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



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.


So, the correct answer is (a) 

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  2. Chapter 6 Class 10 - Life Processes (Term 1)

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