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In case of a parasitic food chain, the shape of the pyramid of number is always: 

(a) Upright 

(b) Linear 

(c) Inverted

(d) Not certain

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Correct option:  (c) Inverted

Explanation:

In parasitic food chains, the pyramid of number is always inverted as a single plant may support many herbivores and birds and each one of these in turn, may provide nutrition to several hyperparasites.

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