3rd Class Science Living and Non-living Things Growth in Living Things

Growth in Living Things

Category : 3rd Class

*    Growth in Living Things

 

All living things, plants and animals, grow with time. Pattern of growth is different in different animals. Babies of all animals grow into adult with the passage of time. A seed grows into plant and plant grows into tree.

 

Look at the following flow chart of the growth in living things: 

 

 

Look at the following pictures of growth in living things:

                

Growth is one of the main characteristics features in living things. A non living thing does not have the characteristics as discussed above. For example, pen and pencil cannot grow because these are non living things.  

 

 

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     Match the following:  

(i) Tadpole grows into (A)
(ii) Seed grows into (B)
(iii) Kitten grows into (C)
(iv) Calf grows into (D)

 

(a) i - D, ii - C, iii - B, iv - A

(b) i – A, ii - D, iii - B, iv - C

(c) i - C, ii - D, iii - B, iv - A

(d) i - B, ii - C, iii - D, iv - A

(e) None of these

 

Answer: (a)

Explanation

Different organism shows different growth pattern. Seed grows into plant, calf grows into cow, kitten grows into cat, seed grows into plant and tadpole grows into flog. Therefore, option (a) is correct and rest of the options is incorrect.

 

 

      Find the correct statement about the growth pattern in human being.

(a) Infant-Teenager-Child-Adult

(b) Teenager - Child - Infant - Adult

(c) Infant-Child-Teenager-Adult

(d) Adult - Teenager - Child - Infant

(e) None of these

 

Answer: (c)

Explanation

A new born baby upto 2 years is called infant. An infant grows into child, child grows into teenager and teenager grows into adult. Therefore, option (c) is correct and rest of the options is incorrect.

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