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Chapter 6 Tissues Interview Questions Answers

Question 1 :
What is a tissue?

Answer 1 :

A tissue may be defined as a group or collection of similar or dissimilar cells that perform dr help to perform a common function and have common orgin.

Question 2 :
What is the utility of tissues in multicellular organism?

Answer 2 :

The utility of tissues in multicellular organism is given below:

  1. Division of labour: Tissues bring about division of labour in multicellular organ-isms. It increases efficiency.
  2. Higher organisation: Tissues become organised to form organs and organ systems.
  3. Individual cells: Work load of individual cells has decreased.
  4. Higher survival: Because of division of labour, higher efficiency,and organisation, the multicellular organisms have high survival.

Question 3 :
Name the types of simple tissues.

Answer 3 :

There are three types of simple tissues. These are parenchyma, collenchyma and sclerenchyma.

Question 4 :
Where is apical meristem found?

Answer 4 :

Apical meristem occurs at root and stem tips.

Question 5 :
Which tissue makes up the husk of coconut?

Answer 5 :

Sclerenchyma (fibres) makes up the husk of coconut.

Question 6 :
What are the constituents of the phloem?

Answer 6 :

The constituents of the phloem are sieve tubes, companion cells, phloem parenchyma and phloem fibres.

Question 7 :
What are the functions of areolar tissue?

Answer 7 :

Areolar tissue fills the space inside the organs, supports internal organs and helps in repair of tissues. It binds the skin with underlying parts.

Question 8 : Name the tissue responsible for movement in our body.

Answer 8 :

Muscular and skeletal tissue are responsible for movement in our body.

Question 9 :
What does a neuron look like?

Answer 9 :

Neuron is a thread or hair like structure, with palm leaf shaped structure at one end.

Question 10 :
Give three features of cardiac muscle.

Answer 10 :

The three features of cardiac muscle are given below:

  1. Cardiac muscles show morphological characteristics of both striated and unstriated muscles.
  2. Intercalated discs are present in the cardiac muscle fibres.
  3. The muscles show rhythmic contractions, without fatigue.



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