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The first items in the Biology E/M test are arranged in sets with common answer choices. These items appear in the core section of the test. Remember, these are not MATCHING challenges — each answer choice can be used once, more than once, or not at all.

The change in plant types inhabiting an area over time, resulting in a climax community

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Succession

Correct Answer: 
Yes

Dispersion

Correct Answer: 
No

Fertilization

Correct Answer: 
No

Speciation

Correct Answer: 
No

Mutation

Correct Answer: 
No

The correct answer is succession. Within a given area, the vegetation changes over time, tending towards the climax type of vegetation for that particular area. (Repeated disturbances, of course, interrupt this process, and may in effect reset the clock, so that succession begins anew.)

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easy