NSO Level 1- Science Olympiad (SOF) Class 8: Questions 1 of 1178

Question

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Which of the following are the types of plastids in plant cells?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Leucoplasts – the colourless plastids

b.

Chromoplasts – coloured plastids (except green colour)

c.

Chloroplasts – green-coloured plastids

d.

All a., b. and c. are correct

Answer

d.

Explanation

  • All of these are the types of plastids in the plant cells.
  • There are mainly three types of plastids; chromoplasts, chloroplasts and leucoplasts.
  • Chromoplasts are variously colored plastids except green coloured. They are containing carotenoids and other pigments. They impact coloured to certain portion of plants such as flower petals (rose) , fruits (tomato) and roots (carrot) .
  • Chloroplasts are green plastids because of the presence of chlorophyll. Chloroplasts are occurs mostly in the green algae.
  • Leucoplasts are colorless plastids. They store the food of the plant body in the form of starch, protein and lipids. Leucoplasts are found in those regions of the plant which are not receiving light.
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