Assertion: In a food chain, members of successive higher levels are fewer in number.
Reason: Number of organisms at any trophic level depends upon the availability of organisms which serve as food at the lower level.
1. Both Assertion & Reason are true and Reason is the correct explanation of Assertion
2. Both Assertion & Reason are true but Reason is not the correct explanation of Assertion
3. Assertion is true statement but Reason is false.
4. Both Assertion and Reason are false statements.

  1. If both the assertion and the reason are true and the reason is a correct explanation of the assertion
  2. If both the assertion and reason are true but the reason is not a correct explanation of the assertion
  3. If the assertion is true but the reason is false
  4. If both the assertion and reason are false

Subtopic:  Energy Flow | Ecological Flow |
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A:  Energy flow in ecosystem is bidirectional.
R:  Energy goes on increasing with each and every trophic level.
In the following questions a statement of assertion (A) is followed by a statement of reason (R).
1.  If both Assertion & Reason are true and the reason is the correct explanation of the assertion, then mark (1)
2.  If both Assertion & Reason are true but the reason is not the correct explanation of the assertion, then mark (2)
3.  If Assertion is true statement but Reason is false, then mark (3)
4.  If both Assertion and Reason are false statements, then mark (4)


 
  1. If both the assertion and the reason are true and the reason is a correct explanation of the assertion
  2. If both the assertion and reason are true but the reason is not a correct explanation of the assertion
  3. If the assertion is true but the reason is false
  4. If both the assertion and reason are false
Subtopic:  Energy Flow | Ecological Pyramids |
 91%
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Which of the following statements are correct with respect to ecological pyramids ? 
A. The base of each pyramid represents the producers or the first trophic level while the apex represents tertiary or top-level consumer 
B. The pyramid of energy is always upright 
C. A given species can occupy  only one trophic level in the same ecosystem at the same time 
D. The pyramid of number in tree ecosystem is upright 
E. Saprophytes are not given any place in ecological pyramids 
Choose the correct answer from the options given below: 
1. A, B, C only 
2. A, C, D, E only 
3. B, D only 
4. A, B, E only 
Subtopic:  Ecological Pyramids |
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Given below are two statements.
Statement I: Energy flow is greatly reduced at each successive trophic level from producers to herbivores and then carnivores.
Statement II: The pyramid of energy is both top right and inverted.
In light of the above statements, choose the most appropriate answer from the options given below.
1.  Both statement I and statement II are true
2.  Both statement I and statement II are false
3.  Statement I is correct but statement II is false
4.  Statement I is incorrect but statement II is true
Subtopic:  Energy Flow |
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Match List I with List II 
List I List II
A. Primary consumers I. Top carnivore
B. Tertiary consumers II. Herbivore
C. Producers III. Carnivore
D. Secondary consumers IV. Plants 

Choose the correct answer from the options given below: 
1. A-III , B-I, C-IV, D-II
2.  A-II , B-I, C-IV, D-III
3. A-II , B-III, C-I, D-IV
4.  A-III , B-II, C-IV, D-I
Subtopic:  Ecological Pyramids |
 92%
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Given below are two statements 
Statement I: Standing state is the amount of inorganic nutrients found in an ecosystem and it varies on a seasonal basis 
Statement II: Standing crop is the mass of living matter in an ecosystem and it tends to be more readily apparent in terrestrial environment as compared to aquatic environment 
In light of the above statements, choose the most appropriate answer from the options given below 
1. Both Statement I and Statement II are correct 
2. Both Statement I and Statement II are incorrect 
3. Statement I is correct but Statement II is incorrect 
4. Statement I is incorrect but Statement II is correct 
Subtopic:  Components & Types of Ecosystems |
 79%
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Choose the correct statements
A. Length of the food chain is generally limited to 3-4 trophic levels due to energy loss.
B. Length of food chain depends upon the producer
C. In hydrarch succession, lichen is the pioneer community
D. Removal of most of the carnivores in an ecosystem results in an increased population of deer
E. Removal of 80% of top carnivores results in greatly increased growth of vegetation
Choose the correct answer from the options given below
1.  A, B and C only
2.  C, D and E only
3.  A, D and E only
4.  A, B and D only
Subtopic:  Energy Flow | Ecological Pyramids |
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Given below are two statements
Statement I: The pyramid of energy is always  upright, can never be inverted
Statement II: When energy flows from one trophic level to next trophic level, some energy is always lost as heat

In light of the above statements, choose the most appropriate answer from the options given below
1. Both statement I and statement II are correct
2. Both statement I and statement II are incorrect
3. Statement I is correct but statement II is incorrect
4. Statement I is incorrect but statement II is correct 
Subtopic:  Energy Flow |
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Assertion(A): The energy trapped by the producer is either passed on to a consumer or the organism dies.
Reason(R): No energy that is trapped in an organism remains in it forever.
Choices for Assertions and reasons:
1. Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A).
2. Both (A) and (R) are true, but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A).
3. (A) is true, but (R) is false.
4. (A) is false, but (R) is true.
Subtopic:  Ecological Flow |
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Assertion(A): The organisms which depend on producers for nutritional requirements are called primary consumers and are also called heterotrophs. 
Reason(R): All animals depend on plants directly for their food needs.
Choices for Assertions and reasons:
1. Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A).
2. Both (A) and (R) are true, but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A).
3. (A) is true, but (R) is false.
4. (A) is false, but (R) is true.
Subtopic:  Energy Flow |
 67%
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