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2. Select the correct order of the following phases of population growth...

  • The lag phase, The exponential phase, The stationary phase and the death phase.
  • The lag phase, The exponential phase, death phase and the stationary phase
  • The lag phase, The stationary phase, the exponential phase and the death phase
  • The exponential phase, The stationary phase, The lag phase and the death phase.

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

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

4. 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

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

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

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