From which law of energy the ecosystem are not exempted?

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Editor">Editor Staff asked 3 months ago

From which law of energy the ecosystem are not exempted?
 
(a) Zeroth law
 
(b) First law of thermodynamics
 
(c) Second law of thermodynamics
 
(d) Fifth law of thermodynamics
 
This question was posed to me during an online interview.
 
The origin of the question is Ecosystem topic in chapter Ecosystem of Biology – Class 12

1 Answers
Editor">Editor Staff answered 3 months ago

Correct choice is (c) Second law of thermodynamics
 
To elaborate: The ecosystems are not exempted from the Second Law of thermodynamics since they require a constant energy supply for synthesis of food. This increases the tendency toward disorderliness.