Trophic Efficiency & Ecological Pyramids: Definition & Examples


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The first level of a food chain is called

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1. About how much energy is available for the next trophic level in a food chain?

2. The width of a production pyramid tier indicates ___.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Questions in these assessments focus on the levels in an ecological pyramid and what is in each level.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Knowledge assessed includes:

  • What secondary consumers eat
  • Amount of energy for the next tropic level in a food chain
  • What the width of a production pyramid tier shows

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on ecological pyramids
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the name of the first level of a food chain
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify what a production pyramid indicates

Additional Learning

The lesson titled Tropic Efficiency & Ecological Pyramids: Definition & Examples will teach you more about the food chain. Objectives covered include:

  • Review the meaning of trophic level
  • Understand the different types of consumers
  • List examples of producers and consumers