Population Size And Limiting Factor Test

17 Questions | Total Attempts: 562

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Part of an experiment in which no change is made
    • A. 

      Control

    • B. 

      Variable

    • C. 

      Abiotic

  • 2. 
    Nonliving - was never living
    • A. 

      Abiotic

    • B. 

      Experiment

    • C. 

      Reproductive potential

  • 3. 
    The factor that is changed in an experiment to see its effect.
    • A. 

      Control

    • B. 

      Variable

    • C. 

      Biotic

  • 4. 
    Living or product of a living organism
    • A. 

      Biotic

    • B. 

      Abiotic

    • C. 

      Reproductive potential

  • 5. 
    Rate at which species increases its population
    • A. 

      Limiting factor

    • B. 

      Reproductive potential

    • C. 

      Experiment

  • 6. 
    Any biotic or abiotic factor that acts in some way to limit a population
    • A. 

      Reproductive potential

    • B. 

      Experiment

    • C. 

      Limiting factor

  • 7. 
    What variable was tested in the milkweed bug limited experiment that was graphed in class
    • A. 

      Temperature

    • B. 

      Humidity

    • C. 

      Volume of space

  • 8. 
    Use your knowledge of limiting factors to answer the following questions.a.  A natural area had a population of deer.  What 4 factors would you need to know about the deer in order to calculate their reproductive potential?
    • A. 

      How many offspring do deer have in a lifetime?

    • B. 

      How often do deer have offspring?

    • C. 

      How many males and females are there in a deer population?

    • D. 

      How large do deer grow?

    • E. 

      How long do deer normally live?

  • 9. 
    What abiotic factors might also act as limiting factors for the deer?3 answers are correct
    • A. 

      Wind

    • B. 

      Predators

    • C. 

      Temperature

    • D. 

      Poison

    • E. 

      Finding a mate

    • F. 

      Insects

  • 10. 
    It is important to change only one variable at a time during an experiment.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    You should never  have a control in an experiment.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Mountain lions act as a limiting factor to deer for what reason?
    • A. 

      Mountain lions can live longer than deer

    • B. 

      Mountain lions can grow bigger than deer in size

    • C. 

      Lions could eat the deer and offspring

  • 13. 
    What abiotic factor could also affect the deer?
    • A. 

      Finding a mate

    • B. 

      Having more than 2 offspring or babies

    • C. 

      Temperature

  • 14. 
    If mountain lions were removed from this park what would be a benefit?
    • A. 

      The deer population might grow uncontrollably

    • B. 

      Mountain lions would not encounter humans and their pets

    • C. 

      The deer could eat all of the vegetation causing erosion

  • 15. 
    Algae is an example of a
    • A. 

      Consumer

    • B. 

      Decomposer

    • C. 

      Producer

  • 16. 
    Frogs are examples of
    • A. 

      Consumers

    • B. 

      Producers

    • C. 

      Decomposers

  • 17. 
    Bacteria are examples of
    • A. 

      Decomposers

    • B. 

      Producers

    • C. 

      Consumers

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