What is a biological interaction between organisms of different species in which each individual receives benefit known?

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Editor">Editor Staff asked 2 months ago

What is a biological interaction between organisms of different species in which each individual receives benefit known?
 
(a) Parasitism
 
(b) Competition
 
(c) Commensalism
 
(d) Mutualism
 
I got this question at a job interview.
 
My enquiry is from Population Interactions-1 in division Organisms and Populations of Biology – Class 12

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Editor">Editor Staff answered 2 months ago

Right answer is (d) Mutualism
 
To elaborate: Mutualism is a biological interaction between organisms of different species in which each individual receives a benefit. It is a positively directed relationship since both organisms are benefited.