Q. Consider the following statements::
1.Canopy of rainforests receives more sunlight than the floor of the forest.
2.Epiphytes are plants which get nutrients from trees.
3.Anything which affects canopies of the rainforest will have impacts on the rainforest as a whole.
Which of the statements given above are correct?

[A] 1 and 2 only

[B] 2 and 3 only

[C] 1 and 3 only

[D] 1, 2 and 3

Answer: C
Notes:

Correct option is (C)

Explanation –

Statement 1 and 3 are correct. Canopy of rainforests receives more sunlight than the floor of the forest. Anything which affects canopies of the rainforest will have impacts on the rainforest as a whole.

Statement 2 is incorrect. Epiphytes are plants which grow on the trunks and branches of trees and do not have roots. Therefore, they don’t get nutrients from trees or the ground.

Source: The Times of India