GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) Ecology: Questions 7 - 10 of 45

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Question 7

Linkage and Recombination

Appeared in Year: 2019

Question

MCQ▾

Highly repetitive sequences are most likely to be prevalent in regions of the genome with recombination rate and originate via crossing over. Choose the right pair of words that completes this statement correctly.

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

High; unequal

b.

High; equal

c.

Low; equal

d.

Low; unequal

Question 8

Appeared in Year: 2019

Question

MCQ▾

Under which of the following conditions is rapid pollen tubes growth most likely to evolve?

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

In a self-incompatible species with few ovules

b.

In a self-compatible species with few ovules

c.

In a self-incompatible species with many ovules

d.

In a self-compatible species with many ovules

Question 9

Appeared in Year: 2019

Question

MCQ▾

A hornbill foraging exclusively on figs in a tropical forest spends an average of 36 minutes on a tree before moving to the next tree. The density of fig trees in the forest decreases by half. In accordance with optimal foraging theory, which of following represents a possible duration (in minutes) that the hornbill may spend per tree?

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

6

b.

18

c.

36

d.

54

Question 10

Habitat Ecology

Appeared in Year: 2019

Question

MCQ▾

Which of the following correctly represents a decreasing order of tree species richness?

P – Dry tropical forests in Maharashtra

Q – Lowland wet tropical forests in Arunachal Pradesh

R – Scrub forest in Rajasthan

S – Wet tropical forests in Kerala

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Q, S, P, R

b.

S, P, Q, R

c.

Q, R, S, P

d.

S, Q, R, P

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