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Q1
Alternation of asexual modes of reproduction is found in
A
blue-green algae
B
Euglena
C
fern
D
maize
E
Q2
In plants, the structures that play roles similar to the arteries and veins of animals are the
A
xylem and phloem
B
root hairs and xylem
C
lenticels and phloem
D
roots and stems
E
Q3
The structure labeled X is for
A
attachment
B
feeding
C
seeing
D
breathing
E
Q4
The feature that makes locomotion in water easy for fish is the
A
scaly body
B
slimy body
C
streamlined body
D
lateral line
E
Q5
Bird toes suitable for diggings have claws that are
A
blunt
B
curved
C
hooked
D
sharp
E
Q6
The structure that controls loss of water vapour during transpiration is labeled
A
I
B
II
C
III
D
IV
E
Q7
The part labeled I is the
A
spongy mesophyll
B
upper epidermis
C
cuticle
D
vein
E
Q8
Emulsification of fats takes place in the part labeled
A
I
B
II
C
III
D
IV
E
Q9
The content of the part labeled III is usually
A
neutral
B
alkaline
C
acidic
D
saline
E
Q10
The part of the alimentary system of a bird where food is ground into small particles is the
A
cloaca
B
stomach
C
crop
D
gizzard
E
Q11
Which of the following describes the sequence of blood flow from the heart to a tissue?
A
Heart→artery→arteriole→tissue
B
Heart→vein→venule→tissue
C
Heart → venule → vein → tissue
D
Heart → arteriole → artery → tissue
E
Q12
The enzymes of the glycolytic pathway are located in the
A
mitochondria
B
gastric juice
C
plasma
D
cytoplasm
E
Q13
In insects, the structure that performs the same function as the kidney in man is the
A
nephridium
B
flame cell
C
Malphigian tubule
D
trachea
E
Q14
The axial skelecton is found in the
A
skull, ribs, vertebral column and breast bone
B
skull, humerus, vertebral, column and ribs
C
breastbone, clavicle , ribs and vertebral column
D
femur, sternum, ulna and skull
E
Q15
The male sex cells are contained in the part labeled
A
I
B
II
C
III
D
IV
E
Q16
The likely pollinating agent of the flower is
A
wind
B
water
C
insect
D
man
E
Q17
The reproductive system of a male mammal is made up of
A
claspers, prostrate gland, sperm duct and vas deferens
B
testis, prostrate gland, sperm duct and vas deferens
C
oviduct, urethra, testis and sperm duct
D
testis, uterus, prostrate gland and sperm duct
E
Q18
In a bean seed, absorption of water at the beginning of germination is through the
A
hilum
B
micropyle
C
testa
D
plumule
E
Q19
The eye defect illustrated is
A
myopia
B
hypermetropia
C
astigmatism
D
cataract
E
Q20
The function of the correcting lens is to
A
diverge incoming rays
B
converge incoming rays
C
reflect incoming rays
D
screen incoming rays
E
Q21
The association between bacteria residing in the caecum and the ruminant is
A
parasitism
B
predation
C
saprophytism
D
mutualism
E
Q22
A marine protozoan is likely to have no contractile vacuole mainly because the cytoplasm is
A
isotonic to sea water
B
hypotonic to sea water
C
hypertonic to sea water
D
impervious to sea water
E
Q23
The optimum temperature for growth of the organism is
A
25oC
B
50 oC
C
75 oC
D
100 oC
E
Q24
Mass of a crucible = 10g. Mass of a crucible and soil before heating = 29g. Mass of a curcible and soil after heating=18g. From the information above, determine the percentage of water in the given soil sample?
A
20%
B
25%
C
40%
D
50%
E
Q25
I. Onchocerciasis II. Schistosomiasis III. Salmonellosis IV. Meningitis Which of the diseases listed above are associated with water?
A
I and II only
B
II, III and IV
C
I,II and III
D
II and IV
E
Q26
The part of a domestic fowl responsible for preventing heat loss is the
A
filo plume
B
contour feather
C
down feather
D
quill
E
Q27
Which of the organisms is characterized by the possession of a chitinous exoskeleton?
A
I
B
II
C
III
D
IV
E
Q28
The type of reproduction illustrated in IV is
A
sexual
B
conjugation
C
binary fission
D
budding
E
Q29
In plants, the structure that performs a similar function with the testis in mammals is the
A
stigma
B
filament
C
anther
D
receptacle
E
Q30
Which of the following is used mainly for balancing in fish?
A
The caudal fin
B
The pectoral fin
C
The anal fin
D
The dorsal fin
E
Q31
In a dicotyledonous stem, the zone between the epidermis and the pericycle is the
A
cortex
B
stele
C
xylem
D
phloem
E
Q32
The order of passage of food in the digestive system is
A
ileum caccum large intestine rectum
B
ileum colon caccum rectum
C
large intestine ileum caccum rectum
D
colon caccum ileum rectum
E
Q33
Insectivorous plants trap and kill their prey to derive
A
phosphorus
B
calcium
C
nitrogen
D
zinc
E
Q34
Water reabsorbtion takes place in
A
II and III
B
III and IV
C
I and IV
D
I and III
E
Q35
The vessel that carries blood from I to II is the
A
pulmonary artery
B
pulmonary vein
C
carotid artery
D
jugular vein
E
Q36
In the alimentary system of a bird, the function of teeth is carried out by the
A
crop
B
beak
C
gizzard
D
tongue
E
Q37
What will happen when two equal sized pieces of unripe paw paw labeled X and Y are dropped into equal volumes of concentrated salt solution and distilled water respectively?
A
Pawpaw X will become turgid
B
Both will increase in size
C
Pawpaw Y will become turgid
D
Both will decrease in size
E
Q38
Exhaled air differs from inhaled air in that it
A
contains less amount of carbon(IV) oxide
B
is usually lower in temperature
C
often has more oxygen
D
usually has more water vapour
E
Q39
In the mammalian kidney, the Bowman's capsule is located in the
A
ureter
B
pelvis
C
cortex
D
medulla
E
Q40
A plant parenchyma cell also acts as a supporting tissue when it
A
becomes flaccid
B
contains crystals
C
becomes turgid
D
is pigmented
E
Q41
The illustration is a typical example of a plant pollinated by
A
wind
B
man
C
insects
D
birds
E
Q42
The male inflorescence is labeled
A
I
B
II
C
III
D
IV
E
Q43
The part labeled I represents the
A
stationary phase
B
lag phase
C
log phase
D
steady phase
E
Q44
The transmission of impulses along a nerve fibre is characterised by
A
hormonal and temperature changes
B
electrical and ionic changes
C
hormonal changes
D
electrostatic changes
E
Q45
Stomata of some plants are sunken and protected by hairs. These are features of
A
mesophytes
B
epiphytes
C
hydrophytes
D
xerophytes
E
Q46
In an experiment to determine the percentage of air in a soil sample, the following readings were recorded: Volume of water in a measuring cylinder = 500cm3 , Volume of soil added to water = 350cm3 , Volume of water and soil after stiring = 800cm3 . The percentage of air in the soil sample is
A
6.25%
B
10.36%
C
14.28%
D
43.28%
E
Q47
From the graph above, it can be appropriately deduced that
A
the body temperature in II varies with that in I
B
the body of temperature in I is independent of external temperature
C
I and II maintain constant body temperature
D
external temperature affects the body temperature of I and II
E
Q48
The breeding posture illustrated in the diagram is known as
A
mating
B
amplexus
C
courtship display
D
reproductive swimming
E
Q49
The photosynthetic pigments include
A
chlorophyll and carotenoids
B
chloroplasts and cytochrome
C
melanin and hemoglobin
D
carotenoids and hemoglobin
E
Q50
Insulin is produced by the endocrine organ labeled
A
IV
B
III
C
II
D
I
E
Q51
The function of the structure labeled I is to
A
stimulate the development
B
prepare the body for any emergency
C
maintain proper glucose concentration in the blood
D
regulate the activities of other endocrine glands
E
Q52
Monocot stems differ from dicot stems in that monocot have
A
no cambium
B
no pith
C
fewer vascular bundles
D
phloems with parenchyma
E
Q53
The opening and closing of the stoma are regulated by
A
transpiration
B
respiration
C
diffusion
D
osmosis
E
Q54
Stunted growth and poor root development are a result of a deficiency in
A
sulphur
B
phosphorus
C
calcium
D
iron
E
Q55
The pancreas secretes enzymes for the digestion of
A
fats,proteins and carbohydrates
B
fats, vitamins and cellulose
C
fats, carbohydrates and vitamins
D
proteins, cellulose and minerals
E
Q56
Pineapple is an example of
A
dehiscent fruit
B
an aggregate fruit
C
a composite fruit
D
a simple fruit
E
Q57
The correct sequence of the movement of urea during urine formation is
A
glomerulus-->Bowman's capsule-->convoluted tubule --> Henle's loop-->collecting tubule
B
glomerulus-->Bowman's capsule-->convoluted tubule-->Henle's loop-->collecting tubule
C
convoluted tubule-->glomerus-->Henle's loop-->Bowman's capsule -->collecting tubule
D
convoluted tubule--> Bowman's capsule --> Henle's loop --> glomerus -->collecting tubule
E
Q58
Oxygenated blood is pumped to the entire body from the part labeled
A
IV
B
III
C
II
D
I
E
Q59
The part labeled I is the
A
pulmonary artery
B
Vena cava
C
aorta
D
biscuspid valve
E
Q60
The waste product of plants used in conversion of hide to leather is
A
gum
B
alkaloid
C
tannin
D
resin
E