Tick the correct answer:

(a) Amarbel is an example of:

(i) autotroph (ii) parasite (iii) saprotroph (iv) host

(b) The plant which traps and feeds on insects is:

(i) cuscuta (ii) china rose (iv) pitcher plant (iv) rose



(a) - (ii) parasite

Amarbel is also known as cuscuta .

Since cuscuta lives on another plant, called host, and derives food from it, it is a parasite .


(b) - (iii) Pitcher plant .

Pitcher plant is a plant which traps insects and feeds on them.

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