UPSC General Studies Sample Paper General Studies Sample Paper-2

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    Which of the following statements regarding species interdependence are true?
    1. An association of two species where some are benefitted and other remains unaffected called mutalism.
    2. An interspecific association where both partners derive benefit from each other is called commensalism
    3. A direct food relation between two species of animal, in which one animal kills and feeds on another is referred as predation.
    4. A relation between two species of organism where both the partners are benefitted from each other is called symbiosis.
    Select the correct answer using the codes given below.

    A)  1 and 2           

    B)  2 and 3           

    C)  3 and 4

    D)  1 and 373.

    Correct Answer: C

    Solution :

    [c] The 3 and 4 statements describe the predation and symbiosis respectively. In commensalism relationship between two organisms, one organism benefitted from the other without affecting it. In mutualism, both organisms benefitted from each other.

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