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midterm1%20key - SECTION(TA or Day Time PRINT YOUR NAME

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PRINT YOUR NAME:  __________________________________                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           CONSERVATION AND THE HUMAN PREDICAMENT ANBI 132/ BIEB176 Strum/Woodruff MIDTERM 1, 2009 Time allowed for exam is 50 minutes. This exam is worth 30% of your course grade. No calculators, open books or notes are allowed.  Students found to have violated the code of integrity will receive the grade of FAIL in the course.  All answers must be in ink. Answers presented in pencil cannot be re-graded.  Illegible answers will  receive no points.  Correct answers will fit in the spaces provided. In some questions the graders may award more points for  precise or specifically documented answers than for general answers offering little more than correct and  appropriate clichés. Read the questions carefully to help focus your answer. To preserve the atmosphere for concentration, we request that nobody leave the room in the last ten  minutes of the exam (9:40 – 9:50 am). Please, if you are finished, sit back and relax! Please! Put your name on all five pages  NOW . Grader use only page 2 ________/16 pts page 3   ________/16 pts page 4 ________/16 pts page 5 ________/14 pts Total score  _______/62 pts (points expressed as “out of 30” on WebCT “my grades) 1
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PRINT YOUR NAME:  __________________________________ 1. Briefly describe the rate of species extinction in the current biodiversity crisis “event” and state the one reason why it differs from all previous events of this type. (2pts) Rate: 100 – 1000x background, over 20 years – 15,000sp/year.
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