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ScienceFusion Ecology and the Environment: Online Textbook Help Final Exam

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Question 1 1. An association between two different species where the symbiont benefits and the host is harmed is known as:

Question 2 2. Which of the following is the characteristic that defines a desert?

Question 3 3.

Which of the following statements about estuaries are true?

A. They are the gateway to freshwater breeding grounds of some marine animals

B. They are the breeding grounds for many types of aquatic animals

C. Estuaries are resistant to pollution because the constant inflow of freshwater flushes the pollutants out into the ocean.

D. They are areas where freshwater streams or rivers merge with the sea

Question 4 4. In intraspecific competition, members of the same species might compete for ______.

Question 5 5. Which of the following is a major disadvantage associated with burning fossil fuels?

Question 6 6. Which of the following are associated with preservation?

Question 7 7. How does deforestation disrupt the water cycle?

Question 8 8. When faced with the choice of helping out a relative or a stranger in a life threatening situation, instinctively, one will select to help a relative. This is explained best by:

Question 9 9. Before 300 years ago, most people lived in what type of area?

Question 10 10. Contrast the way natural gas and oil are formed to the way coal is formed.

Question 11 11. Why are producers so important to an ecosystem?

Question 12 12. Which of the following is a population?

Question 13 13. Which of the following clean coal technologies results in carbon monoxide and hydrogen, which is then used to spin a gas turbine to generate electricity?

Question 14 14. How much energy is transferred from a plant to an herbivore that eats it?

Question 15 15. Which is NOT a drawback of wind power?

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