NCERT Class 10 Science Chapter 6 MCQs – Life Processes

Life Processes MCQ Questions with Answers


CBSE Class 10 Science Chapter 6 Life Processes MCQ Questions with Answers

Life Processes MCQs – Here is a Compilation of Class 10 Science MCQs Chapter 6 “Life processes”. Students can practice free MCQs as have been added by CBSE in the new Exam pattern. At the end of Multiple Choice Questions, the answer key has also been provided for your reference. Take Free Online MCQs Test For Class 10.


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Q1- In which group of the organisms the food material is broken down outside the body?

A) Mushroom, green plants, amoeba
B) Yeast, mushroom, bread mould
C) Paramecium, amoeba, cuscuta
D) Cuscuta, lice, tapeworm


Q2- Select the correct statement –

A) Heterotrophs make their food
B) Heterotrophs utilize solar energy to make food
C) Heterotrophs do not make their own food
D) Heterotrophs are capable of converting carbon dioxide and water into carbohydrates


Q3- Which of the following statements about autotrophs is incorrect?

A) They synthesize carbohydrates by using carbon dioxide, water in presence of sunlight and chlorophyll
B) They store carbohydrates in form of starch
C) They convert carbon dioxide and water into carbohydrates in the absence of sunlight
D) They form the first trophic level in the food chain

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Q4- Which of these reactions occur in photosynthesis?

A) Carbon dioxide is reduced and water is oxidised (Carbon dioxide + water + energy from light produces glucose and oxygen)
B) water is reduced and carbon dioxide is oxidised
C) carbon dioxide and water are oxidised
D) carbon dioxide and water are reduced


Q5- A few drops of iodine solution were added to rice water. The solution turned blue-black in colour. This indicates rice water has –

A) complex proteins
B) simple proteins
C) starch
D) Fats


Q6- Which is the correct sequence –

A) mouth → stomach → small intestine → oesophagus → large intestine
B) mouth → oesophagus → stomach → large intestine → small intestine
C) mouth → stomach → oesophagus → small intestine → large intestine
D) mouth → oesophagus → stomach → small intestine → large intestine

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Q7- If salivary amylase is lacking in saliva, which of the event in mouth will be affected- 

A) Proteins breaking down into amino acids
B) starch breaking down into sugars
C) Fats breaking down into fatty acids and glycerol
D) Absorption of vitamins


Q8- The inner lining of the stomach is protected by one of the following from hydrochloric acid. Choose the correct one –

A) Mucus
B) Salivary amylase
C) Pepsin
D) Bile


Q9- Which part of the alimentary canal receives bile from the liver –

A) stomach
B) small intestine
C) large intestine
D) oesophagus


Q10- In which part of alimentary canal food is finally digested?

A) large intestine
b) Stomach
C) Mouth cavity
D) small intestine


Q11- Choose the function of pancreatic juice from the following :

A) Trypsin digests proteins and lipase digests carbohydrates
B) Trypsin digests emulsified fats and lipase digests proteins
C) Trypsin and lipase digest fats
D) Trypsin digests proteins and lipase digests emulsified fats

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Q12- The correct sequence of anaerobic respiration –

A) Glucose → pyruvate → lactic acid
B) Glucose → Pyruvate → Ethanol + Carbon-Dioxide
C) glucose → pyruvate → ADP→ lactic acid
D) glucose -→ pyruvate → carbon dioxide + ethanol + energy


Q13- The pancreatic juice doesn’t contain the following enzymes- 

A) Trypsin
B) Amylase
C) Lipase
D) Ptyalin


Q14- The pancreas pour their secretion into ___.

A) Small intestine
B) large intestine
C) stomach
D) Duodenum


Q15- The kidneys in human beings are part of ______.

A) Nutrition
B) Respiration
C) Excretion
D) Circulation


Q16- The opening and closing of stomatal pore depends upon ___.

A) Oxygen
B) Guard Cells
C) concentration of carbon dioxide in stomata
D) temperature


Q17- In the human digestion system, the enzymes pepsin and trypsin are secreted by?

A) Pancreas and liver
B) pancreas and gall bladder
C) stomach and pancreas
D) stomach and salivary glands

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Q18- Which of the statements is correct regarding bile? 

A) secreted by duct and stored in liver
B) secreted by liver and stored in bile duct
C) Secreted by Liver and Stored in Gall Bladder
D) secreted by gall bladder and stored in liver


Q19- Which of the following components of food is digested by s. amylase? 

A) proteins
B) fats
C) Minerals
D) carbohydrates


Q20- Where are proteins first digested? 

A) small intestine
B) stomach
C) large intestine
D) mouth


Q21- Which is the first enzyme that mixes with food? 

A) s.amylase
B) trypsin
C) erepsin
D) gastric juice

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Q22- The cellular energy reserves in autotrophs are____. 

A) glycogen
B) starch
C) protein
D) fatty acids


Q23- The autotrophs require ____.

A) CO2 and water
B) chlorophyll
C) sunlight
D) All


Q24- The breakdown of pyruvate into carbon dioxide, energy and water takes place in _____.

A) mitochondria
B) cytoplasm
C) Endoplasmic reticulum
D) ribosomes


Q25- When air is blown through lime water it turns milky because of ______.

A) water
B) carbon dioxide
C) limestone
D) calcium oxide


Q26- Write the correct sequence of air passage involved in inhalation? 

A) larynx→ Nostrils → Pharynx → lungs
B) nostrils→ Pharynx→ larynx→ Trachea → alveoli
C) nasal passage → larynx → Trachea → Pharynx→ Alveoli
D) None


Q27- During respiration exchange of gases takes place in _____.

A) Trachea and larynx
B) alveoli of lungs
C) Alveoli and throat
D) Throat and larynx


Q28- What prevents back flow of blood during contraction? 

A) Valves in heart
B) Thick muscular walls of ventricles
C) Thin walls of atria
D) All


Q29- The correct path of urine is __.

A) Kidney→ ureter → urthra→ urinary bladder
B) Kidney → urinary bladder → urethra → ureter
C) kidney→ ureter → urinary bladder→ urethra
D) urinary bladder → kidney → ureter →urethra


Q30- During deficiency of oxygen in tissues of humans, pyruvic acid is converted into lactic acid in____. 

A) Cytoplasm
B) chloroplast
C) mitochondria
D) golgi body


Q31- Xylem helps in ___.

A) transportation of water
B) translocation of food
C) both a and b
D) transportation of water and minerals


Q32- What is the approximate length of an alimentary canal? 

A) 3m
B) 4m
C) 5m
D) 9m


Q33- Which organelle is called powerhouse of the cell? 

A) Mitochondria
B) golgi body
C) ribosomes
D) none


Q34- Which respiration is much efficient? 

A) aerobic
B) anaerobic
C) both are equal
D) none


Q35- Write full form of ATP.

A) adenosine diphosphate
B) adenosine phosphate
C) adenosine triphosphate
D) none


Q36- Which of the following statement(s) is (are) true about respiration?

A) During inhalation, ribs move inward and the diaphragm is raised
B) In the alveoli, exchange of gases takes place i.e., oxygen from alveolar air diffuses  into blood and carbon dioxide from blood into alveolar air sacs
C) Haemoglobin has greater affinity for carbon dioxide than oxygen Alveoli does not help in increasing surface area for exchange of gases
D) None


Q37- During respiration exchange of gases takes place in___.

A) Trachea and larynx
B) Alveoli of lungs
C) Alveoli and throat
D) Throat and larynx


Q38- Which of the following statement (s) is (are) true about heart?

A) Left atrium receives oxygenated blood from different parts of body while right atrium receives deoxygenated blood from lungs
B) Left ventricle pumps oxygenated blood to different body parts while right ventricle pumps deoxygenated blood to lungs
C) Left atrium transfers oxygenated blood to the right ventricle which sends it to different body parts
D)Right atrium receives oxygenated blood from different parts of the body while left ventricle pumps oxygenated blood to different parts of the body.


Q39- Single circulation i.e., blood flows through the heart only once during one cycle of passage through the body, is exhibited by____.

A) Labeo, Chameleon, Salamander
B) Hippocampus, Exocoetus, Anabas
C) Hyla, Rana, Draco
D) Whale, Dolphin, Turtle


Q40- Choose the correct statement that describes arteries:

A) They have thick elastic walls, blood flows under high pressure; collect blood from different organs and bring it back to the heart
B) They have thin walls with valves inside, blood flows under low pressure and carry blood away from the heart to various organs of the body
C) They have thick elastic walls, blood flows under low pressure; carry blood from the heart to various organs of the body
D) They have thick elastic walls without valves inside. The Blood flows under high pressure and carry blood away from the heart to different parts of the body


Q41- The filtration units of the kidney are called ___.

A) urethra
B) ureter
C) Neuron
D) nephron


Q42- Oxygen released during photosynthesis comes from_____.

A) water
B) Chlorophyll
C) carbon dioxide
D) glucose


Q43- The blood leaving the tissues becomes rich in _____.

A) Haemoglobin
B) carbon dioxide
C) water
D) oxygen


Q44- Which of the following is incorrect statement:

A) organism grow with time
B) Organisms must repair and maintain their structure
C) Movement of molecules does not take place among cells
D) Energy is essential for life processes


Q45- The internal (cellular) energy reservoir in autotrophs is:

A) glycogen
B) protein
C) starch
D) fatty acid


Q46- Choose the event that does not occur in photosynthesis?

A) Absorption of light energy by chlorophyll
B) Reduction of carbon dioxide to carbohydrates
C) Oxidation of carbon to carbon dioxide
D) Conversion of light energy to chemical energy


Q47- Choose the form in which most of the plants absorb nitrogen from the atmosphere ?

A) proteins
B) nitrates and nitrites
C) atmospheric nitrogen
D) amino acids


Q48- Which process converts light energy to chemical energy ?

A) Respiration
B) photosynthesis
C) transpiration
D) transportation of water and minerals


Q49- Which of these is the simplest form of food ?

A) rice
B) wheat
C) Butter
D) Glucose


Q50- Which out of them is raw material for photosynthesis ?

A) carbon dioxide
B) water
C) oxygen
D) both A and B

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