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earthquakes chpt 15 study guide

earthquakes chpt 15 study guide - Chapter 15 Fire 1 On 12...

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Chapter 15 Fire 1. On 12 September 1812, Napoleon and the French army reached the hills outside of _________ and found it to be largely deserted, with fires burning throughout; for six days, the fires raged until 90 percent of the city was incinerated. A. Madrid B. Paris C. Berlin D. Rome E. Moscow 2. In the photosynthesis reaction in plants, ________ is given off as a by-product of the reaction. 3. In effect, the solar energy stored by plants during their growth is ___________________. 4. Fire-dependent natural ecosystems include all but which of the following? 5. In Mediterranean climates such as in the Californias, Australia, and South Africa, frequent wildfire is necessary for the health of natural plant communities because _____________________. A. many of the plant species must have the smoke and/or heat of fire to germinate their seeds B. it helps to control parasites C. it influences insect behavior D. many of the plant species must have the smoke and/or heat of fire to germinate their seeds, it helps to control parasites and it influences insect behavior are correct. E. Wildfire is not necessary to maintain a healthy Mediterranean-type ecosystem. 6. The organic debris left on the ground after logging or windstorms is called _______________.
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7. Grasses have broad, exposed surfaces resulting in ___________________. 8. The most intense fires occur in __________________________.
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