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What is the difference between autotrophic and heterotrophic modes of nutrition?

Why are green plants called producers?

Plants receive their nutrients mainly from:

Write difference between light reaction and dark reaction. Important

How would you test the presence of starch in leaves? Important

What do you mean by parasitic nutrition?

Difference between saprophytes and parasites.

Name one organism, each having saprophytic, parasitic and holozoic mode of nutrition. Important

Write one similarity and one difference between the mode of nutrition in amoeba and human beings. Important

What is chyme? Important

Which of the following is essential for preventing dental caries? Important

What is the difference between internal and external respiration?

List the similarities and differences between aerobic and anaerobic mode of respiration Important You are here

What are the by products of anaerobic respiration?

Explain how photosynthesis is different from respiration? Important

Give an experiment to prove that carbon dioxide is released during respiration.

How does carbon dioxide react with lime water?

What are the different ways in which glucose is oxidized to provide energy in various organisms? Important

The fermentation of glucose by yeast normally yields:

Differentiate between tracheid and vessels? Important

Water absorption through roots can be increased by keeping the plant: Important

What are components of the transport system in human beings? What are their functions?

Draw a schematic representation of transport and exchange of oxygen and carbon dioxide in human bod Important

Draw a flowchart to show the circulation of blood through human heart

Why is Homeostasis important?

How do the leaves of the plants help in excretion? Important

Draw a well - labelled diagram of a human excretory system and label the parts

What is the process of dialysis?

Why is it necessary to excrete waste products?

Differentiate between egestion and excretion Important

Difference between transpiration and translocation. Important

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Chapter 6 Class 10 - Life Processes

List the similarities and differences between aerobic and anaerobic mode of respiration




  • Both aerobic and anaerobic modes of respiration involve breaking down of glucose in order to produce energy .
  • Both the processes lead to the release of ATP (energy currency of the cell). However, the amount of ATP produced from aerobic respiration is more.
  • The oxidation of food takes place in both the processes.

Difference between Aerobic and Anaerobic Respiration:

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Aerobic Respiration

Anaerobic Respiration

1. Aerobic respiration occurs in the presence of oxygen

1. Anaerobic respiration occurs in the absence of oxygen

2. Complete oxidation of glucose takes place to form CO 2 and H 2 O

2. Incomplete oxidation of glucose takes place to form alcohol / lactic acid and  CO 2  

3. It occurs in plant and animal cells

3. It occurs in anaerobic bacteria and             human muscle cells 

4. For each molecule of glucose, 38 molecules of ATP are generated

4. For each molecule of glucose, only 2 molecules of ATP are generated 

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Aerobic Respiration Reaction - Teachoo.jpg

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Anaerobic Respiration Reaction glucose Lactic acid energy C6H12O6 2C3H6O3 2ATP Aerobic Respiration Reaction C6H12O6 6O2 Glucose (Stored energy) Oxygen Aerobic Respiration many steps 6CO2 6H2O 38ATP Carbon dioxide Water (usable energy)

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