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Q1
Which of the following is an example of discontinuous variation?
A
Height
B
Size of head
C
Blood group
D
Skin color
E
Length of foot
Q2
Hereditary variation is best described as
A
characters transmitted from generation to generation
B
traits acquired from diseases
C
characters that show up due to social conditions
D
traits acquired from habits and environmental conditions
E
characters that result from physical injuries
Q3
An individual with blood group AB can receive blood from those in blood group(s)
A
AB only
B
A and B only
C
B only
D
AB and O only
E
A, B , AB and O
Q4
Which of the following blood group(s) is/are the universal donor(s)?
A
O
B
A
C
B
D
AB
E
AB and O
Q5
The branch of science which deals with resemblances, origin and expression of biological variations is called
A
embryology
B
ecology
C
entomology
D
genetics
E
taxonomy
Q6
Which of the following terms is not associated with finger prints?
A
Arch
B
Loop
C
Suture
D
Whorl
E
Compound
Q7
In human beings the albino trait is recessive and the normal skin colour is dominant. Therefore the probability of parents that are heterozygous for albinism, having an albino child is
A
1/4
B
1/2
C
1/3
D
2/3
E
1
Q8
Which of the following statements is correct in the human ABO blood grouping system?
A
B is recessive
B
A is dominant over
C
O is recessive
D
O has antigene A and B
E
A and B are both recessive
Q9
One of the factors that must be considered for sale blood transfusion is
A
social class of donor
B
age of the recipient
C
rhesus factors of the donor and the recipient
D
nationality of the donor
E
weight of the recipient
Q10
Blood groups and tongue-rolling are examples of
A
continuous variation
B
discontinuous variation
C
variation due to environment
D
adaptive variation
E
sex-linked characters
Q11
Which of the following is not a type of finger-print?
A
Whorl
B
Compound
C
Simple
D
Loop
E
Arch
Q12
Natality is a factor affecting population density because it involves
A
increase in population due to immigration
B
increase in population due to emigration
C
the number of matured females in the population
D
the number of females in the population
E
the number of all the young ones produced in the population
Q13
The number of individuals in habitat in relation to the unit space available to each organism is referred to as the
A
birth rate
B
density
C
mortality
D
frequency
E
dispersion
Q14

Which of the following is not an effect of overcrowding on a population?

A

death

B

competition

C

commensalism

D

aggression

E

cannibalism

Q15
When large numbers of organisms share limited space and resources, the result is
A
immigration
B
commensalism
C
symbiosis
D
extinction
E
competition