THE UNITED REPUBLIC OF TANZANIA NATIONAL EXAMINATION COUNCIL
BIOLOGY FTNA 2016
(i) Cholera is a disease transmitted by an organism called
(ii) Zoology is defined as the study of:
(iii) The root-like structure of a moss plant which provides anchorage to the ground is called
(iv) A place where organisms are found is known as:
(v) A secretion containing enzymes which digest both proteins and carbohydrates is knowns as:
(vi) Which of the following cell structures differentiates an animal cell from a plant cell?
(vii) The valve separating the left auricle and left ventricle is called
(viii)Fire accident can be caused by the following except:
A. electric fault.
B.burning of candles
C.burning of charcoal stove
D.smoking in areas selected as smoking zonesChoose Answer :
(ix)Oxygen passing from the atmosphere into the blood of a mammal takes one of the following routes:
A.bronchi - bronchioles - trachea - alveoli.
B.trachea - bronchioles - bronchi - alveoli.
C.trachea - bronchi - bronchioles - alveoli.
D.bronchioles - bronchi - trachea - alveoli.Choose Answer :
(x)The correct hierarchical order of grouping organisms is:
A. Kingdom, Phylum, Class, Order, Family, Genus, Species.
B.Kingdom, Phylum, Order, Class, Family, Genus, Species.
C. Species, Genus, Family, Order, Class, Phylum, Kingdom.
D. Kingdom, Phylum, Class, Family, Order, Species, Genus.Choose Answer :
2.In each of the following statements, write TRUE if a statement is correct or FALSE if the statement is not correct.
(i) Beriberi, gonorrhoea and syphilis are diseases caused by bacteria .......„
(ii) Blood capillaries are narrow and their walls are one cell thick .........
(iii) Rickets is prevented by increasing the amount of vitamin D in a diet
(iv)Anaerobic respiration uses oxygen while aerobic respiration does not use oxygen ......„.
(v)Gaseous exchange surface must have large alveoli .........
(vi)Scientists use beam balance to measure volume .........
(vii)A person with blood group AB is called universal donor .........
(viii)Heartburn is a disorder of digestive system.........
(ix)Photosynthesis uses water and releases oxygen .........
(x)It is useless to keep a First Aid Kit at schools .........View Ans
2. Match each item in List A with a correct response in List B by writing its letter bellow the number of the corresponding item in the table provided.
(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.
(vi) A sub-group of kingdom fungi in which bread mould belongs.
(vii) A sub-group of kingdom fungi in which mushrooms belongs.
(viii) A sub-group of kingdom fungi in which yeast belongs.
(ix) The highest group in which bacteria belongs.
(x) A sub-group of Kingdom Plantae in which moss belongs
I. Kingdom monera
K. Kingdom Pteridophyta
L. Phylum Bryophyta
M. Kingdom Plantae
N. Phylum Zygomycota
O. Phylum Basidiomycota
P. Phylum Ascomycota
Q. Kingdom Protoctista