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Biological Science Study Set 3

Biology

Quiz 51 :

Population Ecology

Quiz 51 :

Population Ecology

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img Figure 51.2 -Looking at the data in the figure above, what can be said about survival and clutch size?
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If 60 snow geese were alive in 1926 and 856 existed in 2001, what is r?
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What is the primary limiting factor that determines why no female animal can produce a very large number of very large eggs?
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During the Lacerta vivipara lizard study, researchers monitored individuals on a daily basis to document the number of young produced by each female in the wild. What would be the best way to obtain the same type of data but not have to visit the site every day?
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img Figure 51.1 -In the figure above, which of the following survivorship curves most applies to humans living in developed countries?
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img Figure 51.5 -In the figure above, which of the arrows represents the carrying capacity?
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The study of factors that determine the size and structure of populations through time is called
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img img Figure 51.4 -Assuming that these populations are density dependent, what is the likely outcome if the system depicted in the figure above were allowed to continue?
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The definition of a generation is
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It is estimated that snow geese will be able to sustain an r of 0.088 indefinitely. If the flock currently contains 3000 individuals, how long will it take to double?
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img img Figure 51.4 -In the figure above, which of the lines represents the highest per- capita rate increase r)?
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img Figure 51.3 -Looking at figure above, the white rhinoceros [more than 1000 kg 2200 lb)] is likely to exhibit which of the following?
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img img Figure 51.4 -In the figure above, which of the lines represents exponential growth?
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Why can't a female lizard have both high fecundity and high survival?
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img Figure 51.1 -In the figure above, which of the following survivorship curves implies that an animal may lay thousands of eggs, of which only a few will survive to reproduce?
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You observe two female fish of the same species breeding. One female lays 100 eggs and the other female lays 1000 eggs. Which one of the following statements does not agree with the concept of fitness trade- offs?
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Which of these terms defines how the organism allocates resources to growth, reproduction, and activities or structures related to survival?
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img Figure 51.1 -In the figure above, which of the following survivorship curves implies that an animal may lay thousands of eggs, of which a regular number die each year?
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An ecologist recorded 12 white- tailed deer, Odocoileus virginianus, per square kilometre in one woodlot and 20 per square kilometre in another woodlot. What was the ecologist comparing?
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img Figure 51.5 -In the figure above, which of the arrows represents the most rapid growth?
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