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Biogeography

Biogeography

Biogeography: Not As Bad As Bio-Dome True or False

1. Based on the island equilibrium model, when will an island reach equilibrium? -> When immigration rates are higher than extinction rates.
2. Still thinking about the island equilibrium model, which type of island will have the lowest species richness? -> A small island far from the mainland.
3. 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.
4. Which is the largest biome on Earth? -> Oceanic pelagic zone
5. Beak shape in Galapagos finches is an example of: -> Continental drift
6. Which route is the most likely for how humans populated North America? -> Sailed from Asia
7. The northern hemisphere experiences summer while the southern hemisphere experiences winter because of: -> The Earth's place in the solar system
8. Major deserts of the world are found at what latitude? -> 30°
9. The Coriolis effect is caused by: -> The Earth's rotation
10. Which of these places has a climate that is much different from the others? -> California

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