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What do you know about Food Web? A food web shows the interconnection between food chains and is much larger, shows the producers, consumers and their interrelation with each other. How about you give it a shot and get to see much more you will get to learn about the living things in the food web and their roles? All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    This is an example of a

    • A.

      Food chain

    • B.

      Food web

    • C.

      Biosphere

    • D.

      Producer

    Correct Answer
    B. Food web
    Explanation
    Food webs show the transfer of energy between organisms of an ecosystem.

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  • 2. 

    A producer in this food web is the

    • A.

      Deer

    • B.

      Grasshopper

    • C.

      Rabbit

    • D.

      Tree

    Correct Answer
    D. Tree
    Explanation
    Producers are plants. Producers make their own food.

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  • 3. 

    The hawk in this food web is a

    • A.

      Predator

    • B.

      Prey

    • C.

      Producer

    • D.

      Herbivore

    Correct Answer
    A. Predator
    Explanation
    Predators hunt and kill other animals for food.

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  • 4. 

    Which of these organisms is a herbivore?

    • A.

      Owl

    • B.

      Tree

    • C.

      Bird

    • D.

      Deer

    Correct Answer
    D. Deer
    Explanation
    A herbivore eats ONLY plants.

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  • 5. 

    Which of these food chains is correct?

    • A.

      Deer>>>grass>>>grasshopper>>>tree

    • B.

      Fox>>>rabbit>>>grass>>>grasshopper

    • C.

      Grass>>>grasshopper>>>bird>>>owl

    • D.

      Grass>>>tree>>>deer>>>grasshopper

    Correct Answer
    C. Grass>>>grasshopper>>>bird>>>owl
    Explanation
    All food chains begin with a producer (plant).

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  • 6. 

    Which animal is a omnivore?

    • A.

      Deer

    • B.

      Mouse

    • C.

      Rabbit

    • D.

      Bird

    Correct Answer
    D. Bird
    Explanation
    Omnivores are animals that eat BOTH plants and animals.

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  • 7. 

    Which animal is a carnivore?

    • A.

      Fox

    • B.

      Bird

    • C.

      Deer

    • D.

      Grasshopper

    Correct Answer
    A. Fox
    Explanation
    Carnivores are animals that eat ONLY other animals.

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  • 8. 

         What is the role of decomposers?

    • A.

      To return nutrients to the soil

    • B.

      To hunt small animals

    • C.

      To grow on a host organism

    • D.

      To only eat producers

    Correct Answer
    A. To return nutrients to the soil
    Explanation
    Decomposers eat dead plant and animals and much of the energy from these organisms are returned to the soil.

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  • 9. 

    Scavengers are predators.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Scavengers don't hunt live prey, but eat animals that have already been killed.

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  • 10. 

    Trees, bushes and flowers are all producers.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    All plants are producers.

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  • 11. 

    .Ticks, fleas, mosquitos and leeches live off of host organsism. This means they are ___________________

    Correct Answer
    parasites, parasite, parasit, perasites, perasite
    Explanation
    These parasites attach themselves to an animal and live off the hosts' blood.

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  • 12. 

    Scavengers eat animals that are already __________________

    Correct Answer
    dead, killed, ded, kill, killd
    Explanation
    A vulture is an example of a scavenger.

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  • 13. 

    What type of symbiosis exists between this crocodile and the Egyptian Plover bird?

    • A.

      Mutualism-each organism benefits

    • B.

      Parasitism-one parasite harms the host

    • C.

      Commensalism-one organism benefits, the other is neither harmed or helped

    • D.

      Weirdism-one organism is hungry, the other is crazy

    Correct Answer
    A. Mutualism-each organism benefits
    Explanation
    The correct answer is mutualism because in this type of symbiosis, both organisms benefit from their relationship. In the case of the crocodile and the Egyptian Plover bird, the bird benefits by getting food from the crocodile's teeth (removing parasites) while the crocodile benefits by having its teeth cleaned.

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  • 14. 

    Bacteria are decomposers that live in a person's mouth and intestines.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Bacteria help to break down the dead plant (vegetables) and animal (meat) material that people eat.

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  • 15. 

    Rabbits are omnivores.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Rabbits only eat plants and are HERBIVORES.

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  • 16. 

    A.     B.    C.      D.  Which of these is NOT a parasite?

    • A.

      A. Tick

    • B.

      B. Mosquito

    • C.

      C. Earthworm

    • D.

      D. Flea

    Correct Answer
    C. C. Earthworm
    Explanation
    Earthworms do not attach themselves to host organisms and live off of their blood.

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  • 17. 

    The organism that depends on the sun for its energy is the ...

    • A.

      A. Grass

    • B.

      B. Rabbit

    • C.

      C. Fox

    Correct Answer
    A. A. Grass
    Explanation
    Grass is the correct answer because it is a type of plant that undergoes photosynthesis to convert sunlight into energy. Photosynthesis is the process by which plants use sunlight, carbon dioxide, and water to produce glucose (a type of sugar) and oxygen. This glucose is then used by the grass as a source of energy for growth and survival. Therefore, grass depends on the sun for its energy.

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  • 18. 

    The tree and grass are producers. All of the other organisms in this food web are ...

    • A.

      Omnivores

    • B.

      Predators

    • C.

      Parasites

    • D.

      Consumers

    Correct Answer
    D. Consumers
    Explanation
    All plants are producers and all animals are consumers.

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  • 19. 

    Flowers are a butterfly's prey.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Prey must be an animal that is hunted by a predator.

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  • 20. 

    The vulture is a ...

    • A.

      Decomposer

    • B.

      Scavenger

    • C.

      Parasite

    • D.

      Producer

    Correct Answer
    B. Scavenger
    Explanation
    A scavenger is an organism that feeds on dead or decaying organic matter. Vultures are known for their scavenging behavior, as they primarily feed on carrion (dead animals). They play a crucial role in the ecosystem by cleaning up and recycling dead animals, preventing the spread of diseases and maintaining the balance of the food chain. Therefore, the correct answer is scavenger.

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