What are the organisms that cannot manufacture their own food and obtain ready-made organic food from producers called?

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Editor">Editor Staff asked 3 months ago

What are the organisms that cannot manufacture their own food and obtain ready-made organic food from producers called?
 
(a) Decomposers
 
(b) Autotrophs
 
(c) Scavengers
 
(d) Consumers
 
This question was posed to me in my homework.
 
My doubt is from Ecosystem topic in chapter Ecosystem of Biology – Class 12

1 Answers
Editor">Editor Staff answered 3 months ago

The correct choice is (d) Consumers
 
Explanation: The organisms that cannot manufacture their own food and obtain ready-made organic food from producers are called consumers. These are heterotrophic organisms belonging from second to fifth trophic level.