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Essentials of Biology Study Set 4

Biology

Quiz 30 :

Ecology and Populations

Quiz 30 :

Ecology and Populations

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The birthrate in a small town is 14 per 1,000 per year and the death rate is 5 per 1,000 per year. What is the annual growth rate for this town?
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A population that is growing at a rapid rate would have an age-structure diagram with
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C

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Which of the following represents a type II survivorship curve?
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In European countries such as Italy, people are delaying childbirth and/or choosing to have no childrenor only one child. Which of the following age structure diagrams illustrates this type of trend? img
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What is meant by an organism's biotic potential?
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Which of the following is an example of exponential growth?
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Which of the following represents a type I survivorship curve?
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Which of the following is true about human population growth?
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Which of the following statements is/are true about human population growth?
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In which of the following areas is human population growth the lowest?
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Emperor penguins defend an area around their nests. Their territory encompasses a complete circle around the nest with approximately a 0.5 m radius. If each nesting penguin has this same size and shape territory, what type of distribution will these animals exhibit?
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Schools of parrot fish tend to remain within close proximity to coral reefs for protection from predators and for easy access to food sources. What type of distribution does this represent?
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Which of the following populations has the greatest biotic potential?
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Which of the following is true about the majority of less-developed countries (LDCs)?
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Exponential growth
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Which of the following is true about populations with a negative growth rate?
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Prairie dogs are highly social, burrow-dwelling rodents. Families have a strict social hierarchy and their "towns" can span hundreds of acres. In one colony, 750 animals live in a 500 m 2 area. What is the population density?
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Which of the following descriptions about survivorship curves is mismatched?
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Which of the following represents replacement reproduction?
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All of the following impact a population's ability to reach biotic potential except
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