1997 WAEC Biology past questions and answers

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1
Which of the following organism possesses both plant and animal characteristics?

A Amoeba

B Paramecium

C Euglene

D Mucor



Correct Option: C


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2
The structure represented in the diagram above is

A a colony

B a tissue

C a filament

D a pseudopodium



Correct Option: C


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3
The part labelled I in the diagram is the

A cytoplasm

B chloroplast

C chlorophyll

D nucleus



Correct Option: B


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4
What is the function of the part labelled II in the diagram? It

A manufactures food

B protects the chloroplast

C produces protein

D suspends the nucleus



Correct Option: D


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5
Which of the following organelles helps to remove excess water
from cells?

A Mitochondrion

B Ribosome

C Contractile vacuole

D Golgi body



Correct Option: C


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6
Which of the following processes occurs by diffusion?

A Reabsorption of water in kidney tubules

B Entry of water into the cytoplasm of unicellular animals

C Absorption of water in the large intestine

D Exchange of nutrients between a mother and the foetus



Correct Option: D


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7
Which of the following is a product of brewing when yeast is used as a fermenting agent?

A Nitrogen

B Oxygen

C Malt

D Ethanol



Correct Option: D


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8
Which of the following hind limb bones is equivalent to the humerus of the forelimb?

A Patella

B Tarsal

C Tibia

D Fibula



Correct Option: E


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9
Clotting of blood is a function of

A vitamin C

B vitamin K

C vitamin B2

D vitamin E



Correct Option: B


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10
Which of the following structures is associated with respiration in insects?

A Air sac

B Spiracle

C Lung

D Alveolus



Correct Option: B


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