Item IE086001: Disease and the availability of resources can limit population growth.

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

  1. Both diseases and the availability of resources can limit the growth of a population of organisms.
  2. Diseases 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 diseases cannot.
  4. Neither diseases nor the availability of resources can limit the growth of a population of organisms.

Distribution of Responses

Chart showing distrubtion of responses for Item IE086001

Percent of students responding correctly

Overall70%
Grades 6–862%
Grades 9–1281%
Male69%
Female71%
Primary Language is English72%
Primary Language is not English52%

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