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5 Matching questions

  1. Second Harvest
  2. rule-of-70
  3. carrying capacity
  4. biotic potential
  5. Marine Mammal Protection Act
  1. a amount the population would grow if unlimited resources in environment
  2. b protected marine mammals from falling below optimum sustainable population levels
  3. c can predict long-term population growth (70/current growth=population will double in x years)
  4. d charitable agency that distributes food that would otherwise go to waste
  5. e max population size that can be supported by available resources region

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. pop. doubles in short time
  2. model used to predict population trends based on births, deaths, and economy
  3. living organisms will continue to live, and consume available materials until the supply of materials is exhausted.
  4. live births per 1,000 members of the population each year
  5. number of individuals of a population that inhabit a certain unit of land or water

5 True/False questions

  1. immigrationmovement of individuals out of a population


  2. 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.


  3. total fertility rate# of children an average woman will bear during lifetime; based on analyzing data from past


  4. ecological footprintrandom fluctuations in frequency of seeing a gene in a small, isolated population. Due to chance, not natural selection


  5. silviculturemanaging forests for harvesting timber