2000 - JAMB Biology Past Questions & Answers - page 1

1
The part that will develop into an organ for feeling is labelled
A
IV
B
III
C
II
D
I
CORRECT OPTION: d
2
The part labelled II is the
A
silk thread
B
thorax
C
fore wing
D
anchor
CORRECT OPTION: a
3
Which of the following features are all associated with monocots?
A
Fibrous root system, branched network of veins and one seed leaf
B
Fibrous root system, two seed leaves and floral parts in threes
C
One seed leaf, petals in threes or group of thees and parallel venation of leaves
D
One seed leaf, net-veined leaves and petals in threes or multiple of three
CORRECT OPTION: c
4
The set of fins that control steering, balancing and change of direction and pitch in fish is
A
dorsal and anal
B
pectoral and pelvics
C
caudal and dorsal
D
anal and pelvics
CORRECT OPTION: b
5
The most recently evolved structure in animals is the
A
hair
B
cilium
C
scale
D
feather
CORRECT OPTION: a
6
Coelom is absent in the class of animals termed
A
mollusca
B
reptilia
C
arthropoda
D
coelenterata
CORRECT OPTION: d
7
A characteristic of vertebrates that is unique to mammals is
A
the presence of pentadctyl limbs
B
parental care
C
the possession of scrotum
D
pulmonary circulation
CORRECT OPTION: c
8
Th order in which organic evolution has progressed in plants is
A
thallophyta, schizophyta, bryophyta, pteridophyta and spermatophyta
B
schizophyta, thallophyta, bryophyta, pteridophyta and spermatophyta
C
pteridophyta, spermatophyta, thallophyta, schizophyta and bryophyta
D
bryophyta, pteridophyta, spermatphyta, thallophyta and schizophyta
CORRECT OPTION: b
9
In which part of the human body does the secretion of the growth hormone occur?
A
Head region
B
Waist region
C
Neck region
D
Gonads
CORRECT OPTION: a
10
The parts labelled I and II make up the
A
glomerulus
B
convoluted tubules
C
Malpighian body
D
Bowman's capsule
CORRECT OPTION: c
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