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WAEC questions for "Biology :: Conservation of Natural Resources"
Q1
Which of these is not applicable to the circulation of water in nature?
A
Water removed from oceans are permanently lost
B
Water constantly evaporates from the seas, rivers, lakes and soil
C
Water vapour rises, cools, condenses and precipitates as rain, and dew
D
Water is absorbed by plants and animals from their external environment
E
Plants lose water by transpiration and decay
Q2
Prevention of erosion could best be carried out by
A
crop rotation and mulching
B
contouring of sloping ground and afforestation
C
grazing, terracing and shifting cultivation
D
strip cropping and poaching
E
bush fallowing and crop rotation
Q3
The following practices are aimed at soil conservation except
A
contour ridging
B
application of manures
C
strip cropping
D
bush clearing
E
crop rotation
Q4
Which of the following natural resources is most readily available to all organisms?
A
Water
B
Oil
C
Food
D
Air
E
Mineral salts
Q5
The following structures are adapted for water conservation except
A
sunken stomata
B
scales in animals
C
D
pines in plants
E
thick leaves
Q6
Which of the following measures does not ensure conservation?
A
Establishing forest and game reserves
B
Encouraging people to plant trees
C
Founding societies that promote conservation
D
Enacting conservation laws and bye-laws
E
Enclosing fishes in ponds where they will not be stolen
Q7
Which of the following can cause desert encroachment?
A
Afforestation
B
Irrigation
C
Planting of trees
D
Establishment of game reserve
E
Overgrazing
Q8
Which of the following does not imply attempt at conservation?
A
Limit on the size of nets used in fishing
B
Limit on the size of vessels to be used in fishing
C
Prohibition of hunting or fishing at a certain season
D
Prudent management of natural resources
E
Refraining from the use of natural resources
Q9
Which of the following is not a conservable natural resource
A
Water
B
Sunlight
C
Forest
D
Soil
E
Minerals
Q10
The following agencies are responsible for conversation in Nigeria except
A
Forestry Departments
B
Nigerian Conservation Society
C
Game Reserve Authority
D
Nigerian Red Cross Society
E
Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources
Q11
The largest game reserve in Nigeria is the
A
Kainji Game Reserve in Niger State
B
Zamfara Forest Reserve in Sokoto State
C
Yankari Game Reserve in Bauchi State
D
Borgu Game Reserve in Niger State
E
Oban Hills Gamer Reserve in Cross River State
Q12
Which of the following is not a structural adaptation of desert plants for water conservation?
A
Tiny leaves
B
Sunken stomata in leaves
C
Stems and leaves with heavy cuticle
D
Broad leaves with numerous stomata
E
Scale leaves
Q13
The burning of farmlands should be discouraged because it
A
destroys some plant pests
B
reduces the population of wild animals on the farm
C
makes bush clearing more difficult
D
destroys the organic part of the soil
E
reduces the dormancy period of some weeds
Q14
The practice of warming soup regularly as it concerns food preservation is essentially to
A
retain the taste
B
help to break down the cellulose
C
remove the excess water
D
kill the bacteria in it
E
raise the temperature
Q15
Which of the following is not a way of conserving natural resources?
A
Controlling farming practices
B
Establishing forest reserves
C
Establishing of parks and gardens
D
Encouraging poaching in game reserves
E
Protecting the endangered species
Q16
The conservation of natural resource can be achieved by the following except
A
creation of national parks
B
formation of conservation socities and agencies
C
establishments of game reserves
D
deregulated harvestion
E
making laws on conservation
Q17
Which of the following is used in food preservation for a long period
A
adding oil to food
B
exposing food to fresh air
C
keeping the food in a store
D
warming the food daily
E
salting and drying the food
Q18
The term used in describing the effective management of national resources by man is
A
preservation
B
utillization
C
economics
D
development
E
conservation
Q19
Which of the following is not part of the objectives of conservation of natural resources?
A
To eliminate wild animals in order to enable other plants and animals survive
B
To use our resources on sustained yield basis
C
To guard against indiscriminate killing of plants and animals
D
To guard against the extinction and exhaustion of natural resources
E
To protect the environment