NCERT Exercise

Name the following:


(a) Tissue that forms the inner lining of our mouth.
Epithelial tissue

(b) Tissue that connects muscle to bone in humans.

(c) Tissue that transports food in plants.

(d) Tissue that stores fat in our body.
Adipose tissue

(e) Connective tissue with a fluid matrix.

(f) Tissue present in the brain.

Nervous tissue

Related Questions Tissues

Tissue is a group of cells that are similar in structure and are organised together to perform a specific task.

Xylem is composed of following elements:
→ Tracheids
→ Vessels
→ Xylem parenchyma
→ Xylem fibres

(a) __________ are forms of complex tissue.
Ans. Xylem and phloem
(b) __________ have guard cells.
Ans. Stomata
(c) Cells of cork contain a chemical called __________.
Ans. Suberin
(d) Husk of coconut is made of __________ tissue.
Ans. Sclerenchyma
(e) __________ gives flexibility in plants.
Ans. Collenchyma
(f) __________ and __________ are both conducting tissues.
Ans. Xylem; phloem
(g) Xylem transports __________ and __________ from soil.
Ans. Water; minerals
(h) Phloem transport __________ from __________ to other parts of the plant.
Ans. food; leaf

(a) Epithelial tissue is protective tissue in animal body.
(b) The lining of blood vessels, lung alveoli and kidney tubules are all made up of epithelial tissue.
(c) Epithelial cells have a lot of intercellular spaces.
(d) Epithelial layer is permeable layer.
(e) Epithelial layer does not allow regulation of materials between body and external environment.
Ans. (a)—T, (b)—T, (c)—F, (d) —T, (e)—F

Functions of areolar tissue:
→ It helps in supporting internal organs.
→ It helps in repairing the tissues of the skin and muscles.