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AP Biology - Ecology: Tutoring Solution Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following does NOT contribute to increase in carbon dioxide level in the atmosphere?

Question 2 2. 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 3 3. What is the major difference between competitive exclusion and local extinction?

Question 4 4. 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 5 5. How many trophic levels does an omnivore feed on within an ecosystem?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following scenarios is MOST likely to occur if atmospheric carbon dioxide levels continue to rise?

Question 7 7. According to the r/K selection theory, an r-selected species has which of the following characteristics?

Question 8 8. Why is deforestation harmful to biodiversity?

Question 9 9. Which of the following events is likely to precede primary succession?

Question 10 10.

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

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Question 11 11. Within the biogeochemical cycle, where do consumers get most of their elements from, not including oxygen and hydrogen?

Question 12 12. What is the single greatest threat to biodiversity?

Question 13 13. What usually happens in a natural population as it approaches its carrying capacity?

Question 14 14. 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 15 15. What is a population?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following is NOT a source of nitrogen that is available to plants?

Question 17 17. Which statement accurately portrays Monarch and Viceroy butterflies?

Question 18 18. What is the effect of predation on prey?

Question 19 19. Which of the following is a function of the National Park Service in the United States?

Question 20 20. How is it possible to conclude that eutrophication of bodies of water has occured?

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Question 21 21. What is overharvesting?

Question 22 22. Which biome has the greatest species richness?

Question 23 23. Which of the following is not a feature of a metapopulation?

Question 24 24. Which of the following is not an abiotic factor?

Question 25 25. The chaparral biome is characterized by what?

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Question 26 26. What can an herbivore be categorized as?

Question 27 27. What is a habitat?

Question 28 28. The lowest, most basic level at which ecology is studied is:

Question 29 29. What is a wildlife corridor?

Question 30 30. What is a climax community?

AP Biology - Ecology: Tutoring Solution Chapter Exam Instructions

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