SS 1 Biology 1st Term Exam 23/24
  • 1. 1. Living things are classified into how many kingdoms?
A) 2
B) 3
C) 1
D) 4
E) 5
  • 2. 2.The study of classification of living organisms is called -----------.
A) Organisation
B) Taxonomy
C) Systematic
D) Colony
  • 3. 3. Which of the following is not part of the kingdom classifications?
A) Thalophyta
B) Plantae
C) Protista
D) Fungi
E) Monera
  • 4. 4. One of the following is not part of the phyla of protista?
A) Protozoa
B) Pyrrophyta
C) Schizophyta
D) Euglenophyta
E) Chrysophyta
  • 5. 5. Protozoa belong to the group of organisms called _____.
A) Cyanophyta
B) Blue-green alga
C) Protista
D) Pyrrophyta
  • 6. 6. Amoeba moves by the use of false leg called _______.
A) Pellicle
B) Flagella
C) pseudopodia
D) Cilia
  • 7. 7. The scientific name Panthera leo is for which of the following organisms?
A) Potato
B) Cowpea
C) Lion
D) Housefly
  • 8. 8. All the following belong to the kingdom fungi except _____
A) Rhizopus
B) Mucillage
C) Mucor
D) Mushroom
  • 9. 9. Which of the following is not a characteristic of dicotyledonous plants?
A) They have tap root
B) Their floral parts exists in groups of four or five
C) They usually undergo secondary growth
D) The vascular bundles of the stem are scattered
  • 10. 10. Which of the following is not a product of photosynthesis?
A) Carbondioxide
B) Oxygen
C) Water
D) Glucose
  • 11. 11. The following but one are the necessary conditions for photosynthesis to take place.
A) Sunlight
B) Mineral gas
C) Carbondioxide and water
D) Chlorophyll
  • 12. 12. NADP means --------.
A) Nicotinamine adenine dinucleotine phosphate
B) Nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide phosphine
C) Nicotine adenine dinucleotide phosphate
D) Nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide phosphate
  • 13. 13. ATP means ----------
A) Adenosine trioxosilico phosphate
B) Adenosine triphosphate
C) Adenine triphosphate
D) Adenosine triphosphine
  • 14. 14. The presence of myonemes aids -------------- in euglena.
A) Excretion
B) The synthesis of food
C) The storage of starch
D) Movement
  • 15. 15. One of the following is not true about the characteristics of bryophyta.
A) They are complex , multicellular green plants
B) Their cells are differentiated into tissues
C) They have true roots, stems and leaves
D) They are non - vascular plants
  • 16. 16. The following are factors affecting photosynthesis except ------------
A) Temperature
B) Light intensity
C) High density
D) Water
E) Relative humidity
  • 17. 17. Which of the following is not an importance of photosynthesis?
A) It releases oxygen to the environment.
B) It serves as a building block for other substances
C) It provides food for all living organisms
D) It releases toxic chemicals
  • 18. 18. During the light phase of photosynthesis, the following occurs except ------
A) The energy split water into hydrogen ions and hydroxyl ions.
B) Carbondioxide is reduced to sugar
C) Hydroxyl is converted to water and oxygen is produced as by product
D) The light energy is captured by chlorophyll and electrons are excited.
  • 19. 19. Which of the following is not an advantage of complexity in higher organisms?
A) Increase adaptation to the environment.
B) It leads to a slower rate of diffusion
C) Internal structural specialisation
D) Mutual interdependence between component cells
  • 20. 20. To test for starch in a leaf, the following are needed except -------
A) Benedict's solution
B) White tiles and boiling tubes
C) Iodine solution
D) Methylated spirit
  • 21. The following are animal parasites except ..........
A) Mistletoe
B) Fleas
C) Body louse
D) Leeches
  • 22. The scientific name of Guinea worm is -------------
A) Ascaris lumbricoides
B) Wuchereria bancrofti
C) Dracunculus medinensis
D) Taenia solium
  • 23. The following are all examples of carnivorous plants except ...........
A) Drosera
B) Penicillium
C) Venus fly-trap
D) Bladderwort
  • 24. The tapeworm has hooks and suckers which are used for attachment to the intestine of the host to avoid ......
A) Digestion
B) Assimilation
C) Dislodgement
D) Sublimation
  • 25. The mosquito possesses piercing mouth parts called ---------
A) Labella
B) Proboscis
C) Mandible
D) Sponge
  • 26. Housefly possesses enlarged --------- which are sucking structures for liquid food.
A) Stylet
B) Labium
C) Maxillae
D) Labella
  • 27. The following animals have homodont dentition except........
A) Amphibians
B) Man
C) Reptiles
D) Fishes
  • 28. Examples of organisms having heterodont dentition are all the following except ..........
A) Rabbits
B) Dog
C) Cattle
D) Snakes
  • 29. The type of teeth used for tearing flesh and for catching prey is.............
A) Canine
B) Incisors
C) Premolars
D) Molars
  • 30. The flat chisel-shaped teeth with a sharp edge used for cutting and holding on to prey is.........
A) Molars
B) Premolars
C) Canines
D) Incisors
  • 31. Which of the following is a feature of biological importance in members of an association?
A) Biome
B) Adaptation
C) Geographic range
D) Tolerance
  • 32. The concepts of minimum and maximum range of tolerance refer to:
A) The range of habitats an organism can occupy
B) The geographic distribution of a species
C) The limits within which an organism can survive and reproduce
D) The types of associations an organism can form
  • 33. Which of the following is NOT a component of an ecosystem?
A) Population
B) Abiotic factors
C) Rainfall
D) Biotic factors
  • 34. The term "biosphere" refers to:
A) The study of living organisms
B) The interaction between organisms and their environment
C) The specific area occupied by a species
D) The layer of the Earth where life exists
  • 35. Autecology and synecology are types of:
A) Ecosystems
B) Biomes
C) Adaptation
D) Ecology
  • 36. Which of the following is an example of a local biotic community?
A) Tropical rainforest
B) Afro-alphine
C) Biosphere
D) Atmosphere
  • 37. What is the definition of adaptation?
A) The geographic range of a species
B) The study of biotic and abiotic factors in an ecosystem
C) The process of organisms adjusting to their environment
D) The interaction between different species in an ecosystem
  • 38. Tick and dog is an example of ----------- association.
A) Epiphytic
B) Commensalism
C) Parasitic
D) Symbiotic
  • 39. In an ecosystem, a goat is a ----------
A) Producer
B) Scavenger
C) Decomposer
D) Consumer
  • 40. One of the following is a plant parasite.
A) Dodder
B) Taenia solium
C) Flea
D) Tick
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