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Practice questions for the Ecology midterm 1. All of the following statements about the logistic model of population growth are true except: a) It fits an 's' shaped curve b) It incorporates the concept of a carrying capacity c) It describes changes in population size over time d) It predicts an equilibrium where birth rates will equal death rates e) The carrying capacity is determined by the action of predators 2. A biologist reports that at Mount Meru he observed 21 wildebeest per square kilometer. What is the biologist measuring? a) Dispersion b) Carrying capacity c) Range d) Density e) Competition 3. Species extinction rates are higher on small islands because: a) Small islands are usually further from the mainland b) Small islands are harder for dispersers to find c) Average population sizes are smaller on small islands d) Small islands are more polluted e) Evolution occurs faster on small islands 4. Which of the following would be most likely to affect population growth of a species
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This note was uploaded on 02/16/2010 for the course CHEM 3A taught by Professor Frechet during the Spring '10 term at UC Davis.

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