Biology NECO Questions 2022. I will be showing you the NECO Biology objective and theory questions and answers for free in this post. You will also understand how NECO Biology questions are set and how to answer them.
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(i) To search for food.
(ii) Escape predators.
(iii) Find mates for reproduction.
(iv) To disperse/reduce competition/overcrowding by moving to new locations.
Phloem: Responsible for the transportation of enzymes/hormones.
Leaf: is used for photosynthesis
Xylem; is to transport water from roots to stems and leave
Flower; is for reproduction in plant
(i)Low water requirements
(ii)No leaves or small number of leaves
(iii)Possession of thorn or needles
(i)it provides new cells for growth
(ii)for replacement of worn-out cells
An image is formed on the retina with light rays converging most at the cornea and upon entering and exiting the lens. Rays from the top and bottom of the object are traced and produce an inverted real image on the retina. The distance to the object is drawn smaller than scale.
(i)Evidences from Palaeontology
(ii)Evidences from Comparative Morphology
(iii)Evidences from taxonomy
Excretion is the removal of waste products of metabolism which are harmful or would in time interfere with the normal functions of the organisms
Competition is an interaction between a number of the organisms of the same or different species for resources in limited supply such as food, water , space and light
Deforestation is the extensive cutting down of trees for the purpose of either farming it firewood or mining thereby exposing the top soil to agents of erosion
(iii)Dehydration or drying of foods
(i) Meiosis : four daughter cells
(ii) Mitosis: two identical daughter cells
(i)It reduces the risk of diseases from parents to offsprings
(ii)It create diversity and variation among populations
The relationship is known as commensalism in which the remora fish gains while he shark neither gain nor loose. In this case, the remora fish attach itself to the shark which transport it round the water protecting it form predators and it also obtain it’s food through the process. The shark on the other hand neither gain or loose.
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It carries filtered blood from the kidney’s to the posterior vena cava
Ecological niche: This is the exact position by an organism in a particular habitat
Population density: This can be defined as the total number of organism per unit area of the habitat
Climax community: This is established when a stable or unchanging community is attained, thus the community is in equilibrium with the environment
Aestivation is the mode of arrangement of sepals or petals in the floral bud with respect to the other members of the same whorl.
(i)Nose for smelling
(ii)Eyes for seeing
(iii)Tongue for tasting
(iv)Ear for hearing
When a person spin around rapidly, that liquid in the inner ear spins as well. When the person stops spinning the liquid keeps moving for a bit, confusing your brain into thinking that the person is still spinning even when the person is standing still and that causes the feeling dizziness after spinning around the stationary object.
Neuron; transmit information to other nerve cells, muscle, or gland cells.
cerebrum; initiates and coordinates movement and regulates temperature
Mendulla Oblongata; passes messages between your spinal cord and brain.
cerebellum; coordinates voluntary movements
(i)tropic the effect is more or less permanent while Nastic movements are temporary and reversible.
(ii)Stimuli for the tropic movements are unidirectional and never diffuse while The stimuli for the Nastic movements may be unidirection or diffuse.
(iii)Movement in tropic movements is directional while Nastic movements is non directional
(i)Contains chlorophyll Absorbs light
(ii)Stomata Allows carbon dioxide to move by diffusion into the leaf
(iii)Guard cells To open and close the stomata depending on the conditions
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The questions below are the NECO past questions and answers that will help you in your 2021 NECO Biology Questions.
1. Plants are classified into the following classes except
2. The cell wall of plants is rigid due to the presence of?
3. The structure responsible for the transportation of mineral salt from the root to other parts of the plant is?
4. Which of the following cell organelles traps sunlight energy in plant?
(b) Endoplasmic reticulum
(d) Ribosome (e) Vacuole
5. The following conditions are necessary for photosynthesis except
(c) light energy
6. Which of the following organisms carries out photosynthesis?
7. Which of these is an amphibian?
8. A flower with two or more fused carpels is called
9. The response of plants to the stimulus of touch is called?
10. Which of the following is a bryophyte?
(a) Bladder wort
(b) Fly trap
(c) Liver wort
11. Cellular respiration occurs in the
(b) endoplasmic reticulum
(c) food vacuole
12. In a moss plant, spores are produced in the
13. Exoskeleton is a characteristic feature of
14. Which of the following influences growth in plants?
(a) Acetic acid
15. Land snail belongs to the phylum
16. The opening of the anthers and stigmas of a bisexual flower at the same time is called
17. The following are the effect of auxins on plant except in
(b) fruiting without fertilization
(c) ripening of fruits
(d) root formation
(e) stem elongation
Use the diagram below to answer questions 18 and 19.
18. The diagram represents the internal structure of a
19. The part labeled I is the
(c) phloem (d) root hair (e) xylem
20. Which of these is a water soluble vitamin?
21. The following diseases are airborne except
(e) small pox.
22. The excretory organ of insects is called
(a) Contractile vacuole
(b) flame cell
(d) malphighian tubule
23. Which of these animals undergo metamorphosis
24. Villi are finger-like structures found in the
(a) Large intestine
(c) small intestine
25. In mammals, sperms are formed in the
(a) Cowper’s gland
(b) scrotal sac.
(c) seminal vesicle
(d) seminiferous tubules
(e) vas deferens
26. Which of the following is not a part of the mammalian brain?
(c) Olfactory lobe
(d) spinal cord
27. In plant, Chlorosis is caused by the deficiency of
28. Which of the following diseases is not sexually transmitted
29. Which of the following is not a caste in a termitarium.
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30. The structure responsible for excretion in tape worm is called
(a) Cell membrane
(b) contractile vacuole
(c) flame cell
(d) malphigian tubule
31. The mode of nutrition of mushroom is
32. The earthworm is an example of
33. Fat and oil are also known as
(b) fatty acids
34. Gaseous exchange in the lungs occurs at the
35. The following are pigment except
Use the diagram below to answer questions 36 – 38.
36. The type of placentation shown above is found in
(a) cana lily
(d) pride of Barbados
37. the part labeled x is the
38. the type of placentation represented in the diagram is
(c) free central
39. the growth that occurs at the tip of shoot and root is called
40. carnassial teeth are found in
41. Which of the following bones is not a part of axial skeleton?
Use the diagram below to answer questions 42 and 43
42. The part labeled ii is the
(b) hyaline cartilage
(d) synovial cavity
(e) synovial membrane
43. The function of the part labeled iii is to
(a) Soften the bones
(b) join bones together
(c) lubricate joints
(d) protect bones from wearing
(e) reduce friction at joints
44. The part that supplies food and oxygen to the eye is
45. The part of the male reproductive system that stores sperm is
(a) Cowper’s gland
(c) prostate gland
(d) seminal vesicle
(e) vas deferens.
46. An organ in bird that grinds its food is
47. Which of the following animals exhibit basking
48. The following are functions of the sympathetic nervous system except
(a) Dilation of pupil of eye.
(b) inhibition of saliva secretion
(c) reduction of blood pressure
(d) reduction of urine output
(e) stimulation of ejaculation
49. The following homeostatic mechanisms are carried out by mammals except
(c) pH regulation
50. Part of the brain that controls blood pressure is called
(c) corpus callosum
(d) medulla oblongata
(e) pons varolii
51. Haemorrhage is caused due to the deficiency of vitamin
52. The control method of pests using predators is called
53. The following are vectors except
(a) Black fly
(e) tsetse fly
54. The deficiency of proteins in a developing child result in
(a) Beri beri
(c) night blindness
55. The theory of “use and disuse” of body parts was propounded by
(a) Carl Linneaus
(b) Charles Darwin
(c) Gregor Mendel
(d) Jean Lamarck
(e) Robert Hooke
56. The knowledge of heredity and variation are not required in
(a) Blood transfusion
(b) crime detection
(c) determination of paternity
57. Which of these is not a pollutant
(a) Carbon dioxide
(b) Lead oxide
(c) Nitrogen gas
(d) Nitrogen oxide
(e) sulphur dioxide
58. The topmost layer of a typical soil profile is
(b) coarse sand
(c) fine sand
59. Plants that survive in marine habitats are called
60. The felling of trees in a forest is called
(d) forest pruning
Answer any three questions only
1a. State one role each of the following in photosynthesis
b. List five types of bones found in the forearm of man
c. Mention three functions of a worker caste in termitarium
d. Define ecosystem
e. Draw a well labelled diagram (8-10cm long) of the nephron
2a. Define the following
b (i) State four functions of the mammalian skeleton
(ii) Mention two muscles that bring about movement of a forearm
(iii) Name three digestive enzymes found in the small intestine and state one function of each
3a. (i) Mention three diseases of the liver
(ii) In a tabular form, state five differences between plant and animal cells
b. Using annotated diagrams only, illustrate the carbon cycle.
c. (i) List two types of supporting tissues in plant
(ii) Give two characteristics of a reptile
4a. Define the following terms
b (i) State four effects of overcrowding
(ii) mention two ways of conserving wildlife.
(iii) Give two examples of social animals
c (i) Define metamorphosis
(ii) List two examples of insects that undergo incomplete metamorphosis
(iii) Give two examples of a berry fruit
5a. (i) Draw a well labelled diagram (8-10cm long) of the human alimentary canal
(ii) Complete the table below
|Part of digestive system||Enzymes present|
b. T T and t t are monohybrid plants representing tallness and shortness respectively
- By means of crossing, show the F1 generation
- Using punnet square method, show the F2 generation
- Give the phenotypic ratio of the F1 and F2 generations shown above
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Last Updated on January 9, 2022 by Admin