生物学 TPO27-L1 Coral reef

TPO27-L1

Protecting Coral reefs




  1. What is the lecture mainly about?
  • A. The transplantation of young coral to new reef sites
  • B. Efforts to improve the chances of survival of coral reefs
  • C. The effects of water temperature change on coral reefs
  • D. Confirming the reasons behind the decline of coral reefs

 

  1. According to the professor, how might researchers predict the onset of coral bleaching in the future?
  • A. By monitoring populations of coral predators
  • B. By monitoring bleach-resistant coral species
  • C. By monitoring sea surface temperatures
  • D. By monitoring degraded reefs that have recovered

 

  1. What is the professor’s opinion about coral transplantation?
  • A. It is cost-effective.
  • B. It is a long-term solution.
  • C. It is producing encouraging results.
  • D. It does not solve the underlying problems.

 

  1. Why does the professor discuss refugia? 
    [CHOOSE 2ANSWERS]
  • A. To explain that the location of coral within a reef affects the coral’s ability to survive
  • B. To point out why some coral species are more susceptible to bleaching than others
  • C. To suggest that bleaching is not as detrimental to coral health as first thought
  • D. To illustrate the importance of studying coral that has a low vulnerability to bleaching

 

  1. What does the professor imply about the impact of mangrove forests on coral-reef ecosystems?
  • A. Mangrove forests provide habitat for wildlife that feed on coral predators.
  • B. Mangrove forests improve the water quality of nearby reefs.
  • C. Mangrove forests can produce sediments that pollute coral habitats.
  • D. Mangrove forests compete with nearby coral reefs for certain nutrients.

 

  1. According to the professor, what effect do lobsters and sea urchins have on a coral reef?
  • A. They protect a reef by feeding on destructive organisms.
  • B. They harm a reef by taking away important nutrients.
  • C. They filter pollutants from water around a reef.
  • D. They prevent a reef from growing by preying on young corals.


答案:
B C D AD B A

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