NEET Botany Mineral Nutrition Questions Solved

NEET - 2015

Minerals known to be required in large amounts for plant growth include
(a) Phosphorus, potassium, sulphur, calcium
(b) calcium, magnesium, manganese, copper
(c) potassium, phosphorus, selenium, boron
(d) magnessium, sulphur, iron, zinc

Minerals known to be required in large amounts for plant growth are macronuterients. According to question, option (a) is correct, i.e phosphorus, potassium, sulphur, calcium 
Macronutrients are consumed in large quantities and are required for plant tissues from 0.2% to 0.4% (on dry matter weight basis). Following are the rest of the macronutrains as:
Carbon, hydrogen, oxygen, nitrogen, magnesium, silicon.

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