Q. Consider the following statements:
1.Seaweeds are macroscopic algae.
2.Seaweeds, the larger and visible marine plants are found attached to rocks, corals and other submerged strata.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

[A] 1 only

[B] 2 only

[C] Both 1 and 2

[D] Neither 1 nor 2

Answer: C
Notes:

Explanation: Seaweeds are (thalloid plants) macroscopic algae, which mean they have no differentiation of true tissues such as roots, stems and leaves. They have leaf-like appendages.

  • Seaweeds, the larger and visible marine plants are found attached to rocks, corals and other submerged strata in the intertidal and shallow sub tidal zones of the sea.
  • Seaweeds grow in shallow coastal waters wherever sizable substata is available.

Source: SHANKAR IAS Environment