CIE Biology Paper-5: Specimen Questions 4 - 6 of 62

Passage

Figure shows Curcuma longa (turmeric) and Zingiber officinale (ginger) which are modified plant parts.

Figure shows some modified plants

Figure shows some modified plants

Figure shows Curcuma longa (turmeric) and Zingiber officinale (ginger)

Question number: 4 (2 of 2 Based on Passage) Show Passage

Short Answer Question▾

Write in Short

State one similarity between the two stems.

Explanation

Both are tropical perennial plants, which are belonging to the Zingiberacaea family, and both have beneficial constituents in their rhizomes.

Question number: 5

Essay Question▾

Describe in Detail

Here you give an example of animal. How its teeth are, differ from human teeth.

Figure shows the teeth of dog

Figure shows the teeth of dog

Figure shows the teeth of dog identify how its teeth are, differ from human teeth

Explanation

The given picture is related to dog

  • Humans have 32 teeth and doge have 42
  • Humans have (top and bottom) 8 incisors, 4 canines, 8 premolars, and 12 molars. Dogs have (top and bottom) 12 incisors, 4 canines, 16 premolars, and 10 molars
  • Dogs also have Carnassial teeth. The human molars and pre-molars are generally flat, creating the surface area for grinding.

Question number: 6

Essay Question▾

Describe in Detail

There are some natural and manmade fibers are given below. How will you differentiate them?

Image shows different kind of fibers

Image shows different kind of fibers

Image shows different kind of fibers in which some natural and manmade fibers

Explanation

Take one by one thread and hold it with forceps. Then burn it in the flame on a heating device. By doing this we observed Natural fibers (cotton, wool) burn without melting while man-made fibers (polyester, nylon), first become soft and then melt to form a lump before burning. The fibers, which are change into ash on burning, are natural fibers and those, which melt and form a bead before burning are manufactured (synthetic) fibers.

Image shows holding and burning of woolen thread

Image shows holding and burning of woolen thread

Image shows holding and burning of woolen thread

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