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#2 Semester Review Student Quizzes

1. Which is an abiotic component of an ecosystem?


a.
b.
c.
d.

frog
rock
lake
soil

2. Which interaction would benefit both organisms in a relationship?


a.
b.
c.
d.

predation
commensalism
mutualism
competition

3. Total fertility rate is


a.
b.
c.
d.

Number of births minus total number of deaths


Number of births per thousand individuals in a population per year
Number of births per thousand women of child-bearing age per year
Average number of children a woman has in her lifetime

4. What type of soil has large pores between the particles, low fertility and
poor water retention capability?
a.
b.
c.
d.

Loam
Clay
Sand
Humus

5. What factors affect biodiversity?


a.
b.
c.
d.

Area
Climate
Diversity
All of the above

6. _____________ is an interaction that benefits one organism and harms the


other.
7. Abiotic factors are characterized by the _________of life.
8. LEDCs consume _________protein than MEDCs
9. The length of time is take for a population to double is called____________.
10. The collection of threatened species is on the __________
11. What is the purpose of the Lincoln Index?
12. What is the difference between total fertility rate and general fertility rate?
13. What is the difference between conservation and preservation?

Answers:
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6. Which is an abiotic component of an ecosystem?
e.
f.
g.
h.

frog
rock
lake
soil

7. Which interaction would benefit both organisms in a relationship?


e.
f.
g.
h.

predation
commensalism
mutualism
competition

8. Total fertility rate is


e.
f.
g.
h.

Number of births minus total number of deaths


Number of births per thousand individuals in a population per year
Number of births per thousand women of child-bearing age per year
Average number of children a woman has in her lifetime

9. What type of soil has large pores between the particles, low fertility and
poor water retention capability?
e.
f.
g.
h.

Loam
Clay
Sand
Humus

10. What factors affect biodiversity?


e.
f.
g.
h.

Area
Climate
Diversity
All of the above

6. _Parasitism__ is an interaction that benefits one organism and harms the


other.

7. Abiotic factors are characterized by the absence of life.


8. LEDCs consume less protein than MEDCs
9. The length of time is take for a population to double is called doubling time.
10. The collection of threatened species is on the red list.
11. What is the purpose of the Lincoln Index?
It allows you to estimate the total population size of an animal in your study area.
12. What is the difference between total fertility rate and general fertility rate?
Total: average number of births per women of child bearing age
General: number of births per thousand women aged 15-49
13. What is the difference between conservation and preservation?
Conservation is to spend of use sparingly. Preservation is to keep and maintain
what you have.