Mark ‘T’ if the statement is true and ‘F’ if it is false:
(i) Carbon dioxide is released during photosynthesis. (T/F)
(ii) Plants which synthesise their food themselves are called saprotrophs. (T/F)
(iii) The product of photosynthesis is not a protein. (T/F)
(iv) Solar energy is converted into chemical energy during photosynthesis. (T/F)
NCERT Solutions for Class 7th Science Chapter 1 Nutrition in Plants Page 9 Exercise Question 10

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(i) Carbon dioxide is released during photosynthesis. (F)
Oxygen is released during photosynthesis.

(ii) Plants which synthesize their food themselves are called saprotrophs. (F)
Saprotrophs are organisms which feed on dead and decaying matter.

(iii) The product of photosynthesis is not a protein. (T)
The product of photosynthesis is a carbohydrate.

(iv) Solar energy is converted into chemical energy during photosynthesis. (T)
As solar energy is used to prepare starch from carbon dioxide and water so solar energy is converted into chemical energy.
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