Ecology Consumer: Definition & Explanation Video


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What is a secondary consumer?

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1. What are animals that only eat one particular thing called?

2. Most food webs will never have more then what level of consumer?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The multiple-choice questions on this quiz and worksheet will assess your understanding of the different levels of consumers in an ecosystem. You'll also need to know about other roles in the food web, such as producers.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz/worksheet combo will help you check your knowledge of the following:

  • The characteristics of a secondary consumer
  • The term for animals that only eat one particular kind of food
  • How many levels food webs typically have
  • What the special bacteria found in primary consumers help them break down
  • The energy level directly above producers

Skills Practiced

Practice the skills listed below while you use these study tools:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the role of an ecology consumer
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the levels in food webs and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about different levels of consumers

Additional Learning

Keep exploring how consumers contribute to an ecosystem's balance by reviewing the corresponding lesson titled Ecology Consumer: Definition & Explanation. This lesson covers the following topics:

  • Primary consumers and what they eat
  • Secondary consumers and what they eat
  • Tertiary consumers and what they eat
  • Examples of each of these consumer types in nature