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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. Marine Mammal Protection Act
  2. Endangered Species Act Program (1973)
  3. k-selected
  4. decomposers
  5. total fertility rate
  1. a prohibit trading and commerce of species endangered or threatened
  2. b # of children an average woman will bear during lifetime; based on analyzing data from past
  3. c organisms that reproduce later in life, fewer offspring, and heavily nurture offspring
  4. d absorbs nutrients from nonliving organic matter (including waste!) and converts it into inorganic forms. ex: bacteria and fungi
  5. e protected marine mammals from falling below optimum sustainable population levels

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. varies slightly above and below its carrying capacity over time
  2. can predict long-term population growth (70/current growth=population will double in x years)
  3. bans capture, exportation, or sale of endangered and threatened species
  4. ex: selective cutting, shelter-wood cutting, selective deforestation
  5. How far an organism can tolerate changes in environment

5 True/False questions

  1. logistic population growthpop. doubles in short time


  2. boom-and-bust populationregular population changes


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


  5. Law of the Minimumliving organisms will continue to live, and consume available materials until the supply of materials is exhausted.