What is a network of food chains interconnecting at various trophic levels and representing feeding relationships within a community called?

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What is a network of food chains interconnecting at various trophic levels and representing feeding relationships within a community called?
 
(a) Food web
 
(b) Decomposers
 
(c) Herbivores
 
(d) Food industry
 
I had been asked this question in an online interview.
 
Question is from Ecosystem topic in section Ecosystem of Biology – Class 12

1 Answers
Editor">Editor Staff answered 3 months ago

Right choice is (a) Food web
 
Explanation: A network of food chains interconnecting at various trophic levels and representing feeding relationships within a community is called a food web. Food webs are formed because of interdependency such that an animal feeds on a plant or on another animal and in turn, becomes food for another.