What is a food chain consisting of autotrophs, heterotrophs, and carnivores called?

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Editor">Editor Staff asked 3 months ago

What is a food chain consisting of autotrophs, heterotrophs, and carnivores called?
 
(a) Grazing food chain
 
(b) Quaternary food chain
 
(c) Parasitic food chain
 
(d) Detritus food chain
 
I got this question in semester exam.
 
This intriguing question originated from Ecosystem topic in portion Ecosystem of Biology – Class 12

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Editor">Editor Staff answered 3 months ago

Correct answer is (a) Grazing food chain
 
To elaborate: A food chain consisting of autotrophs (producers), heterotrophs, and carnivores (consumers) is known as a grazing food chain. It is the most common food chain and is designated as GFC.