生物学 TPO14-L2 Microclimate

TPO14-L2

Microclimate

Listen to part of a lecture in a biology class.

 



  1. What is the lecture mainly about?
  • A. Difficulties animals have in regulating their body temperatures
  • B. How people can affect animals’ microclimates
  • C. Ways of identifying different types of microclimates
  • D. The importance of microclimates to some animals

 

  1. What two factors does the professor say can affect a microclimate?
    [CHOOSE 2 ANSWERS]
  • A. The size of the animal population in the area
  • B. The number of other microclimates in the area
  • C. The elevation of the land where the microclimate is located
  • D. Human activity in the area where the microclimate is located

 

  1. What point does the professor make when she mentions squirrels?
  • A. Studying squirrels has helped biologists identify different microclimates.
  • B. Mammals have more than one way of regulating their body temperature.
  • C. Smaller animals have more success than larger animals in adapting to different microclimates.
  • D. Squirrels do not rely on microclimates as much as other mammals do.

 

  1. What does the professor imply about the reptiles and microclimates?
  • A. Microclimates can be both helpful and harmful to reptiles.
  • B. Microclimates are one of the many ways reptiles control their body temperature.
  • C. Many reptiles position themselves in microclimates when waiting for their prey.
  • D. Many reptiles spend most of their time in one type of microclimate.

 

  1. According to the professor, how do decomposing leaves affect microclimates?
  • A. Decomposing leaves form layers that prevent sunlight from warming the ground below the leaves.
  • B. Decomposing leaves insulate burrows, keeping the burrows cool.
  • C. Decomposing leaves generate heat, creating a warm microclimate.
  • D. Decomposing leaves bring moisture to dry microclimates.

 

  1. Why does the student say this: 🎧

 

  • A. To refer to a well-know misconception about reptiles
  • B. To indicate that he understands the professor’s explanations
  • C. To provide an example that may be an exception to the professor’s statement
  • D. To indicate that there is more than one explanation for a phenomenon


答案:
D CD B A C B

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