Population Dynamics & Ecology Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Intraspecific competition usually gives rise to which of the following dispersion patterns?

Question 2 2. What is coevolution?

Question 3 3. 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 4 4. What was the effect of killing all the wolves in western Europe?

Question 5 5. Abiotic factors ______.

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Question 6 6. Which of the following is true about amensalism?

Question 7 7. Which of the following is NOT an example of a reason that much of the natural world is no longer in equilibrium?

Question 8 8. What constitutes a food web?

Question 9 9. What can an herbivore be categorized as?

Question 10 10. Which of these is an ecosystem?

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Question 11 11. Which is NOT an example of an abiotic factor?

Question 12 12. At their core, what do courtship rituals show off?

Question 13 13. Which is not a way carbon can return to the atmosphere?

Question 14 14. What is a population's range?

Question 15 15. Steam is an example of which part of the water cycle?

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Question 16 16. Why do forests need to be by a water source?

Question 17 17. What type of mimicry occurs when a harmless animal mimics a dangerous or unpalatable animal?

Question 18 18. What is a type of natural habitat?

Question 19 19. In a polar ecosystem, which of these are most likely to compete for food?

Question 20 20. What usually happens in a natural population as it approaches its carrying capacity?

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Question 21 21. What do biologists think the most common reason for migration is?

Question 22 22. Which of these is an example of confidence?

Question 23 23. Which of the following is the best example of an altruistic behavior?

Question 24 24. How many trophic levels does an omnivore feed on within an ecosystem?

Question 25 25. Which of these acts both as a secondary and tertiary consumer?

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Question 26 26. When a system is in ecosystem homeostasis, what happens to the populations of species?

Question 27 27. How much 'new' water is made through the processes of the water cycle?

Question 28 28. A species can be more successful if it has ______.

Question 29 29. What is ecosystem homeostasis?

Question 30 30. In what ways can nitrogen gas be broken down into nutrients for plants?

Population Dynamics & Ecology Chapter Exam Instructions

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