Chapter 5

NCERT
Class 10
Science
Solutions
8. What is the difference between aerobic and anaerobic respiration? Name some organisms which have anaerobic respiration.

Question:

What is the difference between aerobic and anaerobic respiration? Name some organisms which have anaerobic respiration.

Answer:

Aerobic Respiration Anaerobic Respiration
1. In the presence of oxygen 1. In the absence of oxygen
2. CO2 and water 2. Ethanol or lactic acid
3. Mainly plants and animals 3. Anaerobic bacteria, yeast, airborne
muscles
4. The energy produced in a high amount 4. The energy produced in a low amount

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