Quiz for Chapters 1, 2, & 3

Instructions
Please take the quiz covering Chapters 1, 2, & 3.

This assessment is worth 10 points.

  1. Environmental science is a __________.
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  2. In explaining your choice of an environmental science major in college to your roommate, you would probably emphasize the fact that environmental science is a(n)
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  3. Which of the following is not an example of how statistics are used?
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  4. Potential energy is _______ energy.
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  5. What implication(s) does the law of conservation of matter have for humans?
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  6. What implication(s) does the second law of thermodynamics have for biological systems?
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  7. A Titmouse and a Chickadee are living in the same territory and are using some of the same resources. The best way to classify this interaction is as
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  8. Which of the following is not a common strategy for successful interspecific competition?
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  9. Symbiosis means
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  10. A biological community's productivity is a measure of
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