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Population Dynamics - Quiz

rabbit
1. The number of individuals of a particular species in an area is called a

ecosystem

limiting factor

population

2. The availability of food, water, shelter and space as well as competition for resources, predation and disease are all examples of

limiting factors

population dynamics

environmental dynamics

3. If any of the limiting factors change, animal and plant populations

decrease

increase

can increase or decrease
 

4. In many parts of the United States the white-tailed deer population has increased due to

a lack of natural predators like wolves and mountain lions

an increase in habitat

evolution
 

5. Increases in a population

will always make the population better able to survive

can lead to the population becoming too large for the environment to support

is always good for the environment
 

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