Item IE038009: Organisms of the same species (owls or snakes) and organisms of different species (owls vs. snakes) compete for resources.

Owls, snakes, and mice live in the same area. The owls and snakes eat the mice for food. Which of the following statements is TRUE?

  1. The owls compete with other owls, the snakes compete with other snakes, but the owls and snakes do not compete with each other for the mice.
  2. The owls do not compete with other owls, the snakes do not compete with other snakes, and the owls and snakes do not compete with each other for the mice.
  3. The owls compete with other owls, the snakes compete with other snakes, and the owls and snakes compete with each other for the mice.
  4. The owls do not compete with other owls, the snakes do not compete with other snakes, but the owls and snakes compete with each other for the mice.

Distribution of Responses

Chart showing distrubtion of responses for Item IE038009

Percent of students responding correctly

Overall70%
Grades 6–865%
Grades 9–1277%
Male67%
Female72%
Primary Language is English71%
Primary Language is not English57%

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