A chicken has just eaten a worm. When a man sees this, he eats that chicken. To which trophic level does the man belong?

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A chicken has just eaten a worm. When a man sees this, he eats that chicken.  To which trophic level does the man belong?
 
(a) Secondary consumer
 
(b) Primary consumer
 
(c) Producer
 
(d) Tertiary consumer
 
The question was posed to me in an interview for job.
 
Question is from Ecosystem topic in section Ecosystem of Biology – Class 12

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Editor">Editor Staff answered 3 months ago

Correct option is (d) Tertiary consumer
 
Explanation: The organisms that cannot manufacture their own food and obtain ready-made organic food from producers are called consumers. Man belongs to the tertiary consumer level.