Classify the Following as Voluntary and Involuntary Actions - Science and Technology 2

Short Note

Classify the following as voluntary and involuntary actions:
(a) Coughing
(b) Food getting digested
(c) Moving a table
(d) Kicking a ball
(e) Beating of heart
(f) Flying a kite

Classify the following as voluntary and involuntary movements:
i. Coughing
ii. Food getting digested.
iii. Moving a table
iv. Beating of heart.
v. Function of the kidneys.
vi. Flying a kite.

Solution 1

Voluntary actions Involuntary actions
Moving a table Coughing
Kicking a ball Food getting digested
Flying a kite Beating of heart

Solution 2

Voluntary movements involuntary movements
Coughing Involuntary
Food getting digested Involuntary
Moving a table Voluntary
Beating of heart Involuntary
Functioning of kidneys Involuntary
Flying a kite Voluntary
Concept: Central Nervous System (CNS)
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2013-2014 (March)


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  Column I   Column II
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