1993 - WAEC Biology Past Questions & Answers - page 1

1
The organ which is sensitive to light in Euglena is the
A
gullet
B
chloroplast
C
eye spot
D
contractile vacuole
CORRECT OPTION: c
2
Which of the following is a similarity between a typical animal cell and a typical plant cell? Presence of
A
cellulose cell wall
B
chlorophyll
C
centrally-placed nucleus
D
cell membrane
CORRECT OPTION: d
3
The first scientist to describe the cell was
A
Theodor Schwann
B
Felix Dujardin
C
Robert Hooke
D
Charles Darwin
CORRECT OPTION: c
4
In which of the following parts of a cell is the chromosome found
A
Nucleus
B
Golgi body
C
Cytoplasm
D
Cell membrane
CORRECT OPTION: a
5
The part labelled VII is the
A
pleural cavity
B
lung
C
rib
D
diaphragm
CORRECT OPTION: d
6
The part labelled I is the
A
epiglottis
B
larynx
C
oesophagus
D
trachea
CORRECT OPTION: b
7
Exchange of gases takes place in the air sacs contained in the
A
I
B
II
C
IV
D
V
CORRECT OPTION: c
8
During the process of breathing, volume and pressure changes occur as a result of the movement of the parts labelled
A
I and II
B
II and IV
C
III and VII
D
IV and V
CORRECT OPTION: c
9
Which of the following diseases is caused by deficiency of insulin in the body?
A
Malaria
B
Diabetes mellitus
C
Hepatitis
D
Gonorrhoea
CORRECT OPTION: b
10
Which of the following is the medium of transportation of nutrients within unicellular organisms?
A
Blood
B
Serum
C
Protoplasm
D
Plasma
CORRECT OPTION: c
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