Q. Which of the following statements is/are correct about genetically engineered plants?
1.Enable plants to grow and do photosynthesis in space stations.
2.Enable plants to withstand drought.
3.Increase the nutritive value of the produce.
Select the correct answer from the codes given below;

[A] 1 and 2 only

[B] 2 and 3 only

[C] 1 and 3 only

[D] 1, 2 and 3

Answer: B
Notes:

Statement 2 and 3 are correct: GM crops will

  • Provide resistance to pests.
  • Enable plants to withstand drought.
  • Increase the nutritive value of the produce.

Statement 1 is incorrect: GM crops are not developed and will not enable plants to grow and do photosynthesis in spaceships and space stations.

Source: DTE