CIE Biology Paper-3: Specimen Questions with Answers 52 - 55 of 230

Question number: 52

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The binomial naming system used to identify all living things gives the humans a scientific name of Homo sapiens.

Which part of this name refers to the genus and which part refers to the species?

Explanation

(i) Genus- Homo is the human genus

(ii) Species - sapiens is the only surviving species of the genus Homo.

Question number: 53

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Explain how calcium affects human mouth. Also, write the name of food in which calcium can be found?

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Calcium is useful for tooth development, prevents loss of jawbone and teeth. It rebuild the hard surface of teeth. Calcium is found in milk, cheese. Yogurt and in dark green leafy vegetables.

Question number: 54

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New technologies are used to enhance the productivity of crops.

Name two chemical fertilizers, which are used, for yield of crops

Explanation

a. Anhydrous ammonia

b. urea

c. Superphosphate:

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Figure shows a section of Flower.

 above picture shows female and male parts of a flower

Above Picture Shows Female and Male Parts of a Flower

Figure shows the different Female and male parts present in flower

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While watching a new area of forest a student found an unknown plant seed. Hanging from it were some structures with it was lighter and smaller than other seeds. They have special structures such as wings or fluff.

Suggest, how these seeds might be dispersed?

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Seeds might be dispersed by wind because they are usually lighter and small than other seeds, which make them easy for the wind to carry them.