Ch – 1 Nutrition In Plants (Objectives)

Q: Fill in the blanks:

a) Green plants are called autotrophs since they synthesise their own food.

b) The food synthesised by the plants is stored as starch.

c) In photosynthesis solar energy is captured by the pigment called chlorophyll.

d) During photosynthesis plants take in carbon dioxide and release oxygen.

Q: Name the following:

a) A parasitic plant with yellow, slender and tubular stem. Cuscuta

b) A plant that is partially autotrophic. Pitcher Plant

c) The pores through which leaves exchange gases. Stomata

Q: Tick the correct answer:

a) Amarbel is an example of:

Ans: Parasite

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

Ans: Pitcher Plant

Q: Match the columns:

a) Chlorophyll – Leaf

b) Nitrogen – Rhizobium

c) Amarbel – Parasite

d) Animals – Heterotrophs

e) Insects – Pitcher Plant

Q: Mark ‘T’ if the statement is true and ‘F’ if it is false:

a) Carbon dioxide is released during photosynthesis. False

b) Plants which synthesise their food themselves are called saprotrophs. False

c) The product of photosynthesis is not a protein. True

d) Solar energy is converted into chemical energy during photosynthesis. True

Q: Choose the correct option from the following:

a) Which part of the plant gets carbon dioxide from the air for photosynthesis ?

Ans: stomata

b) Plants take carbon dioxide from the atmosphere mainly through their:

Ans: Leaves

Published by Priya Prakash

In the midst of winter, i found there was within me an invincible summer ~ Albert Camus

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