Assertion (A): Plants have low energy needs.  

Reason (R): Plant bodies have a large proportion of  dead cells.  



  • Plants have low energy needs.  
  • This is because plants do not show locomotion
  • Plants also have a large proportion of dead cells which provide mechanical strength .


  • The assertion is True
  • The reason is True

And the reason is the correct explanation of the assertion.

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So, the correct answer is (a) 

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