To which trophic level do top or ultimate carnivores belong?

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Editor">Editor Staff asked 3 months ago

To which trophic level do top or ultimate carnivores belong?
 
(a) T1
 
(b) T3
 
(c) T4
 
(d) T10
 
I have been asked this question by my school principal while I was bunking the class.
 
My question is from Ecosystem topic in chapter Ecosystem of Biology – Class 12

1 Answers
Editor">Editor Staff answered 3 months ago

The correct answer is (c) T4
 
Best explanation: The carnivores are the organisms that primarily and exclusively feed on other animals (herbivore or carnivore) for energy. The top or ultimate carnivores belong to T4 or T5 that is the fourth or fifth trophic level.