Hello and Welcome to SSCE (WAEC and NECO) Practice Test - Biology 1. You will attempt 50 randomly generated objective questions for 40 minutes. 2. Don't guess answers. Leave answer blank if not sure. Incorrect answers attracts -1 (negative one) and it is cumulative. 3. If time allowed elapsed, your quiz ends immediately and scores will displayed and ranked. 4. Your performance in each of the question attempted alongside step-by-step solutions to attempted questions will be displayed on the screen at the end of the assessment. 5. Fill the form below and Click on the Next button to Begin Full Name (Surname First): Location: Association between bacteria and root nodules of legume is called A. commensalism B. mutualism. C. parasitism. D. predation. E. saprophytism B D E A C The part labelled I is A. anus. B. chaeta. C. clitellum. D. mouth. E. segment. B E C D AAccording to Darwin, evolutionary change is by A. adaptation. B. geographical isolation. C. gene flow. D. natural selection. E. mutation. E A C D BUrea formation occurs in the A. heart. B. kidneys. C. liver. D. lungs. E. pancreas D A E B CWhich of these animals is an invertebrate? A. Lizard B. Rat C. Starfish D. Tilapia fish E. Toad C E A B DA plant that commonly undergoes vegetative propagation by means of leaves is A. Hibiscus. B. Bryophylum. C. Crotalaria. D. Spirogyra C A B DGaseous exchange in the lungs takes place in the A. alveoli. B. bronchi. C. bronchioles. D. nostrils. E. trachea D A E C BThe following are contributions of genetics EXCEPT in the production of A. drought resistant varieties of crops. B. early maturing varieties of crops. C. disease resistant varieties of crops D. chromatin materials E. high yielding varieties of crops. B E D C AThe excretory structure in Earthworm is called A. anus. B. flame cells, C. kidney. D. maiphigian tubule. E. nephridia. D B A E CWhich of these statements is NOT true of a fish? A. Lives in water B. Respires with the aid of gills C. Skin covered with scales D. They are homoiothermic E. They are poikilothermic E A D B CThe removal of undigested food substances from the body is called A. assimilation. B. egestion. C. elimination. D. excretion. E. ingestion A D E B CThe structure of the cell membrane is a A. double layer and a double protein layer. a. middle bi-layer of protein with a lipid layer on either surface. C. middle bi-layer of lipid with a protein layer on either surface. D. protein layer with two inner lipid layers C A B DWhich of these is NOT a function of the liver? A. Detoxification of toxic substances B. Deamination of protein C. Production of bile D. Regulation of lipids E. Transportation of blood A B D E CThe main function of the caudal fin in Tilapia is for A. balancing. B. floating. C. propelling. D. steering. E. vibration B C A E DWhich of the following is NOT a characteristic of living things? A. Expansion B. Feeding C. Growth D. Reproduction E. Respiration A D C E BWhich of the following organs of the alimentary canal is not correctly matched with its function? A. Gall bladder — stores bile B. Liver — stores glycogen C. Appendix — releases enzymes D. Teeth — grind food C B A DWhich of the following statements about protoplasm of a cell is not correct? It A. is a gelatinous mass. B. consists of cytoplasm and nucleus. C. is the liquid part of the nucleus. D. contains cellular organdies B C D AAn organism at the start of a food chain which provides the total input of energy into an ecosystem is the A. sun. B. producer. C. consumer D. decomposer. D B A CWhen a spirogyra filament is placed in a concentrated salt solution for 30 minutes, the cell would become A. plasmolysed. B. turgid. C. shortened. D. elongated. D A C BThe capillarity of a soil refers to A. the particle size of soil. B. how easily water passes through soil. C. how well water rises up in soil. D. proportion of water a soil holds A D B CThe diagram below illustrates a part of the mammalian skeleton. The function of the part labelled I is to A. provide support to the spinal cord. B. provide surface for attachment of the muscle. C. carry the spinal cord. D. articulate with adjacent vertebrae. C A B DOil applied to the surface of water kill the larvae of mosquitoes through A. dehydration. B. poisoning. C. starvation. D. suffocation C B D A The diagram above represents the larva stage of a A butterfly. B. cockroach. C. grasshopper. D. housefly. E. mosquito. B C D E AWhich of these vertebrae has an odontoid process? A. Atlas B. Axis C. Lumbar D. Sacral E. Thoracic E C A B DThe following organisms have structures for movement except A. Amoeba. B. Spiro gyro. C. Volvox. D. Paramecium B A D CWhich of the following processes removes carbon (IV) oxide from the atmosphere? A. Burning fuels B. Putrefaction C. Photosynthesis D: Respiration in plants B D C AWhich of the following is the end product of digestion of oil? A. Amino acid B. Fructose C. Glucose D. Glycerol E. Maltose D A E C BIn explaining the term camouflage, to a class, the diagram below showing four varieties, P, Q, R, and S of the same species of fish living amongst water plants in a river were used. The variety selected in question 49 will outlive the others because the A. variety is the most beautiful. B. variety does not have markings. C. markings of the variety are similar to those of the environment. D. predator does not like eating the variety D A C BWhich region of the human body is the thoracic Vertebra located? A. Abdomen B. Chest C. Hip D. Neck E. Tail B C A D EWater and salts are both lost from the human body in A. breath and sweat. B. breath and urine. C. breath, urine and sweat. D. sweat and urine. C B D AWhich of the following statements about sex-linked characters is not true? A. They are usually borne on the X- chromosome B. They are more common in males C. Males are usually carriers D. They are not usually carried on the Y-chromosomes A D C BWhich of the following organisms is not a protozoan? A. Amoeba B. Ascaris C. Plasmodium D. Paramecium D C A BThe primary consumer in the food chain below is the Green plant —-> Grasshopper ---> Lizard —> Snake —> Hawk A. grasshopper. B. green plant. C. hawk. D. lizard. E. snake. B A E D CStudy the diagram below: The structure labelled I is A. a pitcher. B. an onion. C. a flower. D. a tendril A D B CThe instrument used for measuring wind speed is the A. anemometer. B. barometer. C. hydrometer. D. rainguage. E. thermometer A E C D BWhich of the following traits is not inheritable? Ability to A. taste FTC. B. roll the tongue. C. move the ear. D. roil the eyeball A D C BIn explaining the term camouflage, to a class, the diagram below showing four varieties, P, Q, R, and S of the same species of fish living amongst water plants in a river were used. Which of the varieties is most likely to outlive the others? A. P B. Q C. R D. S A D B CStudy the diagram below: The mode of nutrition of the plant in the diagram is A. photosynthetic and chemosynthetic. B. saprophytic and carnivorous. C. photosynthetic and carnivorous. D. chemosynthetic and saprophytic D A C BWhich of these is NOT detected by the nerve endings of the skin? A. Cold B. Heat C. Pain D. Pressure E. Weakness C A E D BThe study of plants is called A. botany. B. ecology. C. entomology. D. parasitology. E. zoology. D C A B EAngiosperms belong to the class A. bryophyta. B. pteredophyta. C. schizophyta. D. spermotophyta. E. thallophyta A C B D EThe following are examples of sex-linked characters EXCEPT A. albinism B. baldness C. colour blindness D. dwarfism E. haemophilia A E B C DA person suffering from obstruction of the bile duct is advised not to cat fats and oil because A. bile digests fats and oil. B. fats and oil can only be absorbed when bile is absent. C. bile emulsifies fats and oil. D. bile adds water to digesting food B A D CThe enzyme ptyalin acts on carbohydrate food in the A. oesophagus. B. large intestine. C. mouth. D. small intestine. E. stomach C E D A B Which class of fruit does the diagram represent? A. Achene B. Berry C. Cypsela D. Drupe E. Nut D E B A CThe middle ear cavity is filled with A. air. B. blood. C. endolyrnph. D. perilymph. E. water. C D A E BThe diagram below illustrates a part of the mammalian skeleton. The pail of the mammalian skeleton illustrated in the diagram is the A. atlas vertebrae B. axis vertebrae C. cervical vertebrae D. thoracic vertebrae A C D BDeoxygenated blood is transported to the lungs through the A. hepatic portal vein. B. pulmonary artery. C. pulmonary vein. D. renal artery. E. renal vein A C E B DThe diagram below is an illustration of a crocodile. Which of the labelled parts enable the animal to stay under water most of the time? A. l, lV and V B. I, II and V C. I, III and IV D. lll, lV and V A B C DA student used the following steps in testing for a non-reducing sugar: I. added Benedict’s solution to the sugar solution; II. added dilute hydrochloric acid to the sugar solution and boiled it; III. added sodium hydroxide solution to the solution in II and boiled; IV. added Benedict’s solution to the cooled solution in lll The colour change to be observed in step IV is A. blue-black. B. brick red. C. purple. D. violet. D C B A51 out of 50Are you ready to submit? 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