NCERT Solutions for Class 11 Biology Chapter 8
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NCERT Grade 11 Chapter 8, Cell: The Unit of Life is a part of Unit 3, Cell: Structure and Functions. Unit 3 is a combination of 3 chapters and holds a total weightage of 9% in the NEET examination and 15 marks in the final examination. Students are already aware about the concept of cell. In this chapter, they shall deal in detail about What is a Cell? Cell Theory, An Overview of Cell, Prokaryotic Cells and Eukaryotic Cells.
Concepts such as Cell Envelope and its Modifications, Ribosomes and Inclusion Bodies, Cell Membrane, Cell Wall, Endomembrane System, Mitochondria, Plastids, Ribosomes, Cytoskeleton, Cilia and Flagella, , Centrosome and Centrioles, Nucleus and Microbodies will be learnt with the help of diagrammatic representation and comprehensive explanation in this chapter.
Contribution of eminent biologists behind the discovery of cell such as Anton Von Leeuwenhoek and Robert Brown is mentioned in the chapter. Cell Theory, that forms the foundation about the learning of cell; is explained in a very simple manner for better understanding. Work by Matthias Schleiden, a German botanist, Theodore Schwann, a British Zoologist and Rudolf Virchow behind formulating the cell theory is commendable. Through this chapter, Cell: The Unit of Life students will be able to learn about the history and evolution in the study of cell.
Get 100 percent accurate NCERT Solutions for Class 11 Biology Chapter 8 (Cell The Unit of Life) solved by expert Biology teachers. We provide solutions for questions given in Class 11 Biology text-book as per CBSE Board guidelines from the latest NCERT book for Class 11 Biology. The topics and sub-topics in Chapter 8 Cell The Unit of Life are given below.
EX 8.1 - What is a Cell?
EX 8.2 - Cell Theory
EX 8.3 - An Overview of Cell
EX 8.4 - Prokaryotic Cells
EX 8.4.1 - Cell Envelope and its Modifications
EX 8.4.2 - Ribosomes and Inclusion Bodies
EX 8.5 - Eukaryotic Cells
EX 8.5.1 - Cell Membrane
EX 8.5.2 - Cell Wall
EX 8.5.3 - Endomembrane System
EX 8.5.4 - Mitochondria
EX 8.5.5 - Plastids
EX 8.5.6 - Ribosomes
EX 8.5.7 - Cytoskeleton
EX 8.5.8 - Cilia and Flagella
EX 8.5.9 - Centrosome and Centrioles
EX 8.5.10 - Nucleus
EX 8.5.11 - Microbodies.
We cover all exercises in the chapter given below:-
Chapter 8 Exercises - 14 Questions with Solutions.
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