Q. 73.7( 3 Votes )

State whether the following statements are true or false:

(a) In biology, human beings are called producers.

(b) Secondary consumers and tertiary consumers, both are carnivores.

Answer :

a) False. Plants are called producers because they make their own food as they have autotrophic mode of nutrition. Human beings obtain the food made by plants  and other organisms because they follow hetrotrophic mode of nutrition.

b) True. Secondary consumers eat primary consumers. They are carnivores i.e. they eat flesh and also omnivores. Tertiary consumers are at the top in a food chain and they feed on secondary consumers. Tertiary consumers are also carnivores.

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