Item IE084001: Both the number of predators and the availability of resources can limit the growth of a population of organisms.

Which of the following can limit the growth of a population of organisms?

  1. Both the number of predators and the availability of resources can limit the growth of a population of organisms.
  2. The number of predators can limit the growth of a population of organisms, but the availability of resources cannot.
  3. The availability of resources can limit the growth of a population of organisms, but the number of predators cannot.
  4. Neither the number or predators nor the availability of resources can limit the growth of a population of organisms.

Distribution of Responses

Chart showing distrubtion of responses for Item IE084001

Percent of students responding correctly

Overall62%
Grades 6–854%
Grades 9–1272%
Male62%
Female63%
Primary Language is English63%
Primary Language is not English55%

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