University of Florida Environmental Science Quiz

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Please answer the quiz questions attached. it consists of 30 questions. 8 of them are essays. Some of questions include drop down options attached.

University of Florida Environmental Science Quiz
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University of Florida Environmental Science Quiz
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University of Florida Environmental Science Quiz
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University of Florida Environmental Science Quiz
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Quiz: Evaluation 2 12/3/19, 10:19 PM Evaluation 2 Started: Dec 3 at 10:15pm Quiz Instructions This is your LAB FINAL EXAM for BY 109. The open dates are Sunday, December 1 at 8am through Wednesday, December 4 at 11.59pm! You may open and close this lab test as many times as you need during its open hours. Please log out and log in occasionally to ensure that your answers are being saved! Do not wait until the last minute. There are several essay/short answer questions. Make your work an individual effort: not group work. Question 1 8 pts Match the Composting II or Soil term with its description or definition. Mites and springtails [ Choose ] Leachate [ Choose ] Roaches, earthworms, and earwigs [ Choose ] Temperature in compost’s early stages [ Choose ] Silt [ Choose ] Capillary water [ Choose ] https://uab.instructure.com/courses/1507221/quizzes/2074532/take Page 1 of 19 Quiz: Evaluation 2 12/3/19, 10:19 PM Question 2 3 pts ______ and _____ are human-caused source of loss of biodiversity and environmental degradation. Click the TWO correct answers. Reforestation Habitat loss/habitat fragmentation Urban Sprawl Composting Recycling Question 3 1 pts The diversity of plants and animals in a given area at a given time is ______. (variety of plants and animals is not the same as the variety of whole ecosystems.) World diversity Ecological diversity Species diversity Genetic diversity Question 4 6 pts Match the animal with its description. Amphibians, Reptiles https://uab.instructure.com/courses/1507221/quizzes/2074532/take Page 2 of 19 Quiz: Evaluation 2 12/3/19, 10:19 PM Fence lizard [ Choose ] Green tree frog [ Choose ] Spotted salamander [ Choose ] Canebrake rattlesnake [ Choose ] Black king snake [ Choose ] Cottonmouth [ Choose ] Question 5 5 pts Match the compost organism with its name. Lettered Photos below. Photo A above Photo B Above https://uab.instructure.com/courses/1507221/quizzes/2074532/take Page 3 of 19 Quiz: Evaluation 2 12/3/19, 10:19 PM Photo C above Photo D Above Photo E Above Photo A [ Choose ] Photo B [ Choose ] Photo C [ Choose ] Photo D [ Choose ] Photo E [ Choose ] https://uab.instructure.com/courses/1507221/quizzes/2074532/take Page 4 of 19 Quiz: Evaluation 2 12/3/19, 10:19 PM Question 6 6 pts Match the animal with its description. This is a different question than above. Very fast lizard, likes hot temperatures [ Choose ] Snake with hemotoxin venom [ Choose ] Lizard can change color; not a chameleon [ Choose ] “Red on yellow kills a fellow” [ Choose ] Lungless salamander; has aquatic larval [ Choose ] stage Has more spots per wart; Toad found throughout Alabama [ Choose ] Question 7 4 pts Out of this list, what are things that UAB has done to increase its sustainability? Click each of the correct answers for full credit. Bike share/bike racks Exercise stationary bikes to power lights in the biology building Solar charging stations for electronic devices https://uab.instructure.com/courses/1507221/quizzes/2074532/take Page 5 of 19 Quiz: Evaluation 2 12/3/19, 10:19 PM Recycling bins Campus-wide compost collection Glass recycling in each campus building Jean donation program for making insulation Water bottle fill stations Question 8 8 pts Choose the answer from the drop-down menu that best describes each of the following topics related to Bioaccumulation or Biomagnification. Small Fish [ Choose ] Largest Fish – Top predator like a tuna fish [ Choose ] Plants and algae [ Choose ] Tiniest Fish [ Choose ] The amount of a toxin stored in the body [ Choose ] of a signal organism The increasing amount of a toxin in the food chain going from algae all the way to a top predator Large fish – like a salmon https://uab.instructure.com/courses/1507221/quizzes/2074532/take [ Choose ] [ Choose ] Page 6 of 19 Quiz: Evaluation 2 12/3/19, 10:19 PM Question 9 2 pts BPA is known to have _________ affect on the human body (and bodies of other animals) and BPA was often found in ___________. Endocrine disruptor / plastics Causes cancer / toxins in the air Causes fat deposition / meat Leaches calcium out of body tissues / saturated fats Question 10 1 pts Water would percolate slower through soil with a higher clay content than through soil with a higher sand content. True False Question 11 6 pts Match the # plastic with its property. #5 Plastic https://uab.instructure.com/courses/1507221/quizzes/2074532/take [ Choose ] Page 7 of 19 Quiz: Evaluation 2 12/3/19, 10:19 PM #2 Plastic [ Choose ] #3 Plastic [ Choose ] #1 Plastic [ Choose ] #4 Plastic [ Choose ] #6 Plastic [ Choose ] Question 12 5 pts Match the soil or water term with its description. Capillary Water [ Choose ] Gravitational Water [ Choose ] Chemically bound water [ Choose ] Hygroscopic water [ Choose ] Field Capacity [ Choose ] https://uab.instructure.com/courses/1507221/quizzes/2074532/take Page 8 of 19 Quiz: Evaluation 2 12/3/19, 10:19 PM Question 13 3 pts What are the two properties of water molecules that result in capillary water? Click on the TWO correct answers. Field Capacity Clay Gravitational Water Cohesion Geography Adhesion Question 14 1.5 pts Click on any/all animals that is/are specialist species. Anteater Koala Rat Goat Panda Human Question 15 https://uab.instructure.com/courses/1507221/quizzes/2074532/take 4 pts Page 9 of 19 Quiz: Evaluation 2 12/3/19, 10:19 PM Choose the item(s) that each recyclable item can be recycled into. # 1 Plastic [ Choose ] Glass [ Choose ] Aluminum cans [ Choose ] Office copy paper [ Choose ] Question 16 1.5 pts Choose any/all the answers that are correct. Click any/all example(s) of a generalist species. Horse Human Raccoon Honeybee Koala Question 17 https://uab.instructure.com/courses/1507221/quizzes/2074532/take 2 pts Page 10 of 19 Quiz: Evaluation 2 12/3/19, 10:19 PM The time it takes for a forager to find food can be influenced by which of the following? Click on all the answers that are correct. The shape of the food Competition The color of the food relative to the background the food is on The amount of food available in foraging area Question 18 8 pts Match the horizon with its description R Horizon [ Choose ] A Horizon [ Choose ] O Horizon [ Choose ] B Horizon [ Choose ] Question 19 3 pts Which of the following statements are correct concerning Experiment 1 in Foraging? Click on each of the answers that is correct for full credit. https://uab.instructure.com/courses/1507221/quizzes/2074532/take Page 11 of 19 Quiz: Evaluation 2 12/3/19, 10:19 PM Foragers had to survive 20 “days” to survive the winter. Foragers were timed to help determine foraging successes each day. Foragers had to find only one certain type of food each day. Timers stood in the plot with the forager. A forager had to find 5 pieces of any type of food per “day.” Question 20 2 pts Which of the following statements are FALSE concerning Foraging Experiment 2 (Competition)? Click on all correct answers. Foragers had less time per day in this experiment than in Experiments 1 or 3. Students found food more easily in this experiment. Foragers were competing with each other for “food” items. Foragers could only find one type of food in this experiment. Foragers were less successful in experiment 2 than in experiment 1. Question 21 3 pts Which of the following materials would be considered sources of carbon in our composting bin? (Select all that apply) Shredded paper Meat scraps Dry leaves https://uab.instructure.com/courses/1507221/quizzes/2074532/take Page 12 of 19 Quiz: Evaluation 2 12/3/19, 10:19 PM Coffee grounds Rotted lettuce leaves Grass clippings Question 22 4 pts What conclusion would you make from this graph of foraging data? Foragers had to compete more for food early in the seaon It became easier for foragers to find food over time It became harder for foragers to find food over time Food was well hidden from foragers https://uab.instructure.com/courses/1507221/quizzes/2074532/take Page 13 of 19 Quiz: Evaluation 2 12/3/19, 10:19 PM Question 23 4 pts If you collect 75 ml of gravitational water in a graduated cylinder and you started with 100 ml of water that you poured through your soil sample, then what’s the volume of your capillary water? HTML Editor! ! / ” 0 # $ $ 1 3 2 % & ” ‘ ( ) # * 4 + 5 , 12pt – . Paragraph 0 words 6 Question 24 4 pts Draw a composting food web, showing the relationships between the following organisms: 1) nematode, 2) bacteria, 3) plant, 4) white worm. Take a photo of your picture and upload it here. Do not upload the picture from the PowerPoint. DRAW your OWN picture of a composting food web. https://uab.instructure.com/courses/1507221/quizzes/2074532/take Page 14 of 19 Quiz: Evaluation 2 12/3/19, 10:19 PM Upload Choose a File Question 25 5 pts Compare and contrast the distinguishing characteristics of Pit vipers and non-venomous snakes. List characteristics that Pit vipers HAVE that are distinctive to pit vipers. HTML Editor! ! / ” 0 # $ $ 1 3 2 % & ” ‘ ( ) # * 4 + 5 , 12pt – . Paragraph 0 words 6 Question 26 5 pts List 5 changes YOU can personally continue to reduce waste in your home or at school. Include the change you made for your BY 109 lab project, and comment briefly upon how https://uab.instructure.com/courses/1507221/quizzes/2074532/take Page 15 of 19 Quiz: Evaluation 2 12/3/19, 10:19 PM that change affects us all at population level at UAB, Birmingham, and the State of Alabama. For all other changes, just list the change that you made and why. HTML Editor! ! / ” 0 # $ $ 1 3 2 % & ‘ ( ” ) # * 4 + 5 , – . 12pt Paragraph 0 words 6 Question 27 3 pts List three of the many reasons for Alabama’s being a “hot spot” for biodiversity. BRIEFLY describe. Do not just LIST! HTML Editor! ! / ” 0 # $ $ 1 3 2 % & ” https://uab.instructure.com/courses/1507221/quizzes/2074532/take ‘ ( ) # * 4 + 5 , 12pt – . Paragraph Page 16 of 19 Quiz: Evaluation 2 12/3/19, 10:19 PM 0 words 6 Question 28 6 pts Write a SHORT paragraph that describes ONE of the animals from the list below. Also, find a photograph and upload the photo with your written answer. Stink pot musk turtle, Black king snake, copperhead, slimy salamander, spotted salamander, green tree frog, Eastern spadefoot HTML Editor! ! / ” 0 # $ $ 1 3 2 % & ” https://uab.instructure.com/courses/1507221/quizzes/2074532/take ‘ ( ) # * 4 + 5 , 12pt – . Paragraph Page 17 of 19 Quiz: Evaluation 2 12/3/19, 10:19 PM 0 words 6 Question 29 5 pts List at least FIVE causes of Human-related (anthropogenic) environmental degradation. HTML Editor! ! / ” 0 # $ $ 1 3 2 % & ” https://uab.instructure.com/courses/1507221/quizzes/2074532/take ‘ ( ) # * 4 + 5 , 12pt – . Paragraph Page 18 of 19 Quiz: Evaluation 2 12/3/19, 10:19 PM 0 words 6 Question 30 6 pts List three observations of sustainability you learned about from the sustainability lab and describe why these observations are sustainable. All observations must have been discussed in your lab section and be from three separate buildings. Do not repeat (i.e. Campbell Hall – recycling bins and Heritage Hall – recycling bins). HTML Editor! ! / ” 0 # $ $ 1 3 2 % & ” ‘ ( ) # * 4 + 5 , 12pt – . Paragraph 0 words 6 No new data to save. Last checked at 10:18pm https://uab.instructure.com/courses/1507221/quizzes/2074532/take Submit Quiz Page 19 of 19 …