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Microorganisms : Friend and Foe NCERT Solutions - Class 8 Science

NCERT Solutions for Class 8 Science Chapter 2 - Free PDF Download

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FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)

1. What are the topics and sub-topics of the Class 8 Science Chapter 2?

A. The NCERT Solutions for Class 8 Science Chapter 2 Microorganisms Friend and Foe are always considered as important study material for the Class 8 CBSE board students. We, at Vedantu, strive to provide the best quality NCERT Solutions for Class 8 Science in order to help the students to clear all their doubts from the chapter without any hassle.

However, before referring to the solutions, every student should be aware of the topics and sub-topics of the chapter. Take a look at the list given in the following.

  • Microorganisms

  • Habitats of Microorganisms

  • Microorganisms and us

  • Harmful microorganisms

  • Food preservation

  • Nitrogen fixation

  • Nitrogen cycle

2. Name the major groups of microorganisms.

A. Microorganisms are a kind of organism which can only be seen through a microscope or in simpler words, a microorganism is a living thing that cannot be seen with the naked eye. There are a total of five major groups of microorganisms that are as follows:

  1. Bacteria

  2. Fungi

  3. Protozoans

  4. Algae

  5. Viruses

3. What are the harmful effects of microorganisms?

A. Microorganisms can cause harm in various ways such as Bacteria, Virus can cause diseases in humans, animals, or plants. For instance, Cholera disease is caused by bacteria named Vibrio cholera. In animals, viruses cause various kinds of diseases. Speaking of Micro-organisms, these can spoil foods by decomposing the food material if not restored properly. Some microorganisms are capable of spoiling leather and clothes as well. Microorganisms are responsible for food poisoning.

4. What are the advantages of using the NCERT solutions for class 8 Science Chapter 2?

A. NCERT Solutions for Science Chapter 2 Microorganisms: Friend and Foe is provided on Vedantu site and mobile app will help the Class 8 students in solving the questions given in the NCERT Class 8 textbook exercises. This solution provides you with detailed and in-depth answers to all the exercise questions.

These solutions PDF consists of various types and patterns of questions such as fill in the gaps, true or false, short or long descriptive type questions from Chapter 2 of NCERT Class 8 textbooks. These answers will help you gain strong fundamentals on all the concepts included in the chapter titled Microorganisms, Friend and Foe.

After studying these solutions, students will be able to gather in-depth knowledge on various relevant topics such as microorganisms, their habitats, classes of microorganisms like bacteria, fungi, protozoans and viruses, mode of their reproduction, use of microorganisms, harmful microorganisms, pathogens, soil microorganisms, nitrogen fixation by bacteria.
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