Intraspecific Competition: Example & Definition


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Intraspecific competition is the struggle for resources among _______.

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1. The beautiful feathers of a peacock are an example of ______.

2. In intraspecific competition, members of the same species might compete for ______.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

These practice questions will test you on the characteristics of intraspecific competition, the adaptations and evolutionary aspects that arise from this competition, and the characteristics of interspecific competition.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on:

  • The definition of intraspecific and interspecific competition
  • Peacock feathers
  • Effects of intraspecific competition

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet will allow you to test your skills in the following areas:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related biology lesson
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about two types of competition in a different light
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding how intraspecific competition limits population size and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Intraspecific Competition: Example & Definition is the name of the corresponding lesson that can provide you with more information. The lesson discusses the following topics:

  • What bird songs often mean
  • How marking is a form of territory signaling
  • Why male deer fight each other