Gause's principle of competitive exclusion states that:

  • Option 1)

    More abundant species will exclude the less abundant species through competition.

  • Option 2)

    Competition for the same resources excludes species having different food preferences.

  • Option 3)

    No two species can occupy the same niche indefinitely for the same limiting resources.

  • Option 4)

    Larger organisms exclude smaller ones through competition.

 

Answers (1)

As learnt

Competitive Exclusion Principle -

Two closely related species competing for the same resources cannot co-exist indefinitely and the competitively inferior one will be eliminated eventually.

- wherein

This may be true if resources are limiting, but not otherwise.

 

 


Option 1)

More abundant species will exclude the less abundant species through competition.

This option is incorrect

Option 2)

Competition for the same resources excludes species having different food preferences.

This option is incorrect

Option 3)

No two species can occupy the same niche indefinitely for the same limiting resources.

This option is correct

Option 4)

Larger organisms exclude smaller ones through competition.

This option is incorrect

Most Viewed Questions

Preparation Products

Knockout NEET 2024

Personalized AI Tutor and Adaptive Time Table, Self Study Material, Unlimited Mock Tests and Personalized Analysis Reports, 24x7 Doubt Chat Support,.

₹ 40000/-
Buy Now
Knockout NEET 2025

Personalized AI Tutor and Adaptive Time Table, Self Study Material, Unlimited Mock Tests and Personalized Analysis Reports, 24x7 Doubt Chat Support,.

₹ 45000/-
Buy Now
Rank Booster NEET 2022

Booster and Kadha Video Lectures, Unlimited Full Mock Test, Adaptive Time Table, 24x7 Doubt Chat Support,.

₹ 13999/- ₹ 9999/-
Buy Now
Knockout NEET 2022 (One Month)

Personalized AI Tutor and Adaptive Time Table, Self Study Material, Live Classes, Unlimited Mock Tests and Personalized Analysis Reports, 24x7 Doubt Chat Support,.

₹ 13999/- ₹ 6999/-
Buy Now
Knockout NEET 2023 (One Month)

Personalized AI Tutor and Adaptive Time Table, Self Study Material, Live Classes, Unlimited Mock Tests and Personalized Analysis Reports, 24x7 Doubt Chat Support,.

₹ 13999/- ₹ 6999/-
Buy Now
Boost your Preparation for NEET 2021 with Personlized Coaching
 
Exams
Articles
Questions