How much percent of light reaches the Earth’s surface out of the total sunlight?

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Editor">Editor Staff asked 3 months ago

How much percent of light reaches the Earth’s surface out of the total sunlight?
 
(a) 20%
 
(b) 56%
 
(c) 0.1%
 
(d) 30%
 
I had been asked this question in my homework.
 
This is a very interesting question from Ecosystem topic in section Ecosystem of Biology – Class 12

1 Answers
Editor">Editor Staff answered 3 months ago

Correct choice is (b) 56%
 
Explanation: Approximately 56-60 percent of light reaches the Earth’s surface out of the total sunlight. The heat and light from the sun is the original, primary source for most of the organisms and is used for the production of electricity, fuel, thermal energy, agriculture, etc.