Can you give me a name? Solve each of the following riddles by writing the name of the organism and its mode of nutrition. One riddle is solved to help you.
(a) I am tall but I cannot move. I am green and can prepare my own food. [tree] , [autotroph]
(b) I live in water; people keep me in an aquarium and feed me. [ _______ ] , [ _______ ]
(c) I am small and I can fly. I disturb your sleep, bite you and suck your blood which is my food. [ _______ ] , [ _______ ]
(d) I am white and soft. I grow well in the rainy season. Children pluck me from the ground and admire me. I absorb nutrients from decomposed dead parts of plants and animals in the soil. [ _______ ] , [ _______ ]
NCERT Class VIII
Science - Exemplar Problems
Chapter 1. Nuitrion in Plants