GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) Ecology: Questions 3 - 6 of 45

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Question 3

Appeared in Year: 2019

Question

MCQ▾

Which of the following is typical of the eyes of a nocturnal insect?

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

High resolution and high sensitivity

b.

Low resolution and high sensitivity

c.

High resolution and low sensitivity

d.

Low resolution and low sensitivity

Question 4

Appeared in Year: 2019

Question

MCQ▾

Females in many birds and mammals mate with multiple males, in addition to their paired- male. Which of the following is an INCORRECT adaptive explanation for such extra-pair mating?

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Increased resources for offspring production

b.

Increased probability of fertilization

c.

Increased genetic quality of offspring

d.

Increased care of offspring by the paired-male

Question 5

Appeared in Year: 2019

Question

MCQ▾

Which of the following hormones regulates Moulting in arthropods?

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Gibberelin

b.

Ecdysone

c.

Corticosterone

d.

Hydrocortisone

Question 6

Nutrient Cycles

Appeared in Year: 2019

Question

MCQ▾
The pattern of net primary productivity in a year for two grassland habitats (P and Q) is shown below. Which of the following statements is consistent with the figure?
Net Primary Productivity

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Habitat P is in South Africa while Q is in Argentina

b.

Habitat P is in Russia while Q is in South Africa

c.

Habitat P is in Argentina while Q is in Canada

d.

Habitat P is in Russia while Q is in Canada

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