Campbell Biology Chapter 56: Conservation Biology and Global Change Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. On what basis were S. Rowland and M. Molina chosen for the 1995 Nobel Prize in chemistry?

Question 2 2. Which of the following statements is true about greenhouse gases?

Question 3 3. What is the single greatest threat to biodiversity?

Question 4 4. Which of the following is a true statement about introduced species?

Question 5 5. Which of the following does NOT contribute to increase in carbon dioxide level in the atmosphere?

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Question 6 6. What is overharvesting?

Question 7 7. Which of the following statements is true about the Mesozoic period that lasted between 65 and 250 million years ago?

Question 8 8. Removing too many of a single species from the environment is problematic for all of the following reasons, except:

Question 9 9. The initial Montreal Protocol of 1987 vowed to reduce CFC production by _____.

Question 10 10. A hurricane hit an island where the only trees were palm trees. What might a biologist say about the ecosystem after the hurricane?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following scenarios is MOST likely to occur if atmospheric carbon dioxide levels continue to rise?

Question 12 12. Which of the following best describes Sustainable Development?

Question 13 13. Which of the following is an example of how man pollutes the environment?

Question 14 14. Why is deforestation harmful to biodiversity?

Question 15 15. Which environmental threat is NOT associated with deforestation?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following scenarios is least likely to have a detrimental impact on an ecosystem?

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 does a rapidly growing human population threaten environmental sustainability?

Question 19 19. How does the growing world population push the environment to its limits?

Question 20 20. What is the difference between species diversity and genetic diversity?

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Question 21 21. 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 22 22. What is required in order for CFCs to break down ozone?

Question 23 23. 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 24 24. Select the concentration of ozone that is naturally found in the stratosphere.

Question 25 25. If an introduced species survives in its new environment and starts breeding, what are the likely consequences?

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Question 26 26. Which report from the World Commission on Environment and Development is credited with coining the term Sustainable Development?

Question 27 27. Which term is best described as the responsible interaction with the environment to avoid depletion or degradation of natural resources and allow for long-term environmental quality?

Question 28 28. For Sustainable Development to be successful, which key systems must work together?

Question 29 29. What might be the reaction of a botanist who discovered a new plant in the Saharan desert? Why would they react that way?

Question 30 30. Which of the following is FALSE about atmospheric carbon dioxide levels?

Campbell Biology Chapter 56: Conservation Biology and Global Change Chapter Exam Instructions

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