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FTCE Biology: Ecological Principles & Processes Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following organisms is a primary consumer of a prickly pear cactus?

Question 2 2. Which of the following is a density-independent factor that regulates population growth?

Question 3 3. Which of the following is true about amensalism?

Question 4 4. According to the r/K selection theory, an r-selected species has which of the following characteristics?

Question 5 5. Photosynthesis is a process in plants that uses _____and produces energy and oxygen.

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Question 6 6. Why can cheetahs and lions coexist together on the plains of the Masai Mara National Reserve?

Question 7 7. Which of the following does NOT contribute to increase in carbon dioxide level in the atmosphere?

Question 8 8. What is a climax community?

Question 9 9. Which of the following is not an abiotic factor?

Question 10 10. What usually happens in a natural population as it approaches its carrying capacity?

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Question 11 11. Within the biogeochemical cycle, where do consumers get most of their elements from, not including oxygen and hydrogen?

Question 12 12. Which concept best describes ecology?

Question 13 13. What is an ecomorph?

Question 14 14. Choose the set of factors that will most certainly lead to desertification.

Question 15 15. Which of the following is an effect of deforestation?

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Question 16 16. A hurricane hit an island where the only trees were palm trees. What might a biologist say about the ecosystem after the hurricane?

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. What can an herbivore be categorized as?

Question 19 19. What is the main difference between renewable and non-renewable resources?

Question 20 20. Plants are a renewable resource that provide which of the following product(s) for our use?

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Question 21 21. After a glacier recedes, the moss and lichens that grow on the newly exposed rock surfaces are called what?

Question 22 22. What is a niche?

Question 23 23. What are the three major greenhouse gases in the Earth's atmosphere?

Question 24 24. Which of the following is a true statement about introduced species?

Question 25 25. Why are forests described as carbon sinks?

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Question 26 26. Which ecological theory estimates the number of species that can live on an island based on the island's size and proximity to a mainland source of species?

Question 27 27. The chaparral biome is characterized by what?

Question 28 28. Which type of factors has the biggest impact on an organism's life history?

Question 29 29. What is an invasive species?

Question 30 30. Which of the following statements is true about the Mesozoic period that lasted between 65 and 250 million years ago?

FTCE Biology: Ecological Principles & Processes Chapter Exam Instructions

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