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1.
Which of the following conditions is NOT necessary for photosynthesis to take place?
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A. ChlorophyII
B. Light
C. Carbon(II)oxide
D. Carbon(IV)oxide

2.
The insects in which the maxillae are modified into a long coiled proboscis is
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A. housefly
B. butterfly
C. mosquito
D. grasshopper

3.
When a cell is placed in solution and the size of the cell increases, the concentration of solution is said to be
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A. isotonic
B. dilute
C. hypotonic
D. hypertonic

4.
Which of the following plant hormone is responsible for ripening of fruits?
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A. Gibberellins
B. Abscisic acid
C. Ethylene
D. Cytokinins

5.
The ability of a living organism to detect and respond to changes in the environment is referred to as
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A. locomotion
B. taxis
C. irritability
D. growth

6.
An example of an endospermous seed is
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A. been seed
B. cashew nut
C. cotton seed
D. maize grain

7.
Which of the following theories was NOT considered by Darwin in his evolutionary theory?
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A. variation
B. survival of the fitest
C. use and disuse
D. competition

8.
Which of the following protects the essential parts of the flower at bud stage?
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A. Stamens
B. Sepals
C. Petals
D. Carpels

9.
which of the following is an agent of a sexually transmitted disease?
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A. Entamoeba histolytica
B. Salmonella typhi
C. Treponema pallidum
D. Clostridium tetani

10.
Which of the following animals has homodont dentition?
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A. Rat
B. Man
C. Lizard
D. Pigeon

11.
The movement of blood between the heart and all other parts of the body besides the lung is known as
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A. systemic circulation
B. closed circulatory system
C. pulmonary circulation
D. single circulation system

12.
If the cross of a red-flowered plant with a white flowered plant produces a pink flowered plant, this is an example of
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A. codominance
B. incomplete dominance
C. mutation
D. linkage

13.
The largest amount of yolk is found in the egg of
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A. amphibians
B. pisces
C. repitles
D. aves

14.
Fibrinogen and prothrombin play important roles in the
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A. deamination of proteins
B. clotting of blood
C. detoxication of substances
D. storage of vitamins

15.
The pathogen that cause smallpox is
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A. picornavirus
B. peramyxovirus
C. herpesvirus
D. poxvirus

16.
The vector for the malaria parasite is a
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A. female edes mosquito
B. female Anopheles mosquito
C. female culex mosquito
D. female culex mosquito

17.
Which of the following pairs are social insects?
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A. Termite and locust
B. Ants and wap
C. Cockroach and bee
D. Termite and bee

18.
Which of the following is NOT a method of conserving wild life?
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A. Indiscriminate poaching
B. Establishment of zoological gardens
C. Enacting wildlife conservation laws
D. Establishment of game reserves

19.
The importance of the mouth-brooding behaviour in Tilapia is that it
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A. helps in keeping the young fish warm
B. affords protection from predation for the young fish
C. helps the fish to live in a social group
D. provides regurgitated nourishment to the young fish

20.
The type of asexual reproduction that is common to both Paramecium and Protists is
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A. fragmentation
B. budding
C. sporulation
D. fission

21.
The micro-organisms that causes Typhoid disease is
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A. trypanosome gambiense
B. Salmonella typhi
C. entamocbahistolytica
D. plasmodium sp

22.
A collection of population of all living organisms that exist in a habitat is referred to as
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A. niche
B. ecosystem
C. community
D. environment

23.
The theory of use and disuse of organs was promulgated by
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A. Alfred Wallace
B. Charles Darwin
C. Gene Lamarck
D. Robert Hook

24.
The theory of natural selection was postulated by
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A. Gregor Mendel
B. Matthias Schleiden
C. Charles Darwin
D. Robert Hook

25.
The movement response of a cockroach away from a light source is
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A. negative phototropism
B. positive phototaxism
C. negative phototropism
D. postive phototropism

26.
Which of the following can cause shrinkage of living cells?
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A. Deionized water
B. Hypotonic solution
C. Isotonic solution
D. Hypertonic solution

27.
The ability of chemelon to change its colour rapidly is an adaptation for
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A. obtaining food
B. attraction mate
C. communication
D. escaping detection

28.
The function of the red head in male Agama lizards is to
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A. scare other males from the territory
B. warn predators of the distastefulness of the animal
C. attract female lizards for mating purposes
D. conceal and camouflage the animal from predators

29.
The activity of ptyalin is likely to decrease with an increase in the concentration of
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A. oxygen
B. starch
C. protein
D. acid

30.
Seed plants are divided into
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A. monocoty ledons and dicotyledons
B. tracheophytes and ferns
C. angiosperms and gymnosperms
D. thallophytes and bryophytes

31.
The adaptive importance of the nuptial flight from termite colonies is to
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A. ensure cross-breeding between members of one colony and another
B. disperse the reproductives in order to establish new colonies
C. provide abundant food for birds and other animals during the early rains
D. expel the reproductives so as to provide enough food for other members

32.
The sequence of the one-way gaseous exchange mechanism in a fish is
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A. gills → operculum → mouth
B. mouth → gills → operculum
C. mouth → operculum → gills
D. operculum → mouth → gills

33.
In the nitrogen cycle, the nitrates in the soil are converted to atmospheric nitrogen by
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A. puterfying bacteria
B. nitrogen-fixing bacteria
C. nitrifying bacteria
D. denitrifying bacteria

34.
The relationship between a termite and the protozoam in its intestine is described as
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A. predation
B. saproplytism
C. symbiosis
D. parasitism

35.
Exo-erythrocytic phase of the life cycle of malaria parasite occurs in the
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A. liver of humans
B. reticuloendothelial cells of humans
C. Malphigian tubules of mosquito
D. brain of humans

36.
Which of the following organs regulates the levels of water. salts, hydrogen ions, and urea in the mammals?
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A. Kidney
B. Colon
C. Bladder
D. Liver

37.
The rate of transpiration is NOT affected by
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A. the weight of the stomata pores
B. humidity
C. temperature
D. the size of the stomata pores

38.
The crossing of individuals of the same species with different genetic characters is
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A. croos breeding
B. polygenic inheritance
C. non-disjunctin
D. inbreeding

39.
The hereditary characters in plants and animals are located on the
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A. gene
B. mucleus
C. chromosome
D. cell

40.
The arrangement of ovules attached to the sides of a syncarpous ovary with a single chamber is referred to as
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A. free-central placentation
B. axile placentation
C. parietal placentation
D. marginal placentation

41.

When sickle cell carrier marries a normal woman, the probability of them having a normal offspring is

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A.

0.75

B.

0.25

C.

0.5

D.

0.1


42.
In which of the following groups of vertebrates is parental care mostly exhibited?
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A. Aves
B. Reptilia
C. Amphibia
D. Mammalia

43.
An example of a non-bio degrable pollutants is
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A. dung
B. bones
C. ceramics
D. woods

44.
The bacteria that is found in the root nodules of leguminous plants is
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A. clostridium
B. rhizobium
C. nostoc
D. azotobacter

45.

Which of these organisms partly digest its food extracellularly?

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A.

Housefly

B.

Cockroach

C.

Termite

D.

Mosquito


46.
Strong short and concical beak to pick and crush seeds is an adaptive feature of
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A. duck
B. owl
C. weaver bird
D. hawk

47.
The path followed by air as it passes through the lungs in mammals is
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A. bronchi → trachea → alveoli → bronchioles
B. bronchioles → alveoli → bronchi → trachea
C. trachea → bronchi → bronchioles → alveoli
D. trachea → bronchioles → bronchi → alveoli

48.
In which of the following species is the biomass of an individual the smallest?
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A. Tilapia sp
B. Agama sp
C. Bufo sp
D. Spirogvra sp

49.

The path followed by air as it passes through the lungs in mammals

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A.

cochlea

B.

pinna

C.

perilymph

D.

Bronchi


50.
The part of the mammalian ear responsible for the maintenance of balance is the
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A. cochlea
B. pinna
C. perilymph
D. vestibular system

51. q-image

Which of the organisms represent are notable agricultural pests

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A.

II and IV

B.

I and IV

C.

I and III

D.

II and III


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