SSC Ecology And Environment Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-6

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    In a pyramid of numbers, in a grassland ecosystem, the largest population is that of

    A)  Producers           

    B)     Tertiary consumers

    C)  Secondary consumers    

    D)  Primary consumers

    Correct Answer: A

    Solution :

    [a] The pyramid of numbers depicts the relationship in terms of the number of producers, herbivores and the carnivores at their successive trophic levels. There is a decrease in the number of individuals from the lower to the higher trophic levels. Considering the grassland ecosystem, the lowest (first) trophic of producers will be the largest population.

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