Density-Independent Factors: Examples & Definition


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Which of the following is a density-independent factor?

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1. Most density-independent factors are abiotic.

2. Which of the following is not a density-independent factor?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Your understanding of how density-independent factors, such as temperature, flooding, and pollution, affect living organisms will be assessed in this quiz and worksheet combo. Practice questions focus on the definition of abiotic as well as a comparison of density independent factors and other factors.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This assessment will examine your understanding of:

  • The definition of abiotic
  • Identifying density-independent factors
  • Distinguishing between density-independent factors and non-density-independent factors

Skills Practiced

Skills practiced through this assessment include:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related density-independent factors lesson
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about the effect of the environment on living organisms in a different light
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as abiotic and density
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding populations

Additional Learning

For a better understanding of the effects of the environment on living organisms, read the lesson Density-Independent Factors: Examples & Definition. Through this lesson you will:

  • Define density-independent factors
  • Recognize examples of density-independent factors
  • Understand the effects of density-independent factors