# (11) which of the following will most likely lead to succession from a pond to a terrestrial ecosystem a) a decrease in

(11) which of the following will most likely lead to succession from a pond to a terrestrial ecosystem
a) a decrease in biodiversity
b) a decrease in the number of producers in the pond
c) removal of decomposers
d) an increases in sediment, decaying leaves, and tree branches in the pond

(12) why do some vegetarians argue that humans should directly eat producers instead of eating consumers that ate producers?
a) primary consumers are the least numerous in an ecosystem
b) producers are considered to be the climax community
c) most of the available energy is lost at each trophic level

(13) all of the following describe biotic factors expect
a) decomposers
b) saprobes
c) predators
d) nitrogen

(14) a type of bird known as a cattle egret follows livestock around in fields. as the livestock graze, they stir up insects that the cattle egret can then eat. the livestock is unaffected by the cattle egret. this relationship illustrates
a) commensalism
b) mutualism
c) carrying capacity
d) parasitism

(15) how do humans interfere with the carbon cycle?
a) humans perform cellular respiration, which utilize carbon dioxide and releases oxygen
b) humans burn fossil fuels, which release carbon dioxide into the environment
c) humans clear land and remove producers, which decreases oxygen and increases carbon dioxide levels
d) both b & c

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1. mochoa4 says:

The correct answer choice would be C.) The death rate will increase. As the ecosystem's carrying capacity has been reached, more and more pressure is placed on the supplies the ecosystem can supply, eventually causing a collapse, which causes death rates to skyrocket. Hope this helped!

2. ajahbraun says:

I am guessing on 11.

11 C

12: C

13: D

14: A

15: D

3. endermss1970 says:

D

Explanation:

the population would decrease to around zero because the species that already live there would adapt to the effects of the purple loosestrife.

4. RosaJackson8088 says:

1. The correct answer is A.

2. The correct answer is

-A.  Minimum Viable Population (MVP)

-B.  Increase.

-C. Death rate decreases.

3. The correct answer is B.

4. The correct answer is B.

-A. Decrease.

-B. Decrease.

-C. Increase.

-D. Decrease.

-E. Increase.

Hope this helps ya!! (:

5. kittycat79 says:

1. The correct answer is A.

-A.  Minimum Viable Population (MVP)

-B.  Increase.

-C. Death rate decreases.

3. The correct answer is B.

4. The correct answer is B.

-A. Decrease.

-B. Decrease.

-C. Increase.

-D. Decrease.

-E. Increase.

Explanation:

6. ashley2816 says:

I would say the answer is C. Hopefully I helped

Let me know if there's anything else I can help with

-Kaylah

7. lelliott86 says:

i just took the test 🙂

1. bryan says:

in the question: which of the following will most likely lead to succession from a pond to a terrestrial ecosystem
a) a decrease in biodiversity
b) a decrease in the number of producers in the pond
c) removal of decomposers
d) an increases in sediment, decaying leaves, and tree branches in the pond

if not please let me now in which one

8. 200251 says:

C. The death rate will increase.