Biology Honors Prentice Hall Textbook by Miller/Levine Chapter 4 pg. 115 #1-33 pg. 117 #1-9 1/8/10 1. B 2. A 3. B 4. D 5. A 6. B 7. D 8. A 9. B 10. A 11. Weather is a day-to-day condition of Earth’s atmosphere at a particular time and place. Climate refers to the average, year-after-year conditions of temperature and precipitation in a particular region. 12. Abiotic factors that contribute to climate are temperature, precipitation, and humidity, wind, nutrient availability, soil type and sunlight. 13. An organism’s habitat includes the area where an organisms lives with the biotic and abiotic factors. A niche is a full range of physical and biological conditions in which an organism lives and the way in which the organism uses those conditions (food chain). 14. The competitive exclusion principle states that no two species can occupy the same niche in the same habitat at the same time. 15. Primary succession occurs on surfaces formed as volcanic eruptions build new islands or
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