Chapter 5

NCERT
Class 10
Science
Solutions
1. What is the difference between autotrophic nutrition and heterotrophic nutrition?

Question:

What is the difference between autotrophic nutrition and heterotrophic nutrition?

Answer:

Autotrophic nutrition Heterotrophic nutrition
Green plants make their own food in the
presence of sunlight and chlorophyll to
make carbohydrates using CO2 and water,
They prepare their own food.
Heterozygous organisms are unable to
prepare their own food, they depend on
the food prepared by others.
They do not depend on anyone else. Heterotrophs depend on plants such as
humans and fungi.

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