Food Chains/Webs Quiz

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Food Chains/Webs Quiz

Food chain refers to the sequence of events in an ecosystem, where one organism eats another and then is eaten by another organism. Apex predators and fungi have been considered in the past to be at the top of the food chain. Did you understand the topic of food chains and food webs correctly? Take this test to find out!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which food chain correctly describes the flow of energy in an ecosystem?
    • A. 

      Grass-->cow-->human

    • B. 

      Caterpillar-->leaf-->human

    • C. 

      Cow-->grass-->human

    • D. 

      Leaf-->bird-->caterpillar

  • 2. 
    Rabbits eat grass and other plants to survive, but they do not eat animals. What kind of animal are rabbits?
    • A. 

      Decomposers

    • B. 

      Carnivores

    • C. 

      Producers

    • D. 

      Herbivores

  • 3. 
    How do decomposers help other organisms in an ecosystem?
    • A. 

      They break down dead organisms and add nutrients back to the soil that plants use.

    • B. 

      They use the sunlight to make their own food that other organisms eat for energy.

    • C. 

      They help disperse seeds for plant growth.

    • D. 

      Decomposers do not help other organisms in an ecosystem.

  • 4. 
    In what order do a hawk, grass, and rabbit form a food chain in a meadow?
    • A. 

      Hawk-->grass-->rabbit

    • B. 

      Grass-->hawk-->rabbit

    • C. 

      Rabbit-->grass-->hawk

    • D. 

      Grass-->rabbit-->hawk

  • 5. 
    Which of the following lists only consumers?
    • A. 

      Hawks, lizards, chipmunks

    • B. 

      Acorns, squirrels, rabbits

    • C. 

      Grass, chipmunks, eagles

    • D. 

      Mice, squirrels, grass

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