Biology of Living Things Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What constitutes a food web?

Question 2 2. What is the difference between species diversity and genetic diversity?

Question 3 3. Which of the following statements is true?

Question 4 4. Intraspecific competition usually gives rise to which of the following dispersion patterns?

Question 5 5. Which of the following is true about all environments?

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Question 6 6. Dr. Smith is studying algae. Would she consider ponds in her research on ecological diversity? Why or why not?

Question 7 7. Blinking, sweating, and shivering are all examples of

Question 8 8. Which of the following statements is true?

Question 9 9. Which concept best describes ecology?

Question 10 10. What do biologists think the most common reason for migration is?

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Question 11 11. What can an herbivore be categorized as?

Question 12 12. 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 13 13. Homeostasis is

Question 14 14. What is a population's range?

Question 15 15. Which of the following organisms is a primary consumer of a prickly pear cactus?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of all living organisms?

Question 17 17. A hurricane hit an island where the only trees were palm trees. What might a biologist say about the ecosystem after the hurricane?

Question 18 18. Which of the following is the definition of 'life cycle'?

Question 19 19. 'Development' is best described as

Question 20 20. Asexual reproduction

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Question 21 21. How many trophic levels does an omnivore feed on within an ecosystem?

Question 22 22. The lowest, most basic level at which ecology is studied is:

Question 23 23. What might be the reaction of a botanist who discovered a new plant in the Saharan desert? Why would they react that way?

Question 24 24. Which of the following statements is true?

Question 25 25. What is a population?

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Question 26 26. What is dispersion?

Question 27 27. An ecosystem is composed of what?

Question 28 28. What usually happens in a natural population as it approaches its carrying capacity?

Question 29 29. Which of the following is the definition of 'life span'?

Question 30 30. In a typical ecosystem, what percentage of the energy produced by the autotrophs then consumed by the primary consumers will be passed along to the secondary consumers?

Biology of Living Things Chapter Exam Instructions

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