Which of the following statement(s) is (are) correct?

(i) Pyruvate can be converted into ethanol and carbon dioxide by yeast

(ii) Fermentation takes place in aerobic bacteria

(iii) Fermentation takes place in mitochondria

(iv) Fermentation is a form of anaerobic respiration

(A) (i) and (iii) 

(B) (ii) and (iv)

(C) (i) and (iv) 

(D) (ii) and (iii)



Fermentation is a form of Anaerobic Respiration where pyruvate is converted to ethanol and carbon dioxide in the absence of oxygen.

  • Yeast can undergo fermentation .
  • Fermentation takes place in anaerobic bacteria (in absence of oxygen)
  • Anaerobic Respiration takes place inside the cytoplasm of a cell.

So, the correct answer is(c)

  1. Class 10
  2. Chapter 6 Class 10 - Life Processes (Term 1)

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