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3-2 Energy Flow Test

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5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. Organism that can capture energy from sunlight or chemicals and use it to produce food from inorganic compounds; also called an autotroph
  2. Diagram that shows the relative amounts of energy or matter within each trophic level in a food chain or food web
  3. Network of complex interactions formed by the feeding relationships among the various organisms in an ecosystem
  4. Process by which plants and some other organisms use light energy to convert water and carbon dioxide into oxygen and high-energy carbohydrates such as sugars and starches
  5. Organism that obtains energy by eating both plants and animals

5 True/False Questions

  1. CarnivoreOrganism that obtains energy by eating only plants


  2. HerbivoreOrganism that obtains energy by eating only plants


  3. HeterotrophOrganism that obtains energy from the foods it consumes; also called a consumer


  4. DetritivoreOrganism that obtains energy by eating only plants


  5. DecomposerOrganism that breaks down and obtains energy from dead organic matter


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