Q. Consider the following statements:
1.The concentration of nitrogen is very less in the atmosphere due to which plants are unable to take the nitrogen from the atmosphere.
2.Nitrogen is important for growth and development of plant tissues and cells like the cell membranes and chlorophyll..
Select the correct statements using the codes given below:

[A] 1 only

[B] 2 only

[C] Both 1 and 2

[D] Neither 1 nor 2

Answer: B
Notes:

Explanation –

Statement 1 is incorrect. Nitrogen is form in abundant and has the highest share (78%) in the atmosphere. Plants do not take nitrogen directly from the atmosphere.

Statement 2 is correct. Nitrogen acts the backbone for the development of the plant. It is important for growth and development of plant tissues and cells like the cell membranes and chlorophyll.

Source: India Today