Ecology Test (Jeopardy Questions)

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What is the statistical study of all populations?

Demography

_____ consists of all the individuals of a particular species in a particular place.

Population

List the 4 factors that affect population size.

Birth, death, immigration, and emigration

An ecosystem consists of...

A community of organisms, energy, soil, water, and weather

Which of the following types of succession would most likely occur after a forest fire?

Secondary succession

What are the two names for a graph?

Exponential and J-shaped

_____ affect the population regardless of the density of the population.

Density-independent factors

A tick feeding on a human is an example of ______.

Parasitism

What are the three parts to an organism's niche?

Food, abiotic factors, and behavior

On the pyramid, animals that feed on plant eaters are at...

Trophic level 3

The movement of individuals into a population is called _______.

Immigration

______ is when a barrier forms that prevents an organism from accessing its entire home range.

Habitat fragmentation

Renewable sources of energy...

Can replenish themselves naturally.

A type of symbiotic relationship where one species benefits and the other is unaffected is called ______.

Commensalism

A _____ is a stable, mature community that undergoes little or no succession.

Climax community

The _____ is the maximum number of individuals of a particular species that the environment can hold.

Carrying capacity

___% of energy is transferred from one trophic level to another.

10%

If the niche of two organisms overlap...

The organisms may have to compete directly

The small, fast growing plants that are the first organisms to live in a habitat are called ______.

Pioneer species

The total dry weight of the organisms in an ecosystem is called ______.

Biomass

Ozone in the atmosphere...

absorbs harmful radiation from the sun.

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