2004 - JAMB Biology Past Questions & Answers - page 1

1
The endoplasmic reticulum is represented by the part labelled
A
I
B
II
C
III
D
IV
CORRECT OPTION: d
2
The part labelled II is responsible for
A
photosynthesis
B
respiration
C
protein synthesis
D
excretion
CORRECT OPTION: b
3
The rods in the retina of the eyes are examples of
A
cells
B
tissues
C
organs
D
systems
CORRECT OPTION: a
4
The absence of special food and water-conducting systems restricts the body size in
A
algae, liverworts and mosses
B
liverworts, mosses and ferns
C
the bryophytes and the pteridophytes
D
the thallophytes and pteridophytes
CORRECT OPTION: a
5
A plant-like feature in Euglena is the
A
pellicle
B
pigment spot
C
large spot
D
gullet
CORRECT OPTION: b
6
The most common characteristic of the fungal hyphae is the possession of
A
cell-like compartment with one nucleus each
B
cell walls that are both rigid and chitinous
C
a multicellular mycelium in the substrate
D
cell-like partitions formed by cross-walls
CORRECT OPTION: a
7
Insects are considered the most successful among the invertebrates because they
A
possession of exoskeletons
B
survive in various environmental conditions
C
have wings for flight
D
possess the ability to change their forms
CORRECT OPTION: c
8
the larval stage of a mosquito is called
A
wriggler
B
grub
C
maggot
D
caterpillar
CORRECT OPTION: a
9
the function of the long-winged reproductives of the termites colony is to
A
disperse the population
B
feed the young
C
participate in swarming
D
protect the young
CORRECT OPTION: a
10
A peculiar characteristics of mammals is that they
A
have teeth
B
are warm-blooded
C
have lungs
D
have sabaceous glands
CORRECT OPTION: d
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