Q.11 Golden rice is:
a. A variety of rice grown along the yellow river in China
b. Long stored rice having yellow colour tint
c. A transgenic rice having gene for - carotene
d. Wild variety of rice with yellow coloured grains
It contains ‘ carotene’ gene from daffodil plant and also genes from some bacteria. Golden rice prevents child blindness which is caused due to the deficiency of vitamin-A.