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Q1
What is the level of organization of an onion bulb?
A
Tissue
B
Organ
C
Systemic
D
Organismal
E
Q2
A characteristic exhibited by all living organisms is
A
sexual reproduction
B
aerobic respiration
C
the ability to move from one place to another
D
the ability to remove unwanted substance
E
Q3
In a cell, the genes are carried by
A
nuclear membranes
B
chromatin threads
C
lysosomes
D
mitochondria
E
Q4
A blue-green alga is not a protophyte because
A
it is aquatic
B
its cells are prokaryotic
C
it cannot move
D
it is not a green plant
E
Q5
The habitat of the organism is
A
slow moving streams and marshes
B
the stomach of large mammals
C
under leaf litter on forest floor
D
the small intestine of large vertebrates
E
Q6
Which of the following is an example of a carnivorous plant?
A
Hydra
B
Bladder wort
C
Yeast
D
Spirogyrab
E
Q7
In terms of the number of individuals, which of the following taxa is most inclusive?
A
Order
B
Family
C
Class
D
Species
E
Q8
A characteristics that can possibly be shared by both living and non-living organisms is
A
locomotion
B
irritability
C
increase in biomass
D
increase in size
E
Q9
The cell of an onion bulb can be differentiated from a check by the presence of
A
plasma lemma
B
chloroplast
C
cell wall
D
nucleus
E
Q10
The most abundant group of organisms in the animal kingdom is
A
Mammalia
B
Aves
C
Annelida
D
Insecta
E
Q11
Radial symmetry is a feature common to the
A
platyhelminthes
B
nematodes
C
coelenterates
D
arthropods
E
Q12
The animal represented by I is a
A
poikilotherm
B
homoiotherm
C
carnivore
D
herbivore
E
Q13
The diagram shows that the organisms are
A
hermaphrodite
B
viviparous
C
oviparous
D
ovoviviparous
E
Q14
The chromosomes of members of the kingdom Monera are within the
A
nucleoplasm
B
cytoplasm
C
nucleus
D
nucleolus
E
Q15
Which of the following is common to the mosquito, housefly and blackfly ?
A
They undergo complete metamorphosis
B
They are parasites of man
C
Their immature stages are aquatic
D
Their adults have two pairs of wings
E
Q16
The structure labeled I is the
A
sporangium
B
hypha
C
zygospore
D
conidiospore
E
Q17
The economic importance of the larva is that it
A
is eaten by birds
B
develops into a moth
C
resembles the plant on which it lives
D
feeds on the leaves of crops
E
Q18
The type of adaptation shown by the larva is
A
mimicry
B
countershading
C
flash coloration
D
cisruptive coloration
E
Q19
The structure labeled I is sensitive to
A
light and touch
B
chemicals only
C
light only
D
chemicals and touch
E
Q20
The dominant phase in the life cycle of a bryophyte is the
A
gametangium
B
saprophyte
C
gametophyte
D
prothallus
E
Q21
The evidence that supports the advancement of ferms over mosses is derived from a
A
comparative
B
molecular records
C
biochemical similarities
D
physiological records
E
Q22
A unique characteristics that distinguishes the class of vertebrates represented from other vertebrates is the presence of
A
two pairs of limbs
B
scales on the lower legs
C
a pair of wings
D
a covering of feathers
E
Q23
An organism which exhibits extracellular digestion is
A
Spirogyra
B
Paramecium
C
Amoeba
D
Rhizopus
E
Q24
An evidence of a common ancestry for-fishes, amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals is the
A
cold-bloodedness of fishes, amphibians and reptiles
B
possession of wings by birds and bats
C
possession of scales by fishes and reptiles
D
presence of gill clefts in vertebrate embryos
E
Q25
At which temperature will cockroaches not survive after 10 days?
A
33oC
B
15oC
C
19oC
D
24 oC
E
Q26
The optimal temperature for breeding cockroaches is
A
19 oC
B
33 oC
C
15oC
D
24 oC
E
Q27
Angiosperms and gymnosperms belong to the class
A
spermatophyta
B
bryophyta
C
schizophyta
D
pteridophyta
E
Q28
The organelle common to both plant and animal cells is the
A
chloroplast
B
centriole
C
plasmalemma
D
cell wall
E
Q29
The leech and the earthworm belong to the
A
arachnids
B
annelids
C
crustaceans
D
mollusks
E
Q30
Which of the following is likely to have a higher concentration of mitochondria?
A
Red blood cell
B
Egg cell
C
White blood cell
D
Sperm cell
E
Q31
An example of a radially symmetrical organism is
A
tapeworm
B
planaria
C
roundworm
D
Hydra
E
Q32
The eggs of birds contain relatively larger quantities of yolk than those of amphibians and reptiles because
A
birds lay shelled eggs
B
birds are generally bigger in size
C
embryonic development is longer in birds
D
those of birds are fertilized internally
E
Q33
All living cells require water because it
A
prevents the development of diseases in cells
B
is the main source of energy for the cells
C
is a medium for all metabolic reactions
D
is a medium that neutralizes acids in cells
E
Q34
The umbrella-shapped fruiting body of a fully developed mushroom is the
A
mycelium
B
basidium
C
pileus
D
stipe
E
Q35
The similarity among organisms belonging to the group will be least within each
A
order
B
family
C
species
D
kingdom
E
Q36
Hermaphroditic reproduction can be found among the
A
annelids and molluscs
B
pisces and amphibians
C
coelenterates and platyhelminthes
D
arthropods and nematodes
E
Q37
One distinctive feature in the life history of liverworts is that they exhibit
A
vegetative reproduction
B
alternation of generation
C
sexual reproduction
D
asexual reproduction
E
Q38
The structures that are common to both plant and animals cells are labeled
A
II and III
B
III and IV
C
IV and I
D
I and II
E
Q39
The cell component that is present in a prokaryotic cell is the
A
ribosome
B
mitochondrion
C
chloroplast
D
nuclear envelope
E
Q40
In the egg of a bird, the embryo is located in the
A
yolk
B
embryo disc IV
C
chalaza
D
albumen
E
Q41
An insect whose economic importance is both harmful and beneficial is the
A
butterfly
B
mosquito
C
black fly
D
tsetse fly
E
Q42
Amphibians are normally found
A
on dry land and in water
B
in water and on moist land
C
on moist land
D
in water
E
Q43
Vivi parity occurs in the
A
mammals
B
reptiles
C
aves
D
amphibians
E
Q44
The jointed structure in insects that bears organs which are sensitive to touch, smell and vibration is the
A
maxilla
B
labium
C
antenna
D
abdomen
E
Q45
Which of the following groups is the most advanced?
A
Pteridophytes
B
Bryophytes
C
Thallophytes
D
Gymnosperms
E
Q46
Most monocots are easily recognized by their
A
short leaves with petioles
B
long and sword-like leaves
C
long and palm -like leaves
D
short leaves with many vein lets
E
Q47
Water fleas, wood lice and barnacles belong to the group
A
arachnid a
B
crustacea
C
insecta
D
chilopoda
E
Q48
The mode of feeding in Amoeba and Hydra is
A
heterotrophic
B
holophytic
C
autotrophic
D
symbiotic
E
Q49
Which of the following organisms does not exist as a single free living cell?
A
Paramecium
B
Volvox
C
Amoeba
D
Chlamydomonas
E
Q50
In ferns, the structure above is equivalent to the
A
zygote of a moss
B
gametophyte generation of a moss
C
saprophyte generation of a moss
D
sporangium of a moss
E
Q51
Coelom is absent in the class off animals termed
A
molusca
B
coelenterata
C
arthropoda
D
reptilia
E
Q52
The structure labeled III represents the
A
mandible
B
palp
C
proboscis
D
labium
E
Q53
In which of the following organisms does each cell combine the functions of nutrition, reproduction and growth?
A
Rhizopus
B
Dryoptens
C
Brachymenium
D
Spirogyra
E
Q54
The key event in the transition of the amphibians from water to land is the
A
replacement of the gills with lungs
B
possessions of webbed limbs
C
development of long hind limbs
D
possessions of tympani c membrane
E
Q55
In plants cells, the chloroplasts are located
A
inside the cell wall
B
outside the protoplasm
C
within the vacuole
D
within the cytoplasm
E
Q56
The structure that is most commonly identified in all living cells under the light microscope is the
A
mitochondrion
B
chloroplast
C
nucleus
D
ribosome
E
Q57
The structure labeled II is used for
A
tasting
B
feeling
C
biting
D
sucking
E
Q58
The possession of scales, laying of eggs with shells and bony structure of the head are characteristics shared by
A
birds and reptiles
B
fishes and birds
C
reptiles and fishes
D
birds and molluscs
E
Q59
The group of arthropods that has no antennae is the
A
Crustacea
B
Chilopoda
C
Arachnida
D
Diplopoda
E
Q60
The bird's bill adapted for fishing is labeled
A
I
B
II
C
III
D
IV
E