IGCSE Biology Paper-5: Specimen Questions with Answers 36 - 38 of 62

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Two types of cells are shown.

Image Shows Two Types of Cells

Question 36 (3 of 3 Based on Passage)


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What is the difference between both types of cells? (Write three differences)


Image Shows Differences in Plant Cells and Animal Cells
Animal cellPlant cell
Cell wall absentCell wall present
Chloroplast absentChloroplast present in large number
Relative size smallRelative size large

Question 37

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A leaf is shown in given picture in which young plants are growing from the leaf. Give an example of such type of plant

Figure Shows a Leaf with Growth on It



Question 38


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Make a clean diagram of different stages of development of embryo. In addition, write importance of seed.


Diagram explaining stages of development of embryo.

Figure Shows Development of Embryo

In embryo development first the zygote divides into two types of cells first is embryonic cell and other is suspensor cell. Then the suspensor cells pushes and developing embryo into the endosperm to get food. Embryonal cell divide and get differentiated into radicle, plumule and cotyledon. It forms seed coat. Thus, a seed may be dicotyledonous or monocotyledonous.

Seed Importance

  • Seed contains embryo which develops into a new plant
  • It protects the seed by different kind of damages
  • Easily transported from one area to another so help in dispersal.

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