Life Processes Worksheet-10

Life Processes Worksheet-10


  1. Name the U-shaped tubule of nephron.


  1. Why is urine yellow in colour?


  1. Name the tube which passes out urine from urinary bladder.


  1. What is the main drawback of artificial kidney?


  1. Man has double circulation. Name the two double circulations.


  1. Name the cells where CO2 is converted into carbohydrates.


  1. Give the name of selectively permeable membrane.


  1. What is the transporting medium in plants?


  1. Name the transporting medium in higher animals.


  1. What are the various nitrogenous waste products?


  1. What is the advantage of presence of two kidneys in man?


  1. What is the difference in composition of blood in the pulmonary artery and pulmonary vein?


  1. State why the people with single damaged kidney need not undergo dialysis.


  1. Name the structure of the kidney where glomerulus are enclosed.


  1. How is blood brought to Bowman's capsule?


  1. Name two blood vessels which enter and leave the kidney.


  1. Why is right kidney slightly lower in position compared to the left kidney?


  1. Arrange the terms in correct sequence : Glomerulus, renal vein, efferent arterioles, renal artery, afferent arterioles, secondary capillaries.


  1. What is a sphygmomanometer?


  1. Why does lymph contain less proteins than the plasma?



  1. Henle's loop.


  1. When the water contains urea, uric acid, ammonical salts, it is called as urine which is yellow in colour.


  1. Urethra.


  1. The main drawback of artificial kidney is that some anticoagulants have to be added to the blood during dialysis.


  1. Pulmonary circulation and Systemic circulation.


  1. Palisade cells.


  1. Plasma membrane.


  1. Water.


  1. Blood.


  1. Ammonia, urea and uric acid.


  1. If one kidney fails, man can live on the other kidney.


  1. Pulmonary artery contains deoxygenated blood, i.e., it contains carbon dioxide while pulmonary vein contains oxygenated blood, i.e., it contains oxygen.


  1. One kidney is sufficient to filter out the excretory products and dialysis is carried out only in case of failure of both the kidneys.


  1. Bowman's capsule.


  1. Renal artery carries oxygenated blood along with nitrogenous waste material to the Bowman's capsule.


  1. Renal artery enters the kidney while renal veins leave the kidney.


  1. To adjust liver in the right side of the abdominal cavity.


  1. Renal artery, afferent arterioles, glomerulus, efferent arterioles, secondary capillaries, renal vein.


  1. Sphygmomanometer is the instrument which measures blood pressure.


  1. Lymph contains much less proteins than plasma because the capillary wall is impermeable to plasma proteins.