What are the Characteristics of Living things?
All the things that carry out the life processes like eating, moving, respiration etc. are called living things.
Characteristics of living things are as follows:
(a) Living organisms require food.
(b) They respire and excrete waste material.
(c) They respond to stimuli in their environment.
(d) They reproduce in order to maintain their number.
(e) They move from one place to another.
(f) They grow and die.
(g) Living things adapt to the environment and respond to stimuli.