Check sibling questions

Select the correct statement

(A) Heterotrophs do not synthesise their own food

(B) Heterotrophs utilise solar energy for photosynthesis

(C) Heterotrophs synthesise their own food

(D) Heterotrophs are capable of converting carbon dioxide and water into carbohydrates

 

Answer

Heteros means others and troph means nutrition . Heterotrophs are organisms which are dependent on other organisms for their nutrition because they cannot make their own food.

Nutrition-01.jpg

So, the correct answer is (a) 

CA Maninder Singh's photo - Expert in Practical Accounts, Taxation and Efiling

Made by

CA Maninder Singh

CA Maninder Singh is a Chartered Accountant for the past 12 years and a teacher from the past 16 years. He teaches Science, Accounts and English at Teachoo