Item IE050004: Animals compete for resources when resources are limited.

Which of the following statements about competition between animals is TRUE?

  1. Animals compete for food when it is limited, but they do not compete for water when it is limited.
  2. Animals compete for food and water when they are limited, but they do not compete for shelter when it is limited.
  3. Animals compete for food, water, and shelter when they are limited.
  4. Animals do not compete for any resources, even when it is limited.

Distribution of Responses

Chart showing distrubtion of responses for Item IE050004

Percent of students responding correctly

Overall85%
Grades 6–880%
Grades 9–1287%
Male84%
Female86%
Primary Language is English86%
Primary Language is not English77%

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