What percent of total global carbon does the atmosphere contain?

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Editor">Editor Staff asked 4 months ago

What percent of total global carbon does the atmosphere contain?
 
(a) 5 %
 
(b) 50 %
 
(c) 1%
 
(d) 20 %
 
The question was posed to me in class test.
 
My question is from Ecosystem topic in section Ecosystem of Biology – Class 12

1 Answers
Editor">Editor Staff answered 4 months ago

Correct option is (c) 1%
 
The best explanation: Almost 49 percent of the total dry weight of living things is constituted by carbon. The atmosphere consists of only 1 % of the total global carbon. It is the fourth most abundant element of the universe.