Last Biology Test - Ecology

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  • 1. 
    The branch of biology dealing with the interrelationships between organisms and their environments
    • A. 

      Biology

    • B. 

      Ecology

    • C. 

      Mutualism

    • D. 

      Demographics

    • E. 

      Biotic Potential

  • 2. 
    Author or Silent Spring; opponent of the use of DDT as a pesticide
    • A. 

      John Muir

    • B. 

      Theodore Roosevelt

    • C. 

      Rachel Carson

    • D. 

      Ernest Haeckel

  • 3. 
    The US president most responsible for forming the first wildlife refuges and national parks
    • A. 

      Ernest Haeckel

    • B. 

      Theodore Roosevelt

    • C. 

      Thoreau

    • D. 

      Herbert Hoover

  • 4. 
    Author of Walden; “back to nature” philosophy
    • A. 

      Thoreau

    • B. 

      Ernest Haeckel

    • C. 

      Rachel Carson

    • D. 

      John Muir

  • 5. 
    Event occurring during 1860-1900 that resulted in the rapid increase in the burning of fossil fuels
    • A. 

      Ecologist

    • B. 

      The Age of Development

    • C. 

      Industry Era

    • D. 

      Industrial Revolution

  • 6. 
    Environmentalist who formed the Sierra Club; instrumental in getting the first national parks protected
    • A. 

      Rachel Carson

    • B. 

      John Muir

    • C. 

      Ernest Haeckel

    • D. 

      Thoreau

  • 7. 
    The scientist who coined the term ecology
    • A. 

      Ernest Haeckel

    • B. 

      John Muir

    • C. 

      Thoreau

    • D. 

      Theodore Roosevelt

  • 8. 
    A pesticide widely used during the 1950’s, now banned, became more concentrated as it moved through the food chain due to biological magnification
    • A. 

      EPA

    • B. 

      DOT

    • C. 

      DDT

    • D. 

      SP

    • E. 

      DAT

  • 9. 
    What does “EPA” stand for?
  • 10. 
    This fund was created by the federal government to deal with the thousands of toxic waste dumps that existed by the 1970’s in the United States
    • A. 

      Silent Spring

    • B. 

      Hippy movement

    • C. 

      Superfund

    • D. 

      EPA

  • 11. 
    Approximate current human population level on Earth
    • A. 

      24 million

    • B. 

      6 billion

    • C. 

      6 million

    • D. 

      600 million

  • 12. 
    An interbreeding group of individuals of a species within a fixed geographical area
    • A. 

      Population

    • B. 

      Species

    • C. 

      Geographic group

    • D. 

      Community

  • 13. 
    All of the populations within a particular area
    • A. 

      Species

    • B. 

      Population

    • C. 

      Community

    • D. 

      Ecosystem

  • 14. 
    A level of organization that involves the interaction of the living and nonliving components within a community.
    • A. 

      Population

    • B. 

      Community

    • C. 

      Ecosystem

    • D. 

      Species

  • 15. 
    Biotic (living) or abiotic (physical or chemical)? : food supply
    • A. 

      Biotic

    • B. 

      Abiotic

  • 16. 
    Biotic (living) or abiotic (physical or chemical)? : water
    • A. 

      Biotic

    • B. 

      Abiotic

  • 17. 
    Biotic (living) or abiotic (physical or chemical)? : pH of the water
    • A. 

      Biotic

    • B. 

      Abiotic

  • 18. 
    Biotic (living) or abiotic (physical or chemical)? : predators
    • A. 

      Biotic

    • B. 

      Abiotic

  • 19. 
    Biotic (living) or abiotic (physical or chemical)? : temperature
    • A. 

      Biotic

    • B. 

      Abiotic

  • 20. 
    Biotic (living) or abiotic (physical or chemical)? : oxygen level of the water
    • A. 

      Biotic

    • B. 

      Abiotic

  • 21. 
    A large biogeographical region such as the tropical rain forest or tundra
    • A. 

      Biosphere

    • B. 

      Biome

    • C. 

      Tropic

    • D. 

      Community

  • 22. 
    The narrow band around the Earth within which life exists
    • A. 

      Gause

    • B. 

      Biome

    • C. 

      Biosphere

    • D. 

      Biotic potential

  • 23. 
    The statistics used to describe a population
    • A. 

      Demography

    • B. 

      Demographics

    • C. 

      Ecological succession

    • D. 

      Dispersion

  • 24. 
    A variable calculated by measuring the number of individuals of a species within a particular area
    • A. 

      Biotic potential

    • B. 

      Dispersion

    • C. 

      Demographics

    • D. 

      Density

  • 25. 
    The way individuals are spaced or spread out within a habitat
    • A. 

      Demographics

    • B. 

      Biotic potential

    • C. 

      Density

    • D. 

      Dispersion

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