SS2 Biology - 3rd Assessment
  • 1. 1. One of the following secrets synovial fluid which acts as a shock absorber.
A) Synovial fluid
B) Cartilage
C) Synovial cavity
D) Synovial membrane
  • 2. 2. -------------- joint allows movement in almost all directions
A) Hinge
B) Pivot
C) Ball and socket
D) Gliding
  • 3. 3. Muscles are attached to bones by means of strong whitish cord called ----------
A) Tonsil
B) Cartilage
C) Ligament
D) Tendons
  • 4. 4. Muscles have two points of attachments which are ------- and ---------
A) Ball and socket
B) Bicep and tricep
C) Voluntary and involuntary
D) Insertion and origin
  • 5. 5. The feeding mechanism in housefly is known as --------
A) Lapping and sponging
B) Biting and chewing
C) Sucking
D) Trapping and absorbing
  • 6. 6. One of the following is not a sucking mouth part of animals exhibiting a sucking mechanism
A) Stylet
B) Scolex
C) Probosics
D) Labella
  • 7. 7. The following are media of transportation in mammals except ---------.
A) Lymph
B) Cytoplasm
C) Body fluid
D) Blood
E) Colloidal solution
  • 8. 8. In unicellular organisms, substances can move to all parts of the body by diffusion because of the following except -------
A) Materials have to move over short distances.
B) The body is small in size
C) Surface area to volume ratio is large
D) Surface area to volume ratio is small
  • 9. 9. The following are constituents of the plasma except --------
A) Hormones
B) Excretory products
C) Lymphatic vessels
D) Antibodies and Blood proteins
  • 10. 10. One of the following antibodies cause microorganisms to stick together in the body and reduce their pathogenic actions.
A) Precipitins
B) Lysin
C) Antitoxins
D) Agglutinins
  • 11. 11. ---------- converts the fibrinogen which exists normally in a colloidal state in the blood plasma to fibrin
A) Thrombokinase
B) Prothrombin
C) Thrombin
D) Fibrinogenase
  • 12. 12. All but one of the following are what make up the mammalian circulatory system
A) Veins
B) Villi
C) Heart
D) Arteries
E) Capillaries
  • 13. 13. -------- is the valve which lies between the left auricle and the left ventricle
A) Biscupid valve
B) Triscupid
C) Septum valve
D) Chordea valve
  • 14. 14. -------- is the valve which lies between the right auricle and the right ventricle
A) Triscupid valve
B) Biscupid valve
C) Chordae valve
D) Systole valve
  • 15. 15. ----------- release a substance thrombokinase in the presence of calcium ion to convert an inert chemical substance in plasma into active thrombin.
A) Leucocytes
B) Antibodies
C) Platelets
D) Erythrocytes
  • 16. 16. The following are the characteristics of leucocytes except -------
A) Colourless
B) Concave and circular
C) Amoeboid in shape
D) Nucleated
  • 17. 17. One of the following is not peculiar to the red blood cell
A) Colourless when seen singly
B) Old ones are destroyed in the liver
C) Microscopic
D) Circular and concave
  • 18. 18. The following are parts of the chewing and biting mouth parts except ---------
A) Maxillae
B) Labrum
C) Labium
D) Probosics
E) Mandibles
  • 19. 19. Pulmonary artery is the blood vessel connected to -------------.
A) Right ventricle
B) Left ventricle
C) Left auricle
D) Right auricle
  • 20. 20. All but one of the following is not a characteristic of the veins.
A) Carries blood under low pressure
B) Carries blood towards the heart
C) Posses valves.
D) Posses thick elastic wall
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