In which of the following interactions both partners are adversely affected?

(1) Competition

(2) Predation

(3) Parasitism

(4) Mutualism

Subtopic:  Population Interactions: Competition |
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Most animals are tree dwellers in a 

1. coniferous forest

2. thorn woodland

3. temperate deciduous forest

4. tropical rainforest

Subtopic:  Introduction to Ecology |
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The following graph depicts changes in two populations (A and B) of herbivores in grassy field. A possible reason for these changes is that


1. both plant populations in this habitat decreased

2. population-B competed more successfully for food than population-A

3. population-A produced more offspring than population-B

4. population-A consumed the members of population-B

Subtopic:  Population Interactions: Competition |
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Just as a person moving from Delhi to Shimla to escape the heat for the duration of hot

summer, thousands of migratory birds from Siberia and other extremely cold Northern

regions move to

1. Western Ghat               

2. Meghalaya

3. Corbett National Park     

4. Keoladeo National Park

Subtopic:  Response of Organisms to Abiotic Factors (OLD NCERT) |
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A biologist studied the population of rats in a barn. He found that the average natality was 250, average mortality 240, immigration 20 and emigration 30. The net increase in population is

1. 10         

2. 15           

3. 05           

4. zero

Subtopic:  Population Characters: Density |
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Consider the following four conditions (I-IV) and select the correct pair of them as adaptation to environment in desert lizards.
The conditions:
I.  Burrowing in soil to escape high temperature
II. Losing heat rapidly from the body during high temperature
III. Bask in sun when temperature is low
IV. Insulating body due to thick fatty dermis

1. (I) and (III)
2. (II) and (IV)
3. (I) and (II)
4. (III) and (IV)

Subtopic:  Adaptations (OLD NCERT) |
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What type of human population is represented by the following age pyramid?

1. Stable population

2. Declining population

3. Expanding population

4. Vanishing population

Subtopic:  Population Dynamic |
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Which one of the following is categorised as a parasite in true sense?

1. Human foetus developing inside the uterus draws nourishment from the mother
2. Head lice living on the human scalp as well as laying eggs on human hair
3. The cuckoo (koel) lays its eggs in crow's nest.
4. The female Anopheles bites and sucks blood from humans.
Subtopic:  Population Interactions: Parasitism |
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Study the four statements (1-4) given below and select the two correct ones out of them.

(1) A lion eating a deer and a sparrow feeding on grain are ecologically similar in being

consumers

(2) Predator star fish Pisaster helps in maintaining species diversity of some invertebrates

(3) Predators ultimately lead to the extinction of prey species

(4) Production of chemicals such as nicotine, strychnine by the plants are metabolic

disorders

The two correct statements are

1. (2) and (3)               

2. (3) and (4)

3. (1) and (4)               

4. (1) and (2)

Subtopic:  Population Interactions: Predation |
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A country with a high rate of population growth took measures to reduce it. The figure below shows age sex pyramids of populations. A and B twenty years apart. Select the correct interpretation about them.

Interpretations

1. 'A' is more recent and shows slight reduction in the growth rate

2. 'B' is earlier pyramid and shows stabilized growth rate

3. 'B' is more recent showing that population is very young

4. 'A' is the earlier pyramid and no change has occured in the growth rate  

Subtopic:  Population Characters: Density | Population Characters: Age Structure & Migration |
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