The following are pathways of energy in the biosphere

I. Heat energy is lost from body metabolism to the surrounding air

II. Energy passes to decomposers and parasites

III. Energy is transferred to the next higher level in a food chain

IV. Energy is also passed by conduction to clothing and other objects

“Which of the following pathways will energy follow to reach plasmodium in the red blood cells?”

A. I, II and III
B. I and II
C. II only
D. III and IV
E. IV and I

Correct Answer: Option C

C. II only