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ap env. population ecology Test

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5 Matching Questions

  1. silviculture
  2. Second Harvest
  3. urban sprawl
  4. birth rate
  5. Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Flora and Fauna (CITES)
  1. a leave city and into suburbs
  2. b managing forests for harvesting timber
  3. c live births per 1,000 members of the population each year
  4. d charitable agency that distributes food that would otherwise go to waste
  5. e bans capture, exportation, or sale of endangered and threatened species

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. chaotic
  2. model used to predict population trends based on births, deaths, and economy
  3. organisms reproduce early in life and have high capacity for reproductive growth
  4. varies slightly above and below its carrying capacity over time
  5. fires that only burn forest's underbrush and don't damage mature trees; they help because they prevent bigger fires by removing underbrush that would otherwise burn quicker at high temps.

5 True/False Questions

  1. genetic driftmovement of individuals out of a population


  2. age-structure pyramidsplantations that manage trees of the same age and harvested


  3. Marine Mammal Protection Actprotected marine mammals from falling below optimum sustainable population levels


  4. population densitynumber of individuals of a population that inhabit a certain unit of land or water


  5. k-selectedorganisms that reproduce later in life, fewer offspring, and heavily nurture offspring


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