chap 53-56 ecology

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Name: ________________________ Class: ___________________ Date: __________ ID: A 1 chap 53-56 ecology Multiple Choice Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question. ____ 1. A community consists of __________ species in a given area: a. one b. two c. three d. two or more species e. None of the answer choices are correct. ____ 2. Which is not a property that is characteristic of a community? a. energy and nutrient flow throughout the community b. the types of species present c. the relative abundance of each species d. the interactions among different species e. All of these are properties that are characteristic of a community. ____ 3. Select the answer choice that best describes facilitation. a. a species interaction that modifies and enhances the local environment for other species b. a species interaction that modifies and detracts from the local environment, inhibiting other species c. an interaction between members of a population that enhances the local environment for other members of the same population d. an interaction between members of a population that detracts from the local environment, inhibiting other members of the same population e. a species interaction that enhances the local environment for a previously extant species ____ 4. Which is not one of three main roles in community life? a. producer b. consumer c. decomposer d. producer and consumer e. All of these. ____ 5. Which of the following is not one of the main types of interactions that occur among species in a community? a. competition b. predation c. reproduction d. symbiosis e. None of these. ____ 6. Large-scale experiments conducted in oak forests of the northeastern United States linked bumper acorn crops to booming mouse populations. The conclusion from these experiments is that: a. increased levels of first trophic level productivity cause an increase in disease vector activities. b. competition can result in a more limited realized niche. c. high biological diversity results in a decrease in Lyme disease transmission to human beings. d. extermination of mouse populations is the most effective way of reducing Lyme disease transmission. e. None of the answer choices are correct.
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Name: ________________________ ID: A 2 ____ 7. The community found on a rotting log would not include: a. mosses and lichens. b. rainwater. c. bacteria. d. termites. e. None of these. ____ 8. Which of the following is not a community? a. the microorganisms living within the soil of your yard b. the life within a pond c. the organisms living within a dead tree in a forest d. the population of western gulls on a beach e. None of these. ____ 9. A(n) __________ has both biotic and abiotic components. a.
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