1997 - JAMB Biology Past Questions & Answers - page 1

1
The structure labelled I is the
A
Golgi body
B
mitochondrion
C
endoplasmic reticulum
D
vacuole
CORRECT OPTION: c
2
Protein is synthesized in the part labelled
A
I
B
II
C
III
D
Iv
CORRECT OPTION: a
3
Which of the following is the youngest plant tissue
A
Meristem
B
Phloem
C
Epidermis
D
Xylem
CORRECT OPTION: a
4
Viruses differ from all forms of life because they
A
have thick cell wall
B
feed on waste products of other organisms
C
causes infectious diseases
D
require other living cells to multiply
CORRECT OPTION: d
5
The endoplast cells found in hydra are used for
A
reproduction
B
offence and defence
C
locomotion and nutrition
D
food collection
CORRECT OPTION: a
6
Annelides differ from nematodas in that they
A
exhibits bilateral symmentry
B
are triploblastic
C
are metamerically segmented
D
possess complete digestive system
CORRECT OPTION: c
7
Which of the following performs similar functions?
A
Ascospores ans ascocarp
B
Antherozoids and rhizoids
C
sorus and indusium
D
Strobili and inflorescence
CORRECT OPTION: c
8
In ferns, the sporophyte
A
develops from a haploid zygote
B
reproductive sexually to produce spores
C
is haploid and dependant on gametophyte
D
is diploid and independent of the gametophyte
CORRECT OPTION: d
9
The group of insects that undergoes complete metamorphosis is
A
houseflies, beetles and cockroaches
B
cockroaches, grasshoppers and bees
C
houseflies, beetles and butterflies
D
aphids, grasshopper and butterflies
CORRECT OPTION: c
10
The nitrogenous substance that is excreted by birds in order to conserve water is
A
ammonia
B
urea
C
uric acid
D
nitric acid
CORRECT OPTION: c
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