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ser markman Submitted 7/14/10 8:11  PM  Name Hour Test  One Geol 112  online Status Completed  Score 86.25 out of  100 points    Time  Elapsed 1 hour, 29  minutes, and  55 seconds  out of 1 hour  and 35  minutes 
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Question 1 2.5 out of 2.5 points Examine the image. The finches shown below were all found on one small tropical island at the same time. Which of the following explains their differences? finches.jpg Answer Selected  Answer: Competition for scarce resources led to an increase in specialized niches Correct  Answer: Competition for scarce resources led to an increase in specialized niches
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Question 2 2.5 out of 2.5 points If a mutation gives an organism an extra advantage under certain environmental conditions or more importantly, when the environment changes during that organism’s lifetime, what TWO possibilities can occur? Answer
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Selected  Answers: The individual  dies and the  mutation is not  passed on. The trait  is passed on  with the  offspring  holding the  genetic  advantage. Correct  Answers: The individual  dies and the  mutation is not  passed on. The trait  is passed on  with the  offspring  holding the  genetic  advantage.
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Question 3 2.5 out of 2.5 points For most plants and animals species, species diversity is higher in  _________. Answer Selected  Answer: the tropics Correct  Answer: the tropics Question 4 2.5 out of 2.5 points True scientists do which of the following? Answer
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Selected  Answer: establish that a model, theory or law has a high probability of being true Correct  Answer: establish that a model, theory or law has a high probability of being true Question 5 0 out of 2.5 points According to the EF calculator at: http://www.ecologyfund.com/ecology/res_bestfoot.html and assuming you live in the US, drive a car, eat meat, and live in an apartment with another person, the best way to reduce your ecological footprint is to ________________. Answer
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Selected  Answer: sell you car and walk or bike everywhere Correct  Answer: move to Sweden Question 6 2.5 out of 2.5 points According to the Law of Conservation of Matter, persistent toxic pollutants : Answer
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Selected  Answer: accumulate and magnify in natural systems Correct  Answer: accumulate and magnify in natural systems Question 7 0 out of 2.5 points Examine the attached image. By the year 1850, what level of extinction could be assigned to this species for the state of South Carolina. Pick the best answer. buffalo.jpg Answer
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Answer: Biological Correct  Answer: Local Question 8 2.5 out of 2.5 points If the US was to start being serious about becoming an environmentally sustainable nation, it would encourage ___________________________________. Answer
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This note was uploaded on 01/26/2011 for the course GEOL 112 taught by Professor Dean,w during the Summer '08 term at Clemson.

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