IGCSE Biology Paper-5: Specimen Questions with Answers 1 - 4 of 62

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Question 1

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Identify phylum of given animal with four characteristics.

Image Shows an Earthworm


Given animal is related to phylum annelids. Earthworm (Lumbricus sp.)


  • The main feature of the phylum is the separation of the body into a linear series of cylindrical segments.
  • The body wall is protected with epidermis and it is covered with a thin cuticle secreted by the epidermal cells.
  • The digestive system of annelids contains of an unfermented gut that runs by the middle of the body from the mouth.
  • Circular rings in annelids called annuli.

Question 2

Describe in Detail Essay▾

There is an animal labellled A which is an arthropod. Make a large drawing of the head of above given arthropod

Figure Shows an Animal


Figure Shows the Head of Arthropod


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

Figure Shows Some Modified Plants

Question 3 (1 of 2 Based on Passage)

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State one similarity between the two stems.



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

Question 4 (2 of 2 Based on Passage)

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Complete Table to show two differences between the two stems.



Table Shows Differences between Turmeric and Ginger
1Features Turmeric comes from the plant botanically known as CurcumaGinger, botanically known as Zingiber officinale
2is a rhizomatous herbaceous perennial plant of the ginger familyis a perennial plant in the family Zingiberaceae