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Animals and most organisms obtain nutrition from food prepared by plants. They are classified as:


  1. Autotrophs

  2. Heterotrophs

  3. Neutrotrophs

  4. Saprotrophs


Solution

The correct option is B

Heterotrophs


Animals and most organisms cannot make their own food. Hence, they are directly or indirectly dependent upon plants for nutrition. Such organisms are known as heterotrophs (heteros = other, trophism = nutrition).

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