CBSE Class 9 Science
Very Short Answer
Q1) Give example of protective tissue in plants.
Ans: Cork and epidermis.
Q2) Where is intercalary meristem found?
Ans: It is found at the base of leaves, twigs and internodes.
Q3) Why is parenchyma called the simplest permanent tissue?
Ans: Parenchyma is called the simplest form of tissue because its cells are unspecialized,living, thin walled.
Q4) List two function of adipose tissue.
Ans: a. Stores fat in the body.
b. Acts as an insulator and prevents the body heat from escaping into the environment.
Q5) Why we get a crunchy and granular feeling when we chew pear fruit?
Ans: The pear fruit contains short sclerenchymatous cells called sclereids or stone cells. These cells give crunchy and granular feeling on eating pear fruit.
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