Ecosystem & Sustainability all final.doc

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BME Quiz 18 Questions: Biosphere 1) Changes in behavior to deal with environmental temperatures includes behaviors such as -reptiles basking on sunny rocks when cool -desert animals burrowing during the hottest part of the day -reptiles basking on rocks at night -hibernation of some bear species during the winter -all of the above -A, B, C -A, B, D -B,C,D 2) Which of these factors are not key elements in the environmental challenge an organism or species faces? -water -elemental carbon -temperature -light 3) In the last 250 years, levels of these gases have increased significantly in the atmosphere -CO2, CO, and NH4 -CO2, CH4, and NO2 -CO2, O2, and NH4 -NH4, O2, NaCl 4) Rain shadows appear when -Wind comes off coast and is a dry wind on the coastal side of mountains and drops rain on the other side of mountains -Wind comes off coast and drops rain on the coastal side of the mountains, and is a dry wind on other side of mountains. -Rain shadows occur when rain is light and leaves dry patches under trees. -Rain shadows occur in deserts during monsoon seasons. 5) In order to adapt to environmental challenges such as temperature extremes, organisms may be adapted for -Morphological adaptations such as growing longer horns -Physiological adaptations such as the production of antifreeze proteins -Behavioral changes such as basking in moonlight -All of the above
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This note was uploaded on 08/27/2009 for the course BIO 123667 taught by Professor Pauken during the Spring '09 term at ASU.

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