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Biology Questions tomorrow 7:30 AM EST

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1. Which of the following is part of the abiotic environment of an organism? (Points: 5)


        Grass


        Rain


        Food


        decomposers


 


 


2. Decomposers: (Points: 5)


        are unimportant links in a food web.


        recycle organic to inorganic compounds.


        cause disease and destruction.


        require a source of light energy.


 


 


3. Most of the processes that influence the hydrologic cycle are: (Points: 5)


        biological processes.


        physical processes.


        ecosystem processes.


        wind processes.


 


 


4. In the carbon cycle, the two primary processes that remove and add carbon dioxide to the atmosphere are: (Points: 5)


        predation and parasitism.


        carnivores and herbivores.


        sunlight and photosynthesis.


        respiration and photosynthesis.


 


 


5. __________ convert nitrogen gas to nitrogen that plants can use. (Points: 5)


        Decomposers


        Nitrogen-fixing bacteria


        Nitrifying bacteria


        Denitrifying bacteria


 


 


6. What an animal uses for food is part of its: (Points: 5)


        habitat.


        niche.


        competition.


        None of these answers is correct.


 


 


7. Species A and species B both benefit by living together. This is an example of: (Points: 5)


        competition.


        commensalism.


        mutualism.


        succession.


 


 


8. The biome with the fewest seasonal changes is the: (Points: 5)


        temperate deciduous forest.


        grassland.


        tropical rain forest.


        boreal coniferous forest.


 


 


9. If a forest fire destroys a region of the forest, then a: (Points: 5)


        secondary succession will occur.


        primary succession will occur.


        climax community is present in the burned area.


        None of these answers is correct.


 


 


10. If an animal cannot digest a chemical but is able to pass out all of that chemical as waste material, there is: (Points: 5)


        biomagnification.


        succession.


        no parasitism.


        no biomagnification.


 


 


11. Gene flow is: (Points: 5)


        used for comparison purposes when numbers of organisms or size of organisms would lead to confusion.


        the optimum number of individuals of a species that can survive.


        the movement of genes within a population from place to place resulting from migration.


        the graphic expression of increasing or decreasing numbers.


 


 


12. A population does not change in size during the __________ phase. (Points: 5)


        death


        exponential


        stable equilibrium


        None of these answers is correct.


 


 


13. When a limiting factor becomes more important as the size of the population increases, it is known as: (Points: 5)


        a biotic potential.


        a density-independent factor.


        a density-dependent factor.


        an intrinsic factor.


 


 


14. The carrying capacity of an area for a plant is most likely maintained by: (Points: 5)


        the accumulation of waste products.


        the availability of raw material and energy.


        a constant birthrate.


        a low biotic potential.


 


 


15. The carrying capacity of an area can be reduced if there is too much: (Points: 5)


        energy.


        raw material.


        waste.


        All of these answers are true.


 


 


16. Instinct differs from learned behavior in that instinctive behavior: (Points: 5)


        does not change; learned behavior does.


        is acquired; learned behavior is genetic.


        is adaptive; learned behavior is not.


        All of these answers are true.


 


 


17. Insight learning will help: (Points: 5)


        a wolf learn imprinting.


        protect an insect from being eaten by a bird.


        teach a bird how to fly.


        a student select the correct answers on an exam.


 


 


18. Territorial behavior always involves: (Points: 5)


        communication between members of the same species.


        huge investments in time and energy.


        courtship behavior.


        All of these answers are true.


 


 


19. __________ is a method of ranking individuals from highest to lowest. (Points: 5)


        Imprinting


        Territorial behavior analysis


        A dominance hierarchy


        Ethology


 


 


20. Behavior in which an individual animal gives up an advantage or puts itself in danger to aids others is called: (Points: 5)


        habituation.


        altruistic behavior.


        observational learning.


        dedication.

Hello Roger,

 

I'll try to get to these is the A.M., talk to you later!

Customer: replied 5 years ago.
Thank you very much Chris! Talk to you later!
Customer: replied 5 years ago.
The deadline for this posting is 8:30 AM EST

Sorry, I had an emergency this morning and wasn't able to answer by 8:30. Let me know if you still need help on these. I got your post of the other quiz.

 

Thanks!

 

Customer: replied 5 years ago.

Let's make the deadline by 1:00 PM EST on all posts.

Thanks,

Roger

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