BILD3 FINAL PRACTICE

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  1. You wake up in a country where the sun shines about 12 hours a day all year, precipitation variation is high, and temperature variation is very low. By the way, you are also scuba diving in a lake and cannot see a thing. Where are you?
    A. Artic tundra – photic zone
    B. Temperate grassland – aphotic zone
    C. Tropical wet forest – aphotic zone
    D. Artic tundra – aphotic zone
    C. Tropical wet forest – aphotic zone
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  2. You are in charge of saving the fish of Lake Washington in 1960 and have infinite resources. Which of the following actions will have smallest effect on reducing fish death?
    A. Reducing sewage flow
    B. Increasing dissolved oxygen
    C. Increasing dissolved nitrogen
    D. Reducing algal populations
    C. Increasing dissolved nitrogen
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  3. 26. 2pts. Which of the following does NOT contribute to the dead zone in the Gulf of Mexico?
    A. the sun heating the freshwater runoff from the Mississippi River
    B. oxygen deprived saltwater
    C. the nitrogen and phosphorus that algae require as they grow rapidly
    D. a drought throughout the Midwest that drastically decreases drainage from the Mississippi River
    D. a drought throughout the Midwest that drastically decreases drainage from the Mississippi River
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  4. 28. 2pts. House sparrows are native to Europe and Asia but can be found in St. Louis. Thus, the house sparrows in St. Louis are an example of
    A. an extinct species
    B. a historic species
    C. a keystone species
    D. a threatened species
    E. an exotic species
    E. an exotic species
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  5. Which of the following statements MOST accurately describes Fungi?
    A. Fungi are heterotrophs
    B. Yeasts are multicellular fungi
    C. Fungal mycelia are always heterokaryotic
    D. Fungi are polyphyletic
    A. Fungi are heterotrophs
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  6. 39. 2pts. Chemicals that are secreted by soil fungi that inhibit the growth of bacteria are known as
    A. Antibodies
    B. Hallucinogens
    C. Aflatoxins
    D. Antibiotics
    D. Antibiotics
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  7. 40. 2pts. The following conditions are all caused by a fungus except
    A. Athlete's foot
    B. Ringworm
    C. Ergotism
    D. The plague
    D. The plague
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  8. 45. 3pts. Protists are considered ___________________ because the protist lineage includes _____________________, which are not protists.
    A. monophyletic; animals, plants, and fungi d. paraphyletic; animals and paramecium
    B. polyphyletic; animals, plants, and fungi
    C. paraphyletic; animals, plants, and fungi
    C. paraphyletic; animals, plants, and fungi
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  9. What is the difference between GPP and NPP and what units are they measured in?
    • •Total primary production is known as the ecosystem’s gross primary production (GPP) •Net primary production (NPP) is GPP minus energy used by primary producers for respiration
    • They are measured in units of mass/area/time
  10. Pathogens and parasites are generally not considered “invasive species” TRUE/FALSE
    FALSE
  11. Bats fly. List one proximate and one ultimate question an Animal Behaviorist might ask about this phenomenon.
    Proximate = How How does a bat echolocate in flight?  Ultimate = Why Why does echolocation increase fitness?
  12. Evolved behavior within limits tends to [minimize / maximize] an individual’s reproductive fitness.
    maximize
  13. Territorial aggression between individuals most commonly escalates to injury in or death, particularly if one individual is much larger than the other. TRUE / FALSE
    FALSE
  14. Sexual dimorphism is the difference between sexes, including traits directly required for reproduction (penises, vaginas, etc) TRUE / FALSE
    FALSE
  15. The K-T boundary and extinction event occurred:
    A. 100 MYA
    B. 250 MYA
    C. 30 MYA
    D. 65 MYA
    D. 65 MYA
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)

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