Resource Partitioning: Definition, Theory & Examples


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What best describes resource partitioning?

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1. What is interspecific competition?

2. What is intraspecific competition?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Resource partitioning is common among many species of animals. Using the quiz/worksheet combination, test your knowledge of resource partitioning. You will need to understand intraspecific competition and interspecific competition and other facts covered in the lesson to pass the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments will test you on the following:

  • Definition of resource partitioning
  • Interspecific competition
  • Intraspecific competition
  • How animals partition food resources
  • Predatory niche sharing

Skills Practiced

The following skills will be practiced:

  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as interspecific competition and intraspecific competition
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding resource partitioning among animals
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you accurately define key terms such as resource partitioning

Additional Learning

Review the accompanying lesson, Resource Partitioning: Definition, Theory & Examples, to learn more. Objectives include:

  • Define resource partitioning
  • Understand the different types of competition
  • Review examples of resource partitioning