It can be inferred from the passage that the mortality caused by agents such as predatory birds or parasites was measured in an attempt to
The primary purpose of the passage is to
The passage LEAST supports the inference that a manufacturer's throughput could be adversely affected by
In the context of the passage as a whole, the second paragraph serves primarily to
The passage suggests that which of the following is true of a manufacturer's fixed and sunk costs?
The passage suggests that in order for a manufacturer in a capital-intensive industry to have a decisive advantage over competitors making similar products, the manufacturer must
Which of the following best describes the function of the last sentence of the passage?
The author of the passage would be most likely to make which of the following recommendations to scholars of women's history?
According to the passage, which of the following shapes the oral narratives of women storytellers?