Secondary Production & Production Efficiency in Ecosystems: Definition & Example


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What do we call the total energy from biological matter in an ecosystem?

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1. Which of these is a primary producer?

2. What is an example of energy passing through trophic levels?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Within minutes you can answer these multiple-choice questions about an ecosystem's secondary production and production efficiency. Use the results to see for yourself if you should take steps to increase your understanding in this area.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz has questions on terms and concepts like:

  • An ecosystem's total energy from its biological matter
  • Primary producers
  • Examples of energy passing through trophic levels
  • Secondary production
  • Meaning of net production efficiency

Skills Practiced

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can review information regarding net production efficiency and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding passage of energy through trophic levels
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify primary producers

Additional Learning

For more on this topic, review the lesson named Secondary Production & Production Efficiency in Ecosystems: Definition & Example. This lesson presents information about:

  • The meaning of trophic level
  • Organisms that create their own energy
  • A living system of energy