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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. decomposers
  2. Law of the Minimum
  3. slash and burn
  4. birth rate
  5. carrying capacity
  1. a absorbs nutrients from nonliving organic matter (including waste!) and converts it into inorganic forms. ex: bacteria and fungi
  2. b live births per 1,000 members of the population each year
  3. c max population size that can be supported by available resources region
  4. d living organisms will continue to live, and consume available materials until the supply of materials is exhausted.
  5. e vegetation is slashed and area is burned before being planted with crops

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. can predict long-term population growth (70/current growth=population will double in x years)
  2. natural rate of extinction
  3. flat platforms on the hillside that creates level ground and reduces soil runoff from the slopes
  4. varies slightly above and below its carrying capacity over time
  5. the cyclic movement of phosphorus in different chemical forms from the environment to organisms and then back to the environment

5 True/False questions

  1. demographic transition modelmodel used to predict population trends based on births, deaths, and economy

          

  2. logistic population growthpopulations are well below size dictated by carrying capacity, and then they grow exponentially

          

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

          

  4. Endangered Species Act Program (1973)graphical representations of populations' ages (p90)

          

  5. traditional subsistence agriculture# of children an average woman will bear during lifetime; based on analyzing data from past