Population Dynamics Quiz 1
1. Draw and label a typical exponential curve.
2. Why is a typical population curve actually sigmoidal? (ie what conditions force it to become sigmoidal?)
3. Name 3 density-dependent regulators for a population of paramecia.
4. Name 5 things which would directly affect the carrying capacity (for snails) of a biome.
5. How does a populations age structure affect the growth rate?
6. What are three of the characteristics of r-selecting organisms?