OCC Oceanography Chapter 16 Baker MRSCA100 CRN21404

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  1. In terms of density, what is the most common distribution?
    A. Random
    B. Uniform
    C. None of the choices
    D. Clumped
    D. Clumped
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  2. What type of water is a mixture of both freshwater and seawater?
    A. Brackish water
    B. Freshish water
    C. Productive water
    D. Semibrine water
    A. Brackish water
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  3. What is the study of the relationships of organisms and the interactions in the community
    A. Biology
    B. Ethology
    C. Oceanology
    D. Ecology
    D. Ecology
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  4. What is a community?
    A. A group of interacting organisms of different species sharing a common living space
    B. A group of organisms of the same species
    C. The largest marine ecosystem
    D. The number of different species in an area
    A. A group of interacting organisms of different species sharing a common living space
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  5. An Estuary...
    A. Is where freshwater and seawater mix
    B. Has a standing biomass per unit of surface area is the highest among any marine community
    C. Typically has brackish water
    D. All of the choices are correct
    D. All of the choices are correct
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  6. An organism's address within it's community, it's physical location is also known as....
    A. habitat
    B. ecosystem
    C. niche
    D. population
    A. habitat
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  7. A niche is:
    A. the variety of species in a given area
    B. an organism’s role in the community
    C. an organism’s physical location in its community
    D. is a group of organisms of the same species occupying a specific area.
    B. an organism’s role in the community
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  8. Salinity, Temperature, Wave Shock are:
    A. Electromagnetic Factors
    B. Mechanical Factors
    C. Biological Factors
    D. Physical Factors
    D. Physical Factors
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  9. A stable, long-established community is known as a climax community
    True or False
    True
  10. An organism with a wide range of tolerance for salinity changes is said to be...
    A. Euryhaline
    B. Stenohaline
    C. Eurythermal
    D. Stenobaric
    E. Eurybaric
    A. Euryhaline
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  11. A stenothermal organism might be best adapted for which condition?
    A. 10-20° C
    B. 10-12° C
    C. 760-762 mm Hg
    D. 1-2° C
    D. 1-2° C
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  12. There is no photosynthesis occurring in the deep water because of the permanent darkness. For the most part, consumers rely on the biological activity above them for nutrients.
    True or False
    True
  13. What process re-establishes climax communities after a major disruption in the environment?
    A. Carrying capacity
    B. Succession
    C. Progression
    D. Desiccation
    B. Succession
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  14. This community is named the deep scattering layer due to its tendency to reflect sound pulses which make it appear like a false bottom to people above. The scattering layer itself is comprised of a dense population of fish, squid, and other vertical migrators.
    A. Whale Fall
    B. Deep Scattering Layer
    C. Coral Reef
    D. Sofar Channel
    E. Sandy Beach
    B. Deep Scattering Layer
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  15. What do many deep water organisms use for feeding and the attraction of mates?
    A. Keen eyesight
    B. Sense of smell
    C. Electrical impulses
    D. Bioluminescence
    D. Bioluminescence
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  16. Why was the feeding strategy of giant tube worms, Riftia, such a mystery to scientists when they were first discovered?
    A. These worms have no anus.
    B. These worms have no digestive tract.
    C. These worms have no mouth.
    D. All of the choices
    D. All of the choices
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  17. What can occur when organisms are exposed to air and sunlight?
    A. Succession
    B. Wave shock
    C. Motility
    D. Desiccation
    D. Desiccation
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  18. What is thought to aid the proliferation and spread of hydrothermal vents?
    A. Climax communities
    B. Seep communities
    C. Succession
    D. Whale falls
    D. Whale falls
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  19. Which is NOT a characteristic of deep water animals?
    A. Deep water organisms tend to move slowly.
    B. Deep water organisms have a high metabolic rate.
    C. Deep water organisms require little food to survive.
    D. Deep water organisms tend to have a long life span.
    B. Deep water organisms have a high metabolic rate.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  20. Wave shock is a not a problem for intertidal organisms. It gently bathes the area around them and exerts very little force on the organisms.
    True or False
    False

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