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Biochemical Cycles Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following is not a way in which carbon can exit living plant material in the carbon cycle?

Question 2 2. When burned, which fossil fuel will release the greatest amount of pollution into the air?

Question 3 3. Steam is an example of which part of the water cycle?

Question 4 4. Which of the following is NOT a source of nitrogen that is available to plants?

Question 5 5. Transpiration is the process that occurs when _____.

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Question 6 6. Identify the statement that is NOT true about acid rain.

Question 7 7. How is it possible to conclude that eutrophication of bodies of water has occured?

Question 8 8. How much 'new' water is made through the processes of the water cycle?

Question 9 9. What is the largest pool of carbon on the planet?

Question 10 10. Identify the conversion which represents nitrification.

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Question 11 11. Which of the following processes takes carbon out of the short-term carbon cycle?

Question 12 12. Within the biogeochemical cycle, where do consumers get most of their elements from, not including oxygen and hydrogen?

Question 13 13. Cloud formation is an example of condensation because _____.

Question 14 14. What are the three main parts of the water cycle?

Question 15 15. Which of the following is not a component of the phosphorus cycle?

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Question 16 16. Put the following elements in order of abundance by weight in living organisms, starting with the most abundant, and ending with the least abundant: iron, copper, phosphorus, oxygen, and hydrogen.

Question 17 17. 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 18 18. What is the primary source of carbon that can be used by plants?

Biochemical Cycles Chapter Exam Instructions

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