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5 Matching questions

  1. irruptive population
  2. terracing
  3. Law of Tolerance
  4. boom-and-bust population
  5. significant factors of human population growth
  1. a availability of clean water, improved sanitation systems, and medical care
  2. b regular population changes
  3. c How far an organism can tolerate changes in environment
  4. d flat platforms on the hillside that creates level ground and reduces soil runoff from the slopes
  5. e very large, then very small

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. fraction of solar energy reflected back into space
  2. 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.
  3. model used to predict population trends based on births, deaths, and economy
  4. the cyclic movement of phosphorus in different chemical forms from the environment to organisms and then back to the environment
  5. vegetation is slashed and area is burned before being planted with crops

5 True/False questions

  1. Second Harvestabsorbs nutrients from nonliving organic matter (including waste!) and converts it into inorganic forms. ex: bacteria and fungi


  2. replacement birth rate# of children couple must have to replace themselves in population


  3. k-selectedorganisms reproduce early in life and have high capacity for reproductive growth


  4. biodiversity hot spotlive births per 1,000 members of the population each year


  5. immigrationmovement of individuals to a population