Biology 2012/2013 – Delsu Post UTME Past Questions and Answers

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Delsu Faculty of Art ComplexDelsu Post UTME Past Question for Biology

  1. One of the functions of xylem

(a) strengthening the stem

(b) manufacturing food

(c) conducting manufactured food

(d) none of the above.

(c) conducting manufactured food


2. People suffering form myopia

(a) can see near objects clearly

(b) can see far away objects clearly

(c) cannot see any object clearly

(d) are colour-blind

(a) can see near objects clearly


  1. The cilia in paramecium are used for

(a) respiration

(b) locomotion

(c) protection

(d) excretion

(b) locomotion


  1. Which of these types of skeleton is most appropriate to the cockroach?

(a) hydrostatic skeleton

(b) exoskeleton

(c) endoskeleton

(d) cartilaginous skeleton

(b) exoskeleton 


  1. When proteins are broken down they provide

(a) oxygen

(b) carbohydrate

(c) energy

(d) amino acids

(d) amino acids


  1. The function of lenticel is

(a) to receive excess water in the plant

(b) to absorb water from the atmosphere

(c) for gaseous exchange

(d) to absorb light

(c) for gaseous exchange


  1. Which of the following is characteristic of the animal cell

(a) presence of chioroplasts

(b) possession of a cellulose cell wall

(c ) absence of large vacuoles

(d) presence of large vacuoles

(c ) absence of large vacuoles


  1. In the life history of Schistosoma (Bilharzia), of the following is the

intermediate host

(a) man

(b) snail

(c) mosquito larva

(d) fish

C. Allotropes


  1. The hormone which tones up the muscles of a person in the time of danger

is from the(a) thyroid gland

(b) pancreas

(c) adrenal gland

(d) spleen

(c) adrenal gland


  1. The study of the organisms and the environment of an abandoned

farmland is the ecology of

(a) a community

(b) a population

(c) a species

(d) an ecosystem

(a) a community
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  1. At fertilization

(a) one chromosomes from the male joins another form the female

(b) one gene from the male combines with the other from the female

(c) the male nucleus fuses with the female nucleus

(d) one set of h\chromosome combines with another set form the female

(b) one gene from the male combines with the other from the female


  1. The neck region of the tapeworm (Taenia spp.) is responsible for the


(a) production of eggs

(b) the storage of eggs

(c) the formation of new segments

(d) the development of the suckers.

(c) the formation of new segments


  1. The movement of molecules from a region of higher concentration to one

of lower concentration is

(a) diffusion

(b) transpiration

(c) osmosis

(d) plasmolysis

(b) transpiration


  1. The region of cell division in a root is

(a) root cap

(b) endodermis

(c) xylem

(d) Meristem

(a) root cap


  1. Which of the following is not an excretory organ?

(a) Lungs

(b) kidney

(c) leaf

(d) large intestine

(d) large intestine


  1. The part of the mammalian brain responsible for maintaining balance is

(a) medulla oblongata

(b) cerebellum

(c) optic lobe

(d) cerebrum

(c) optic lobe

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  1. A sugar solution was boiled with Fehling’s solutions A and B and the colour

remain blue. The sugar tested was

(a) glucose

(b) maltose

(c) fructose

(d) sucrose

(a) glucose


  1. The blood vessel which carries digested food from the small intestine to

the liver is

(a) renal vein

(b) renal artery

(c) hepatic artery

(d) hepatic portal vein

(d) hepatic portal vein


  1. The maize grain is regarded as a fruit and not a seed because

(a) it is covered by a sheath of leaves

(b) the testa and fruit wall fuse after fertilization

(c ) it has both endosperm and cotyledon

(d) the pericarp and seed coat are separate

(b) the testa and fruit wall fuse after fertilization

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  1. Identical twins are produced under one of the following condition
    (a) Two ova fertilized at the same time by the sperm
    (b) One ovum fertilized, divides to give two embryos
    (c) Two ova fertilized by one sperm
    (d) One ovum fertilized by two sperms
b. One ovum fertilized, divides to give two embryos


  1. Which of the following hormones is produced during fright or when agitated?

(a) insulin

(b) adrenalin

(c) thyroxine

(d) pituitary

(b) adrenalin


  1. Grasses — Grasshopper —Lizards — Snakes— Hawks. In the food chain, the organisms which are the least in number are

(a) grasses

(b) hawks

(c) lizards

(d) snakes

(b) hawks


  1. One significant difference between roots and stem is that
    (a) branch root originate in the pericycle while branch stems do not.
    (b) Stems are always below the ground while rots are always under the ground
    (c) Stems are positively geotropic while roots are negatively geotropic
    (d) Stems are sometimes used for storage while roots are never so used.
a. branch root originate in the pericycle while branch stems do not.


  1. The arrangements below are steps in protein digestion. Which is the correct sequence? A — polypeptides, B — protein, C — amino acids, D — peptones

(a) a—>b—c—>d

(b) c—d—a—b

(c) b—>c—>a—>d

(d) b—>d—>a—c

(d) b—>d—>a—c


  1. Partially digested food ready to leave the stomach is called

(a) chime

(b) curd

(c) glycogen

(d) paste

(a) chime

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