Biology 2017 Past Questions | WAEC

Study the following Biology past questions and answers for JAMBWAEC  NECO and ICAN. Get prepared with official past questions and answers for upcoming examinations.

  1. Which of the following groups of animals do not possess a nervous system?

    • A. Porifera
    • B. Cnidaria
    • C. Platyheminthes
    • D. Nematoda

2.  The structural similarities in Paramecium and Euglena are in the

  • A. shape of locomotory organs
  • B. blunt anterior and pointed posterior
  • C. presence of micro and mega nuclei in both
  • D. presence of anterior and posterior contractile vacuoles

3. Which of the following organisms cannot exist freely on its own?

  • A. Chlamydomonas
  • B. Amoeba
  • C. Paramecium
  • D. Plasmodium

4. Which of the following cell organelles is the site for the production of ATP?

  • A. Lysosome
  • B. Nucleus
  • C. Mitochondrion
  • D. Ribosome

5. An example of osmosis in plants is the

  • A. movement of water through the xylem
  • B. loss of water vapour from the stomata
  • C. translocation of food through the phloem
  • D. absorption of water from the soil by the root

6. The organism that can carry out both autotropic and heterotrophic modes of nutritions is

  • A. Chlamydomonas
  • B. Eudorina
  • C. Euglena
  • D. Spirogyra


biology past question

The diagram above illustrates a part of the human skeleton. It represents the bones of the

  • A. upper arm
  • B. lower arm
  • C. upper leg
  • D. lower leg


biology past question

Which of the labelled parts of the diagram of the part of the human skeleton articulates with the head of the trochlea to form a hinge joint?

  • A. I
  • B. II
  • C. III
  • D. IV

9.biology past question

The diagram above illustrates a part of the human skeleton. The labelled part that provides surface for the attachment of the triceps is

  • A. I
  • B. II
  • C. III
  • D. IV

10biology past question

The diagram above illustrates the transverse section of a

  • A. dicotyledonous root
  • B. monocotyledonous root
  • C. dicotyledonous stem
  • D. monocotyledonous stem
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