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Ecology Chapter Quiz

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What kind of competition occurs when members of the same species share requirements or needs of the same food and space resources?

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Competition, territorial behavior, stress, predation, and disease are what type of factors affecting a population?

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What type of behavioral adaptation is exemplified by several bird species consuming the fruit from the same tree at different times of the day?

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What type of symbiotic relationship describes both organisms benefiting?

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What follows deforestation, abandonment of agricultural sites, or hurricane events?

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What describes the capacity of organisms to reproduce under ideal conditions?

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The maximum number of individuals of any species that an environment or habitat can sustain given the availability of food, water, shelter or space, and other necessities is the

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What human impact has been the primary contributor to the endangerment of wildlife worldwide?

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What co-evolutionary development enables prey to ward off predators with warning coloration that indicates that the prey is poisonous?

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When examining which of the following, scientists study the number of individuals who are pre-productive, reproductive, and post-productive to make predictions about a population's success?

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The use of nitrogen and phosphorus in agricultural fertilization can lead to what biological, chemical, or physical change to nearby lakes or ponds?

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Fire plays a significant role in reducing forest undergrowth and adding needed nutrients to the soil. What type of factor is fire?

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