Fundamentals of Ecology Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What is the effect of predation on prey?

Question 2 2. What is coevolution?

Question 3 3. What is a characteristic of animals that use chemicals for defense?

Question 4 4. Which statement accurately portrays Monarch and Viceroy butterflies?

Question 5 5. What type of mimicry occurs when a harmless animal mimics a dangerous or unpalatable animal?

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Question 6 6. What is a niche?

Question 7 7. Which of the following is not an abiotic factor?

Question 8 8. What is a habitat?

Question 9 9. Which of the following is a density-independent factor that regulates population growth?

Question 10 10. Why can cheetahs and lions coexist together on the plains of the Masai Mara National Reserve?

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Question 11 11. Which level of organization in taxonomy is the most specific?

Question 12 12. Which of the following statements about taxonomic levels is correct?

Question 13 13. Which domain contains both the plant and animal kingdoms?

Question 14 14. What was Linnaeus's classification system based on?

Question 15 15. Why are there six kingdoms of life now instead of the original two that scientists developed?

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Question 16 16. 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?

Question 17 17. An association between two different species where the symbiont benefits and the host is harmed is known as:

Question 18 18. If a mosquito feeds on a bird that is infected with the West Nile Virus and then feeds on a human being who then contracts the virus, what role is the mosquito playing in the infection of the person?

Question 19 19. Which of the following is true about amensalism?

Question 20 20. What is commensalism?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following organisms is a primary consumer of a prickly pear cactus?

Question 22 22. 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?

Question 23 23. How many trophic levels does an omnivore feed on within an ecosystem?

Question 24 24. What can an herbivore be categorized as?

Question 25 25. What constitutes a food web?

Fundamentals of Ecology Chapter Exam Instructions

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