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Why water is not a living thing?

Water is a combination of hydrogen and oxygen, and those are made of atoms which are not alive. Water doesn’t have any cells or will to live; that’s why it always falls off a ledge, and we called that a waterfall. But water is also an environment for organisms to survive in.

When the petal is removed from the flower will it remain alive according to the characteristics of life?

Answer. Petal as a whole is not alive. It lacks almost all the criteria required to be called a living being. Reproduction,growth,metabolism, stimuli ,etc.

Is a flower living thing?

Plants are living because they grow, take in nutrients and reproduce. Trees, bushes, a cactus, flowers and grass are examples of plants. Plants are also living things. Plants are living because they grow, take in nutrients and reproduce.

What diseases can you get from saliva?

Here are a few other illnesses which can work their way from your saliva into your nose, throat and lungs:

  • Rhinovirus (colds)
  • Flu virus.
  • Epstein-Barr virus (mononucleosis, or mono)
  • Type 1 herpes (cold sores)
  • Strep bacteria.
  • Hepatitis B and hepatitis C.
  • Cytomegalovirus (a risk for babies in the womb)

What are water borne diseases and examples?

Some waterborne pathogenic microorganisms spread by water can cause severe, life-threatening diseases. Examples are typhoid fever, cholera and Hepatitis A or E. Other microorganisms induce less dangerous diseases. Often, diarrhoea is the main symptom (figure 1).

Where are water borne diseases most common?

This waterborne disease is shared through contaminated water, most often in ponds and streams, but it can also be found in a town’s water supply, swimming pools, and more. The infection is caused by a parasite and typically clears up after a few weeks.

What measure would you take to prevent water borne disease?

Here are several ways to prevent water-borne diseases:

  1. Drink only filtered/boiled water.
  2. Store water in a clean container,
  3. Water jars/containers should be washed daily.
  4. Always wash hands before and after preparing food or eating, likewise, children should be taught on hand washing.