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Name: ________________________ Class: ___________________ Date: __________ ID: A 1 chap 52 Multiple Choice Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question. ____ 1. __________ is the least frequent of the dispersal patterns seen in nature. a. Random dispersion b. Aggregated distribution c. Uniform dispersion d. Density-dependent distribution e. Clumped dispersion ____ 2. The organisms associated with patches of floating ocean vegetation would be an example of: a. random dispersion b. aggregated distribution c. uniform dispersion d. density-dependent distribution e. clumped dispersion ____ 3. Which of the following series correctly represents the hierarchical organization within ecology? a. ecosystem population community biosphere b. biosphere community population ecosystem c. community population ecosystem biosphere d. population community ecosystem biosphere e. None of these. ____ 4. The best definition of population density is: a. the number of individuals of all species in a given area. b. the number of individuals of one species in a given area. c. the number of individuals in a given area at a given time. d. the number of individuals of all species in a given area at a given time. e. the number of individuals of one species in a given area at a given time. ____ 5. Which of the following examples is incorrectly paired? a. schooling fish aggregated distribution b. nesting seabirds random dispersion c. grove of aspen clumped dispersion d. flour beetle larvae random dispersion e. adult sand pine uniform dispersion ____ 6. Natural selection acts most directly on: a. populations. b. communities. c. ecosystems. d. the biosphere. e. K- selected organisms. ____ 7. Communities are composed of: a. all of the communities of all the different populations that live together within an area. b. all of the ecosystems within the biosphere. c. all of the populations of all the different species that live together within an area. d. all of the various dispersal patterns of the different species within a given area. e. all of the population's females' combined reproductive capabilities within the same given unit of time.
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Name: ________________________ ID: A 2 ____ 8. Populations, for example, share: a. a common gene pool. b. members of different communities. c. members of the same ecosystem. d. members of the same biosphere. e. All of these. ____ 9. Biologists in which of the following applied disciplines must understand population ecology? a. forestry b. Agronomy c. wildlife management d. forestry and agronomy e. forestry, agronomy, and wildlife management ____ 10. Clumped dispersion is often influenced by: a. the presence of family groups. b.
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