This Quiz provides you with the 40 objective question of paper 1 UACE 2013 with their Answer which are well explained at the end of the Quiz.

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1. The oxygen dissociation curves for aquatic animals are usually to the left of those of terrestrial ones because


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2. Staying in a dark room for a long time increases the sensitivity of the eye to light because photochemical pigments are


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3. Which one of the following is correct about organisms in an ecosystem?



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4. Figure 1 shows a glandular tissue.

Fig 1


In which part of the mammalian body is the tissue likely to be?





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5. Which one of the following changes in a cell would increase its water potential?


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6. Sprinters usually take off at an angle rather than in upright position in order to increase


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7. Table 1 shows the effect of temperature on the rates of apparent photosynthesis and respiration in a plant

The temperature in (°C), at which the plant is least, efficient photosynthetically is
Temperature (0C)71015192228
Rate of apparent photosynthesis (mgCO2g-1h-1)
Rate of respiration (mgCO2g-1h-1)
The temperature in (°C), at which the plant is least, efficient photosynthetically is


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8. The hormone which enables plants to respond to drought is

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9. Figure 2 represents a longitudinal section through part of a striated muscle fibre.

i bandFig.2

Which one of the following pairs of structures shorten when the muscle fibre contracts?


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10. Which one of the following would occur to a plant requiring at least 14 hours of dark
period daily in order to flower?


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11. Sickle Cell anemia is caused by a double re­cessive gene and sufferers usually die before maturity. The continued existence of the sickle cell allele among the human population demonstrates.


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12. Which one of the following consists of  tissues specialized for support?


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13. When same response is given to same stimulus on different occasions, the behavior is said to be


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14. Which one of the following statements on reproduction is true?


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15. C3 plants are less efficient than C4 plants fixing carbon dioxide at low carbon dioxide and high oxygen partial pressures because


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16. Which one of the following is the significance of etiolation in plants?


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17. Which one of the following methods of estimating population has the highest chances of    error?


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18. Which one of the following is the correct state of structures in the mammalian eye during accommodation for far objects?
 Ciliary muscleSuspensory ligmentLens curvature

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19. Which one of the following is the respiratory surface for a mammalian fetus?

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20. Which one of the following is the correct order of vents in the heart after the contraction of the atria?


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21. Which one of the following features characterizes the omnivore gut?


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22. High concentration of carbon dioxide in the tissues leads to


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23. Which one of the following environmental factors has a direct effect on all organisms?



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24. Which one of the following factors reduces interspecific competition in a community?


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25. Figure 3 shows an earthworm in a stationary position.

For the earthworm to progress in the direction indicated by the arrow, in region X, the earthworm has to contract its


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26. Albinism in corn plants is due to a double recessive gene which causes them to die be­fore maturity. The trait however continues to appear in new generations because



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27. Which one of the following may cause adaptive radiation to a variety of species?


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28. The following are adaptations for survival among animals during periods of water shortage.

(i) Tolerance to water loss,

(ii) Biochemical production of water,

(iii) Reduction in water loss,

(iv) Evasion of hot environment.

Which one of the following is a correct set used by the camel?


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29. The equation for complete oxidation of a sub­strate is

2C18H34O2 + 51O2    →    36CO2 + 34H2O

The respiratory quotient for the oxidation is


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30. A likely effect of inhibiting the action of; cholinesterase at a synapse is


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31. Which one of the following processes does not affects the biochemical oxygen demand in an environment?


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32. At which one of the following stages of division does a cell have the same nucleic content as that at metaphase I?


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33. When a lipid is combined with a phosphate group, it becomes


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34. Which of the following animal groups body segments and closed circulatory tern?


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35. Which one of the following occurs in a mam­mal when its thermoregulatory centre detects a lower temperature of blood than normal?


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36. Which one of the following may occur to a community of organisms as a result of natural Section?


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37. Which one of the following parts of the nephron contributes to the production of hypertonic urine?


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38. An occurrence of a phenotypic ratio 3:1 in a dihybrid cross is an indication of


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39. Which one of the following is not exhibited by a well-adapted parasite?


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40. Which one of the following is not a requirement for the working of a physiological homeostatic mechanism?


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