What are the three types of biodiversity?
|A)||natural, genetic, economic|
|B)||reproductive, economic, genetic|
|C)||species, genetic, ecosystem|
|D)||species, reproductive, natural|
A high ____ means many organisms are present in one location.
Which of these are not examples of indirect economic benefits in nature?
|A)||genetically engineered crops; vaccination|
|B)||Watersheds for drinking; removal of carbon dioxide|
|C)||decomposing waste; regulating climates|
|D)||providing oxygen; providing nutrients|
The gradual process of species becoming extinct is called ____.
The excessive use of species that have economic value is called ____.
According to this table, what group has suffered the largest percentage loss to extinction?
Which of these is not a factor that would make species vulnerable to extinction on an island?
|A)||lack of disease immunity|
|D)||vulnerability to nonnative prey|
How is habitat fragmentation different than habitat destruction?
|A)||Fragmentation causes habitat to be divided into parts.|
|B)||Fragmentation refers to habitat destroyed completely.|
|C)||Destruction causes less damage than fragmentation.|
|D)||Fragmentation refers only to forested habitats.|
According to this table, which group has suffered the smallest percentage of extinctions?
Which of these is not a factor that would contribute to acid precipitation?
|A)||sulfur dioxide in atmosphere|
|B)||nitrogen and phosphorus flow in waterways|
|C)||burning of fossil fuels|
|D)||nitrogen oxide in atmosphere|
Based on this graph, how long does it take for a habitat to recover from a landslide?
Resources that are replaced faster than they are consumed are called ____.
Which of these is not a benefit of national parks and protected areas?
|A)||fragmented areas are created|
|B)||geological features are protected|
|C)||biodiversity is allowed to flourish|
|D)||animal species keep natural habitat|
What conclusion can be made based on this graph?
|A)||Industrialized countries use less resources.|
|B)||Industrialized countries use more resources.|
|C)||Developing countries use more resources.|
|D)||Only geographical location determines resource usage.|
This graph shows that ____ has the greatest influence on disaster recovery time.
|B)||cause of disaster|
|C)||number of humans in area|
|D)||weather during disaster|