IGCSE Biology Paper-2: Specimen Questions with Answers 93 - 95 of 203

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Question 93

Question

MCQ▾

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

Choices

Choice (4)

a.

Flora and Fauna

b.

Fauna and Flora

c.

Species and Kingdom

d.

Plants and species

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 94

Question

MCQ▾

What is correct for the xylem and phloem

Table Shows Some Characteristics of Xylem and Phloem
Featurexylemphloem
ACell living/DeadLivingDead
BFunctionsCarries sugarsCarries water and salts
CPermeabilitypermeableimpermeable
DLocationDeep in the plantOuter side of plant

Choices

Choice (4)

a.

A

b.

B

c.

C

d.

D

Answer

d.

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 95

Question

MCQ▾

Central Arid Zone Research institute is located at-

Choices

Choice (4)

a.

Jodhpur

b.

Bikaner

c.

Jaiselmer

d.

Haryana

Answer

a.

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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