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Ecology and the Environment: Help and Review Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following is a key feature of the life histories of species that have a type III survivorship curve?

Question 2 2. What is coevolution?

Question 3 3. In which of the following biomes would you expect to find a complete absence of plant life.

Question 4 4. 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 5 5. The lowest, most basic level at which ecology is studied is:

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Question 6 6. What is a characteristic of animals that use chemicals for defense?

Question 7 7. What is the major difference between competitive exclusion and local extinction?

Question 8 8. What is a taiga biome?

Question 9 9. Which of the following is not a feature of a metapopulation?

Question 10 10. Which part of the Sierra Nevada mountain range receives the highest amount of rainfall?

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Question 11 11. What is a niche?

Question 12 12. Which of the following is true about savannas?

Question 13 13. Which of these large organisms has a type I survivorship curve?

Question 14 14. What is the effect of predation on prey?

Question 15 15. Which of the following is true about all environments?

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Question 16 16. What kinds of conditions are typical of areas with temperate deciduous forests?

Question 17 17. Which of the following is not an indirect indicator that biologists can use to estimate a population's density?

Question 18 18. Which of the following events is likely to precede primary succession?

Question 19 19. What is a population?

Question 20 20. Which biome has the greatest species richness?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following is true about amensalism?

Question 22 22. Which of the following is a major goal of conservation biologists?

Question 23 23. On a total net basis, which biome is the most productive?

Question 24 24. What is dispersion?

Question 25 25. After a glacier recedes, the moss and lichens that grow on the newly exposed rock surfaces are called what?

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Question 26 26. Which of the following is true about deserts?

Question 27 27. Which of the following is a function of the National Park Service in the United States?

Question 28 28. According to this graph, at which elevation is the population density of Species A the highest?

Question 29 29. Which of the following is not an abiotic factor?

Question 30 30. When a bee gathers nectar from a certain type of flower to make honey and in the process pollinates the flower, what kind of relationship exists between the bee and the flower?

Ecology and the Environment: Help and Review Chapter Exam Instructions

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