6th Grade Science : Life Science

Study concepts, example questions & explanations for 6th Grade Science

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Example Questions

Example Question #1 : Life Science

Select the type of organism that eats living plants.  

Possible Answers:

Decomposers 

Consumers  

Producers and Consumers 

Producers

Correct answer:

Consumers  

Explanation:

There are three main types of organisms that make up a food chain: producers, consumers, and decomposers. 

Producers produce, or make, their own food. Plants are producers because they make their own food using sun, water, and carbon dioxide. 

Consumers are animals that can't make their own food, so they eat, or consume, plants and/or other animals. 

Decomposers eat dead plants and animals. Bacteria and fungi are common examples of decomposers. 

Concumers is the correct answer. 

Example Question #5 : 6th Grade Science

Select the type of organism that produces its own food. 

Possible Answers:

Producers and Consumers 

Consumers  

Decomposers 

Producers

Correct answer:

Producers

Explanation:

There are three main types of organisms that make up a food chain: producers, consumers, and decomposers. 

Producers produce, or make, their own food. Plants are producers because they make their own food using sun, water, and carbon dioxide. 

Consumers are animals that can't make their own food, so they eat, or consume, plants and/or other animals. 

Decomposers eat dead plants and animals. Bacteria and fungi are common examples of decomposers. 

Producers is the correct answer. 

Example Question #1 : Life Science

Select the type of organism that eats dead plants. 

Possible Answers:

Decomposers 

Producers and Consumers 

Producers

Consumers  

Correct answer:

Decomposers 

Explanation:

There are three main types of organisms that make up a food chain: producers, consumers, and decomposers. 

Producers produce, or make, their own food. Plants are producers because they make their own food using sun, water, and carbon dioxide. 

Consumers are animals that can't make their own food, so they eat, or consume, plants and/or other animals. 

Decomposers eat dead plants and animals. Bacteria and fungi are common examples of decomposers.

Decomposers is the correct answer. 

Example Question #2 : Life Science

Humans are categorized as what type of organisms? 

Possible Answers:

Producers and Consumers 

Consumers  

Producers

Decomposers 

Correct answer:

Consumers  

Explanation:

There are three main types of organisms that make up a food chain: producers, consumers, and decomposers. 

Producers produce, or make, their own food. Plants are producers because they make their own food using sun, water, and carbon dioxide. 

Consumers are animals that can't make their own food, so they eat, or consume, plants and/or other animals. 

Decomposers eat dead plants and animals. Bacteria and fungi are common examples of decomposers. 

Humans eat plants and/or animals; thus, humans are consumers. 

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