abiotic factor?
Question 33.In a typical ecosystem, what percentage of the energy consumed by primary consumers will eventually be consumed by tertiary consumers?
Question 44.Which statement accurately portrays Monarch and Viceroy butterflies?
Question 55.According to the r/K selection theory, an r-selected species has which of the following characteristics?
Question 66.When a bee gathers nectar from a certain type of flower to make honey and in the process pollinates the flower, what kind of relationship exists between the bee and the flower?
Question 77.What kinds of conditions are typical of areas with temperate deciduous forests?
Question 88.What is a modern human intervention in the phosphorus cycle?
Question 99.Which of the following is FALSE about atmospheric carbon dioxide levels?
Question 1010.The lowest, most basic level at which ecology is studied is:
Question 1111.What is interspecific competition?
Question 1212.Which of the following is NOT a source of nitrogen that is available to plants?
Question 1313.What do biologists think the most common reason for migration is?
Question 1414.Which specific field of science gave rise to the theoretical idea of island biogeography and its counterpart island biodiversity?
Question 1515.Which of the following is a function of the National Park Service in the United States?
Question 1616.After a glacier recedes, the moss and lichens that grow on the newly exposed rock surfaces are called what?
Question 1717.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 1818.Which part of the Sierra Nevada mountain range receives the highest amount of rainfall?
Question 1919.Which of the following is the best explanation for why we study the carbon cycle on a global scale and not as much in specific local ecosystems?
Question 2020.What is a habitat?
Question 2121.How many trophic levels does an omnivore feed on within an ecosystem?
Question 2222.What is a characteristic of animals that use chemicals for defense?
Question 2323.Which type of factors has the biggest impact on an organism's life history?
Question 2424.If a mosquito feeds on a bird that is infected with the West Nile Virus and then feeds on a human being who then contracts the virus, what role is the mosquito playing in the infection of the person?
Question 2525.If a plant species is endemic to Mt. Kilimanjaro, what does that mean?
Question 2626.Which of the following is not a component of the phosphorus cycle?
Question 2727.Which of the following scenarios is MOST likely to occur if atmospheric carbon dioxide levels continue to rise?
Question 2828.Which of the following is true about all environments?
Question 2929.What is an ecomorph?
Question 3030.Identify the conversion which represents nitrification.
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