Which of the following has maximum numbers, if plants, grasshopper, birds, and lion are the components of an ecosystem?

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Editor">Editor Staff asked 3 months ago

Which of the following has maximum numbers, if plants, grasshopper, birds, and lion are the components of an ecosystem?
 
(a) Grasshopper
 
(b) Lion
 
(c) Plants
 
(d) Birds
 
I got this question in an online interview.
 
Question is taken from Ecological Pyramids in section Ecosystem of Biology – Class 12

1 Answers
Editor">Editor Staff answered 3 months ago

Right answer is (c) Plants
 
To elaborate: If plants, grasshopper, birds, and lion are the components of an ecosystem, the maximum number is occupied by plants or producers. This is because plants being the primary producers are placed at the bottom and they receive the maximum amount of energy.