OAE - Integrated Science: Chemical Cycling & Human Activities Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following processes takes carbon out of the short-term carbon cycle?

Question 2 2. What is a wildlife corridor?

Question 3 3. How is it possible to conclude that eutrophication of bodies of water has occured?

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

Question 5 5. Which of the following is not a component of the phosphorus cycle?

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Question 6 6. What is ecological balance?

Question 7 7. According to metapopulation theory, what will happen when a population of a particular species goes locally extinct in a particular patch of habitat?

Question 8 8. What is the largest pool of carbon on the planet?

Question 9 9. Which of the following is a major goal of conservation biologists?

Question 10 10. Why is hydroelectric energy from water considered a renewable resource?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following does NOT contribute to increase in carbon dioxide level in the atmosphere?

Question 12 12. Within the biogeochemical cycle, where do consumers get most of their elements from, not including oxygen and hydrogen?

Question 13 13. Which of the following is not a feature of a metapopulation?

Question 14 14. Which of the following is NOT an example of a renewable resource?

Question 15 15. Which of the following statements is true about the Mesozoic period that lasted between 65 and 250 million years ago?

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Question 16 16. Identify the conversion which represents nitrification.

Question 17 17. What is the main difference between renewable and non-renewable resources?

Question 18 18. If an introduced species survives in its new environment and starts breeding, what are the likely consequences?

Question 19 19. When burned, which fossil fuel will release the greatest amount of pollution into the air?

Question 20 20. What is the primary source of carbon that can be used by plants?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following is NOT a source of nitrogen that is available to plants?

Question 22 22. 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 23 23. Identify the statement that is NOT true about acid rain.

Question 24 24. Which of the following is FALSE about atmospheric carbon dioxide levels?

Question 25 25. Which of the following scenarios is MOST likely to occur if atmospheric carbon dioxide levels continue to rise?

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Question 26 26. What are the three major greenhouse gases in the Earth's atmosphere?

Question 27 27. Plants are a renewable resource that provide which of the following product(s) for our use?

Question 28 28. Which of the following is not a way in which carbon can exit living plant material in the carbon cycle?

Question 29 29. Which of the following is the best explanation for why we study the carbon cycle on a global scale and not as much in specific local ecosystems?

Question 30 30. 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.

OAE - Integrated Science: Chemical Cycling & Human Activities Chapter Exam Instructions

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