Life Processes | Class 10 | Activity 6.7 with Solution

Life Processes | Activities in Text Book with Solution

Activity 6.7

Visit a health centre in your locality and find out what is the normal range of haemoglobin content in human beings.

✅ Answer: 
o  In men: 14 to 17 g/ 100 ml.
o  In women: 12 to 15 g/ 100 ml.
o  In children: 11 to 16 g/ 100 ml.

Is it the same for children and adults?

  • ✅ Answer: No. In adults, it ranges from 12 to 17 g/ 100 ml. In children: 11 to 16 g/ 100 ml.

Is there any difference in the haemoglobin levels for men and women?

  • ✅ Answer: Yes.  In men: 14 to 17 g/ 100 ml. In women: 12 to 15 g/ 100 ml.

Visit a veterinary clinic in your locality. Find out what is the normal range of haemoglobin content in an animal like the buffalo or cow.

Is this content different in calves, male and female animals?

  • ✅ Answer: The normal level of haemoglobin in animals like buffalo or cow is 10.4 to 16.4 g/ 100 ml. Haemoglobin content in calves is higher than male and female animals. 

Compare the difference seen in male and female human beings and animals.

  • ✅ Answer: Haemoglobin level in human is comparatively more than that of animals

How would the difference, if any, be explained?

  • ✅ Answer: Human body needs more oxygen to do various biological works.


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