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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. ecological footprint
  2. Second Harvest
  3. Marine Mammal Protection Act
  4. biotic potential
  5. demographic transition model
  1. a amount of Earth's surface that's necessary to supply and dispose waste from a population. I=PxAxT (pop.)(affluence)(technology)
  2. b protected marine mammals from falling below optimum sustainable population levels
  3. c amount the population would grow if unlimited resources in environment
  4. d model used to predict population trends based on births, deaths, and economy
  5. e charitable agency that distributes food that would otherwise go to waste

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. graphical representations of populations' ages (p90)
  2. living organisms will continue to live, and consume available materials until the supply of materials is exhausted.
  3. can predict long-term population growth (70/current growth=population will double in x years)
  4. plantations that manage trees of the same age and harvested
  5. varies slightly above and below its carrying capacity over time

5 True/False questions

  1. terracingflat platforms on the hillside that creates level ground and reduces soil runoff from the slopes


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


  3. traditional subsistence agricultureeach family in a community plats crops for themselves and harvest with labor by themselves or with animals


  4. phosphorous cycleabsorbs nutrients from nonliving organic matter (including waste!) and converts it into inorganic forms. ex: bacteria and fungi


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