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Biodiversity, Adaptation & Classification Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following is an adaptation of desert plants?

Question 2 2. Which is NOT one of the four types of terrestrial ecosystems?

Question 3 3. A scientist is studying a desert habitat. He looks at the type of rocks present, amount of sunlight, and species of lizards, snakes and rodents in the area. What type of ecological level is he studying?

Question 4 4. What might be the reaction of a botanist who discovered a new plant in the Saharan desert? Why would they react that way?

Question 5 5. What is an ecosystem?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following is an accurate statement?

Question 7 7. A hurricane hit an island where the only trees were palm trees. What might a biologist say about the ecosystem after the hurricane?

Question 8 8. Which domain contains both the plant and animal kingdoms?

Question 9 9. What was Linnaeus's classification system based on?

Question 10 10. A population's carrying capacity is _______.

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Question 11 11. Which of the following are abiotic factors?

Question 12 12. Which level of organization in taxonomy is the most specific?

Question 13 13. Which of the following can be said about most primates in general?

Question 14 14. We are only aware of 10,000 species of birds. Given that fact, where would an ornithologist most likely concentrate their research to discover new bird species?

Question 15 15. What type of plant has leaves that have air space and are really soft?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following statements about taxonomic levels is correct?

Question 17 17. Dr. Smith is studying algae. Would she consider ponds in her research on ecological diversity? Why or why not?

Question 18 18. How do plants repel insects and other animals?

Question 19 19. Population ecology is the study of _______.

Question 20 20. Which of the following is an adaptation of aquatic plants?

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Question 21 21. Which is the largest terrestrial ecosystem found on Earth?

Question 22 22. Learning and association are connected with what evolutionary adaptation in primates?

Question 23 23. Freshwater ecosystems are NOT classified by:

Question 24 24. Population abundance is _______, while population density is _______.

Question 25 25. The logistic growth model is a more realistic model because ________.

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Question 26 26. Which plant needs to eat insects to survive?

Question 27 27. Which of the following is a biotic feature of an ecosystem?

Question 28 28. Which of the following correctly displays a scientific name using binomial nomenclature?

Question 29 29. K refers to _______.

Question 30 30. Which of the following physical characteristics distinguishes human beings from other primates?

Biodiversity, Adaptation & Classification Chapter Exam Instructions

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