220_Exam_2 - BY 220 Exam 2 October 27, 2006 Multiple-Choice...

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BY 220 Exam 2 October 27, 2006 Multiple-Choice Questions (2 points each) 1) A group of individuals of the same species living in a given area is called a ________. A) genet B) population C) community D) ramet 2) Which of the following is NOT a property of a population? A) size B) density C) number of species D) distribution 3) The location where an organism lives is called its A) habitat. B) genet. C) ramet. D) density. 4) Clumping of individuals into scattered groups can result from A) spatial variation in habitat availability. B) social behavior. C) electromagnetic force. D) all of the above. E) both A and B. 5) Separated subpopulations interconnected by the movement of individuals are called A) genets. B) ramets. C) metapopulations. D) ecogroups. 6) Which of the following is a graphical depiction of the age structure of a population? A) phase plane plot B) life table C) age pyramid D) age tower 7) Succession that occurs on a site not previously occupied by a community is called ________ succession. A) primary B) secondary C) initial D) basic 8) The number of births per female for a given age group is called the A) crude birth rate. B) age-specific birth rate. C) gross reproductive rate. D) net reproductive rate.
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9) Currently, the most common cause of species extinction is A) diseases. B) global warming. C) hunting. D) habitat destruction. 10) Which of the following factors controlling the growth of a population is most likely to be density- dependent? A) hurricane B) disease C) earthquake D) forest fire 11) When some competing individuals claim enough resources while denying others a share, this form of competition is called A) scramble competition. B) contest competition. C) exploitation competition. D) interference competition. 12) When competing individuals do not directly interact with one another, but rather respond to the level of resource availability that is depressed by the present and consumption of other individuals in the population, this form of competition is called A) scramble competition. B) contest competition.
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This note was uploaded on 02/26/2008 for the course SOCR 220 taught by Professor Kelly,martin during the Fall '07 term at Colorado State.

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