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Guiding Questions 9-3 How do density-dependent and density-independent factors affect population growth? Multiple Choice 29. ________ population(s) is(are) more susceptible to the effects of predation. A. A small B. A large C. Neither small nor large D. Both small and large E. A minimum viable 30. Which of the following factors affecting the human population is not density dependent? A..

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18. The term that describes a population growing at its biotic potential is ________________. A. exponential growth B. logistic growth C. carrying capacity D. birth rate <death rate E. birth rate = death rate 19. ____________ population growth produces an S curve when plotted over time. A. Exponential B. Biotic C. Potential D. Logistic E. Resistance 20. Which of the following influences.

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Guiding Question 8-5 How do carbon, nitrogen, and phosphorus cycle through ecosystems? How are these cycles being disrupted, and what problems can this disruption cause? Multiple Choice 46. Nutrient cycles, or biogeochemical cycles, refer to ______________. A. energy passed from one organism to another B. plants and organic matter entering and leaving the biosphere C. the.

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23. Early in the colonization of a new habitat, a population will show _____________, shifting to _____________ as the density of the population increases. A. resistance; biotic potential B. exponential growth; logistic growth C. logistic growth; exponential growth D. biotic potential; overshoot E. None of the above is correct. 24. All populations eventually reach a maximum.

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Matching Questions Please match each term in the left-hand column to the statement that it best exemplifies. 1. biodegradable Everyday garbage or trash (solid waste) produced by individuals or small businesses   2. open dumps Waste that is toxic, flammable, corrosive, explosive, or radioactive   3. incinerators Water that carries solutes (often contaminated) that can percolate through soil   4. refuse Places.

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Guiding Question 9-4 What are the life-history strategies of r- and K-selected species, and how do they relate to population growth patterns and potential? Multiple Choice 36. What are some biological characteristics of a species that determines their life-history strategy? A. maturity rate B. life span C. level of fecundity D. all the above E. none of the.

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Guiding Question 9-2 What determines a population’s growth rate? Under what conditions do we see exponential population growth? Under what conditions do we see logistic growth? Multiple Choice 13. Subtracting the death rate from the birth rate gives the _____________. A. biotic potential B. carrying capacity C. logistic growth D. population growth rate E. exponential growth 14. Germany currently.

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Guiding Question 7-2 What options do we have for dealing with solid waste, and what are the trade-offs for each option? Multiple Choice 14. One of the cheapest and most common methods of handling solid wastes in developing countries is _________. A. sanitary landfills B. incinerators C. recycling D. open dumps E. composting 15. Sanitary landfills are commonly used.

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Short Answer 11. This picture shows people scavenging Cambodia’s municipal garbage dump. What does their presence there imply about what has been thrown away? 12. What is the difference between degradable and biodegradable waste? 13. Even though a banana peel is biodegradable and is typically broken down at rapid rates, if you bury.

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41. Which species’ population size is closer to its carrying capacity at any given time? A. r-selected species B. K-selected species C. Both r-selected species and K-selected species would be able to survive D. Neither r-selected species and K-selected species would survive 42. The current interglacial period (global warming) has allowed humanity to expand in.

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What ecological significance do a population’s size, density, and distribution have? Multiple Choice 1. Which of the following are characteristics of a population? A. all the same species B. interaction between members C. interbreeding D. live in the same geographic area E. all of the above 2. Population density is best defined as _____________. A. the location and spacing.

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6. What is one negative effect of a low-density population? A. competition for resources B. quick spreading of disease C. inbreeding D. increased fighting E. none of the above 7. Which is the rarest form of population distribution naturally found in nature? A. clumped distribution B. uniform distribution C. random distribution D. irregular distribution E. All types of distribution occur about.

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51. Nitrogen-rich compounds found in animal waste or the remains of dead plants and animals are converted to ___________ by decomposer bacteria. A. ammonium ions B. protein C. nitrogen gas D. nitrate E. nitrite 52. Biosphere 2 helped scientists realize ____________. A. the complexities of the carbon cycle B. they wasted their money C. humans cannot function without technology D..

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