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Bio Retake Test 1

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Solar radiation makes several other energy sources possible, including? A) Biofuels B) Wind energy C) Nuclear energy D) Both A and B E) A, B, and C
D
Natural gas is? A) The most damaging to the environment when extracted B) Often associated with coal and petrolem deposits C) Only produced by bacteria during decomposition D) Trapped...
B
Hydroelectric power generation? A) Produces high quantities of greenhouse gases B) Has no undesirable environmental effects C) Uses fuel cells to generate electricity D) Is an alternative...
D
Sustainable development involves? A) Searching for more deposits of fossil fuels B) Developing better transportation by building more roads C) Reducing consumption, increasing efficiency,...
C
Coal combustion is responsible for the following environmental effects: A) Accumulations of mercury in the fatty tissues of animals and fish B) Increased greenhouse gas emissions C)...
E
Generally speaking, deserts are located in places where air masses are usually? A) Rising B) Descending C) expanding D) Humid E) Tropical
B
The main reason polar regions anr cooler than the equator is because? A) the poles are permaneltly tilted away from the sun B) The poles are farther from the sun C) There is more ice...
D
Which of the following statements is a correct match between a biome and its description? A) Tundra; long, cold, moist winters and short summers are typical of this biome dominated...
B
The atmosphere around Earth can cause global warming primarily because? A) Fossil fuels release heat B) The ozone layer is being depleted C) Plants absorb CO2 D) Plants release CO2 E)...
E
Which of the examples below provides appropriate abiotic and biotic factors that might determine the distribution of the species in question? A) A prairie dog population after a prairie...
E
Which marine zone would have the highest rates of primary productivity (photosynthesis)? A) Continental shelf B) Aphotic C) Pelagic D) Benthic
C
Water moves from land to the atmosphere through? A) Transpiration only B) Evaporation only C) Precipitation only D) Transpiration and evaporation E) Evaporation and precipitation
D
An unexpected freeze that kills a population of chipmunks is an example of? A) A population cycle B) A density-independent factor C) An intrinsic factor D) A density-dependent factor
B
You arrive back in the United States after having visited a foreign country located on another continent. The customs agent stops the person in front of you and confiscates the fruit...
D

The population in the figure below will most likely? A) Stabilize within 20 years B) Increase for many years C) Not change D) Reach zero population growth within 10 years E) Decrease...
B
All of the statements below accurately describe predator-prey relationships, EXCEPT: A) Cryptic coloration is an adaptation that protects prey B) An opportunistic life strategy ensures...
D
Which statement accurately describes the relationship between a country and its energy use? A) Residents of more populated countries use more energy per person B) English-speaking countries...
D

Which of the following choices matches this figure? A) Crab spiders produce hundreds of tiny offspring, Most of which do not survive B) The century plant grows for many years and reproduces...
D
What is one way in which energy flow differs fron chemical cycling? A) Energy can both enter and leave an ecosystem; chemical elements always remain within a single ecosystem B) Energy...
E
Why is energy lost when herbivores eat primary producers? A) Digestion takes place so rapidly that very little energy is absorbed B) Primary producesrs cannot produce once eaten C)...
C
The type of population growth occurring between the years 1820 and 1850 is most accurately termed? A) Stable B) Exponential C) Density-dependent D) Logistic
B
The dashed line on the graph above represents the? A) Maximum population size B) Average birth rate C) Biotic potential of the population D) Carrying capacity of the environment
D
The graph above indicates that the sheep population most likely is? A) Growing in excess of its carrying capacity, since fluctuations in population size occurred after 1850 B) Shifting...
C
Which statement correctly describes what is happening in the sheep population between 1850 and 1860? A) The per capita death rate is increasing over the ten year period B) The per capita...
A
(Look at paper)  Based on the relationship between Plasmodium spp. and humans, these organisms would b? A) Decomposers B) Parasites C) Hosts D) Carnivores E) Producers
B
(Look at paper) Humans, mosquitoes, and Plasmodium together would be concerded an? A) Biosphere B) Community C) Ecosystem D) Population E) Population and community
B
(Look at paper) Which of the following is not an example of a mutualism? A) Rancher ants that protect aphids in exchange for sugar-rich honeydew B) Birds eating insects on the bodies...
E
If a fat-soluble but poorly metabolized substance such as DDT gets into the ecosystem shown above, the highest tissue concentrations will most likely occur in which of the following? A)...
E
Indicate which of the organisms in this ecosystem are primary consumers? (CHOOSE ALL THAT APPLY) A) Phytoplankton B) Abalone C) Sea Urchins D) Herring E) Cod
B,C,D
In similar rocky coastal ecosystems where sea otters have disappeared due to human harvesting or killer whale predation, the kelp forests also disappear and the species diversity of...
B


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