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5 Matching questions

  1. ecological succession
  2. mimicry
  3. primary succession
  4. parasitism
  5. disturbance
  1. a A defense where one species is selected to look like another species which has an effective defense.
  2. b Transition in the species composition of a biological community, often following ecological disturbance of the community; the establishment of a biological community in an area virtually barren of life
  3. c A type of ecological succession that occurs in a virtually lifeless area, where there were originally no organisms and where soil has not yet formed
  4. d A force that changes a biological community and usually removes organisms from it. Disturbances, such as fire and storms, play pivotal roles in structuring many biological communities
  5. e A symbiotic relationship in which the symbiont (parasite) benefits at the expense of the host by living either within the host (as an endoparasite) or outside the host (as an ectoparasite)

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Predicts the relationship between species richess of a patch and that patch's area and distance to other patches
  2. The mutual influence on the evolution of two different species interacting with each other and reciprocally influencing each other's adaptations
  3. consumption of plants
  4. An ecological relationship between organisms of two different species that live together in direct contact
  5. a disease causing organism

5 True/False questions

  1. predationThe mutual influence on the evolution of two different species interacting with each other and reciprocally influencing each other's adaptations

          

  2. competitive exclusionThe mutual influence on the evolution of two different species interacting with each other and reciprocally influencing each other's adaptations

          

  3. secondary successionA type of ecological succession that occurs in a virtually lifeless area, where there were originally no organisms and where soil has not yet formed

          

  4. biodiversityA defense where one species is selected to look like another species which has an effective defense.

          

  5. communitiesAll the organisms that inhabit a particular area; an assemblage of populations of different species living close enough together for potential interaction

          

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