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2. Select the term that decribes the maximum population size that can be supported by the available resources?

  • Carrying Capacity
  • Osmoregulation
  • Population Density
  • The set point

3. Which of the following are ALL density dependant factors in mammals?

  • Accumulation of toxic waste, disease, flooding, overcrowding and depletion of food supply
  • diesease, overcrowding, insufficient light and depletion of food supply
  • Accumulation of toxic waste, disease, parasitism, overcrowding and depletion of food supply
  • Disease, a fire, parasitism, overcrowding and depletion of food supply

4. Population oscillations are regulated by a process called...

  • ...negative feeback
  • ...biological control
  • ...carrying capacity
  • ...environmental resistance

5. Which of the following is true about the exponential phase?

  • The population density stays the same
  • Bacterial cells divide at a constant rate
  • Nutrients have been used up
  • This rate of increase can be maintained indefinitely

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