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COURSE: College 101

TOPIC: G. SCI / BIO


UP GRADE: __________

INSTRUCTIONS:
WRITE the letter of the correct answer to the question on your blue books. CHEATING WOULD MERIT
EXPLUSION FROM THE UNIVERSITY.

1. In taxonomy and systematics of Kingdom Plantae, cone-bearing plants or gymnosperms are members
of Division _________.
a. Lycophyta d. Magnoliophyta
b. Pinophyta e. None of the above
c. Psilophyta
2. The hormone secreted by the B-cells found at the Islets of Langerhans enhances the conversion from
glucose to glycogen. This is called ______________.
a. Insulin d. Norepinephrine
b. Glucagon e. Methamphetamine
c. Epinephrine
3. The intensity of competition between two species is most likely directly related to:
a. Whether they’re herbivores or c. The climate type in which they live
carnivores d. Their total biodiversity & biomass
b. Similarity of their ecological niches e. None of the above
4. The meristematic tissues concerned in protoplasmic synthesis contributing to increase in height are:
a. Shoot apical meristem d. Shoot intercalary meristem
b. Root apical meristem e. None of the above
c. Lateral meristem
5. The Richter scale measurement assigns how much intensity an earthquake releases. An intensity 5
earthquake differs from an intensity 7 earthquake in that:
a. Int. 7 has twice as much as int. 5 d. Int. 7 has 100x more energy than int.
b. Int. 7 has 10x more energy than int. 5 5
c. Int. 7 has 20x more energy than int. 5 e. Int. 7 has 1000x more energy than int.
5
6. Zoology is the study of animals in general; while entomology is specifically the study of:
a. Insects d. Whales
b. Spiny bugs e. Dolphins
c. Bats
7. Which is not a characteristic of monocot plants?
a. Taproot system d. All of the above
b. Netted venation patterns e. None of the above
c. Two cotyledon
8. A purebred red flowered plant when crossed with a purebred white-flowered plan will produce a
heterozygous offspring. Then the offspring produces neither red nor white but an intermediate
expression of pink-colored flowers. This phenomena is called:
a. Codominance d. Polygene
b. Incomplete dominance e. None of the above
c. Homologous chromosome
9. The region where saltwater mixes with freshwater is a/an:
a. Reef d. River
b. Stream e. Estuary
c. Pond
10. Which of the following are NOT causes of heritable radical changes in the gene of an individual?
a. Radiation c. Extreme change in temperature
b. Chemical reactions that react with d. Addition of new species in an area
DNA e. None of the above

BONUS: UP-BIO1: Contemporary Concepts of Biology


1. What is the theory in biology wherein life has proven to be precariously reproducing anytime,
anywhere?
2. A disease arising from cells that have undergone unregulated mitosis and destroying tissues is called?
3. The word “evolution” didn’t come from Charles Darwin. What was his own terminology for evolution?
4. Which biome constitutes grasslands with patches of wooden areas in the tropical region?

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