APES True False review

Living in the Environment: Principles, Connections, and Solutions (with CD-ROM and InfoTrac)

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AP Final true false True/False Indicate whether the statement is true or false. ____ 1. The amount of energy a person uses each day is approximately the same throughout the world. ____ 2. All cells contain a nucleus. ____ 3. Chromosomes are contained in genes. ____ 4. Organic compounds contain carbon combined with other atoms such as hydrogen, oxygen an nitrogen. ____ 5. Energy flow can be used to diagram the ecological interdependence of species. ____ 6. In a chemical change, matter may be moved by kinetic energy. ____ 7. Energy cannot be recycled. ____ 8. Energy flow can be used to diagram the ecological interdependence of species. ____ 9. Ecology is the study of connections in the natural world. ____ 10. Genetic diversity within a population explains why the individuals within a population do not all look alike. ____ 11. Most solar radiation making it through the atmosphere and reaching the surface of the earth is degraded into longer-wavelength infrared radiation. ____ 12. Limiting factors directly influence the size of a population. ____ 13. Despite the ocean's low NPP, it creates more of the earth's NPP than any of the other ecosystems. ____ 14. Humans interfere with the natural nitrogen cycle by logging activities. ____ 15. A cockroach is an example of an omnivore because it feeds on both living and dead material. ____ 16. The lithosphere is the top of the upper mantle and contains all the air surrounding the earth. ____ 17. The following is a correct example of a typical food chain: grass - grasshopper - snake - mouse - hawk. ____ 18. Plants utilize a portion of their GPP for respiration. ____ 19. The fossil record represents 99% of all species that have ever existed. ____ 20. Mutations are sometimes beneficial. ____ 21. In speciation, two species interbreed to form one new species. ____ 22. Evolution comes about only through the process of natural selection. ____ 23. Houseflies would probably adapt to an environmental change much quicker than a human. ____ 24. Survival of the fittest refers to those individuals that leave the most offspring. ____ 25. Natural selection acts via environmental conditions on populations to increase their survival rate. ____ 26. Genetic engineering involves making a modified gene, making a transgenic cell, and then growing a genetically altered organism. ____ 27. Mutations must occur for biological evolution to happen. ____ 28. An individual's acquired ability to jump could be the beginning of evolution.
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____ 29. Deciduous forests are typically located at higher altitudes than coniferous forests. ____ 30. Forests, mountains, deserts, and grasslands are all negatively affected by off-road vehicles. ____ 31. Jack rabbits, diamondback rattlesnakes, collared lizards, and prickly pear cacti are biotic components tropical deserts. ____ 32.
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