Biotic Potential and Carrying Capacity of a Population

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When a population is above carrying capacity, how is the state of resources affected?

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1. What is the biotic potential of geese?

2. Which of the following statements about biotic potential is TRUE?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet will help you gauge your understanding of the biotic potential and carrying capacity of a population. Topics you'll need to know to pass the quiz include understanding the state of resources when a population is above carrying capacity as well as knowing the biotic potential of geese.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to assess your knowledge of:

  • The state of resources when a population is above carrying capacity
  • The biotic potential of geese
  • How biotic potential varies between species
  • The defining characteristics of biotic potential
  • The factors contributing to environmental resistance

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz will let you practice the following skills:

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as biotic potential and carrying capacity
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related biotic potential and carrying capacity of a population lesson
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the biotic potential and carrying capacity of a population and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the biotic potential and carrying capacity of a population

Additional Learning

To learn more about the factors of species' survival, review the corresponding lesson on the Biotic Potential and Carrying Capacity of a Population. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Describe the concept of carrying capacity
  • Identify the state of resources when a population is above carrying capacity
  • Know the biotic potential of geese
  • Learn how biotic potential varies between species
  • Appreciate the defining characteristics of biotic potential
  • Understand the factors contributing to environmental resistance
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