Primary Consumers: Definition & Examples


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What living organism does the primary consumer eat?

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1. Which of the following is not an example of a primary consumer?

2. Which is an example of a producer that a primary consumer might eat?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The following quiz/worksheet combo will teach you about primary consumers, which are living organisms that eat photosynthetic plants. The interactive quiz will ask you questions pertaining to specific examples of primary consumers and what they eat.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to measure your knowledge of:

  • What living organisms the primary consumer eats
  • Specific examples of primary consumers
  • An example of a producer that a primary consumer might eat
  • Who eats the primary consumer

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on primary consumers
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding which animals are primary consumers and what they typically eat
  • Interpreting information- verify that you can read information regarding the one that eats the primary consumer and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To learn more about animals that eat producers, review the corresponding lesson titled Primary Consumers. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Describes what a primary consumer and a producer are
  • Displays a chart showing the different consumer levels in nature
  • Provides specific examples of primary consumers