Life Processes

  • Question 25
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    What are autotrophs?

    Solution
    Autotrophs are those organisms which can synthesize food from raw material such CO2, water and minerals in presence of sunlight. They are also called producers. For example . Green plants
    Question 26
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    In which form carbohydrates are stored in plants?

    Solution
    Starch.
    Question 27
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    In which form carbohydrates are stored in our body?

    Solution
    Glycogen.
    Question 28
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    Differentiate between autotroph and heterotroph.

    Solution

    Autotroph

    Heterotroph

    1. They can make their own food from raw materials in presence of sunlight.

    1. They cannot make their own food.

    2. They take in simple inorganic substances and change it into complex organic food. e.g., All green plants.

    2. They take in complex food and break it into simple food. e.g., All animals and fungi and non-green plants.

     

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