Item IE058002: Both plants and animals compete for resources when they are limited.

Which of the following statements is TRUE about competition between organisms with the same needs when resources are limited?

  1. Animals are the only organisms that compete for resources.
  2. Plants are the only organisms that compete for resources.
  3. Neither plants nor animals compete for resources.
  4. Both plants and animals compete for resources.

Distribution of Responses

Chart showing distrubtion of responses for Item IE058002

Percent of students responding correctly

Overall62%
Grades 6–856%
Grades 9–1269%
Male59%
Female67%
Primary Language is English63%
Primary Language is not English60%

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