SAT Subject Biology Practice Question 136: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 136

6. An example of a secondary consumer is

A. a fish that feeds on algae
B. a hawk that feeds on a mouse that feeds on an insect
C. a plant that is parasitic to another plant
D. a lion that eats a gazelle that feeds on grass
E. a beetle that feeds on nectar

Correct Answer: D

Explanation:

A secondary consumer is a consumer that obtains its energy from primary consumers that obtain their energy from primary producers.

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