According to the heterotroph hypothesis, autotrophs were able to evolve because heterotrophs made conditions more favorable by:
1. producing chlorophyll for plants.
2. adding carbon dioxide to the environment.
3. storing energy in the bonds of inorganic compounds.
4. manufacturing food from carbon dioxide and oxygen.
Heterotrophic organisms are those kinds of organisms that cannot support their nutrition hence these organisms depend on other organisms for their nutritive requirements. All the animals are heterotrophic.
Answer and Explanation: 1
The correct statement is adding carbon dioxide to the environment.
There is a Heterotrophic hypothesis that believes that all living forms have...
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fromChapter 18 / Lesson 12
Learn what a heterotroph is and what all heterotrophs have in common. Discover how heterotrophs use cellular respiration for energy, what the energy pyramid is, and what types of heterotrophs there are.