Env Sci Unit 2 Test Rebate

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Env Sci Unit 2 Test Rebate

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What happens during the transitional stage of the demographic transition?
    • A. 

      Birth rates begin to fall.

    • B. 

      Death rates begin to fall.

    • C. 

      Death rates increase.

    • D. 

      Birth rates increase.

  • 2. 
    "All living things and their physical environment within a given area" best defines ___.
    • A. 

      A niche

    • B. 

      A community

    • C. 

      An ecosystem

    • D. 

      A population

  • 3. 
    In a population of 100 monkeys, you count 48 males and 52 females. This population has an approximately even ___.
    • A. 

      Sex ratio

    • B. 

      Survivorship ratio

    • C. 

      Carrying capacity

    • D. 

      Age distribution

  • 4. 
    Which of the following countries has yet to go through a demographic transition?
    • A. 

      Japan

    • B. 

      Germany

    • C. 

      Nigeria

    • D. 

      United States

  • 5. 
    In what year did the human population reach 1 billion people?
    • A. 

      300 A.D.

    • B. 

      1800 A.D.

    • C. 

      300 B.C.

    • D. 

      2000 A.D.

  • 6. 
    What event in the mid-1700's significantly changed human population growth?
    • A. 

      Industrial Revolution

    • B. 

      Agricultural Revolution

    • C. 

      French Revolution

    • D. 

      British Invasion

  • 7. 
    The largest population size a given environment can sustainably support is known as ___.
    • A. 

      Carrying capacity

    • B. 

      Biotic potential

    • C. 

      Limiting numbers

    • D. 

      Logistic limit

  • 8. 
    Giraffes, lions, zebras, hyenas, and all other living things of the plains of Africa make up a(n) ___.
    • A. 

      Community

    • B. 

      Population

    • C. 

      Niche

    • D. 

      Ecosystem

  • 9. 
    Which area would have the lowest population density?
    • A. 

      A suburb in the USA.

    • B. 

      A riverside village in China

    • C. 

      The tundra in Russia

    • D. 

      A coastal beach in Europe

  • 10. 
    A group of individuals that interbreed and produce fertile offspring is a common definition for a(n) ___.
    • A. 

      Species

    • B. 

      Population

    • C. 

      Community

    • D. 

      Ecosystem

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