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2. 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

3. What is a Niche?

  • an ecological role and space that an organism fills in an ecosystem
  • A type of egg based pastry
  • the ability of an organism to resist the effects of interspecific competition
  • The reproductive capacity of one individual in an ecosystem

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

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

5. What is the term used to describe any factor that may limit population growth

  • Carrying capacity
  • Negative feedback
  • Environmental resistance
  • The death phase

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