GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) Ecology: Questions 22 - 24 of 45

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Question 22

Habitat Ecology

Appeared in Year: 2019

Question

MCQ▾

Which of the following statements best explains the patterns of leaf-litter decomposition over time shown in the figure below?

Percentage of Initisl Weight

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Habitat 1 is warm and wet; Habitat 2 is cold and arid

b.

Habitat 1 is cold and arid; Habitat 2 is warm and wet

c.

Habitat 1 is cold and wet; Habitat 2 is warm and arid

d.

Habitat 1 is warm and arid; Habitat 2 is cold and wet

Question 23

Appeared in Year: 2019

Question

MCQ▾

In a recently discovered fossil, only of found in living fossils is present. If the half-life of is years, the age of the fossil is expected to be years (round off to the nearest integer) .

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

45800 to 45900

b.

35800 to 35900

c.

43801 to 45800

d.

All of the above

Question 24

Habitat Ecology

Appeared in Year: 2019

Question

MCQ▾

Weakly-electric fish typically produce electric voltages of less than 1 volt for communication and navigation. Which of the following features is NOT a characteristic of weakly-electric fish?

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Electroreception capabilities

b.

Exclusively marine habit

c.

Electrocytes

d.

Mechanisms to avoid signal jamming

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