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CBSE Notes 2011-2012

The transfer of energy through a terrestrial ecosystem is depicted by energy pyramids. Which of the ...

Multiple choice question

The transfer of energy through a terrestrial ecosystem is
depicted by energy pyramids. Which of the following
statements is true ?

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About 10% of the energy from one trophic level is
incorporated into biomass of the next level.

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Only 25% of the energy in one trophic level is passed
onto the next level.

unknown

The energy lost as heat or in cellular respiration is
10%' of the available energy of each trophic level.

unknown

Ecological efficiency is highest for top consumers.