HLTH 505 Quiz 1 Man and Environment

HLTH 505 Quiz: Man and the Environment

Covers the Learn material from Module 1: Week 1.

  1. In which biome are the greatest number of plant and animal species found?
  2. What do zebra mussels, Asian carp, gypsy moths, and water hyacinths have in common?
  3. Which biome today is experiencing more rapid destruction and degradation than any other?
  4. Which of the following statements about secondary consumers is false?
  5. In which of the following biomes is annual precipitation lowest?
  6. Reduction of competition for food and living space among species inhabiting the same geographical area is accomplished by:
  7. In the biotic community of a tropical rain forest, which of the following could be considered an “ecological dominant”?
  8. What trophic level is represented by a spider?
  9. Which of the following statements about ecological succession is false?
  10. In 1840 Justus Liebig made a valuable contribution to science by demonstrating that:
  11. In reference to ranges of tolerance for limiting factors, which of the following population groups is most sensitive to adverse environmental conditions?
  12. Which of the following elements is characterized by a gaseous biogeochemical cycle?
  13. What is the major way in which atmospheric nitrogen is converted to a form usable by living organisms?
  14. Which of the following statements is false?
  15. Approximately how much food energy is lost with each transfer up a food chain?
  16. The percentage of the world’s people now living in urban areas is approximately:
  17. Which area of the world currently has the longest doubling time?
  18. In what way does the population profile of a typical less-developed country differ sharply from that of a highly industrialized nation?
  19. The limit at which a given environment can support a population is referred to as that environment’s:
  20. What is the current annual growth rate for world population?
  21. Which of the following assumptions has been incorporated into all five of the United Nations’ population projections for the world of the future?
  22. Among the world’s industrialized nations, which has the highest population growth rate?
  23. Zero Population Growth (ZPG) has been attained by several nations in which of the following regions of the world?
  24. Which of the following set of circumstances was largely responsible for the population explosion in the developing world during the 1960s and 1970s?
  25. What is a major difference between family planning programs in the U.S. as compared with those in developing countries?
  26. Why is it difficult to convince many couples in the developing world to limit their number of children to 2?
  27. What is the most widely practiced method of birth control in the U.S. today among women age 15-44 who are currently using contraception?
  28. Which of the following actions would likely have the greatest impact in motivating couples in high-growth societies to have smaller families?
  29. After what age does a woman’s ability to conceive begin to decline?
  30. Which of the following risks is highest among women who become pregnant after age 35?
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