Quiz 3 - Question 1 (Worth 5 points) The biosphere is...

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Question 1 (Worth 5 points) The biosphere is defined as: a) all the land on the earth where life exists. b) all of the living organisms on the face of the earth. c) the global ecosystem in which all other ecosystems exist. This is a correct answer d) the combination of living things and abiotic factors in a particular place. Question Information : Please review Chapter 42. Points earned on this question : 0 Question 2 (Worth 5 points) When the sun’s rays strike the northern hemisphere more directly, it experiences: a) the rainy season. b) the dry season. c) winter. d) summer. This is a correct answer Question Information : Please review Chapter 41. Points earned on this question : 5 Question 3 (Worth 5 points) Which of the following air pollutants comes primarily from coal burning power plants? a) sulfur oxides This is a correct answer b) hydrocarbons c) carbon monoxide d) nitrogen oxides Question Information : Please review Chapter 42. Points earned on this question : 0 Question 4 (Worth 5 points) Warmer air: a) from the poles sinks and flows towards the equator. b) from the equator sinks and flows towards the poles. c) from the poles rises and flows towards the equator. d) from the equator rises and flows toward the poles. This is a correct answer Question Information : Please review Chapter 41.
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Points earned on this question : 5 Question 5 (Worth 5 points) The sigmoidal growth curve levels off: a) where the mortality rate exceeds the birth rate. b) at the carrying capacity. This is a correct answer c) where the birth rate exceeds the mortality rate. d) where the growth is exponential.
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This note was uploaded on 06/18/2011 for the course SCIN 130 taught by Professor Dr.keiter during the Winter '11 term at American Public University.

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Quiz 3 - Question 1 (Worth 5 points) The biosphere is...

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