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5 Matching questions

  1. background extinction rate
  2. irregular population
  3. Law of the Minimum
  4. stable population
  5. silviculture
  1. a natural rate of extinction
  2. b chaotic
  3. c managing forests for harvesting timber
  4. d living organisms will continue to live, and consume available materials until the supply of materials is exhausted.
  5. e varies slightly above and below its carrying capacity over time

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. movement of individuals out of a population
  2. live births per 1,000 members of the population each year
  3. random fluctuations in frequency of seeing a gene in a small, isolated population. Due to chance, not natural selection
  4. can predict long-term population growth (70/current growth=population will double in x years)
  5. absorbs nutrients from nonliving organic matter (including waste!) and converts it into inorganic forms. ex: bacteria and fungi

5 True/False questions

  1. ecological footprintamount of Earth's surface that's necessary to supply and dispose waste from a population. I=PxAxT (pop.)(affluence)(technology)


  2. surface firesplantations that manage trees of the same age and harvested


  3. tree farmsfires 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.


  4. urban sprawlleave city and into suburbs


  5. replacement birth rate# of children an average woman will bear during lifetime; based on analyzing data from past