Population Dynamics - Reading

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Population Dynamics - Reading

Prentice Hall: BiologySections 5-1, 5-2


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Population is determined by geographic distribution, biomass, and number of predators vs. number of plants.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Name (first and last)
  • 3. 
    Student ID #
  • 4. 
    Population size is determined by the relationship between birth rate, death rate, immigration, and emigration.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Bacteria populations grow exponentially.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Exponential growth is shown on a "U" shaped curve.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Populations grown exponentially under reasonable conditions with enough resources for one year.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Logistic growth occurs when exponential growth speeds up.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    A decreasing birth rate slows population growth.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Carrying capacity is the maximum number of individuals within a population that an environment can support.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Limiting factors cause population growth to increase.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Predator-prey relationship is an example of a density-dependent limiting factor.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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