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Based on the island equilibrium model, when will an island reach equilibrium? -> When immigration rates are higher than extinction rates.
Still thinking about the island equilibrium model, which type of island will have the lowest species richness? -> A small island far from the mainland.
If there were life on another planet, would you expect to see the same pattern of species diversity there as you do on Earth? -> Yes, because the other planet's tilt would cause seasonal variations in light.
Which is the largest biome on Earth? -> Oceanic pelagic zone
Beak shape in Galapagos finches is an example of: -> Continental drift
Which route is the most likely for how humans populated North America? -> Sailed from Asia
The northern hemisphere experiences summer while the southern hemisphere experiences winter because of: -> The Earth's place in the solar system
Major deserts of the world are found at what latitude? -> 30°
The Coriolis effect is caused by: -> The Earth's rotation
Which of these places has a climate that is much different from the others? -> California
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