Freshwater Food Chain


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Organisms like plants that can create their own food from sunlight are called what?

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1. What is another term for primary consumers?

2. Organisms like bacteria and fungi that feed on non-living organic matter are called what?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this quiz/worksheet combo to quickly assess your knowledge of the freshwater food chain and its different layers. You will be quizzed on things like primary consumers and organisms like bacteria.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet both can help you review:

  • Organism that eats both plants and animals
  • A single path of who eats who
  • The freshwater food chain
  • Another name for bacteria and fungi

Skills Practiced

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about organisms that consume both animals and plants and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained regarding the different layers of the freshwater food chain
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the freshwater food chain

Additional Learning

If you want to discover more information about the freshwater food chain, check out the lesson called Freshwater Food Chain. This lesson covers the following topics:

  • Definition of food chain
  • Components of the freshwater food chain
  • Characteristics of a food web
  • Differences between tertiary consumers and primary producers