AP Environmental Science - Biological Science: Help and Review Chapter Exam

Exam Instructions:

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

Page 1

Question 1 1. Which of the following is the characteristic that defines a desert?

Question 2 2. A forest's biodiversity is generally dependent on latitude. Where would you find the highest biodiversity on the planet?

Question 3 3. Habitat _____ occurs when humans build a road and break an established habitat into smaller chunks.

Question 4 4. The field of conservation biology studies _____.

Question 5 5. What is a frozen lake an example of? Choose the best answer.

Page 2

Question 6 6. The term xerocoles refers to an _____.

Question 7 7. If an animal, such as duck, has no immediate threat to the survival of its species, it is listed as _____.

Question 8 8. Select the order in which animals are fed if a habitat has not been fragmented.

Question 9 9. Which ecosystem is characterized by high biodiversity and numerous organisms that are nocturnal?

Question 10 10. When was the most recent mass extinction event?

Page 3

Question 11 11. Why are primary producers important?

Question 12 12. If you were told to look for an 'evergreen' tree, in which type(s) of forest could you look?

Question 13 13. How much money was spent in 2011 on invasive species prevention and land restoration?

Question 14 14. Which of the following is NOT TRUE about background extinction?

Question 15 15. What factor has led to the increase in invasive species in recent decades?

Page 4

Question 16 16. Which of the following is an example of a species that was able to re-populate under the protection of the Endangered Species Act?

Question 17 17. To be considered an invasive species by the United States federal government, a species must be:

Question 18 18. Taking an endangered species to a zoo when its habitat is completely destroyed is an example of _____.

Question 19 19. If you want to determine the species richness index specifically for the number of fish on a coral reef, which of the following would be the best way to sample?

Question 20 20. All of these are true about protected areas, EXCEPT:

Page 5

Question 21 21. In which forest type(s) would you expect to find numerous species of monkey?

Question 22 22. What happens when people overfish sharks in the ocean?

Question 23 23. The term 'extinction' refers to organisms that:

Question 24 24. Species are typically overfished because:

Question 25 25. What is bycatch?

Page 6

Question 26 26. A series of acts have been passed on 'Rod' Island (fictitious location). Select the act that will NOT reduce organism extinctions in the future.

Question 27 27. A vital part of keeping species alive and thriving even if they are threatened or endangered is _____.

Question 28 28. A count of the number of species in a given habitat is an index of:

Question 29 29.

Finish this conversation:

Peter: I don't understand why people spend time reforesting. We've already benefitted from the trees.

Carol: _____

Question 30 30. In Biology, the correct order for classifying organisms by their taxonomic rank is:

AP Environmental Science - Biological Science: Help and Review Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

AP Environmental Science: Help and Review  /  Science Courses
Support