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Name : .. MID YEAR EXAMINATION SMK SCIENCE FORM 4 Objective Questions 1.

What is the basic unit in the nervous system? A Axon B Nucleus C Neurone D Dendrite 2. What is the function of the myelin sheath ? A Transmits impulses to the cell body B Transmits impulses from the cell body C Speeds up the transmission of impulses D Controls all the activities in the neurone 3. Sensory cells which can detect stimuli are called A Neuronea B Effectors C Receptors D Cell bodies 4. Involuntary actions are controlled by the A Cerebrum B Cerebellum C Spinal Cord D Medulla Oblongata 5. Which of the following statements is not true about hormones? A Hormones are secreted by endocrine glands B Hormones are carried by blood to all parts of the body. C Hormones function by controlling and regulating body activities. D Each hormone has only one target organ. 6. What is the function of thyroxine ? A Controls the menstrual cycle B Stimulates the development of Male secondary sexual characteristics C Controls the rate of metabolism in the body D Prepares the body for actions during an emergency

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7. The figure shows the male endocrine system. Which of the following glands A, B, C and D is the pituitary gland?

8. Undersecretion of insulin will cause A Goitre B Dwarfism C Gigantism D Diabetes mellitus 9. The following are effects of drug abuse except A Causing hulluinations. B Activating the nervous system. C Slowing down nerve impulses. D Increasing sensitivity to stimuli. 10.Proprioceptors are receptors which are sensitive to A Light B Sound C Smells D Movements

11. Excessive consumption of alcohol will cause I brain damage II better judgement III cirrhosis of the liver A B C D I and II only I and III only II and III only I, II and III

15. The diagram shows a first generation of cross breeding of two cats.

12. The factors which can affect the state of mind are I drug abuse II hormonal imbalance III excessive consumption of Alcohol A B C D I and II only I and III only II and III only I, II and III

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represents the dominant genes for black fur represents recessive genes for white fur

13. The diagram shows the different phases in cell division in mitosis.

What are the genes for the parents? Male Female A HH Hh B HH hh C Hh hh D hh Hh 16. The diagram shows how the sex offspring is determined in humans.

Which is the correct sequence in the mitosis? A P,Q,R,S B Q,R,P,S C R,S,Q,P D S,P,R,Q 14. A mouses somatic cell contains 40 chormosomes. How many chromosomes are found in its ovum? A B C D 20 40 60 80

Which chromosomes are found in gametes P and Q? A B C D P 22 + X 22 + Y 44 + X 44 + Y Q 22 + Y 22 + X 44 + Y 44 + X

17. Which of the following processes involve mitosis? I Formation of gametes II Development of embryos III Asexual reproduction A B C D I and II only I and III only II and III only I, II and III

21. Meiosis is important for I replacing worn-out cells II producing reproductive cells III causing variation among Individuals A B C D I and II only I and III only II and III only I, II and III

18. The figure shows the inheritance of height of pea plants.

22. The sex of a baby is determined by I the sex chromosome of the sperm II the sex chromosome of the ovum III the number of sex chromosome A B C D I only II only I and III only I, II and III

Which offspring has a correct pair of genes? Offspring Pair of genes A P Tt B Q TT C R TT D S tt 19. The chromosomes present in the male skin cells are A B C D 22 + Y 22 + X 44 + XX 44 + XY

23. Which of the following statements are true about identical twins? I They result from the fertilization of an ovum by a sperm. II They must be of the same sex. III They carry the same genetic information A B C D I and II only I and III only II and III only I, II and III

20. Ali and Ahmad are identical twins. Ali is brought up in Malaysia. Ahmad is brought up in England by his foster parents. They may be different in A weight B blood group C type earlobe D the ability to roll the tongue

24. A female who has only one X chromosome is said to suffer from A B C D Downs syndrome Turners syndrome Klinefelters syndrome Albinism

25. Colour-blindness is a genetic disorder caused by A a chromosome mutation B the presence of 3 sex chromosomes C the presence of an extra chromosome 21. D a recessive gene in the X Chromosome 26. Which of the following genetic disorders are caused by chromosome mutations? I Downs syndrome II Turners syndrome III Klinefelters syndrome A B C D I and II only I and III only II and III only I, II and III

30. The figure shows the breeding of two different type of papaya.

The breeding of these papayas is to produce A plenty of papaya R B sweeter papaya R C a papaya R tree that bears fruit earlier D a papaya R tree that is resistant to disease 31. The diagram shows the structure of a human brain. Which of the parts A, B, C and D control the body equilibrium?

27. Selective breeding is carried out on crops to produce plants which I are more resistant to diseases II bear more fruits III produce fruits of better qualities A B C D I and II only I and III only II and III only I, II and III

28. Which of the following characteristics is affected by environmetal factors? A Body weight B Blood group C The ability to roll the tongue D Type of ear lobes 29. Which of the following is an example of a discontinuous variation? A Height B Skin colour C Body weight D Blood group

32. Which of the following the correct sequences of the mitosis stages?

33. The diagram shows the inheritance of height in a type of plant.

37. The figure shows a process that occurs during cell division.

What is the ratio of the number of tall young plants To the number of dwarf young plants in the filial generation? A B C D 1:0 1:1 1:3 3:1

The process refers to A mitosis B mutation C cross-over D fertilization 38. The figure shows the chromosomes found in the cells of a human body suffering from a genetic disease.

34.Which of the following is an example of a continuous variation? A Height B Blood group C Type of ear lobe D Ability to roll the tongue 35. Which of the following statements is correct about meiosis? A Involves all types of cells B Involved in growth C Halves the number of chromosomes D Genetic contents of daughter cells and Parent cells are similar 36. Which of the following shows the correct number of autosomes and the correct type of sex chromosomes in a baby girl? A 22 + X B 22 + Y C 44 + XX D 44 + XY Which chromosome pair causes the diseases? A 1 B 6 C 21 D 23

39. The graph shows an example of variation among the students in a class.

43. Based on the periodic table, which element represent a metal?

Another example of the same type of variation is A type of hair B body weight C blood group D type of ear lobes

44. Which of the following is not stated in the kinetic theory of matter? A Matter is made up of tiny particles. B The particles of matter are in constant motion. 40. Harris picks some tomatoes. What type of action C When atoms combine is this? chemically, molecules are A A reflex action formed. B A capillary action D When temperature rises, the C A voluntary action particles of matter obtain D An involuntary action more kinetic energy and move faster. 41. Based on the table, which elements are isotopes? 45. Which of the following statements about the characteristics of subatomic particles is not true? A Neutron is neutral in terms of charges. B Proton is the nucleus of an atom. C The mass of the neutron is so small that it is negligible. D Electrons surrounds the nucleus in paths called orbits. 46. Which of the following statements is not true about solid particles? A The particles are closely packed. B The kinetic energy of the particles are high. C The particles cannot move freely. D The particles can only vibrate.

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42. When water changes into ice, A heat is absorbed from the surrounding B its molecules lose their kinetic energy C its molecules are not in an orderly arrangement D the forces of attraction between molecules decreases

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