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Ecology: Organisms and Their Environments

Ecology: Organisms and Their Environments

Ecology: Organisms and Their Environments: So Many Cycles, So Little Time True or False

1. What is ecology?The study of interactions between organisms and their environments
2. Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of populations that ecologists measure?Distribution
3. The birth rate of a population of lions is 0.5 and the growth rate is 0.2. What is the death rate?0.5
4. Which of the following factors can influence the growth of a population?None of the above
5. Populations of different species will compete with each other iftheir resources are unlimited.
6. Coevolution usually occurs betweeninteracting members of different species.
7. Habitats and ecosystems are related to each other in which way?A habitat is the abiotic part of an ecosystem.
8. The following are all parts of a habitat EXCEPTyou.
9. At Thanksgiving dinner, you eat a scrumptious meal of turkey, green beans, ham, and ice cream. What part of your feast was the most energy efficient?Turkey
10. Where is most of the phosphorous stored in an ecosystem?In the ground