AIC SS 2 Biology 3rd C.A - 2nd Term
  • 1. Which of the following is NOT a type of response in irritability?
A) Photosynthesis
B) Movement away from a harmful stimulus
C) Growth towards light
D) Withdrawal from touch
  • 2. In plants, the direction of growth can be influenced by the movement of fluids within the cell. Which of these fluids is primarily responsible for growth movement?
A) Glucose
B) Oxygen
C) Water
D) Carbon dioxide
  • 3. During conjugation in Spirogyra, the outgrowth meets and the separating walls dissolve to form a continuous channel called __________ .
A) Lateral bud
B) Oviduct
C) Fallopian tube
D) Conjugation tube
  • 4. The framework that supports and protects an organism's body is called the...
A) Hydrostatic
B) Nervous system
C) Skeleton
D) Muscle
  • 5. Skeletons can be made from different materials depending on the organism. Which of the following is NOT a type of skeletal material?
A) Muscle
B) Cartilage
C) Chitin
D) Bone
  • 6. The skull, vertebral column, and ribs are all part of which division of the mammalian skeleton?
A) Hydrostatic skeleton
B) Appendicular skeleton
C) Axial skeleton
D) Exoskeleton
  • 7. Joints are the points where two or more bones meet. Which of the following is NOT a type of joint?
A) Hinge joint
B) Muscular joint
C) Fixed joint
D) Ball-and-socket joint
  • 8. Cartilage is a type of tissue found in many joints. What is the main function of cartilage in joints?
A) To reduce friction and absorb shock
B) To create soft movement
C) To transmit nerve impulses
D) To store energy and lubricate
  • 9. Plants have specialized tissues that provide them with support and structure. These are called...
A) Supporting tissues
B) Vascular tissues
C) Epidermal tissues
D) Meristematic tissues
  • 10. What is the role of cellulose in plant cell walls?
A) Transports water and minerals
B) Provides energy
C) Gives strength and rigidity
D) Allows gas exchange
  • 11. The xylem, a component of the vascular tissue, transports...
A) Water and minerals
B) Reproductive cells
C) Sugars
D) Gases
  • 12. The phloem, another component of the vascular tissue, transports...
A) Water and minerals
B) Gases
C) Sugars and other organic materials
D) Reproductive cells
  • 13. Plants can reproduce both sexually and asexually. What is the advantage of asexual reproduction?
A) Requires two parents
B) Produces offspring quickly and efficiently
C) Introduces greater genetic diversity
D) Allows for adaptation to changing environments
  • 14. Which of the following is an example of asexual reproduction in plants?
A) Pollination
B) Seed formation
C) Runner formation in strawberries
D) Fertilization
  • 15. Plants respond to various stimuli in their environment. Which of the following is an example of a plant tropism?
A) Respiration
B) Photosynthesis
C) Transpiration
D) Growth of roots towards water
  • 16. Sclerenchyma fibers provide strength and support to various plant parts. Where can sclerenchyma fibers be found?
A) In the flowers for reproduction
B) In the leaves for photosynthesis
C) In the roots for water absorption
D) In the vascular bundles for transport
  • 17. Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) refers to practices that involve:
A) Partial or total removal of external female genitalia or other injury to the female genital organs for non-medical reasons.
B) Cosmetic surgery on the female genitals.
C) Hormonal treatment to delay puberty in females.
D) Removal of the appendix in females
  • 18. The consequences of FGM can extend beyond physical health to include:
A) Stronger family bonds.
B) Faster economic development
C) Psychological trauma, depression, and anxiety.
D) Increased social status for women
  • 19. Which of the following is correct about acrosome?
A) Contains digestive enzymes
B) Contains 23 chromosomes
C) Containing many mitochondria
D) Causes sperm to swim
  • 20. The type of joint found in the wrist is called --------
A) Hinge
B) Gliding or sliding
C) Ball and socket
D) Pivot or rotating
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