1993 - JAMB Biology Past Questions & Answers - page 1

1
On what structure are the units of inheritance situated?
A
Golgi bodies
B
Ribosomes
C
Chromosomes
D
Endoplasmic reticulum
CORRECT OPTION: c
2
Production of naked seeds is a distinctive feature of the group of plant called
A
grasses
B
conifers
C
legumes
D
palms
CORRECT OPTION: b
3
In which of the features do bryophytes differ from pteridophytes?
A
Absence of flower
B
Alternation of generation
C
Dependency on water for reproduction
D
Presence of vascular system
CORRECT OPTION: d
4
Which of the following organs or cells components are common to both the sporophytes and the gametophytes of a fern?
A
Rhizoids
B
Roots
C
Chloroplast
D
Leaves
CORRECT OPTION: c
5
In which of the following organism does a single cells performs all the function of movement, nutrition, growth , excretion, photosynthesis?
A
Paramecium
B
Euglena
C
Amoeba
D
Spirogyra
CORRECT OPTION: b
6
In which of the following organisms would glycogen be stored?
A
Spirogyra
B
Chlamydomonas
C
Rattus
D
Magnifera
CORRECT OPTION: c
7
The most successful group of animals in terms of diversity of species is
A
mollusca
B
arthropoda
C
mammalia
D
platyhelminthes
CORRECT OPTION: b
8
Flame cells are the
A
excretory system of worms
B
excretory and respiratory systems of flatworms
C
secretory syustem of flatworms
D
excretory system of flatworms
CORRECT OPTION: d
9
The spores of mucor are dispersed by
A
water
B
wind
C
insects
D
explosive mechanism
CORRECT OPTION: b
10
The butterfly is of great economic importance because
A
of its use in scientific studies
B
it sucks nectar from flowers
C
it adds to the beauty of the enviroment
D
it polllinates flowers of crops and other plants
CORRECT OPTION: d
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