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Question

Which of the following exhibit the characteristics given below?
i.Plant like organisms
ii.Lacks chlorophyll
iii.Mostly saprophytes and parasites

A

Euglena

B

Fungi

C

Algae

D

Bryophytes

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Correct option is
B

Fungi

1. Fungi were initially considered plant-like organisms as they have cell wall like plants.
2. They lack chlorophyll and do not show photosynthesis.
3. They are mostly saprophytes and parasitic. The saprophytes are found as decomposers in soil. 
Thus the correct answer is option B.

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