Biology Exploring Study Set 1

Biology

Quiz 29 :

Population Ecology

Quiz 29 :

Population Ecology

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Which of the following regions will experience a huge increase in their population growth rates over the next 20 or 25 years?
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Which trait is characteristic of a K-selected species?
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C

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Suppose that your friend asked you to explain population size to them. Which of the following should you tell them?
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B

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Suppose that you are studying nests in colonies of colonial birds. What distribution type would you most likely find?
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Malaria is a disease that is spread by mosquito bites. What causes it?
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What caused a little dip in the mid-fourteenth century in the human population growth?
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Why is controlling malaria an example of a Sisyphean problem?
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Which of the following is descriptive of a population experiencing exponential population growth?
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Which term refers to distributions that tend to occur in populations in which individuals repel each other because resources are in short supply?
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Suppose that you are studying generation time in a population. Which of the following are you most likely studying?
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In which ways has the human population avoided the effects of density-dependent regulating factors?
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Suppose that a population of 100 animals in logarithmic growth has rmax = 0.4 and K = 102. Also suppose that r = rmax(K - N)/K. What is the value of r?
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Figure 29-1 img -Which survivorship curve in in Figure 29-1 best fits humans who live in environments with good medical care?
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Suppose that you want to monitor populations of endangered species. Which of these criteria would you use?
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Which of following factors is an intrinsic control to population growth?
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In the logistic model of population growth, what is expected to happen to r when N > K?
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Figure 29-1 img -Sea turtles are likely to die when they are young, but if they reach a large size, they have a good chance of surviving. Which survivorship curve in Figure 29-1 best fits sea turtles?
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Which factor is a density-dependent regulator of population size?
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What does the allocation of resources for survival, growth, and maximal reproduction determine?
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Number of offspring and the amount of care provided to each offspring by their parents evolved along with which of the following characteristics?
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