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Biology Category 5 Quiz

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  • Q1
    Surtsey is an island located south of Iceland. The island was formed by a volcanic eruption and first appeared in 1963. The table below contains descriptions of changes in the population and diversity of species on Surtsey. Which of these lists the descriptions in the correct order of ecological succession on Surtsey?
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    IV, III, I, II
    II, IV, I, III
    III, I, II, IV
    I, II, IV, III
  • Q2
    The overgrowth of algae poses a major problem for coral reefs. Intensive fishing in one factor that contributes to algae overgrowth because it does which of the following?
    Inhibits the spread of pathogens in algae colonies
    Increases the competition between different algae species
    Allows more sunlight to be available to algae
    Reduces the number of organisms that feed on algae
  • Q3
    Which of the following are missing from the food web shown above?
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  • Q4
    The acacia ant (Pseudomyrmex ferruginea) lives in the bullshorn acacia plant, as shown below. The acacia ant nests and feeds in the plant’s hollow thorns. The ant helps protect the bullshorn acacia by attacking insects and grazing animals that come near the plant. The relationship between the acacia ant and the bullshorn acacia is an example of which of the following?
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  • Q5
    The carbon cycle includes processes that release carbon into the atmosphere and places that act as carbon reservoirs. The diagram below shows both major processes that release carbon and major carbon reservoirs. Which of these disruptions would cause an excess output in the carbon cycle?
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    A reduction in the use of fossil fuels
    Increases in marine biota
    A thickening of ocean sediments
    The destruction of terrestrial biota

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