Quiz 2 Ecology

Quiz 2 Ecology - place that it lives. 6. The ecological...

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Quiz 2 Ecology 1. Which of these would most likely be an activity of an environmentalist but not necessarily an  ecologist?  starting a recycling center at a large company 2. What does the letter "r" designate in the logistic growth equation? intrinsic birth rate of a  population 3. What is the relationship of limiting factors to carrying capacity? Carrying capacity can be set  by a single limiting factor. 4. Which of the following describes a type III survivorship pattern? high infant mortality with a low  probability of living to old age 5. What are niche and habitat? Niche is the role of an organism in its environment; habitat is the 
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Unformatted text preview: place that it lives. 6. The ecological term for the number os species in an ecosystem is: species richness 7. Which of the following is an example from the lecture of a commensalistic relationship? eyelash mites 8. What is the role of decomposers in nutrient cycling? to recycle minerals to the reservoir for re-use by primary producers 9. Biological magnification occurs because: All of the above, answer 1, 2, and 3 contribute to biological magnification 10. The Earth tilts at 23 degrees on its axis. This causes: seasonality...
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