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Limiting factors

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  • Q1
    What is a limiting factor?
    A factor that limits the growth, distribution, or abundance of a population.
    A factor that promotes the growth, distribution, or abundance of a population.
    A factor that is completely unrelated to the growth, distribution, or abundance of a population.
    A factor that is only important for plants, not for animals.
    30s
  • Q2
    Which of these is an example of a biotic limiting factor?
    Sunlight
    Competition for resources
    Temperature
    Soil nutrients
    30s
  • Q3
    Which of these is an example of an abiotic limiting factor?
    Disease
    Drought
    Predation
    Competition
    30s
  • Q4
    Which of these is a density-dependent limiting factor?
    Temperature
    Disease
    Human development
    Natural disaster
    30s
  • Q5
    Which of these is a density-independent limiting factor?
    Natural disaster
    Competition
    Disease
    Predation
    30s
  • Q6
    Which of these is an example of a limiting factor in a desert ecosystem?
    Abundant plant life
    Humidity
    Temperature
    Water availability
    30s
  • Q7
    What is the primary source of energy for most ecosystems?
    Hydroelectricity
    Geothermal heat
    Sunlight
    Wind
    30s
  • Q8
    Which of the following is an example of an abiotic factor in a terrestrial ecosystem?
    Plankton
    Wind
    Fish
    Algae
    30s
  • Q9
    What is an example of density-dependent population regulation?
    Changes in weather patterns
    Mutations in individuals in a population
    Competition for resources such as food or nesting sites
    Migration of individuals to new areas
    30s
  • Q10
    What is a density-dependent factor?
    A factor that is not related to population density
    A factor that affects a population more strongly as population density decreases
    A factor that affects a population more strongly as population density increases
    A factor that affects a population equally regardless of population density
    30s
  • Q11
    Which of the following is an example of a density independent factor?
    predation by a predator on a population
    competition for food among members of a population
    migration of individuals to a new area
    a hurricane destroying a habitat
    30s
  • Q12
    What is an example of a density independent factor that affects animal populations?
    predation by animals on other animals
    migration of animals to new habitats
    forest fires
    competition for mates among animals
    30s
  • Q13

    Abiotic means...

    Living factors

    Non-living factors 

    30s
  • Q14

    Biotic means...

    Non-living factors 

    Living factors

    30s

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