CIE Biology Paper-2: Specimen Questions 93 - 95 of 103

Question number: 93

MCQ▾

Question

The plant present in particular area and the animals found in particular area are called as-

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Flora and Fauna

b.

Plants and species

c.

Fauna and Flora

d.

Species and Kingdom

Answer

a.

Explanation

Flora means the plant life occurring in a particular region or time, generally the naturally occurring and Fauna is all of the animal life of any particular region or time.

Question number: 94

MCQ▾

Question

What is correct for the xylem and phloem

Table shows some characteristics of xylem and phloem

Table shows different features regarding xylem and phloem

Feature

xylem

phloem

A

Cell living/Dead

Living

Dead

B

Functions

Carries sugars

Carries water and salts

C

Permeability

permeable

impermeable

D

Location

Deep in the plant

Outer side of plant

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

D

b.

B

c.

C

d.

A

Answer

a.

Explanation

Xylem is usually found deep in the plant and is the specialized tissue of vascular plants that transports water and nutrients from the plant–soil interface to stems and leaves, and provides mechanical support. Phloem is generally situated outside of plant. In vascular plants, phloem is the living tissue that carries organic nutrients.

Question number: 95

MCQ▾

Question

Central Arid Zone Research institute is located at-

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Bikaner

b.

Haryana

c.

Jaiselmer

d.

Jodhpur

Answer

d.

Explanation

The Central Arid Zone Research Institute is located established at Jodhpur (Rajasthan). The objectives of the Institute are to find ways to stabilizing shifting sand dunes, establishing silipastoral planting windbreaks to decrease air speed and soil erosion, rehabilitating degraded forests and starting afforestation of barren mountains.

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