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FNR 103 INTRODUCTION TO ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION QUIZ 2 5 Feb 2010 _____________________________________________________________________ ON THE ANSWER SHEET, MARK THE LETTER THAT CORRESPONDS TO THE BEST ANSWER FOR EACH QUESTION. DO YOUR OWN WORK!! ______________________________________________________________________ __A_ 1. The dead organic matter that feeds the decomposer community is usually called: A. detritus, B. biome, C. detritivores, D. “Hoosiers”, no wait, that is the IU basketball team. __C_ 2. An ecological system that commonly supports 5-6 trophic levels is the: A. tropical dry forest, B. tundra, C. coral reefs, D. trick question – no ecosystem supports more than 3-4 trophic levels. __D_ 3. The level of the ecological hierarchy at which an ecologist studies how populations of different species interact with each other is the ___________ level. A. population, B. ecosystem, C. landscape, D. community. _B__ 4. About ______ of the energy present in one trophic level is usually NOT available to the next higher trophic level. A. 10%, B. 90%, C. 50%, D. trick question – all of the energy in a trophic level is available to organisms in other levels. __B_ 5. Loss of _______________habitats associated with rivers and streams is a major conservation issue in the desert Southwest. A. montane, B. riparian, C. taiga, D. chaparral. _A__ 6. Which of the following biomes is commonly found in Indiana? A. temperate deciduous forest, B. desert, C. temperate rain forest, D. chaparral. _A__ 7.
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This note was uploaded on 02/26/2012 for the course FNR 103 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at Purdue University-West Lafayette.

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