A P Ecology 10

A P Ecology 10 - August,2010 BIOLOGYAP Name

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August, 2010 BIOLOGY A P Name                                        These questions may be answered anywhere you want.  You may use the textbook or any other  references you wish, but you may not discuss it with any other person except me.  Your pledge  on this paper, when turned in at the beginning of class on Wednesday, August 18, indicates that  you have complied with these stipulations.   Place the letter of the best completion to the left of the number. 1. Which of the following is not a characteristic of opportunistic species A) small body size B) rapid development C) early reproduction D) high rate of survival to adulthood 2. Which of the following is the best example of exponential growth A) the population growth of the U.S.  B) the growth of a natural, well-established group of sparrows C) the growth of a long-established population of elephants D) algae blooms that occur in nutrient -enriched lakes 3. After an initial period of rapid growth, a certain population's growth slowed,  and for the last six generations the population size has remained fairly constant.   This population has probably reached A) its exponential maximum B) the carrying capacity C) its physiological maximum D) upper limit of tolerance 4. In an isolated population, with no emigration or immigration, the rate of growth  in the population is equivalent to A) the birth rate           B) birth rate - death rate C) birth rate X the number of individuals   D) birth rate / death rate
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This note was uploaded on 10/07/2010 for the course BIO 100 taught by Professor Armand during the Spring '10 term at Barber-Scotia.

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A P Ecology 10 - August,2010 BIOLOGYAP Name

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