Category: APES QOD

Warm up questions

APES QOD Nov 2

The increase in the size of Earth’s human population in the last century has been dramatic. Which of the following identifies two major contributors to this increase? A) New methods of agriculture and the identification of new food crops B) The

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APES QOD Oct. 31

The gray wolf is a keystone species because  A.they cull herds of bison, elk and caribou. B.they keep coyote populations down. C.they provide meat for scavengers such as ravens and bald eagles. D.All of the above. E.Only A and B.

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APES QOD October 30

The GREATEST threat to aquatic biodiversity is: A. Reduction of upwelling events B. Habitat loss C. Introduction of invasive species D. Intrusion of freshwater E. Aquaculture practices

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APES QOD October 26

Illegal hunting for profit is called A) Subsistence hunting B) Sport hunting C) Poaching D) Commercial hunting E) Partial hunting

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APES QOD October 24

On the provided index card:  DEFINE what Tragedy of the Commons is. Give a SPECIFIC EXAMPLE of real life Tragedy of the Commons. DESCRIBE how your example relates to Tragedy of the Commons. Address SPECIFIC ways to prevent or overcome

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APES QOD October 23

Zebra mussels, an invasive species that is pushing species of freshwater shellfish to extinction, were introduced to the Great Lakes by: A) Migrating Native Americans B) Teenagers playing a prank C) Ballast water (sea water that ships carry for stability and

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APES QOD October 19

Present three arguments in favor of the maintenance of  biodiversity. (2000 frq #3)

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APES QOD October 17

The CITES treaty has been helpful in protecting endangered animals and plants by —(A) listing all species that can be hunted, traded, and used commercially —(B) listing those species and products whose international trade is controlled —(C) funding projects for

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APES QOD October 16

Biodiversity hotspots are found around the world.  Describe an ABIOTIC factor and a BIOTIC factor that would explain their existence in various biomes.

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APES QOD October 12

Pandas and koalas feed exclusively on bamboo and eucalyptus, respectively. This means they are A) eusocial B) altruistic C) monogamous D) specialists E) generalists

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