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Population Dynamics Quiz 1 

 

Bio-geochemical Cycles 
Quiz I

Ecosystem 
Problem set I

Ecology Test 
Test 1   Test 2
Test 3   Test 4
Test 5   Test 6
Test 7   Test 8
Test 9   M/C 

Energy Calculation 
Quiz 1   Quiz 2

Human Ecology  
Quiz 1   Quiz 2
Quiz 3   

Population Dynamics 
Quiz 1   Quiz 2
Quiz 3   Quiz 4
Quiz 5   Quiz 6
Review 

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?