2011 - WAEC Biology Past Questions & Answers - page 1

1
The branch of Biology that deals with the principles of classification of organisms is known as
A
biological index
B
nomenclature
C
taxonomy
D
ecology
CORRECT OPTION: c
2
Which of the following structures is a tissue
A
Vessel element
B
Blood
C
Sieve tube element
D
Erythrocyte
CORRECT OPTION: b
3
Which of the following cells are not regarded as specialized?
A
Sperm cells
B
Root up cells
C
Muscle cells
D
somatic cells
CORRECT OPTION: d
4
Which of the following pairs of cells carry out the same function?
A
Check cell and red blood cell
B
Spermatozoan and ovum
C
Palisade cell and epidermal cell
D
Root tip cell and guard cell
CORRECT OPTION: b
5
If Amoeba is placed in a salt solution. the contractile vacuoles would
A
be bursting more frequently
B
be more numerous
C
be formed less frequently
D
grow bigger before they burst
CORRECT OPTION: c
6
In which of the following habitats is Paramecium no found
A
Pond
B
Aquarium
C
Lake
D
Puddle
CORRECT OPTION: b
7
The following processes are involved in water movement in the endodermis except
A
osmosis
B
vacuolar pathway
C
diffusion
D
active transport
CORRECT OPTION: c
8
Cells that utilise a lot of energy are characterized by the presence of a large number of
A
vacuoles
B
mitochondria
C
endoplasmic reticulum
D
ribosomes
CORRECT OPTION: b
9
The part labelled II in the diagram is
A
centriole
B
chloroplast
C
chromatid
D
tonoplast
CORRECT OPTION: c
10
The part labelled I is called the
A
nucleolus
B
centromere
C
centriole
D
spindle
CORRECT OPTION: d
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