Deepak joshi 7 Questions 0 Answers 0 Best Answers 53 Points View Profile 5 Deepak joshi Asked: October 21, 2020In: Class 10 What criteria do we use to decide whether something is alive? 5 NCERT Solution for Class 10 Science Chapter 6 Life Processes NCERT Books for Session 2020-2021 CBSE Board and UP Board Intext Questions Page No-95 Questions No-2 2020-2021cbsechapter 6class10life processesncertscience Share Facebook 3 Answers Voted Oldest Recent Consult From Biology 0 Questions 21 Answers 6 Best Answers 132 Points View Profile Consult From Biology Added an answer on December 6, 2020 at 4:45 am Any visible movement such as walking, breathing, or growing is generally used to decide whether something is alive or not. However, a living organism can also have movements, which are not visible to the naked eye. Therefore, the presence of molecular movement inside the organisms used to decide whether something is alive or not. For more answers visit to website: https://www.tiwariacademy.com/ncert-solutions/class-10/science/chapter-6/ 3 Reply Share Share Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on LinkedIn Share on WhatsApp Tulika 0 Questions 193 Answers 2 Best Answers 624 Points View Profile Tulika Added an answer on February 11, 2021 at 7:40 am The main criteria to check for life, is the sign of breathing and respiration. If there is no sign of breathing or respirations then the given organism is not alive. 2 Reply Share Share Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on LinkedIn Share on WhatsApp yogeshsharma 0 Questions 91 Answers 21 Best Answers 398 Points View Profile Best Answer yogeshsharma Added an answer on June 16, 2021 at 5:33 am The most important criterion to decide whether something is aliveor not is the movement. All the living things which are alive move by themselves without any external help. Movement here does not mean physical movement only. It also includes movements at molecular level. secondly all living organisms perform certain life processes like respiration, excretion, transportation, reproduction which enables it to sustain itself. 1 Reply Share Share Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on LinkedIn Share on WhatsApp Leave an answerLeave an answerCancel reply Click on image to update the captcha. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.