Biology Examination Questions For SS1 And SS2


Instruction: Answer all questions

SECTION A: Objective

  1. The science of life is referred to as: (a) Biology (b) Anatomy (c) ecology (d) botany.
  2. In mammals, the scaralvertebrae is located at the ___ (a) chest (b) lower abdomen (c) tail (d) neck.
  3. The axial skeleton is composed of the _____ (a) skull and vertebral column (b) limbs and girdles  (c) Atlas and axis (d) radius and ulna
  4. The longest bone in the body is the _____ (a) Homeruns (b) femur  (c) scapula (d) tibia.
  5. Which of the following structures is hole a skeletal materials? (a) chitin (b) cartilage (c) bone (d) muscle.
  6. Which of the following vertebrae provide articulating surface for the ribs? (a) Thoracic (b) limber (c) cervical (d) sacral
  7. The basis of growth involves the following processes except (a) cell reduction (b) cell division (c) cell differentiation (d cell enlargement.
  8. Which of he following tissues does not offer support in plants? (a) meristem (b) sclerenchyma (c) xylem (d) collenchyma.
  9. Ecology is best defined as the study of (a) The characteristics of an environment (b) the inter-relationship between living organisms and the environment (c) living organism in a particular area (d) the habitants
  10. Which of the following method is appropriate for the cutting of cassava. (a) burbling (b) fragmentation (c) root cutting (d) stem cutting.

Section B: Essay

  1. (a) Name three types of skeleton found in animal and name one animal which possesses it. (b) State four functions of the mammalian skeleton.
  2. (a) Name three types of asexual reproduction which occur in animals giving one example. (b) in a tabular form, outline four differences between sexual and asexual reproduction.
  3. Mention part of the stem where foral is stored and list three supporting tissues in plants. (b) Draw a transverse section of the stem.
  4. (a) Mention two structures each in plants and animals where meiosis occur. (b) state four differences between mitosis and meiosis.
  5. Define the following terms:
  • Environment
  • (b) Habitat
  • Hydrosphere
  • Ecological niche.


Instruction: Answer all questions


  1. Which of the following is not past of the mammalian male reproductive organ (a) epididytris (b) Scrotum (c) vulva (d) sperm duct.
  2. Matured sex cell is called _______ (a) Chromosome (b) Gamete (c) Gene (c) zygote
  3. Which of these is used for excretion in earthworm (a) Cell membrane (b) vacuole (c) flame cell (d) Nephridiun
  4. White blood cells also known as _______ (a) Erythrocyte (b) Leucocyte (c) lymphocyte (d) Thrombocyte.
  5. Which of the following structure is not essential in wind pollinated flower (a) Anther (b) ovary (c) stigma (d) petal.
  6. Which of the following structures in a flower develops into the seed. (a) testis (b) ovary (c) ovule (d) integument.
  7. The transfer of ripe pollen grains from the anther to the stigma of the same flower is termed (a) fertilization (b) self pollination (c) reproduction (d) conjugation.
  8. The following insects undergo incomplete metamorphosis except (a) termite (b) cockroach (c) butterfly (d) locust
  9. Which of the following substance is not an excretory product of animals? (a) water (b) urea (c) sweat (d) oxygen.
  10. A flowering plant having both the male and female reproductive parts of a flower on the same plant is ____ (a) regular (b) Bisexual (c) unisexual (d) monoecism. 


  1. (a) In a sequence, name six organs that constitute the alimentary canal of human.

(b) List three structural seminaries and three structural differences between the alimentary canal of bird and               human.

  1. What excretion?

(b) List the excretory organs in human and name one waste product excreted by each organ.

(c)  Name the excretory organs in (i) insects  (ii) earthworm

  1. (a) Draw and label the human sperm cell.

(b) State how the structure of the sperm cell enables  ____ to function

(c) State where the sperm cell is produce and where it is stored.

  1. (a) Draw the female reproductive system in human and label fully.

(b) State the functions of any two of the labeled part

  1. (a) List four floral parts of a flower.

(b) In a tabular form, state four differences between insect pollinated flower and wind pollinated flower.

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