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A researcher suggests that producing specific antibodies against B. burgdorferi is a protective adaptation against the pathogen.

59.A researcher suggests that producing specific antibodies against B. burgdorferi is a protective adaptation

against the pathogen.

What is/are important implicit assumption(s) concerning adaptation in this case?

a.

Outcomes are reproducible

b.

producing specific antibodies against B. burgdorferi is hereditable

c.

Producing specific antibodies against B. burgdorferi is increases the fitness of the mice

d.

A, B and C are true

e.

B and C are true

69. Reducing average patch size should _____ P, while reducing average distance among patches

should ____ P

a.

Increase, increase

b.

Decrease, decrease

c.

Increase, decrease

d.

Decrease, increase

e.

Will not affect, decrease

70. Based on theory of island biogeography, reducing average patch size should _____ rodent species

richness per patch

a.

Increase

b.

Decrease

c.

Will not affect

71. Based on theory of island biogeography, reducing average distance from the contiguous natural forest

should _____ rodent species richness per patch

a.

Increase

b.

Decrease

c.

Will not affect

72. Based on your conclusions from your analysis above (Q44), reducing average patch size should _____

Lyme disease risk, while reducing average distance from the contiguous forest should _____ Lyme disease

risk.

a.

Increase, increase

b.

Decrease, decrease

c.

Increase, decrease

d.

Decrease, increase

e.

Will not affect, increase

78. Increase in the frequency of disturbance should cause

a.

Increase in diversity

b.

Decrease in diversity

c.

No effect

d.

Increase followed by decrease in diversity

e.

Decrease followed by increase in diversity

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