Consider the following:

  1. Algae
  2. Bacteria
  3. Fungi

Which of the above is/are autotroph(s)?

Answer: [A] 1 & 2 Only

Plants, algae and some types of bacteria are autotrophs. Fungi are organisms that do not possess chlorophyll; hence, they are not autotrophs. Fungi are usually decomposers, which are heterotrophs.

This question is a part of GKToday's Integrated IAS General Studies Module