FORM ONE BIOLOGY EXAMS SERIES

THE PRESIDENT’S OFFICE MINISTRY OF EDUCATION, REGIONAL ADMINISTRATION AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT 

COMPETENCY BASED SECONDARY EXAMINATION SERIES 

032/1  BIOLOGY  FORM ONE 

TIME: 2 HOURS  NOVEMBER 2022

INSTRUCTIONS 

1. This paper consists of sections A, B and C with a total of ten (10) questions.

2. Answer all questions in each section.

3. Section A carries fifteen (15) marks, section B seventy (70) marks and section C carries fifteen (15) marks.

4. All writing must be in blue or black ink except drawings which must be in pencil.

5. Cellular phones and any unauthorized materials are not allowed in the examination room.

6. Write your Examination Number on the top right on every page.

SECTION A (15 Marks) 

Answer all questions in this section

1. For each of the given items (i) – (x) choose the correct answer from among the given alternative and write its letter in the table provide.

(i) If the eyepiece lens of Miembeni Secondary school’s laboratory microscope has magnification of 10x while its objective lens magnification is 15x. Workout for total magnification.

  1. 25X
  2. 150X
  3. 15X
  4. 5X.

(ii) Old magazines can be used to make paper envelopes, broken glass can be used to make jewelleries. This process commonly is known as:

  1. Reusing
  2. Waste disposal
  3. Re-cycling
  4. Incineration.

(iii) After having unsafe sex with man, she met at local bar Anna was found to have gonorrhea. This disease is termed as:

  1. HIV
  2. AIDS
  3. STD’s
  4. STI’s.

(iv) Saidi responds to his teacher’s call immediately after hearing his name. Saidi’s action represents:

  1. Sensitivity and irritability
  2. Movement and locomotion
  3. Sensitivity and growth
  4. Growth and movement.

(v) A doctor received medical results from laboratory technician and identified that a victim is affected by ectoparasites. Which of the following parasitic organisms is typical ectoparasite?

  1. Tick
  2. Plasmodium
  3. Tapeworm
  4. Roundworm

(vi) Mr.Mwamri explained wrongly on the aim of experiment during scientific investigation, The aim of experiment in the scientific investigation is to

  1. Identify the problem
  2. Test the hypothesis
  3. Predict the result
  4. Confirm the problem

(vii) One of the apparatus used in the field MR Solomoni told us is cages. Cages is used for keeping.

  1. live Specimens
  2. Preserving Specimens
  3. Dead Specimens
  4. Live aquatic specimens

(viii) Mrs.Mudaba confuse between first and second stage of AIDS. The second stage of HIV/AIDS is

  1. Has flu-like symptoms
  2. Has no symptoms
  3. Is full-blown AIDS
  4. Leads to syphilis

(ix) The basic importance of all laboratory rules is to:

  1. Avoid dirtiness
  2. Prevent student from entering
  3. Reduce accidents
  4. Reduce the use of chemical in the lab.

(x) What does the concept of good health imply?

  1. A state of physical, sexual and mental fitness
  2. Being physically, mentally and socially fit
  3. A state of family well being
  4. Reproductive health and family care.

2. Match the items in list A with corresponding answer in list B and write answer on the space provided.

LIST A

LIST B

  1. Organelle responsible for photosynthesis
  2. Organelle responsible for cell division
  3. Organelle that controls all activity of the cell
  4. Responsible for controlling movement of substances in and out of cell
  5. Used for excretion
  1. Food vacuole
  2. Contractile vacuole
  3. Cell wall
  4. Cell membrane
  5. Golgi bodies
  6. Centriole
  7. Chloroplast
  8. Nucleus
  9. Mitochondrion.

SECTION B: (70MARKS) 

ANSWER ALL QUESTIONS FROM THIS SECTION 

3. (a) Define the term biology and biologist

(b) Mention major branches of biology

(c) Briefly explain how biology is related t the following field

(i) Agriculture

(ii) Medicine

4. (a) What do you understand about the following terms

(i) Cell

(ii).Zoology

(iii). First Aid

(b). State the uses of each of the components of the first Aid kit

(i) Liniment

(ii) Pair killer

(iii). Cotton wool

(iv) Sterile gauze

(c) Distinguish between unicellular organisms from multicellular organism giving one example in each case

5. (a) What do you understand by the term puberty?

(b) Mention four requirements of personal hygiene and good manners.

(i)

(ii)

(iii)

(iv)

(c) State two ways of maintaining personal hygiene and good manners.

(i)

(ii)

6.(a) Where can you see the the following safety signs in real situations

(i) Slipery floor

(ii) Flammable

(iii) High voltage

(iv) Strong radiation

(v) Biohazard

(b) The steps in the scientific methods in each of the following situation are not in the correct order.Re-arrange them correctly basing on the knowledge of scientific method.

(i) The laboratory technician diagnose malaria parasite in the John’s blood

(ii) The doctor orders John’s body temperature blood and urine sample for observation in the laboratory

(iii) The doctor asks John several questions about how he feels

(iv) The doctor confirms that John has malaria and prescibes medicine for him

(v) John is not feeling well,he goes to see medical doctor at a nearby hospital

7. (a) What do you understand by the following terms:

(i) Binomial nomenclature

(ii) Taxonomy

(iii) Species

(b) State the taxonomic hierarchy of classification in an orderly manner:

(c) Lion and Leopard cannot interbreed to produce a viable offspring. (Give one reason)

8. (a) Sophia does not know the meaning of some biological phenomena. As the biologist help Sophia to explain the meaning of these biological phenomena which are unknown.

i. Cell differentiation

ii. An organ

iii. A system

(b)What are three examples of specialized cells of animals?

9. a)Mr.Mwenemutapa failed to explain the meaning of the terms mentioned below since he studied such thing long time ago. Teach him.

i. Health

ii. Immunity

(b)As a student of form two class explain what are the factors that affect body immune system?.

SECTION C: (15 MARKS) 

10. Explain the effects of poor waste disposal to the environment. Give six points.

LEARNINGHUBTZ.CO.TZFORM ONE BIOLOGY EXAM SERIES 114

THE PRESIDENT’S OFFICE

REGIONAL ADMINISTRATIVE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT

FORM ONE EXAMINATIONS SEPT 2022

BIOLOGY FORM ONE NEW NECTA FORMAT

 

Time: 02:30 Hours                                                                               

INSTRUCTIONS

1. This paper consists of sections A, B and C with a total of ten (10) questions.

2. Answer all questions in sections A and B and  C.
3. Section A carries 15  marks, section B seventy  (70) marks and section C (15) marks.
4. All writing must be in black or blue ink except drawings which must be in pencil.
5. Cellular phones and any unauthorized materials are not allowed in the assessment room.
6. Write your Assessment Number at the top right corner of every page.

SECTION A (15 Marks)

Answer all questions in this section.

1. For each of the item (i)-(x), choose the correct answer from among the given alternatives and write its letter in the box provided

  1.              The purpose of examination in scientific procedures is to: -
  1.             Identify the problem 
  2.             Test the hypothesis 
  3.             Display the results
  4.             Confirm the conclusion 
  5.              Predict results 
  1.           The part of a compound Microscope which helps to concentrate light to the object under observation is: -
  1.             Ocular tube 
  2.             Arm 
  3.             Revolving nosepiece
  4.             Mirror 
  5.              Diaphragm 
  1.         An individual obtain artificial active immunity through: -
  1.             Sucking her / his mother's milk called colostrums
  2.             Vaccination / Immunization
  3.             Antibodies from another mother 
  4.             Previous Infections
  5.              Antibodies from his/ her mother
  1.         Viruses are considered to be non-living because:
  1.             They are only active in the contents of a living cell 
  2.             They have true nuclei
  3.             The body is covered by cell wall
  4.             They are single cell Eukaryotic Organism 
  5.              They have cell wall made up of cellulose.
  1.            Which of the following is a chemical substance that catches fire easily?
  1.             Corrosive
  2.             Flammable
  3.             Oxidant
  4.             Irritant
  5.              Harmful
  1.         One of the following is the principle of good manner 
  1.             Eating fast
  2.             Speaking respectively
  3.             Throwing food
  4.             Wearing tight clothes
  5.              Washing the body everyday
  1.       Rickets is a common feature in young, children lacking one of the following vitamin;
  1.             D
  2.             A
  3.             B
  4.             K
  5.              C
  1.    If you do not have gloves, you can also use . . . . . . . . . . .To protect your hands
  1.             Socks
  2.             Plastic bags
  3.             Tins
  4.             A piece of cloth
  5.              Papers
  1.         Mwanaidi wanted to get powder from a piece of cassava so that she could carry out food test experiment in biology laboratory to know the food nutrient(s) present in cassava. Which of the following apparatus could she use to obtain powder from piece of cassava?
  1.             Pestle 
  2.             Grinder 
  3.             Motor
  4.             Motor and pipette  
  5.              Pestle and motor 
  1.            Form two students were observing the structures of animal cells by electron microscope in the biology laboratory. Unfortunately the image formed from their microscopes was not clear. Which of the following part of microscope will they use to adjust in order to obtain a sharp images of animal cells?
  1.             Rotating nose piece
  2.             Coarse adjustment knob 
  3.             Fine adjustment knob
  4.             Eyepiece lens 
  5.              Mirror 

2, Match the phrases in List A with responses in List B by writing the letter of the correct response below the corresponding item number in a table provided.

List A

List B

(i) Ability of the body to resist infection and disease.

(ii) The invasion of pathogens into the body of living organism.

(iii) A process of inducing antigens into a healthy person.

(iv) A condition that affects the health of the body and is characterized by certain symptom.

(v) Agents which spread pathogens in the community.

  1.             Disease
  2.             Vaccination
  3.             Infections
  4.             Vectors
  5.              Immunity
  6.               Endemic
  7.             Antibodies
  8.             Pandemic

 

SECTION B 70 MARKS

ANSWER ALL QUESTIONS IN THE SPACES PROVIDED

 

3 (a) Name the locomotory organs of the following organisms

  1.       Amoeba
  2.       Euglena
  3.       Man
  4.       Earthworm

(b) Differentiate between movements and locomotion.

 

4. (a) Define the following terms as used in biology.

(i) Biology laboratory (ii) Botany

(b) Give the function of the following parts of light microscope (One function in each).

  1.    Mirror
  2.    objective lens
  3.    Eye piece
  4.    Base
  5.    Limb or Arm
  6.    Clip
  7.    Course adjustment
  8.    Stage

5.(a)n List five accidents which are common at home and at school

 

(b)  differentiate between waste and waste disposal

(c) Why it is not healthy advised to give alcohol to a snake bite victim? Briefly explain.

 

6. (a) State the meaning ofthe following terms as used in Biology.

(i)A cell ..

(ii)System

(iii)Organ

(b) Differentiate between animal cells and plant cells

7. If you put a piece of bread in a wet cupboard after a few days the bread will be covered with organisms called Fungi.

(a) Give a common name of these fungi which grow on bread .

(b) Outline three Phyla of the Kingdom Fungi.

(c) Outline five advantages of the kingdom Fungi.

 

8. Define the following terms:

(i) Parasite

(ii)Host

(iii) Community

(b) Give two examples for each of the following group of parasitic organisms:

(i) Endoparasite

(ii) Ectoparasite

9. What do you understand by the term "Personal hygiene"?

(b)      State four principles of personal hygiene. 

(c) State four principles of good manners:

 


SECTION C (15 MARKS)

ANSWER QUESTION TEN

10. Use the following guidelines to explain how you will teach people in your community about eating a balanced diet: 

  •        meaning of a balanced diet 
  •        components of a balanced diet 
  •        importance of each component 
  •        deficiency diseases which may result when a person does not eat a balanced diet 
  •       two factors which contribute to lack of balanced diet among children in Tanzania.

 

LEARNINGHUBTZ.CO.TZFORM ONE BIOLOGY EXAM SERIES 101

THE PRESIDENT’S OFFICE

MINISTRY OF EDUCATION, REGIONAL ADMINISTRATION AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT

COMPETENCY BASED SECONDARY EXAMINATION SERIES

BIOLOGY TERMINAL EXAMINATION

FORM ONE-2022

Time: 2:30 Hours

INSTRUCTIONS.

  1.   This paper consists of section A, B and C with a total of 11 questions
  2.   Answer all questions in section A and B and ONE question from section C.
  3.   Section A carries 30 marks, section B 50 marks and section C 20  Marks
  4.   All answers should be written in the spaces provided.
  5.   All communication devices, calculators and any unauthorized material are not allowed in examination room.
  6.   Write your number on every page of your answer booklet.

 SECTION A (30 Marks)

 Answer All questions in this section.

1. Choose the best alternative from the choices given and write it on the spaces provided.

  1.         Biology is the branch of science which deals with the study of
  1.         Plants and animals
  2.         Living things and non living things
  3.          Living things
  4.         Zoology and botany
  1.       The reason why we study biology one is that
  1.         We should be competent in the subject
  2.         We want to improve the standard of living
  3.          We want to teach students
  4.         We want to be spokes mans of biologists
  1.    The ability of organisms to detect changes in their environment is termed as 
  1.         Irritability
  2.         Movement
  3.          Reproduction
  4.         Nutrition
  1.     The reason of having laboratory rules in laboratory is 
  1.         To make it smart and attractive
  2.         To make students uncomfortable
  3.          To show how teachers we are strict
  4.         To minimize danger/hazards
  1.       In this way you can preserve alive and terrestrial plants
  1.         In the dam
  2.         Using cage
  3.          Botanical garden
  4.         Museum
  1.     The organelle whose function is to transport protein and fats is
  1.         Ribosome
  2.         Golgi apparatus
  3.          Endoplasmic reticulum
  4.         Centrosome
  1.   The group of organs which join together and work as a functional unit is ……
  1.         Tissue
  2.         Organ
  3.          System
  4.         Organism
  1. A person bite by a snake is advised not take alcohol why?
  1.         Because he can be bite by another snake again
  2.         Since the ant-venom wont work
  3.          He want assist professionals to identify snake type
  4.         Since will increase heart rate and spread of venom quick
  1.     A plant cell type which has no chloroplast is ………….
  1.         Palisade cell
  2.         Collenchyma’s cell
  3.          Root hair cell
  4.         Parenchyma cell
  1.       Body tube to the microscope has the following function
  1.         Hold eye pieces and revolving nose piece
  2.         Concentrates light reflected by mirror
  3.          Holding objectives in place
  4.         Reflect light to the object
  1.          The following statement is either true or false so write T to the true statement      and F to the false statements. 
  1.         Biologist is a person who study more about animals ______
  2.       We get knowledge to preserve environment so biology is not important _____
  3.    When a person has being burnt apply iodine tincture _________
  4.     We put chemicals and apparati for emergency treatment in first aid kit ____
  5.             Bacteria is prokaryotic ______
  6.     The smallest unit of life is a cell _______
  7.   Mitochondria is a site for cellular respiration __________
  8. When cleaning lenses of microscope ethanol is recommended __________
  9.     Heart, root, shoot, liver are organs  ___________
  10.              Red blood cells has no nucleus due to bad creation of God __________
  1.       Match the sentence in list A with those in list B

       LIST A.

  1.              Comes from two Greek words
  2.            Is a cavity filled with fluid known as cell sap
  3.    Provide firm and steady support to the cell
  4.     It control activities of the cell
  5.            Sudden violence disturbance of mind and emotion

        LIST B.

  1.         Herbarium
  2.         Base stand
  3.          Female reproductive cell
  4.         Male reproductive cell
  5.          Shock victim
  6.          Museums
  7.         Faint victim
  8.         Biology
  9.            Laboratory
  10.            Bunsen burner
  11.         Oven cook
  12.          Cell membrane
  13.        Vacuole
  14.         Nucleus
  15.         Toxic
  16.          Flammable

4. Complete each of the following statements by writing the correct answer in the spaces provided.

  1.         An organism that causes typhoid fever................................................................
  2.       Invasion of the boy by disease causing organisms.........................................
  3.    Ability to make fine details in a specimen to be seen........................
  4.     Organisms made up of many cells.........................................
  5.       Diseases that can be transmitted from one person to another............................

SECTION B (50 Marks)

Answer all questions in this section.

5. (a) Define the following terms.                               

  1. Personal hygiene: _____________________________________________


  1.  Good manners: _______________________________________________

________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

  1. Immunity: ____________________________________________________

____________________________________________________________

(b). Explain Why a boy at puberty need to practice more of hygiene?      

Reasons

     (i)_____________________________________________________________

     (ii)_____________________________________________________________________

    b) Mention four importance of first aid to an individual

  1. a) Explain how will you help a victim of drowning

_________________________________________________________

    _________________________________________________________

 __________________________________________________

   b) State and explain three principles of   waste disposal.

  1.          (a) Explain briefly how cell membrane is made ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

(b) Give two function of plasma membrane 

(i) __________________________________________

(ii) __________________________________________

             (b)  Explain four principles of cell theory

  1.          A) Mention five (5) laboratory rules you know

______________________________________________

______________________________________________

______________________________________________

______________________________________________

______________________________________________

                b) Mention five causes of accidents in the laboratory.

  1.          I) Draw the following apparatus found in the laboratory.

(a) Funnel        (b) Beaker

(c) Measuring cylinder     (d) Test tube 

II)  List four importance of studying biology


SECTION C (20 Marks)
Answer one (1) question from this section.

  1.     a) i) what do you understand by  the term ‘’ laboratory’’?

                 ii) Outline four qualities of a good laboratory

b) Mention one function of the following;

i)   Petri- dish

ii)  Morta and pestle

iii)  Handlens

iv)  Thermometer

  1.     WRITE an essay on balanced diet using the following subheadings;
  •             Meaning of a balanced diet
  •             Components of balanced
  •             Importance of  each component
  •             Deficiency diseases which may results when a person does not eat a balanced diet
  •             Two factors which contribute to lack of a balanced diet  among  children in Tanzania

LEARNINGHUBTZ.CO.TZFORM ONE BIOLOGY EXAM SERIES 90

THE PRESIDENT’S OFFICE

MINISTRY OF EDUCATION, REGIONAL ADMINISTRATION AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT

COMPETENCE BASED SECONDARY EXAMINATION SERIES

BIOLOGY MID TERM EXAMINATION

FORM ONE-MARCH/APRIL-2022

Time: 2:30Hours

Instructions.

  1.    This paper consists of section A, B and C with a total of 11 questions
  2.    Answer all questions in section A and B and ONE question from section C.
  3.    Section A carries 30 marks, section B 50 marks and section C 20  Marks
  4.    All answers should be written in the spaces provided.
  5.    All communication devices, calculators and any unauthorized material are not allowed in examination room.
  6.    Write your number on every page of your answer booklet.

SECTION A.

SECTION A: (30 Marks)

Answer all questions in this section

1.For each of the items (i)-(x), choose the most correct answer from among the given alternatives and write its letter in the box provided:

  1. The biological study of algae is called..............
  1. Mycology
  2. Physiology
  3. Algaelogy
  4. Phyology
  1. The study of fossils is called?
  1. Paleontology
  2. Geology
  3. Pathology
  4. Pharmacology
  1. Jenipher wants to study zoology in future and specialize in ornithology, what will she be studying?
  1. Insects
  2. Fish
  3. Birds
  4. Worms
  1. The world is currently ravaged by corona virus disease. Which branch of biology can one study to help in fighting the disease?
  1. Mycology
  2. Bacteriology
  3. Virology
  4. Fungology
  1. Which of the following careers greatly depend on the knowledge of biology?
  1. Pharmacist
  2. Nursing
  3. Forestry
  4. Veterinary medicine
  1.           Bacteria is an example of an organism whose nucleus is;
  1.   Eukaryotic cell  
  2.    Prokaryotic cell   
  3.    Multi-cellular organism  
  4.   Specialized cell
  1.                     A biologist discovered new cell in the culture, a new cell had a distinct cell wall but  didn’t have a definite nucleus. The cell is mostly like to be;
  1. Protozoa   
  2. Plant   
  3.  Bacterium   
  4.  Virus
  1.                   What does science deals with?
  1. Study of environment
  2. Study of medicine and car  manufacturing                            
  3. Study of microscope
  4. Study of nature by experiment and observation
  1.                        One of the following is not the living things characteristics…
  1.               Movement
  2.                Growth
  3.                Digestion                                                                                   
  4.               Respiration
  1. The organ that is used for hearing is called…..
  1.               The ear
  2.                The eye
  3.                The nose                                                                                 
  4.               The skin

 

2. For each of the items (i) - (x), write True if a statement is correct or False if a statement is not correct in the spaces provided.

  1. A zoologist can study about insects................................
  2. A farmer does not need biology knowledge.....................
  3. All living things are made up of many cells...........................
  4. A stone is a living thing because it is made up of matter.............
  5. A mycologist studies, mushroom, yeast, and toad stool.............
  6. We can effectively study biology by using our five senses...............
  7. Biology knowledge can help us develop weapons to be used in warfare..............
  8.                      The knowledge of biology helps us solve environmental problems
  9. Plants and animals are capable of showing movement..............
  10. A medical student is likely to study anatomy......................

3. Match the phrases in List A with responses in List B by writing the letter of the correct response below the corresponding item number in the table provided.

LIST A

LIST B

  1.      The study of virus
  2.    The study of fish
  3.  The study of epidemic diseases
  4.  The study body internal structures
  5.    The study of outer features of an organism

 

  1. Anatomy
  2. Physiology
  3. Microbiology
  4. Orthinology
  5. Epidemiology
  6. Endomology
  7. Itchytheology
  8. Virology
  9. Morphology.

 

4. Complete each of the following statements by writing the correct answer in the spaces provided.

  1. Movement shown by plants is called............................
  2. Organisms made of many cells are called..........................
  3. The study of liver, kidney, skin, brain can be termed as.............
  4. Giving rise to new individual of the same kind is called.................
  5. A person who studies botany is called..........................

 

SECTION B (50 Marks)

Answer all questions in this section.

5. 

  1. Briefly explain what you understand by:
  1. Bios
  2. Logos
  3. Botany
  4. Zoology
  1. Mention three important characteristics of living things

6. Give the importance of the following characteristics of living Things

  1. Nutrition
  2. Movement
  3. Reproduction
  4. Respiration
  5. Gaseous exchange.

 

7. John is confused on what he should study between agriculture and biology. In order to help John make informed decisions, explain to him the importance of studying biology.

8. Explain the meaning of the following branches of biology

  1. Microbiology
  2. Pedology
  3. Pharmacology
  4. Synecology
  5. Taxonomy

9. Outline six scientific procedures to be followed when carrying out scientific work

SECTION C (20 Marks) Answer one (1) question from this section.

10. Discuss characteristic of living things.

11. Explain the relationship that exists between biology and other disciples.

 

LEARNINGHUBTZ.CO.TZFORM ONE BIOLOGY EXAM SERIES 80

THE PRESIDENT’S OFFICE

MINISTRY OF EDUCATION, REGIONAL ADMINISTRATION AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT

COMPETENCY BASED   SECONDARY EXAMINATION SERIES

BIOLOGY   ANNUAL  EXAMINATION

FORM ONE-NOVEMBER, 2021

 

Time: 2:30Hours

Instructions.

  1.          This paper consists of section A, B and C with a total of 11 questions
  2.          Answer all questions in section A and B and ONE question from section C.
  3.          Section A carries 30 marks, section B 50 marks and section C 20  Marks
  4.          All answers should be written in the spaces provided.
  5.          All communication devices, calculators and any unauthorized material are not allowed in examination room.
  6.          Write your number on every page of your answer booklet.

 SECTION A (30 Marks)

 Answer All questions in this section.

(i) The branch of science which deals with the study of living things is known as

  1.   Biology
  2.    Ecology
  3.    Botany
  4.   Zoology

(ii) Which of the following structure controls the movement of materials in and out of the cell?

  1.   Nucleus
  2.    Chloroplast
  3.    Cell membrane
  4.   Vacuole

(iii) A room specifically designed for carrying out scientific experiments is known as

  1.   Classroom
  2.    Fume chamber
  3.    Library
  4.   Laboratory

(iv) Which one of the following is recommended as a First Aid procedure for a victim who has been stung by bee?

  1.   Sitting quietly
  2.    Giving huge amount of water to the victim
  3.    Applying baking soda paste on the bee stung area.
  4.   Leaving the cotton on the stung area for few minutes.

(v) Which of the following foods should be added to the diet of a person suffering from scurvy?

  1.  Groundnuts 
  2. Orange
  3.  Cassava 
  4. Fish

(vi)Which of the following types of waste cannot be recycled? ......... .

  1. paper
  2. metal scraps
  3. used syringe
  4. plastics

(vii)A communicable disease which affects a large number of people in a short period of time at a given locality is referred as: ...............

  1. Pandemic 
  2.  endemic
  3. sporadic
  4. epidemic

(viii)  Insufficient food rich in protein to children especially infants result into nutritional deficiency disease called.

  1. Marasmus
  2. Obesity
  3. Kwashiorkor 
  4.  Ricketts

(ix)Which one of the following are examples of animal tissues?

  1. Muscle, blood and bone
  2. Brain, bone and liver
  3. Skin, heart and brain
  4. Muscle, liver and skin


(x)  First Aid given to a victim of electric shock is meant to:

  1. keep the victim moving
  2. send the patient to the hospital
  3. provide the victim with fluids
  4. lie down with his/her feet higher than head

 

2. For each of the items (i) - (x), write True if a statement is correct or False if a statement is not correct in the space provided.

(i) Botany is the study of animals  

(ii)Only protoctists have prokaryotic cells

(iii)Amoeba moves with the help of cillia

(iv)Typhoid is water born disease.......... 

(v) Anemia is a condition in which a patient has few erythrocytes . 

(vi) Landfill is a way of disposing domestic wastes ...............

(vii)Sharing towels can spread HIV......................

(viii)Plants can make own food....................

(ix)Syphilis is a communicable disease ...............

(x)All bacteria are harmful to man ..............

 

3, Match the phrases in List A with responses in List B by writing the letter of the correct response below the corresponding item number in a table provided.

List A

List B

(i) Ability of the body to resist infection and disease.

(ii) The invasion of pathogens into the body of living organism.

(iii) A process of inducing antigens into a healthy person.

(iv) A condition that affects the health of the body and is characterized by certain symptom.

(v) Agents which spread pathogens in the community.

  1. Disease
  2. Vaccination
  3. Infections
  4. Vectors
  5. Immunity
  6. Endemic
  7. Antibodies
  8. Pandemic

 

4. Complete each of the following statements by writing the correct answer in the spaces provided.

  1. A type of reproduction that needs two parents..................................................
  2. The roots of a fungi................................................................................
  3. The locomotary structure in paramecium.......................................
  4. An example of sporadic disease..................................................
  5. The highest rank in classification....................................

 

SECTION B (50 Marks)

Answer all questions in this section.

  1. I. Name the branch of biology that deals with the study of the following: -
  1. Inheritance and variation.       (1 Mark)

………………………………………………………………………………………………

  1. Parasites.         (1 Mark)

………………………………………………………………………………………………

  1. Insects          (1 Mark)

………………………………………………………………………………………………

  1. Bacteria         (1 Mark)

………………………………………………………………………………………………

  1. Plants          (1 Mark)

………………………………………………………………………………………………

 

II. State three importance of studying biology.     (3 Marks)

………………………………………………………………………………………………

………………………………………………………………………………………………

6. (A) Name the taxonomic unit: -

  1. Where members share the least number of characteristic.   (1 Mark)

………………………………………………………………………………………………

  1. With fewest number of members.      (1 Mark)

………………………………………………………………………………………………

(B) State the functions of each of the following cell organelles.   (5 Marks)

  1. Golgi apparatus.

………………………………………………………………………………………………

  1. Mitochondria

………………………………………………………………………………………………

  1. Centrioles

………………………………………………………………………………………………

  1. Chloroplasts

………………………………………………………………………………………………

 

  1. Ribosomes

………………………………………………………………………………………………

 

  1. (A) Below is a specialized cell.

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  1. Name the cell.         (1 Mark)

………………………………………………………………………………………………

  1. State one modification of the cell to its function.    (1 Mark)

………………………………………………………………………………………………

  1. Give the function of the above cell.      (1 Mark)

………………………………………………………………………………………………

 

(B) State three importance of locomotion.      (3 Marks)

………………………………………………………………………………………………

………………………………………………………………………………………………

………………………………………………………………………………………………

 

  1. a) Name the parts of the microscope labeled 1, 5 and 6.   (3 Marks)

 

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1…………………………………………………………………………………………

5…………………………………………………………………………………………

6…………………………………………………………………………………………

 

b) What is the function of the following parts; 2, 4 and 7?   (3 Marks)

2…………………………………………………………………………………………

4…………………………………………………………………………………………

7…………………………………………………………………………………………

 

    c) State two functions of a microscope. 

 

  1. (A) State four differences between a plant cell and an animal cell.   (4 Marks)

Plant cell

Animal Cell

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(B) The diagram below represent a biological tool.

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  1. Identify the tool.        (1 Mark)

………………………………………………………………………………………………

  1. Name the part labeled A.       (1 Mark)

………………………………………………………………………………………………

  1. State the use of the tool.       (1 Mark)

………………………………………………………………………………………………

SECTION C (20 Marks)

Answer one ( l) question from this section.

10. Describe two merits and two demerits or each of the artificial and the natural systems of classification.

11."KEEP THE ENVIRONMENT CLEAN". This slogan emphasizes on maintaining the cleanliness of surroundings of the community through proper waste disposal. Write an essay on the above using the following guidelines:

  meaning of waste 

  meaning of waste disposal 

   types of wastes 

   proper ways of disposing waste 

   effects of poor waste disposal

LEARNINGHUBTZ.CO.TZFORM ONE BIOLOGY EXAM SERIES 71

THE PRESIDENT’S OFFICE

MINISTRY OF EDUCATION, REGIONAL ADMINISTRATION AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT

COMPETENCY BASED SECONDARY EXAMINATION SERIES

BIOLOGY MID TERM EXAMINATION

FORM ONE-AUG/SEPT 2021

Time: 2:30Hours

Instructions.

  1.          This paper consists of section A, B and C with a total of 11 questions
  2.          Answer all questions in section A and B and ONE question from section C.
  3.          Section A carries 30 marks, section B 50 marks and section C 20  Marks
  4.          All answers should be written in the spaces provided.
  5.          All communication devices, calculators and any unauthorized material are not allowed in examination room.
  6.          Write your number on every page of your answer booklet.

 SECTION A (30 Marks)

 Answer All questions in this section.

(i)  In a microscope if the eye piece reads x10 and the objective lens reads x40, the total magnification is:

  1.  400 times  
  2.  10 times
  3.   40 times 
  4.  100 times
  5.   200 times

(ii)      The ability of the human body to resist infection by disease causing

  1.  vaccination
  2.  immunity
  3.  injection
  4. sterilization
  5. vaccination

(iii)      Which of the following characteristics of living things is the basic difference between plants and animals?

  1.   Growth
  2.  Movement 
  3.   Nutrition
  4.  Irritability
  5.   coordination


(iv)    The best evidence that two populations belong to the same species is:

  1.              they look alike
  2.                they interbreed and produce infertile offspring
  3.                they are made up of cells
  4.               they live in the same habitat
  5.                they interbreed and produce fertile offspring

(v)      Which of the following is the fundamental unit of life?

  1.              Tissue 
  2.                Kidney 
  3.                Heart 
  4.               Cell  
  5.               Organ


(vi)      The concept of good health implies ...... ... heath.

  1.               physical, mental and family
  2.                physical, mental and emotional
  3.                physical, family and sexual
  4.               physical, mental and sexual
  5.                reproductive, social and family


(vii)      Which of the following is a risk behaviour?

  1.              Alcoholism
  2.                Being patient
  3.                Eating eggs daily
  4.              Shaking hands with HIV infected individuals
  5.               Sharing toilet facilities with HIV infected individuals


(viii)    Which of the following is used to control all activities in a plant cell?

  1.               Cell wall    
  2.                Cell vacuole
  3.                Chloroplast  
  4.               Cytoplasm  
  5.                Nucleus


(ix)      All of the following are communicable diseases:

  1.              cancer, gonorrhoea and syphilis
  2.                cholera, gonorrhoea and syphilis
  3.               cholera, kwashiorkor and marasmus
  4.               cholera, marasmus and rickets
  5.                goitre, meningitis and tuberculosis

(x)Which one of the following are examples of animal tissues?

  1.              Muscle, blood and bone
  2.               Brain, bone and liver
  3.               Skin, heart and brain
  4.              Muscle, liver and skin
  5.               Bone, epidermis, brain

2. For each of the items (i) - (x), write True if a statement is correct or False if a statement is not correct in the spaces provided.

  1.               Beriberi, gonorrhoea and syphilis are diseases caused by bacteria .......„ 
  2.             Rickets is prevented by increasing the amount of vitamin D in a diet
  3.           Scientists use beam balance to measure volume .........
  4.           It is useless to keep a First Aid Kit at schools .........
  5.             A microscope is an instrument used to observe small objects which cannot be seen by using our naked eyes .........
  6.            Plant cells possess cellulose cell walls while animal cells do not .........
  7.         All living things are made up of small units known as cells .........
  8.      Biology is the study of non-living things .........
  9.           A microscope is not a very important equipment in the biology laboratory . 
  10.             Plant cell has irregular shape while animal cell has regular shape .........

3, Match the phrases in List A with responses in List B by writing the letter of the correct response below the corresponding item number in a table provided.

LIST A

LIST B

(i) The highest rank in classification

(ii) A group of organisms that can interbreed to produce fertile offspring.

(iii) A sub-group of kingdom Plantae in which ferns belongs

(iv) A group of genera with similar characteristics.

(v)  A sub-group of highest rank of classification.

A. Kingdom

B. Phylum

C.  Class

D. Species

F. Family

G. Genus 

H. Order

I. Kingdom monera

K. Kingdom Pteridophyta

L. Phylum Bryophyta

M. Kingdom Plantae

N. Phylum Zygomycota

O. Phylum Basidiomycota

P. Phylum Ascomycota

Q. Kingdom Protoctista


4. Complete each of the following statements by writing the correct answer in the spaces provided.

  1.               An organism that cause typhoid....................................
  2.             Waste which cannot decompose.....................
  3.           Use to kill germs on wound.........................
  4.           An organelle that is used in cell division......................
  5.             A disease that affect large number of people within a short time..........................

SECTION B (50 Marks)

Answer all questions in this section.

5. What do you understand by the term "Personal hygiene"?

(b)      State four principles of personal hygiene. 

(c) State four principles of good manners:


6. Define the term "Biology" and "Biologist".

(b)Mention major branches of Biology.

(c Briefly explain how Biology is related to the following fields:

(i)Agriculture

(ii)Medicine

7. (i) What do you understand by the term "laboratory"? (ii) Outline four qualities of a good laboratory.

(b)Mention one function of each of the following apparati:

(i)Petri dish

(ii)Mortar and pestle

(iii)Hand lens

(iv)Thermometer

8. Define the following terms:

(i)Classification

(ii)Binomial nomenclature

(b) Give the importance of classification

9. (a) Mention four types of organs found in animal body.

(i)     ……………………………………………………………………

(ii)  ……………………………………………………………………

(iii) ……………………………………………………………………

(iv) ……………………………………………………………………

   (b) Briefly explain two differences between a plant cell wall and a cell membrane 

(i)     …………………………… ……………… ………………

(ii)  ……………… ……………… ………………… …………

SECTION C (20 Marks)

Answer one ( l) question from this section.

10. Explain the importance of studying Biology. Give six points.

11. Gonorrhea is a bacterial disease caused by Neisseria gonorrhea. Elaborate:(a) Its transmission

(b)Six symptoms

(c)Six preventive measures

(d)Its treatment

LEARNINGHUBTZ.CO.TZFORM ONE BIOLOGY EXAM SERIES 63

THE PRESIDENT’S OFFICE

MINISTRY OF EDUCATION, REGIONAL ADMINISTRATION AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT

COMPETENCE BASED SECONDARY EXAMINATION SERIES

BIOLOGY TERMINAL  EXAMINATION

FORM ONE-2021

Time: 2:30Hours

Instructions.

  1.              This paper consists of section A, B and C with a total of 11 questions
  2.              Answer all questions in section A and B and ONE question from section C.
  3.              Section A carries 30 marks, section B 50 marks and section C 20  Marks
  4.              All answers should be written in the spaces provided.
  5.              All communication devices, calculators and any unauthorized material are not allowed in examination room.
  6.              Write your number on every page of your answer booklet.

 SECTION A (30 Marks)

 Answer All questions in this section.

  1. For each of the items (i)-(x), choose the correct answer from the alternatives given.
  1.       The  parasite that cause malaria is:
  1.  Plasmodium
  2. Trypanosoma
  3.  Mosquito
  4. Amoeba
  1.          Bacteria that cause gonorrhea in man:
  1. Treponema pallidum
  2. Naisseria gonrrohoea
  3.  Vibryo cholera
  4. Clostridium tetani
  1.             Which of the following is not sexually transmitted disease?
  1.  Candidiasis
  2. Triconomiasis
  3.  Diarroea
  4. syphilis
  1.                Which one of the following is the vector for plague?
  1.  Black fly
  2. Tsetse fly
  3.  Mosquito
  4. Flea
  1.                AIDS continues to spread worldwide. This phenomenon is termed as:
  1.  Sporadic
  2. Epidemic
  3.  Endemic
  4. Pandemic
  1.                Which one of the following is not a method of waste disposal at home?
  1.  Burning
  2. Compost
  3.  Incineration
  4. Burring
  1. Which of the following is expected to happen if blood supply to the brain is reduced?
  1.  Shivering
  2. Fainting
  3.  Vomiting
  4. Shock
  1.          The following are causes for breathing to stop:
  1.  Drowning
  2. Choking
  3.  Something stuck in the throat
  4. Fainting
  1. ----------are conditions or factors that can change or be changed in an experiment:
  1.  Hypothesis
  2. Variables
  3.  Problems
  4. Conclusions
  1.          Effective ways of reducing waste re displayed in each of the following except:
  1.  Using rechargeable batteries
  2. Using recycled materials
  3.  Buying new plastic shopping bags every time we go shopping
  4. Using cloth instead of paper to clean windows.

i

ii

iii

iv

v

vi

vii

viii

ix

x











  1. Write TRUE for statements that are correct and FALSE  for statements that are not correct:-
    1.    T.B, cholera and malaria are contagious diseases …………………..
    2. A hypothesis is an idea or explanation that is proposed as an answer to the observed problem……..,
    3. Corrosive chemicals can burn books and clothes because the catch fire easily……………..
    4.    Any material that is not in use is waste…………………….
    5. Personal hygiene includes cleanliness, of the body clothing environment……………….
    6. Wearing short, transparent and skin tight clothes is an example of good manners……………..
    7.    A person will get sick when  he/ she is infected with pathogens………………………
    8. Drug abuse and taking alcohol are of risky practices that can lead to transmission of STDs………
    9. Only people with many sexually partners can gets STIs and suffer STDs………………
    10.      Passive natural immunity lasts throughout human life ………………………..
  1.       (a) Match the responses in list A with the phrases in list B by wring the letter of the correct response beside the item number (10marks)

COLUMN A

COLUMN B 

  1. Massage
  2. Iodine tincture
  3. Vaseline
  4. Respiration
  5. Explosive
  1. Oxidation of food substances
  2. To clean fresh cut and bruises
  3. To apply on burn
  4. Accident
  5. Preserve dead dry living things
  6. Nose bleeding
  7. Muscle clamp
  8. Warning sign

i

ii

iii

iv

v






b) Fill the gaps below with the correct word

  1. Organism made of many cells………………
  2. The study of virus is called…………………….
  3.           Loss of minerals salts into the soil due to water logging
  4.           The study of yeast, toad stool, mushrooms……………………..
  5. A person who studies botany…………………………………………

Fill in the following table

s/n

Type of disease

cause

i

Bilharziasis


ii

Candidiasis


iii

Cholera


iv

clamydia


v

Genital herpes


vi

Gonorrhoea


vii

Hepatitis B


viii

Malaria


ix

Plague


x

Syphilis


  1.    a) Suggest five measures that can prevent you from engaging into risky situation.

________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

                  b) You find your friend is very sick and you suspect that it is due to poisoning 

  1.    How would you know it is poisoning?
  2.    How would you do to help your friend?
  3. Why is it not advisable to induce vomiting in a person who has been poisoned?
  1. Advise the community that surrounds you on ten (10) ways to prevent spread of infectious diseases.
  1.      _____________________________________________________________________
  2.    _____________________________________________________________________
  3.  _____________________________________________________________________
  4.  _____________________________________________________________________
  5.    _____________________________________________________________________
  6.  _____________________________________________________________________
  7. _____________________________________________________________________
  8.                      _____________________________________________________________________
  9.  _____________________________________________________________________
  10.    _____________________________________________________________________
  11.  _____________________________________________________________________

7.(a) Define the following terms:

(i) Laboratory ...............„.................... .. 

(ii) Biology ................ 


(iii) Test tube ................................... ..... .. (iv) Botany . 

(b)    State the uses of each of the following laboratory apparati:

(i)Microscope ......................... .. . 

(ii)Thermometer ................................ . 

(iii) Test tube holder ........ .... 

8. (a) What is biology?

(i) List (7) characteristic of living things.

(ii) Explain why it important to study biology? Three (3) points.

9. (a) Define the tem (i) good manners (ii) Adolescence

    (b) Mention four (4) changes that occur in girls during puberty.

SECTION C. ESSAY QUESTION 20 MARKS

10.    Describe how you can provide First Aid to a person who has been "bitten by a snake" and the one who has "fainted during ground parade".

LEARNINGHUBTZ.CO.TZFORM ONE BIOLOGY EXAM SERIES 56

THE PRESIDENT’S OFFICE MINISTRY OF EDUCATION, REGIONAL ADMINISTRATION AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT

SECONDARY EXAMINATION SERIES

BIOLOGY MID TERM EXAMINATION

FORM ONE-2021

Time: 2:30Hours

Instructions.

  1. This paper consists of section A, B and C with a total of 11 questions
  2. Answer all questions in section A and B and ONE question from section C.
  3. Section A carries 30 marks, section B 50 marks and section C 20 Marks
  4. All answers should be written in the spaces provided.
  5. All communication devices, calculators and any unauthorized material are not allowed in examination room.
  6. Write your number on every page of your answer booklet.

SECTION A (30 Marks)

Answer All questions in this section.

  1. For each of the items (i)-(x), choose the correct answer from the alternatives given.
  1. What does science deals with?
  1. Study of environment
  2. Study of medicine and car manufacturing
  3. Study of microscope
  4. Study of nature by experiment and observation’
  1. The following is the list of subjects that are studied under science
  1. Geography, physics and history
  2. Mathematics, economy and book keeping
  3. Physics, chemistry and biology
  4. History, civics and English
  5. Commerce, agriculture and language
  1. Biology is the subject that deals with…..
  1. Study of cells
  2. Study of life
  3. Study of anatomy
  4. Study of animals
  1. The organ that is used for hearing is called…..
  1. The ear
  2. The eye
  3. The nose
  4. The skin
  1. A decrease in supply of blood in the head can lead to;
  1. Heart attach
  2. Drowning
  3. Fainting
  4. Shock
  1. Which of the following will not be found in a first aid box?
  1. Amoxylin tablets
  2. Razorblade
  3. Panadol
  4. Iodine tincture
  1. Which of the following should not be done to a person bitten by insects such a bees
  1. Apply a cold compress
  2. Scrape the stings using a blunt object
  3. Use fingers to remove stings
  4. Apply baking soda in case of acidic sting
  1. The following are importance of first aid except
  1. Cures the person
  2. Give hope and encouragement
  3. Reduces pain
  4. Reduces excessive loss of blood
  1. Which of the following will protect a person from contamination when giving first aid?
  1. Scarf
  2. Boots
  3. Apron
  4. Gloves
  1. If you look at cells in frog muscles, you will observe that in this frog cells contain nuclei but luck cell wall. The statement that frog muscles contain nuclei but no cell wall is termed as;
  1. Hypothesis
  2. Conclusion
  3. An assumption
  4. None of the above
  1. Matching item questions

LIST A

LIST B

  1. Antiseptic
  2. Petroleum jelly
  3. Iodine tincture
  4. Bandage
  5. Liniment
  1. To relieve pain
  2. To prevent infections
  3. Reducing muscle pain
  4. Covering hands to prevent infections
  5. Taking body temperature
  6. To treat fresh wounds and cuts
  7. soothing sore muscles
  8. covering small wounds
  9. cleaning wounds to kill germs
  10. cutting dressing materials
  1. For questions items (i)-(x), write true if the statement is correct and false if the statement is incorrect in the spaces provided.
  1. Induce vomiting if a person has swallowed medicine
  2. First aid help reassure the patient
  3. First aid should be given by a qualified physician
  4. Remove bee stings using needles
  5. Before taking a victim of snake bite to hospital, capture the snake
  6. A victim of snake bite should be given alcohol to relieve pain
  7. It is important to reduce the rate of poison spread in the body
  8. Use a strong metallic object to remove a victim of electric shock from the source
  9. A person who is nose bleeding should bend upward to reduce blood flow.
  10. We can use clean water, salt and sugar to make a hydration drink for a person who has vomited.
  1. Complete the following statements by writing the correct answer in the spaces provided.
  1. To preserve animals like snakes and fish in the laboratory we use . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 
  2. It is also used to magnify things other than microscope  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . 
  3. If you want to catch flying insects, we use . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 
  4. Readings in measurements are recorded in standard units called . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 
  5. We use tools in measurement because sense organs are  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 

SECTION B (50 Marks)

Answer All questions in this section.

  1. (a) Define the word “biology”

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  1. Write down 4 importance of studying biology

i. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . . . . . . . . . 

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iii. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . . . . . . . . . 

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  1. (a) Define biology laboratory . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . . . . . . . . . 

(b) List at least four factors to consider while constructing the biology laboratory.

  1. (a) What is the aim of laboratory safety rules? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . . . . . . . . . 

(b) Mention at least four safety rules when you’re in the biology laboratory;

  1. Define the following terms;
  1. Control experiment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . . . . . . . . . 
  2. Mass . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . . . . . . . . . 
  3. Scientific procedures . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . . . . . . . . . 
  4. Measurements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . . . . . . . . . 
  5. Biology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . . . . . . . . . 
  1. Draw and explain one function of each of the following biology laboratory apparatus and equipment.
  1. Test tube holder
  2. Test tube rack
  3. Petri dish
  4. Motor and pestle
  5. Test tube brush

SECTION C (20 Marks)

Answer One Question from this section

  1. Describe the characteristics of living things
  2. Explain the relationship between biology and other disciplines.

LEARNINGHUBTZ.CO.TZFORM ONE BIOLOGY EXAM SERIES 38

THE PRESIDENTS OFFICE

MINISTRY OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT AND REGIONAL ADMINISTRATION

MOTHLY SERIES EXAMINATIONS

JANUARY 2021 BIOLOGY FORM 1

  1. Choose the correct answer from the alternative given and write the correct answer in the space provided.
  1. A person who studies plants is called
  1. Biologist
  2. Zoologist
  3. Botanist
  4. Plantist

ii. Which of the following is not a branch of biology

  1. Microbiology
  2. Ecology
  3. Science
  4. Taxonomy

iii. biology is a branch of science that is derived from……………..language

  1. Latin
  2. English
  3. Greek
  4. Swahili

iv. The following are characteristic of living things except one which one?

  1. Movement
  2. Growth
  3. Vomiting
  4. Respiration.

v. Organisms made up of one cell are called

  1. Microbes
  2. Micro-organism
  3. Unicellular organism
  4. Multicellular organism

vi. In biology laboratory a tool that is used to keep specimen is called

  1. Mortor
  2. Glass
  3. Watch glass
  4. Microscope.

vii. Which is not an importance of first aid?

  1. Saves life
  2. Cures an accident victim
  3. Reduces pain
  4. Reassures patient

viii. The study of fungi is called

  1. Fungology
  2. Mycology
  3. Microbiology
  4. Mushroom

ix. Which of the following careers one cannot become by studying biology?

  1. Nurse
  2. Pharmacy
  3. Medical doctor
  4. Engineer

x. The study of viruses is called

  1. Virology
  2. Virology
  3. Virion
  4. Viruslogy
  1. For each of the following write True if the statement is correct and false if the statement is uncorrect.
  1. All living organism are made up of many cells…………………………………………………………
  2. Biology is not related with agriculture……………………………………………………………………
  3. The person who studies botany is called a zoologist……………………………………………
  4. The study of how human body functions is called anatomy…………………………………
  5. Break down of food to release energy is called respiration…………………………….
  6. The giving rise to new organism of the same kind is called reproduction…………….
  7. The two main branches of biology are botany and zoology………………………………….
  8. All viruses are harmful to humans…………………………………………………………………….
  9. Amoeba is a multicellular organism……………………………………………………………………
  10. The study of biology helps us to solve environmental problems…………………………………
  1. Match the items in LIST A with corresponding answer from LIST B and write the answer in spaces provided.

LIST A

LIST B

  1. The study of virus
  2. The study of fish
  3. The study of epidemic diseases
  4. The study of internal body structures
  5. The study of inheritance and variation
  1. Physiology
  2. Anatomy
  3. Ichytheology
  4. Entomology
  5. Genetics
  6. Epidemiology
  7. virology
  1. Fill the blanks with the correct answer
  1. A place where living organism are place like fish…………………………………………………………………..
  2. An instrument used to measure temperature………………………………………………………………………
  3. The study of small organisms is called……………………………………………………………………………………
  4. It is a solution used to clean fresh cuts and wounds………………………………………………………………
  5. The study of inheritance and various is called………………………………………………………………………..
  1. (a) Define the term biology

(b) Elaborate four importance of studying biology

6. (a) define the term movement

(b) Mention two types of movement

(c) Explain why living organisms need to move from one place to another

7. (a) What is respiration?

(b) Mention and differentiate between two types of respiration

8. (a) Define the term zoology

(b) Mention four branches of biology

9. (a) What is a biology laboratory?

(b) Mention 8 rules you need to follow while in laboratory.

SECTION C.

10. Discuss the importance of studying biology

11. Write an essay on the importance of living things.

LEARNINGHUBTZ.CO.TZFORM ONE BIOLOGY EXAM SERIES 35

PRESIDENT'S OFFICE 
REGIONAL ADMINISTRATION AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT 
ANNUAL EXAMINATION 
FORM ONE

033BIOLOGY

Duration: 2:30 Hours

Instructions.

  1. This paper consists of sections A, B and C with a total of eleven (11) questions.
  2. Answer all questions in section A and B and one (1) question from section C
  3. All writing must be in blue or black ink except drawing which must be in pencil.
  4. Calculators, cellular phones and any unauthorized materials are not allowed in the examination room.
  5. Write your Examination Number at the top right corner of every page.

SECTION A (30 Marks)

Answer all questions in this section.

1. For each of the items (i) – (x), choose the correct answer from among the given alternatives and write its letter in the box provided.

i) Malaria is a disease that kills more people in the tropics than other disease. It is caused by :-

a)Female culex mosquito

b)Female anopheles mosquito

c) Plasmodium

d)Bacteria 

i)The following are not risk behaviours except------

a)Being patient b) Shaking hands with HIV infected individuals c) Alcoholism d) Sharing Toilet facilities with HIV infected individuals

ii)The virus that infect bacteria is known as----

a)Herpes b)Tobacco mosaic c) Bacterial phage d) Influenza

iii)Which of the following will be a sequence to follow in a scientific procedure after “Formulation of hypothesis”

a)Problem identification 

b)Observation and data collection

c)Experimentation

d)Announcing results

iv)Branch of Biology that deals with virus is known as:

a)Mycology b) Zoology c) Virology d) Genetics

v)An organism which can interbreed and produce fertile offspring belongs to the same:-

a)Family b)Class c).Species d).Genus

viiIn naming organisms, two names are used:-

A.One is local and the other is specific

B.One is phylum and the other is order

C.One is generic name and the other name is a specific name

D.One is group and the other is a specific name 

viii)The following set is of malnutrition disease except. 

  1. Obesity, Kwashiorkor, Night blindness
  2. Rickets, Pellagra, Anaemia
  3. Anaemia, Goiter, marasmus
  4. Scurvy, Beriberi, Gonorrhoea
  5. Marasmus, obesity, pellagra

ix)Which life function provides an organism with energy?

  1. regulation B.reproduction C.respiration D.synthesis

x)A student observes a cell with a microscope. The student can identify the cell as a plant cell and not an animal cell because of the presence of:

  1. cytoplasm           B.vacuoles    C.a cell membrane D.a cell wall.
  1. The following statements are either True or False. Write for true and F for false in a chart below.
  1. Both plant and animal contain chloroplast. __________
  2. Cholera is both epidemic disease and pandemic disease ________
  3. Personal hygiene is to be practiced by a person only at puberty _______
  4. Cytoplasm is a site where nuclear and cell organelles are embedded __
  5. First aid is important in that is saves life _________
  6. Burning waste is good and easy way of disposing waste _________
  7.  TB, Tetanus and Sickle cell immunized diseases _________
  8. Botanical garden is used to care alive terrestrial animals _________
  9. In the laboratory: use unlabeled chemicals to prove you are very intelligent
  10. This is the good series cell – tissue – system – organ – organisms _____
  11. To avoid nose bleeding apply Vaseline twice in the nose ________
  1. Match the responses in list A with the phrases in list B by wring the letter of the correct response beside the item number (10 marks)

LIST A

LIST B

  1. A large Fluid filled cavity in the middle of the plant cell
  2. A protective device for AIDS and unwanted pregnancy
  3. Regulates amount of light in the microscope
  4. Present in all plant cells
  5. Disease causing particle that consists of a nucleic acid and a protein coat
  1. Gloves
  2. Cell wall
  1. Condom
  2. White blood cells
  3. Red blood cells
  4. Mitochondria
  5. Vacuole
  6. Health
  7. Bacteria
  8. Virus
  9. Mirror

4. Complete each of the following statements by writing the correct answer in the space provided.

  1. Loss of minerals to the ground due to water logging
  2. Allows selective movement of materials in and out of cell
  3. The basic unit of life
  4. An organism that causes a disease………….
  5. Can be transmitted from one person to another.

SECTION B (50 Marks)

Answer all questions in this section

  1. a) Write two differences between Natural system of classification and          artificial system of classification

b) State the relationship between;

  1.  A bacteria and root nodules of leguminous plants
  2. A plant leaf and phytophthora infestans fungi
  3. A lion and a wild beast in savannah grassland
  1. (a) State three advantages of natural system of classification

(b) State three disadvantages of artificial system of classification.

  1. I. Write the scientific names of organisms that cause:

(a) Gonorrhoea

(b)Plague

(c)Cholera

(d)Tetanus

(e)Syphilis

II. Name the cell organelle that performs the following;

i)Synthesizing of protein

ii)Transport of cell secretions

iii)Controlling vital processes in the cell

iv)Controlling materials entering and leaving the cell

7. (a) Why it is important to classify living organisms? Write four points

(b) State the meaning of cell specialization and give its importance

(c) State five kingdoms of living things

8. (a) State five preventive measures for malaria infections

(b) Outline the changes that occur in boys and girls during adolescence.

9. (a) Which life function is a virus capable of performing?

(b) Why can’t a human catch a cold (flue) from a dog?

(c) State whether viruses are living or non living things. (Give three reasons foryourstatement)

(d) Draw a well labeled diagram of a virus that cause AIDS to humans

(e) Write five characteristics of viruses

SECTION C (20 Marks)

Answer one (1) question from this section.

10. Discuss the seven characteristics of living things.

11.Write an essay on waste using the following sub-headings

i)Meaning of waste

ii)Types of wastes

iii)Methods of waste disposal

iv)Effects of poor waste disposal.

LEARNINGHUBTZ.CO.TZFORM ONE BIOLOGY EXAM SERIES 25

THE PRESIDENT'S OFFICE

MINISTRY OF REGIONAL GOVERNMENT AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT

AUGUST-SEPTEMBER EXAMINATION SERIES

BIOLOGY FORM-1

2020

2:30 HOURS

Instructions.

  1. This paper consists of sections A, B and C with a total of eleven (11) questions.
  2. Answer all questions in section A and B and one (1) question from section C
  3. All writing must be in blue or black ink except drawing which must be in pencil.
  4. Calculators, cellular phones and any unauthorized materials are not allowed in the examination room.
  5. Write your Examination Number at the top right corner of every page.

SECTION A (30 Marks)

Answer all questions in this section.

1. For each of the items (i) – (x), choose the correct answer from among the given alternatives and write its letter in the box provided.

(i) The branch of science which deals with the study of living things is known as

  1. Biology
  2. Ecology
  3. Botany
  4. Zoology

(ii) Which of the following structure controls the movement of materials in and out of the cell?

  1. Nucleus
  2. Chloroplast
  3. Cell membrane
  4. Vacuole

(iii) The following are solid wastes except

  1. Paper
  2. Urine
  3. Plastics
  4. Cans

(iv) Which of the following is a symptom of Tuberculosis?

  1. Curved legs
  2. Darrhoea
  3. Prolonged cough
  4. Skin rashes

(v) A room specifically designed for carrying out scientific experiments is known as

  1. Classroom
  2. Fume chamber
  3. Library
  4. Laboratory

(vi) The lowest rank of classification is called

  1. Class
  2. Kingdom
  3. Species
  4. Genus.

(vii) Which one of the following is recommended as a First Aid procedure for a victim who has been stung by bee?

  1. Sitting quietly
  2. Giving huge amount of water to the victim
  3. Applying baking soda paste on the bee stung area.
  4. Leaving the cotton on the stung area for few minutes.

(viii)Which of the following labels indicates a substance which catches fire easily? .....

  1. Corrosive 
  2.  Flammable 
  3.  Harmful 
  4.  Oxidant

(ix)A structure which encloses and protects the inner parts of a cell is called: ............ .

  1. cell wall
  2. chloroplast
  3. cell membrane 
  4.  nucleus

(x)A communicable disease which affects a large number of people in a short period of time at a given locality is referred as: ...............

  1. Pandemic 
  2.  endemic
  3. sporadic
  4. epidemic

2.For each of the items (i) - (x), write True if a statement is correct or False if a statement is not correct in the space provided.

(i) Botany is the study of animals ..................

(ii) People living with HIV/AIDS should be isolated from the community.........

(iii)A microscope is an instrument that is used to magnify large objects.......

(iv)Unicellular organisms are made up of one cell only ...............

(v)Poor waste disposal may cause accidents at home and school . . . . . . 

(vi) Landfill is a way of disposing domestic wastes ...............

(vii)Kingdom is the highest rank of classification.............................

(viii) All viruses are harmful.............................

(ix)Syphilis is a communicable disease ...............

(x)All bacteria are harmful to man ...............

2.

LIST A

LIST B

(i) A disease transmitted through sexual intercourse and treated by antibiotics.

(ii) A viral disease transmitted through sexual intercourse.

(iii) A disease characterized by fever and coughing up blood sputum.

(iv) A disease spread by an agent know as anopheles.

(v) A disease caused by lack of proper hygiene and victim had a stool of rice-water colouration.

A. Cholera

B. Typhoid

C. AIDS

D. Malaria

F. E. Syphilis

G. Common cold

H. Schistosoma

I. Tuberculosis

3(a).Complete each of the following statements by writing the correct answer in the answer sheet provided.

(i) A taxonomic rank of organisms which interbreed freely and give rise to viable offspring are known as .........................

(ii) The type of classification which is based on few observed features is called .....

(iii)The highest rank of classification is known as ..........................

(iv) The process of sorting living things into groups is called .

(v) The process of giving organisms scientific names is known as .................

SECTION B (50 Marks)

Answer all questions in this section

5. (a) Mention four types of organs found in animal body.

(i)……………………………………………………………………

(ii)……………………………………………………………………

(iii)……………………………………………………………………

(iv)……………………………………………………………………

(b) Briefly explain two differences between a plant cell wall and a cell membrane

(i)…………………………… ……………… ………………

(ii)……………… ……………… ………………… …………

6. (a) List six characteristics common to all living things.

(i)……………… ………… ……… ……………… …………………

(ii)……………… …………………… ……………… ………………

(iii)……………… ………………… …………………… ……………

(iv)……………… ……………… …………………… ………………

(v)…………… ………………… ……………………… ……………

(vi)…………… ………………… ……………………… ……………

(b) Name the instruments used to measure the following parameters:

(i)Temperature………… …………………… ……… ………..

(ii)Length…………… ……………… ……………… …………

(iii)Time…………… ………………… ………………… ……..

(iv)Mass…

7. (a) What do you understand by the term “water borne diseases” as used in Biology?

(b) Name any three water borne diseases.

(i)…………… ………………… ………………… …………

(ii)…………… ………………… ………………… …………

(iii)…………… ………………… ………………… …………

(c) What would happen if a health person drinks unboiled water contaminated with the following?

(i) Salmonella typii……………… ……………… …………… …

(ii) Entamoeba histolytica………… …………… …………………

8. (a) List five accidents which are common at school and home.

(i)………… ……………… ………………… …………………

(ii)………… ……………… ………………… ………………… 

(iii)………… ……………… ………………… ………………… 

(iv)………… ……………… ………………… ………………… 

(v)………… ……………… ………………… ………………… 

(b) Differentiate the term waste from waste disposal

(c) Why it is not healthy advised to give alcohol to a snake bite victim? Briefly explain.

9. (a) State the meaning of the following terms as used in Biology.

(i)A cell ..

(ii)System

(iii)Organ ............

(b) Draw a large diagram of an animal cell and label two parts.

SECTION C.

Answer only One Question

10. Explain the importance of studying Biology. Give six points.

11. Gonorrhea is a bacterial disease caused by Neisseria gonorrhea. Elaborate:(a) Its transmission

(b)Six symptoms

(c)Six preventive measures

(d)Its treatment

LEARNINGHUBTZ.CO.TZFORM ONE BIOLOGY EXAM SERIES 17

THE PRESIDENT’S OFFICE MINISTRY OF EDUCATION, LOCAL ADMINISTRATION AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT

BIOLOGY- TERMINAL EXAMINATION-MAY

FORM ONE

TIME: 2HRS                                                                                                          

NAME:_________________________________________                 CLASS:___________

INSTRUCTIONS

  • This paper consists of three sections A,B and C
  • Answer all questions in section A and B and ONE question in section C.
  • All answers should be written in the spaces provided.

SECTION A (20 MARKS)

1. Choose the correct answer and fill in the space provided.

(i) Which are the two main branch of biology

  1. Cytology and ethnology
  2. Botany and zoology
  3. Menology and orthology
  4. Limnology and hydrobiology

 (ii) Which of the following sets include a characteristic, which is not exclusive to living organisms?

  1. Feeding, irritability and growth
  2. Reproduction, death and definite shape
  3. Excretion, locomotion and feeding
  4. Growth movement and respiration

 (iii)  Which of the following is most important basic difference between plants and animals?

  1. Growth 
  2. Movement
  3. Nutrition
  4. Irritability

 (iv) The following are branches of biology. Which one is not?

  1. Microbiology
  2. Ecology
  3. Science
  4. Taxonomy

 (v) Characteristic of living things are:

  1. Breathing, growth, locomotion, irritability and cell wall
  2. Cell membrane, breathing, growth, feeding
  3. Nucleus, irritability, reproduction and growth
  4. Reproduction, breathing, growth excretion and irritability

(vi) Which of the following will be a sequence to follow in scientific procedure after experiment?

  1. Observation and data recording
  2. Hypothesis formation
  3. Conclusion
  4. Problem identification

 (vii) In biology, an experiment is used to test a;

  1. Law
  2. Theory
  3. Hypothesis
  4. Problem

 (viii) Interpretation means:

  1. To make sense of information
  2. Investigation
  3. Evaluation
  4. Guessing 

 (ix) What do you understand by the term hypothesis?

  1. An intelligent guess
  2. An opinion
  3. A school of thought
  4. An idea

 (x) If you look at cell in frog, muscles, you will observe that these cells contain nuclei but lack cell wall. The statement that frog muscles contain nuclei but no cell wall is termed as:

  1. A hypothesis
  2. A conclusion
  3. An assumption
  4. None of the above

i

ii

iii

iv

v

vi

vii

viii

ix

x

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2.  Match the items below from list A with corresponding item from list B

LIST A

LIST B

  1. Study of fungi, mushroom, and toad stool
  2. A doctor locating the location of pineal gland.
  3. The study of how the body functions
  4. The study of housefly, mosquitoes, sand fly
  5. Study of infectious diseases
  1. Anthropology
  2. Virology
  3. Physiology
  4. Parasitology
  5. Mycology
  6. Anatomy
  7. Epidemiology
  8. Morphology.

 3. Write True for statements that are correct and False for statements that are not correct

  1. Electric shock, fires, colds and burns can endanger our lives_______________
  2. Drivers and passengers are more concerned with road signs but not students____________
  3. Improper use of useful substances things such as vehicles, electricity and water bodies can endanger our lives_____________
  4. Biting and stinging animals can cause harm to our bodies, yet they are very useful to man______________
  5. All fires are flames as all flames are fires______________
  6. In case of accident in laboratory, run faster to save your life……………….
  7. Do not wear high heeled shoes in the laboratory……………………
  8. A victim of snake bite should be given enough alcohol to relieve pain………….
  9. Always follow teacher instructions while in the laboratory……………………….
  10. All fires can be extinguished by use of water……………………

4. Fill in the spaces provided:

  1. Scientific investigations being with___________________
  2. We make observation using________________
  3. In biology, we can measure the height of plant by using________________or_______________
  4. A scientist can be able to accept or reject a hypothesis by doing________________
  5. An experiment that is set to make comparison with the test experiment is called______________

SECTION B (60 MARKS)

5. a) What do you understand by the term experimentation?

________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

b) Give the meaning of:

  1. Hypothesis____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
  2. Theory________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
  3. Fact _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

6. a) What is laboratory?

________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

b) Which are factors to consider when constructing a biology laboratory?

  1. ________________________________________________________________
  2. ________________________________________________________________
  3. ________________________________________________________________
  4. ________________________________________________________________
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c) Name five chemicals used in biology

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 7. a) How do you determine the magnification of an object viewed under a light microscope?

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b) State the function of the following parts 

  1. Base ______________________________________________________
  2. Mirror_____________________________________________________
  3. Diaphragm___________________________________________________
  4. Condenser____________________________________________________
  5. Stage________________________________________________________

 8. a)Define:

(i)First Aid_______________________________________________________

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(ii) First Aid Kit_______________________________________________________

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b) Name five importance of First Aid Kit

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c) Briefly outline ten components of the first Aid Kit

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9. a) How can tell that someone is suffering from shock?

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b) Name at least 5  causes of fainting

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10. a)With specific examples, highlight five reasons why we should study biology:

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b) What four characteristics of living things are easily observable in both plant and animals?

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SECTION C (20 MARKS)

Choose and answer one question

11. With examples explain six steps that scientist carrying out an investigation has to go through.

12. Write an essay explaining the importance of studying biology

LEARNINGHUBTZ.CO.TZFORM ONE BIOLOGY EXAM SERIES 9

PRESIDENT’S OFFICE

MINISTRY OF EDUCATION AND VOCATIONAL TRAINING

MID TERM EXAMINATIONS- MARCH 2020

033        BIOLOGY FORM ONE.

 

Duration: 2:30 Hours

 

Instructions.

 

  1. This paper consists of sections A, B and C with a total of eleven (11) questions.
  2. Answer all questions in section A and B and one (1) question from section C
  3. All writing must be in blue or black ink except drawing which must be in pencil.
  4. Calculators, cellular phones and any unauthorized materials are not allowed in the examination room.
  5. Write your Examination Number at the top right corner of every page.

 

SECTION A (30 Marks)

Answer all questions in this section.

 

1. For each of the items (i) – (x), choose the correct answer from among the given alternatives and write its letter in the box provided.

 

(i) The cell structure largely responsible for controlling the entry and exit of substances into and out of the cell is the:-

  1.           Nucleus
  2.            Cytoplasm
  3.            Cell wall
  4.           Cell membrane

(ii) The following is a list of scientific procedures used in solving problems scientifically:

  1.             Hypothesis formulation
  2.             Observation and data interpretation
  3.             Problem identification
  4.             Experimentation and data collection
  5.             Theorizing.

Which of the following sequence gives the correct approach to solving a scientific problem by using the procedure above?

  1.           3 – 2 – 1 – 5 – 4
  2.            1 – 3 – 2 – 4 – 5
  3.            3 – 1 – 4 – 2 – 5
  4.           2 – 1 – 4  - 5 and 3

(iii) In Biology an experiment is used to test the:-

  1.           Theory
  2.            Hypothesis
  3.            Law
  4.           Problem

(iv) An object to be observed under the microscope is placed on the:-

  1.           Stage
  2.            Mirror
  3.            Eye piece
  4.           Objective lens

(v) ____ magnifies the specimen being observed under the microscope. 

  1.           Body tube
  2.            Condenser
  3.            Eye – piece
  4.           Mirror.

(vi) Juma picked up a telephone after hearing it ringing. Which characteristic of living things was Juma showing by these actions?

  1.           Respiration and growth
  2.            Response and irritability
  3.            Irritability and movement
  4.           Location and movement
  5.            Excretion and reproduction.

(vii) One of the following is not a part of a microscope:

  1.           Stage
  2.            Eye piece
  3.            Mirror
  4.           Corse adjustment knob
  5.            Light

(viii) HIV/AIDS can result from the following behavior

  1.           Abstaining from sex and use of condoms
  2.            Rape, alcoholism and drug abuse
  3.            Faithfulness in marriage
  4.           Avoiding multiple sexual partnership
  5.            Using contraceptive pills

(ix) A kidney is an example of:

  1.           A tissue
  2.            A system
  3.            An organ
  4.           An organelle

(x) In biological investigation the aim of an experiment is to:

  1.           Predict the problem
  2.            Confirm the result
  3.            Identify the problem
  4.           Test the hypothesis

 

2. The following statements are either TRUE or FALSE. In the space provided, write TRUE if the statement is true and FALSE if the statement is false.

(i)     The sign of a skull and bones on a chemical bottle signifies that the chemical is explosive

(ii)  A scientific experiment is incomplete if a control experiment is omitted.

(iii) Malaria is transmitted by all mosquitoes

(iv) It is advisable for students to use small quantities of drugs (e.g. marijuana) so as to promote their memory

(v)   Run faster out of laboratory after an accident

(vi)  Laboratory floor should be smooth for easy walk

(vii)    First aid is given by a qualified doctor before the victim is sent to the hospital

(viii)  All organisms are made up of cells

(ix) The nucleus is the basic unit of life

(x)   Laboratory accidents can be avoided by observing rules

 

3.(a) The following are matching items. Match the phrase or term in list A with that in list B by writing its letter against the appropriate position in the space provided.

 

List A

List B

(i)     Expression of positive and negative feelings

(ii)  A device for accurate observation of micro – organisms in the laboratory

(iii) A tentative explanation during scientific research

(iv) Movement of molecules from high concentration to low concentration

(v)   Single celled organism

  1. Guess
  2. Hypothesis
  3. experimentation
  4. amoeba
  5. multicellular
  6. unicellular
  7. assertiveness
  8. Frustrations.

 

 

b. Complete each of the following statements by writing the correct answer in the space provided.

  1. Making a small object appear large……………………………
  2. Study of mushroom, toadstool, and puffball……………….
  3. Organisms break-down food without using oxygen……………
  4. A person who studies, plants………….
  5. Used to place specimen during observations…………..

 

 

SECTION B 50 Marks

 

4. (a) Why do we need to study Biology? (Give two reasons)

    (b) Give three examples of cells found in:

(i)     An animal body

(ii)  A plant body

5. (a) What is First Aid?

    (b) What is the importance of First Aid? Give four points

    (c) Outline proper procedures of giving First Aid to victims of:

(i)     Snake bite

(ii)  Electric shock

6. (a) Explain the meaning of the term “good manners”

    (b) Outline five principles of personal hygiene and good manners.

    (c) Define the term “immunity”

7. (a) Name three types of laboratories?

         (b) Mention the differences between biology laboratory from other laboratories

8. (a) (i) What do you understand by the term “laboratory”?

          (ii) Outline four qualities of a good laboratory

    (b) Mention one function of each of the following apparati:

(i)     Petri dish

(ii)  Mortar and pestle

(iii) Hand lens

(iv) Thermometer

9. (a) List six characteristics common to all living things.

(i)     ……………………………………………………………………

(ii)  ……………………………………………………………………

(iii) ……………………………………………………………………

(iv) ……………………………………………………………………

(v)   ……………………………………………………………………

(vi) ……………………………………………………………………

(b) Name the instruments used to measure the following parameters:

(i)     Temperature………………………………………………..

(ii)  Length………………………………………………………

(iii) Time………………………………………………………..

(iv) Mass……………………………………………………….

 

SECTION C:20 marks

Essay writing

10. Discuss seven characteristics of living organism

11. Write an essay explaining to your friend why it is important to study biology

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