CIE Biology Paper-1: Specimen Questions 1 - 3 of 109

Question number: 1

Short Answer Question▾

Write in Short

Which two functions does xylem perform?

Find the functions of xylem

Find the functions of xylem

What are the functions of xylem?

Explanation

Choice D is correct so, Xylem performs two main functions, included conduction and support.

1) To conduction the water and the minerals.

2) To support the plant.

Question number: 2

MCQ▾

Question

Given below is the diagram of the alimentary canal.

 Alimentary canal of human beings

Alimentary canal of human beings

Labelling with alimentary canal.

In which part does digestion take place?

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

B

b.

C

c.

A

d.

D

Answer

c.

Explanation

Stomach is a sack-like, muscular organ that is attached to the food pipe.

Both chemical and mechanical digestion takes place here.

Digestion is the breaking of large insoluble food molecules into small water-soluble food molecules so that they can be absorbed into the watery blood plasma.

Question number: 3

MCQ▾

Question

Which two features are found in both a root hair cell and a red blood cell?

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

nucleus and chloroplast

b.

cell membrane and cytoplasm

c.

cell membrane and vacuole

d.

nucleus and cytoplasm

Answer

b.

Explanation

Cell membrane and cytoplasm are two features that are found in both a root hair cell and a red blood cell.

In red blood cell, there are absence of nucleus and vacuole and presence of cell membrane or plasma membrane and cytoplasm.

There are 5 organelles found in a root hair cell, nucleus, cytoplasm, plasma membrane, cell wall and vacuole.

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