Microorganisms : Friend and Foe NCERT Solutions - Class 8 Science
1. What are the topics and sub-topics of the Class 8 Science Chapter 2?
Habitats of Microorganisms
Microorganisms and us
2. Name the major groups of microorganisms.
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?