Item IE085001: Both disease and the number of predators can limit population growth.

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

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

Distribution of Responses

Chart showing distrubtion of responses for Item IE085001

Percent of students responding correctly

Overall71%
Grades 6–865%
Grades 9–1279%
Male70%
Female73%
Primary Language is English73%
Primary Language is not English46%

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