Living things and Non living things

12/16/2014 CBSE

Q. What is habitat?



Answer: The surroundings where plants and animals live, is called their habitat.
The presence of specific features, which enable a plant or an animal to live in
particular habitat, is called adaptation.



Q. Which organism grow throw their lives



Ans: Plants



Q. What do living organism produce when oxygen combine with food?




Ans: Energy and carbon dioxide



Q. Name the process of giving out waste from body



Ans: Excretion



Q. What is the time within which a living stay alive?



Ans: life span



Q. what is by product of respiration?



Ans: Carbon dioxide



Q. what is similarity of cell and an atom of matter?



Ans: Both are structural units.



Q. Name a plant that shows response to stimulus?



Ans: Touch me not and sunflower



Q. State any two similarities between living and non living?



Ans: Both are made up of matter and have structural unit .





Q. Discuss different way ways by which living things reproduce?




Ans: See topic: All living things reproduce



Q. How can you prove that CO2 is by product of respiration?



Ans: We take lime water Ca (OH)2 in a beaker. Blow some air to mouth though a
straw. Lime tun milky that shows presence of carbon dioxide.





Q. Fire �consume oxygen, moves from one place to other and respond to
stimuli. Is fire living .Justify



Ans: no fire is not living things as it is not made up of living cells



Q. On what factors weather forecasting is done?



Ans: Climate , Distance from sun, wind speed any thousands of other factors



Q. what are the factors on which growth of living things depends on?




Ans: Growth in living things depends on: Food, climate, environment and life
style

Q. Why do root of plant grow in soil?



Ans: Root of plant show response to the earth gravity and grow in soil to get
water and mineral.





Q. How does exchange of gases take place in an earthworm?



Ans: Exchange of gases in an earthworm takes place through its moist skin.




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