Character Displacement: Definition & Example

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What is natural selection?

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1. What is character displacement?

2. What is competitive release?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo helps you quickly check your knowledge of the evolutionary divergence known as character displacement. You will be quizzed on natural selection and competitive release.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this worksheet and quiz to review:

  • Natural selection
  • Character displacement
  • Competitive release
  • Gause's Law
  • Sexual selection

Skills Practiced

Use this worksheet/quiz combo to test out the following skills:

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained regarding the process of sexual selection
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on character displacement
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as sexual selection and natural selection

Additional Learning

To learn more about character displacement, check out the lesson titled Character Displacement: Definition & Example. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Determine what character displacement is
  • Understand what natural selection favors
  • Compare and contrast displaced niches and original niches
  • Define competitive release
  • Review examples of natural selection
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