What are the essential elements required by organisms for their body-building and metabolism called?

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Editor">Editor Staff asked 3 months ago

What are the essential elements required by organisms for their body-building and metabolism called?
 
(a) Phytochemicals
 
(b) Viruses
 
(c) Bacteria
 
(d) Biogeochemicals
 
This question was posed to me in an interview for job.
 
I’m obligated to ask this question of Ecosystem in section Ecosystem of Biology – Class 12

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Editor">Editor Staff answered 3 months ago

The correct answer is (d) Biogeochemicals
 
Explanation: Biogeochemicals are the essential elements required by organisms for their body-building and metabolism. They are provided by the Earth and return back to the Earth after the organisms’ death and decay.