R-Selected Species: Examples & Definition


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Which of the following would be an r-selected species?

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1. In general, which is NOT a trait observed in r-selected species?

2. What does the 'K' in K-selected represent?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet will gauge your understanding of the characteristics of r-selected species. You will need to identify an r-selected species as well as a trait observed in r-selected species.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to measure your knowledge of:

  • K-selected
  • Life history strategies
  • Characteristic of r-selected species

Skills practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related biology lesson
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about the characteristics of r-selected species in a different light
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify an example of an r-related species

Additional Learning

To learn more, review the lesson R-Selected Species: Examples & Definition, which covers the following objectives:

  • Identify life history strategies
  • Define r-selection and K-selection
  • Examples of r-selected species