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Suggest one word for each of the following statements/ definitions
(a) The physical and biological world where we live in
(b) Each level of food chain where transfer of energy takes place
(c) The physical factors like temperature, rainfall, wind and soil of an ecosystem
(d) Organisms which depend on the producers either directly or indirectly for food

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(a) Environment
(b) Trophic level
(c) Abiotic factors
(d) Consumers/heterotrophs

Environment: the surroundings or conditions in which a person, animal, or plant lives or operates.

Trophic Level: Each level of several hierarchical levels in an ecosystem, consisting of organisms sharing the same function in the food chain and the same nutritional relationship to the primary sources of energy.

Abiotic factors: non-living chemical and physical parts of the environment that affect living organisms and the functioning of ecosystems.

Heterotrophs: Organisms that depend on the producers/autotrophs either directly or indirectly for food.

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