Biology Practice Test 1

Biology Practice Test 1 - Biology 1306 Practice Test 1 A...

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Biology 1306 Practice Test 1 A large tree shades out the vegetation growing beneath it.  This is an example of: a. Interference competition b. Partial predation c. Amensalism d. Commensalism e. Diffuse coevolution Lichens are examples of what ecological interaction? a. Predation b. Amensalism c. Partial predation d. Mutualism e. Commensalism Which of these describe Gleason’s view on the nature of communities? a. Superorganism b. Living communities c. Gaia d. Loose Assemblage of Species e. None of the above A hypothetical population not constrained by environmental limits  a. would experience logistic population growth. b. would have an "S" shaped growth curve. c. has a carrying capacity. d. would have exponential growth. e. is the model for how most population growth occurs in established populations. The number of individuals of any particular species that can be supported by a particular environment is  known as  a. logistic growth. b. exponential growth. c. the environmental carrying capacity. d. organismal capacity. e. net reproductive rate. This type of energy drives almost all biological systems.  a. Solar b. Chemical c. Physical d. Mechanical
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e. Electrical The species that live and interact in an area constitute a(n)  a. lek. b. population. c. ecological community. d. ecosystem. e. biome. The energy available to organisms that eat plants is called  a. gross primary productivity. b. net primary production. c. secondary productivity. d. photosynthetic efficacy. e. photosynthetic efficiency. Ecological diversity in the tropical rainforest is an example of which of the following factors that control  community structure a. Habitat fragmentation b. Disturbances c. Keystone species d. Spatial heterogeneity e. None of the above Divisions of organisms in a community based on the way in which they obtain their energy are called  a. a food chain. b. trophic levels.
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This note was uploaded on 05/05/2008 for the course BIO 1306 taught by Professor Adair,tamarah during the Spring '08 term at Baylor.

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