ALVAN IKOKU FEDERAL COLLEGE OF EDUCATION, OWERRI IN AFEILIATION WITH UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA NSUKKA BIOLOGY DEPARTMENT SECOND SEMESTER EXAMINATIONS 2020/2021 SESSION MCB 102 - INTRODUCTORY MICROBIOLOGY INSTRUCTION: ANSWER ANY FOUR QUESTIONS TIME: 2hrs

1a) Define the following terms (i) Metabolism (ii) Catabolism (ii) Anabolism
b) Catabolism drives Aabolism. Explain
c) Write the following acronym in full: NAD, NADP, FMN, FAD.

2a) State the mode of enzyme reaction
b) List factors affecting enzyme reaction
c) Differentiate between competive and non-competive inhibition

3) Based on your knowledge of Microorganism, discuss the roles they play in Agriculture.

4) In a certain village where you are the only microbiologist, it was noticed that their cows
were dying mysteriously. As a microbiologist, how can you prove to them that death of
the cows were not caused by gods.

5)Based on temperature preference, cells are divided into three (3) main categories.
Name and explain them.

6a) If you start with a population densíty of 200CFU/ml of a bacterium that divides every 20
minutes. What will the population density be at the end of 2 hours, assuming the cells
are in the log phase of growth.
b) List the phases of bacterial growth in a batch culture and briefly explain them.

ALVAN IKOKU FEDERAL COLLEGE OF EDUCATION, OWERRI SCIENCE EDUCATION UNIT, SCHOOL OF SCIENCES FIRST SEMESTER EXAMINATION 2018/2019 SESSION SED 111 ANSWER ANY FOUR QUESTIONS TIME:2HRS

1a. With the aid of a diagram distinguish between plant and animal cell.
b. State the functions of the labelled parts

2. Write short note on the following:
I)Pulmonary circulation ii) Systematic Circulation iii) The blood

3) What are auxins?
b. Enumerate the role of auxins in plant

4. With the aid of a well labelled diagram describe the skin as a sense organ.
b. Outline at least four functions of the skin in mammals.

5.Discuss Extensively on Drug abuse

6a) Distinguish between heredity and variation
b. Write contrasting notes on Gregor Mandela’s first and second laws of inheritance

ALVAN IKOKU FEDERAL COLLEGE OF EDUCATION OWERRI IN AFFILIATION WITH UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA, NSUKKA BIOLOGY DEPARTMENT. FIRST SEMESTER EXAMINATION 2019/2020 SED 111 - BASIC BIOLOGY FOR EDUCATION STUDENTS TIME ALLOWED: 2HRS INSTRUCTION: ANSWER ANY FOUR (4) QUESTIONS.

1a) State Gregory Mendel’s law of inheritance
b) Use the law to explain the phenotypic ratio 9:3:3:1 In a dihybrid inheritance

2a) Write a note on each of the following (i) Double circulation (ii) Pulmonary
circulation (iii) Single circulation.
b) Outline at least four (4) functions of the mammalian blood.

3a) Distinguish between food chain and food web.
b) Construct for each of the following one example (i) Aquatic food chain (ii)
Terrestrial food chain.

4. Write a note on each of the following (a) Ecosystem (b) Habitat c) Niche (d)
Symbiosis

5. Discuss extensively the concept of drug abuse

6a) With the aid of a labelled diagram, explain the eye as an organ of sight in man.
b) State at least five (5) functions of the labelled parts.

ALVAN IKOKU FEDERAL COLLEGE OF EDUCATION,OWERRI. (AFFILLATION WITIH THE UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA, NSUKKA) DEPARTMENT OF BIOLOGY. FIRST SEMESTER EXAMINATIONS 2020/ 2021 ACADEMIC SESSION SED 111- BASIC BIOLOGY FOR EDUCATION STUDENTS INSTRUCTION: ANSWER ANY FOUR QUESTIONS TIME: 2HRS

1a) Draw and label a typical diagram of a plant cell
b) State one function for each of the labeled plants.
c) State (i)Three examples of cells in Human body ii) Three examples of cells in plant body.

2a) illustrate the cell theory
b) Name three plants and three animals that exist only at the cellular level of existence.
c) write a contrasting essay between excretion in plants and those of animals

3a) What are plant hormones?
b) Discuss the role of Hormones in plant growth

4) Discuss briefly on the following (i) Neutrophils (ii) Lymphocytes (ii) Basiphills
(iv) Monocytes

5a) Discuss the functions of blood in man
b) Outline at least five functions of skin as sense organ.

6a) With the aid of diagram(8-10cm) explain the neurone.
b) State at least three (3) Functions of hormone

ALVAN IKOKU FEDERAL COLLEGE OF EDUCATION OWERRI (IN AFFILIATION WITH UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA, NSUKKA) BIOLOGY DEPARTMENT. FIRST SEMESTER EXAMINATION 2019/2020 BIO 151- GENERAL BIOLOGY 1 TIME ALLOWED: 2HRS INSTRUCTION: ANSWER ANY FOUR QUESTIONS .

1a) State five economic importance of Algae.
b) Explain the life cycle of Angiosperm
c)List the four living orders of Gymnosperm
d) State three differences between a monocot and dicot.

2a) Explain the haploidic life cycle type found in Algae
b) State six (6) characteristics of Bryophytes
c) Mention four distinct groups found in Pteridophytes.

3)Explain the life cycle of a named protozoa.

4a) Explain Asexual reproduction in sponges
b) Draw the life cycle of a sponge.

c. List the stages involved in viral reproduction.
d. Mention any four (4) economic importance of fungi.

5a) Using a well annotated diagram, describe the bacteria cell
b) List any two (2) internal and external structures of a bacterium and
their functions.
c) List any four shapes of a bacterium.

6a) Viruses are acellular in nature. Explain.
bi) Define the term bacteriophage.
bii) Draw and label a named complex virus
c) List the stages involved in viral reproduction.
d) Mention any four (4) economic importance of fungi.

ALVAN IKOKU FEDERAL COLLEGE OF EDUCATION, OWERRI IN AFFILIATION WITH UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA NSUKKA BIOLOGY DEPARTMENT FIRST SEMESTER EXAMINATIONS 2020/2021 SESSION BIO 151 – GENERAL BIOLOGY1 INSTRUCTIONS: Answer any 4 Questions of Choice TIME:2HR

1a. Viruses are termed to be living and non-living. Explain.
b. Using diagrams, differentiate between a helical virus and a binal virus.
c. Write out any three (3) economic importance of virus.
2a. Describe the anatomy of a bacteria using a well labelled diagram.
b. List and briefly explain any four structures external to the bacterial cell wall.
c. Write short note on reproduction in bacteria.
3a. List six group/ types of Algae
b. Describe the Haplontic type of Life Cycle in Algae.
c. State five economic importance of Algae.
4a. State seven characteristics of Bryophytes.
b. Mention 4 divisions/ group of Pteridiopytes.
c. State five differences in Monocot and Dicot Plants.
d. List the three types of ovary found in flowers
5a. Explain the following five (5) asexual reproduction types in sponges
(i)Regeneration, fission and fragmentation (ii) Reduction bodies (ii) Gemmules
(iv) Budding (v) Branching.
b. State any five (5) economic importance of protozoa
6a. State the scientific classification of a goat
b. Draw the life cycle of Annelid (earthworm) and state four (4) economic importance

ALVAN IKOKU FEDERAL COLLEGE OF EDUCATION, OWERRI IN AFFILIATION WITH UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA NSUKKA BIOLOGY DEPARTMENT SECOND SEMESTER EXAMINATIONS 2020/2021 SESSION GENERAL BIOLOGY II - BIO 152 INSTRUCTION: ANSWER ANY FOUR QUESTIONS TIME: 2HRS

1a (i) list the branches of systematics.
(ii) list the names of the primary producers and the primary consumers in the Atlantic Ocean Session
b (i)Draw the electronic configuration for chlorine.
(ii) What kind of bond is formed in NaCl
(iii)Use the Bohr model to illustrate the bond.
(iv) What are polar covalent bonds?
c) List four types of flowers Parts
d) Write short notes on four functions of proteins and three functions of carbohydrates.

2a)If a population of 400 cashew trees is spread over 5 hectares, what is its population density?
b) Using Carolus Linnaeus system of classification, classify the onion bulb and human being.
c) Explain the followings:
(i) Scavenger
(ii) Decomposers
(iii) Autotrophs
(iv)Heterotrophs.

3a)Describe any three (3) qualities of water that makes it unique for life.
b) What are buffers? Give any two examples of buffers in the blood.

4a) life cycle of an angiosperm
b) Define pollination
c) List 3 agents of pollination

5a) What do you understand by the term photosynthesis?
b) Explain the light reactions of photosynthesis

ALVAN IKOKU FEDERAL COLLEGE OF EDUCATION, OWERRI IN AFFILIATION WITH THE UNIVERSITY NSUKKA SECOND SEMESTER EXAMINATION 2019/2020 TIME: 2HRS ZEB 172- INTRODUCTORY ENVIRONMENTAL BIOLOGY INSTRUCTIONS: ANSWER ANY FOUR QUESTIONS OF YOUR CHOICE

1a) What are biodegradable pollutants?
b)List five non-biodegradable pollutants
c) State three effect of air pollution

2a) Define biodiversity
b) Outline five importance of biodiversity
ci) Mention two basic strategies used in conserving biodiversity
ii) Explain each of the strategies above

3a) What is environmental degradation?
b) Discuss 5 effects of environmental degradation.

4a) List five ways environmental degradaion can be accessed.
b) Give five ways environmental degradation can be controlled
c) List two causes of environmental degradation

5a) Define climate change
b) Mention and explain in details 3 climate change impacts in the environment.

6) Discuss the effect of environmental degradation on Agriculture.

ALVAN IKOKU FEDERAL COLLEGE OF EDUCATION, OWERRI IN AFFILIATION WITH UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA NSUKKA BIOLOGY DEPARTMENT SECOND SEMESTER EXAMINATIONS 2020/2021. ZEB 172- BASIC PRINCIPLES OF ENVIRONMENTAL BIOLOGY INSTRUCTION: ANSWER ANY FOUR (4) QUESTIONS. TIME: 2HRS

1a) Define climate and climate change
b)Write short notes on the following
(i) Impacts of climate change
(ii) Adaptations to the impacts of climate change on human health.

2a) Define environmental degradation.
b)Discuss 5 effects of environmental degradation

3) Discus five ways of assessing enviromental degradation.

4a) Define the tern ‘Environmental Pollution’
b) Explain the effects of the following types of pollution:
(i) Air pollution
(ii) Land Pollution

5a) What do you understand by the term ‘Environment’?
b) List and explain 5 interspecific interactions in the ecosystem.

6a) Define Biodiversity
b) Explain the two methods of conserving biodiversity

ALVAN IKOKU FEDERAL COLLEGE OF EDUCATION, OWERRI IN AFFILIATION WITH UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA NSUKKA FACULTY: EDUCATION SCHOOL: SCIENCES DEPARTMENT:BIOLOGY COURSE CODE: ZEB 172 COURSE TITLE: INTRODUCTORY ENVIRONMENTAL BIOLOGY ACADEMIC YEAR: 2021/2022 SEMESTER:SECOND TIME: 2HRS INSTRUCTION: ANSWER ANY FOUR QUESTIONS

1a. Define environmental pollution
1b. Mention two types of pollutants
1c. What are the effects of air pollution ?

2a. What is biodiversity?
2b. Mention three uses of biodiversity
2c. Man has posed a threat to biodiversity. Discuss.

3a. Explain Environmental degradation
3b. Discuss in details the effects of Environmental degradation

4a. Discuss ways environmental degradation can be accessed
4b. List 5 control measures for environmental degradation

5a. Explain climate change
5b. Describe four impacts of climate change

6a What do you understand by the term “adaptation “?
6b. Explain in details five adaptations to the impacts of climate change on human health.

ALVAN IKOKU FEDERAL COLLEGE OF EDUCATION BIOLOGY DEPARTMENT FIRST SEMESTER EXAMINATION 2016/2017 SESSION MCB 201 - (INTRODUCTION TO GENERAL MICROBIOLOGY) TIME: 2 1/2 HRS INSTRUCTIONS: ANSWER ANY FOUR (4) QUESTIONS.

1a. With a well labelled diagram, discuss bacterial cell structure.
b. Explain the classification of bacteria based on
(i) Cell shapes (ii) Flagellation
(iii) Gram Staining.
2. Discuss the role of microorganisms as friends and foes.
3a. Define the following:
(i)Sterilization (ii) Preservation
(ii) Germicide.
b. State one major difference between disinfectant and antiseptic
c. You are provided with a perishable item e.g. milk; explain the best method of
sterilizing it.
4a. Explain the term ‘Bacterial Growth Curve’.
b. What are the conditions necessary for growth?
5a. Discuss the theory of spontaneous generation.
b. Write short notes on Experiments of Pasteur and Tyndal.
6a. Differentiate between a known Prokaryotic and Eukaryotic cell.
b. Draw a well labelled diagram of a Eukaryotic cell and state the functions of five (5) different organelles.

ALVAN IKOKU FEDERAL COLLEGE OF EDUCATION, OWERRI. BIOLOGY DEPARTMENT FIRST SEMESTER EXAMINATION 2017/2018 SESSION MCB 201 - (INTRODUCTORY MICROBIOLOGY) TIME: 2 1/2 HRS INSTRUCTION: ANSWER ANY FOUR (4) QUESTIONS, TWO FROM EACH SECTION.

 SECTION A
1a. Explain the term “medium for bacteria growth”
b. Discuss in details the synthetic and complex media for bacteria cultivation.
2a. List and explain the problems associated with the growth of bacteria
b. With a diagram, write short notes on the stages of bacteria growth.
SECTION B
3a. ‘Pasteur’s work was a masterpiece of logic’, discuss.
b. What was Tyndall’s contribution?
4a. Define the concept of spontaneous generation.
b. List one scientist in support and two against the concept of abiogenesis.
c. Discuss the importance of microbiology.
5a. Define the term ‘Microorganism’.
b. State two differences between prokaryotes and eukaryotes.
c. Describe the different shapes of bacteria.
d. List three structures internal to the cell wall of bacteria and state one function of each.
6a. Define the resolving power of a microscope.
b. List the different types of microscope.
c. Given that the wavelength of light is 0.55 and numerical aperture is 1.3, calculate the resolving power.
7a. State the three characteristics of fungi
b. List the asexual spores found in fungi.
c. Describe the steps involved in viral multiplications.
d. Draw and label bacteriophage.

ALVAN IKOKU FEDERAL COLLEGE OF EDUCATION, OWERRI (IN AFFILIATION WITH UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA, NSUKKA) DEPARTMENT OF BIOLOGY FIRST SEMESTER EXAMINATION 2018/2019 ACADEMIC SESSION COUSRE CODE AND TITLE: ZO0 201- General Invertebrate Zoology 1 TIME ALLOWED: 2hours. INSTRUCTION: Answer questions one (1) and any other three (3) at least one from each section

SECTION A -PRACTICAL
1a. Identify with reasons specimen A, B, C, D, E and F and indicate their classes and habitats.
b.What are the features of these specimens that enhance their survival in their habitats
mentioned?
SECTION B
2a. List and explain the components of the body wall of an earthworm Phoretima posthums
2b. What are the functions of the body wall?
3a. Draw and label the land snail
3b. Write short notes on; Head-foot, Radula and Visceral mass
4a. Explain mitotic division in Amoeba
4b.Write briefly on the groups of protozoans that possesses flagella for locomotion and feeding
5a. Classify Paramecium caudatum according to systematic classification
5b. Explain the mechanism of feeding in Amoeba
6a. Briefly describe with examples the organisms in the different classes of Phylum Cnidaria
(coelenterate)
6b.Using diagrams differentiate between polyp and medusa forms of Coelenterate.
6c. Explain any seven (7) distinctive features of phylum Platyhelminthes.

ALVAN IKOKU FEDERAL COLIEGE OF EDUCATION, OWERRI. DEPARTMENT OF BIOLOGY SECOND SEMESTER EXAMINATION 2019/2020 ZEB 202 - GENERAL INVERTEBRATE BIOLOGY INSTRUCTION: ANSWER QUESTION 1 AND ANY OTHER 3.

1a) Identify Specimen i – iv with at two reasons for your identification.
b) In not more than 8-10cm draw and label specimen iv
c) Outline five (5) economic importance of specimen ii

2a) In a tabular form differentiate between the sub phylunm delicerate and sub
phylum Mandibulata
b) Write short note on sexual dimorphism

3)Describe the 3 main body parts shared by all Mollusks.

4) The shell of Bivalves consists of3 layers. Discuss!!

5a) What are echinoderms?
b) Echinoderms have enabled man to get improved in tlhe study of science,
Discuss

6a) Enumerate the embryological similarities that spring animals share in
common with chordates.
b)With the aid of a diagram, illustrate the oral surface of a named echinoderm.

ALVAN IKOKU FEDERAL COLLEGE OF EDUCATION, OWERRI IN AFFILIATION WITH UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA NSUKKA BIOLOGY DEPARTMENT SECOND SEMESTER EXAMINATIONS 2020/2021 SESSION GENERAL INVERTEBRATE ZOOLOGY II - ZEB 202 INSTRUCTION: ANSWER QUESTION 1 AND ANY OTHER THREE QUESTIONS. TIME: 2HRS

1a) Identify Specimen A,B,C
b) Using specimen A and B, identify the following: I, ii, iii, iv, v, vi and state
their functions.

2) Explain the meaning of the following: (i) Molluscus (ii) Malacology
(iii) Conchology (iv) Mantle (v) Radula

3a) Briefly explain the term sexual dimorphism.
b) Outline at least five reasons for the achievement of great diversity and abundance by Arthropods.

4a) Outline at least four reasons for the acceptance of Annelida as the ancestor of
Arthropods.
b) In a tabular form differentiate between the Chelicerata and Mandibulata.

5) Write concisely on the nervous system of a named Echinoderm.

6) The spiny organisms are the missing link between invertebrates and chordates.
Discuss.

ALVAN IKOKU FEDERAL COLLEGE OF EDUCATION IN AFFILIATION WITH UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA BIOLOGY DEPARTMENT SECOND SEMESTER EXAMINATIONS 2020/2021 SESSION SED 206 - ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES IN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION. INSTRUCTION: ANSWER ANY FOUR QUESTIONS OF YOUR CHOICE TIME: 2HRS

1a) Briefly explain Environmental education.
b) Discuss three objectives of environmental education.
c) State 3 importance of environmental education to mankind.

2a) Briefly explain homeostasis of the ecosysiem.
b) In your understanding what does environmental sustainability mean?
c) How can this be achieved.

3a) What do you understand by energy transformation?
b) With two examples each, differentiate between natural and artificial energy
transformation systems.
c) State five (5) sources of energy in the environment.

4a) Briefly explain the meaning of Global Warming.
b) Mention three (3) causes of Global warming.
c) Describe Greenhouse effects and list four (4) gases classified as Greenhouse gases.
d) Suggest (4) effects of Global warming and their remedies.

5a) What is deforestation?
b) List four causes of deforestation.
c)State three (3) common effects of deforestation.
d) Suggest five (5) ways to curb deforestation

6)Discuss the five (5) problems associated with pollution in the environment.

ALVAN IKOKU FEDERAL COLLEGE OF EDUCATION, OWERRI (IN AFFILIATION WITH THE UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA, NSUKKA) DEPARTMENT OF BIOLOGY FIRST SEMESTER EXAMINATION 2018/2019 ACADEMIC SESSION COURSE CODE AND TITLE:PSB211-Phycology and Bryology TIME ALLOWED: 2hours INSTRUCTION: Answer all questions in section A any other four (4) questions in Section B. SECTION A-PRATICAL- Answer all questions.

1a. ldentify the organism represented in I.
b. Name parts labeled i-vi
C. Name structures ii, iii and iv
d. Comment on the biological significance of structures ii,iii and iv
2a. Identify the specimen A and B.
b. Observe specimen A and state at least three external morphology of the specimen
C. Draw the internal structure of specimen B.
SECTION B (Answer any four questions)
1. Give a detailed cassification of the algal division Cyanophyla
2. Compose notes on (a) Nature of cell wall conponents in algae
(b). Nature of food reserves
3. (a). Discuss alternation of generations in Bryophytes under haplad and diploid stage
(b). Alternation of generations is not obligatory in Bryophytes (Discuss).
4. Draw and label male and female plants of Marchantia poli morpha
5. (a). List the taxonomic position of the genus Porphyra
(b). State in a tabular form, five differences between sub class Banglodeae and subclass
florideae
6. (a). Describe the events that occur after fertilization in the red algae Nemalion multifidum
(b). State any seven economic importances of the red Algae.

Alvan Ikoku Federal College of Education, Owerri In Affiliation with the University of Nigeria, Nsukka School: Sciences Department: Biology Course Code: PSB 211 Course Title: Phycology and Bryology Semester: First Academic year: 2022/ 2023 Credit Unit: 2. Time: 2 hrs Instructions: Answer all questions in Section A and Any other three from Section B.

Section A
1. a) Identify specimen A
b) Label the parts number i-x
c) State one function each for any five labelled parts.
d) State: (i) 3 Animal characteristics of the A
(ii) 3 plant characteristics of the specimen.
e) Give a detailed classification of the organism.
2. Using a hand lens observe specimen B.
a. Highlight the basic features of specimen B.
b. Draw and label the internal structures of specimen B.
c. Describe it’s involvement in the reproductive cycle of a named plant.

Section B(Answer any three)
3. Write a comprehensive essay on Algal utilization.
4a. Outline 3 differences and 3 similarities between Liverworts and Mosses.
b. Using an illustration describe the basic life cycle of Bryophytes.
5a. Define a Thallus.
b. Describe the range of vegetative structure in Rhodophyceae.
6a. Draw and label the structure of unicelullar red algae Porphyridium.
b. List two features of the Red algae.

ALVAN IKOKU FEDERAL COLLEGE OF EDUCATION,OWERRI. SCIENCE EDUCATION UNIT, SCHOOL OF SCIENCES SECOND SEMESTER EXANINATION, 2018/2019 SESSION SED 212: BIOLOGY SPECIAL METHODS lnstruction: Answer question 1 and any three other only Time:2hrs

1a. Briefly explain the five cardinal objectives upon which the current senior secondary Biology curriculum was drawn?
b. What are the four main objectives of the Biology curriculum?
c. Identify the six sections of the biology curriculum?
d. Use a particular topic in Biology and prepare a 45-minute lesson plan.

2a. Explain the Biology laboratory?
b. Discuss four types of indoor Biology laboratory with specific examples?
c. List three importance of Zoological Garden?
d. List two importance of Botanical Garden?

3a. Discuss the room provisions in a standard Biology laboratory?
b. What do you understand by orientation of the Biology Laboratory?
c. State five safety rules in the Biology laboratory indicating the importance of the rules and the consequence of violating such rules.

4a. Explain the concept of improvisation?
b. Describe how you will improvise the human eye for teaching sense organs in Biology?
c. Make a list of 10 objects that can improvised in the Biology laboratory and the local materials that will be used?

5a. What teaching method would be most appropriate to teach a concept that can be better understood outside the classroom?
b. Provide the merits and demerits of he method mentioned above?
c. Differentiate between demonstration teaching method and experimental teaching method

6a. Define measurement and evaluation
b. Explain the six levels of assessing students cognitive ability
c. Briefly explain the Jerome Bruner’s theoty of discovery learning.

Alvan Ikoku Federal College of Education, Owerri In Affliation with University of Nigeria, Nsukka Faculty: Education Department:Biology School:Sciences Course Title: Biology Education Special Method Course Code: SED 212 Semester: Second Academic Year: 2021/2022 Time: 2hrs Instruction: Answer Question one and any other three questions.

1a. You are the senior biology teacher in a newly established school,what professional advice will you give in the construction of biology laboratory?
1b. State 3 safety rules in the biology laboratory, point out the importance of the rules mentioned and the implications of not keeping the rules.

2a. Discuss two learning theories and their
application to biology curriculum
2b. Enumerate four different types of indoor biology laboratory and explain one of them?
2c. State 5 benefits of Botanical garden?

3a. Explain three professional disciplines in the biological sciences?
3b. Discuss the four main objectives
of the biology curriculum.
3c. Highlight the six sections of the SSCE biology curriculum?

4a. What is improvisation in biology teaching and learning?
4b. Explain the three approaches to improvisation?
4c. State three conditions for improvisation?

5a. Choose a topic in biology, write a lesson plan using the 21st” century instructional strategy?
5b. Enumerate five characteristics of the 21st” Century instructional strategies?

6a. Explain in detail online teaching and learning of biology?
6b. Explain five teaching skills required by
a biology teacher for effective lesson delivery?
6c. What is scheme of work?

ALVAN IKOKU FEDERAL COLLEGE OF EDUCATION, OWERRI IN AFFILIATION WITH UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA NSUKKA BIOLOGY DEPARTMENT FIRST SEMESTER EXAMINATIONS 2020/2021 SESSION PSB 221: GENERAL PLANT ANATOMY INSTRUCTION 0: ANSWER ALL THE QUESTIONS FROM SECTION A AND ANY OTHER FOUR FROM SECTION B. TIME:2HRS

SECTION A
1a) Identify specimen A.
b) Identify the parts labelled i-V.
C) State one function each of the parts labelled.

2) Observe the specimen B, C, and D and answer the questions that follows
a)Identify specimen B, C, D
b)Name the labels i -iv
c) Mention the plant part where each of them occur
d) State one plant example where each of them is produced
e) State one common name given to the structures shown in specimen B, C, D.

SECTION B
2a) Define sclerenchyma tissue.
b) Write conscisely the components of the sclerenchyma tissue

3a) Define complex tissue.
b) Describe with the aid of labelled diagram the types of xylem vessels and tracheids.

4a) State three differences between the reaction wood found in Conifers and
Dicotyledons.
b)Explain the following terms: (i) Lenticels (ii)Bark (ii)Cork

5) Describe the origin and activity of the Cork Cambium

6a) Define the term Ergastic substances.
b)Using a simple scheme, classify Ergastic substances
c) Discuss the diversity in the occurrence of calcium oxalate crystals

7) Write short notes on the following:
a) Nitrogenous waste products
b)Pigments
c) Sugars

UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA, NSUKKA ALVAN IKOKU FEDERAL COLLEGE OF EDUCATION, OWERRI DEPARTMENT OF CURRICULUM& INSTRUCTION 2020/2021 SECOND SEMESTER REGULAR DEGREE EXAMINATION ED, 222 SPECIAL METHODS (BIOŁOGY) Instruction: Answer four questions only Time: 2hrs

1a. Planning is very important if teaching must be successful. As a Science teacher to be discuss Four (4) reasons why you need to plan your lesson.
b. Briefly discuss the four elements of a good performance objective
c. With the aid of a diagram, show the Cyclic nature of micro teaching.

2a. What do you understand by the concept “Teaching Skill”
b. Using concrete examples from your subject area, describe four (4) ways you can apply
the skill of Set Induction in your lesson

3a. Present a comprehensive lesson plan for the teaching of a selected SS II Biology
concept
b) What are Performance Objectives?

4a The use of instructional material is very crucial in Science teaching and learning.
Mention five examples of improvised instructional materials that can be used in
Science and outline the topics where they can be applied in Biology lesson.
b. Briefly discuss four factors considered when designing a Biology laboratory.

5a. What are active learning instructional strategies?
b. List at least five active learning instructional strategies you have studied
c. Discuss how you can use “Think Pair Share” instructional strategy to teach a named concept in Bịology.

6a. Using two points describe how a Biology teacher would apply Ausubel’s theory of
learning in her lesson.
b What four considerations do you make when choosing a particular method of
teaching.
c. Emunerate four (4)relevance of continuous evaluation to Biology teacher.

ALVAN IKOKU FEDERAL COLLEGE OF EDUCATION, OWERRI IN AFFILIATION WITH UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA NSUKKA SCHOOL: EDUCATION DEPARTMENT: CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION COURSE CODE: ED 222 COURSE TITLE: SPECIAL METHODS (BIOLOGY) ACADEMIC YEAR: 2021/2022 SEMESTER: SECOND TIME: 2HRS INSTRUCTION: ANSWER FOUR QUESTIONS ONLY

EXAMINATION QUESTIONS
1 Make a clear distinction between curriculum and the following; a) syllabus b) scheme of work c) unit plan d) lesson plan.

2. While teaching methods are generally applied, techniques in teaching are unique to teachers. Discuss this assertion in terms of teacher effectiveness
b. Briefly discuss five (5) factors that can influence your choice of teaching method in a Biology lesson

3a) With the aid of a diagram, show the cyclic nature of a micro teaching practice.
b) Using concrete example from your subject area,describe five ways you can apply the skill of set induction in your lesson.

4a) What five (5) objectives are achieved by including Biology as teaching subject in Alvan Demonstration Secondary School?
b. Briefly discuss four factors considered when designing a biology laboratory

5) Present a comprehensive lesson plan for the teaching of a Biology concept in SSS1

6a) Mention five (5) Active learning instructional strategies you can
use to teach your lesson
b) Describe how you can use a “fish bowl” instructional strategies to teach
a named concept in Biology.
c) Enumerate five relevance of formative evaluation to a Biology teacher.

ALVAN IKOKU FEDERAL COLLEGE OF EDUCATION, OWERRI (IN AFFILIATION WITH UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA, NSUKKA) DEPARTMENT OF BIOLOGY FIRST SEMESTER EXAMINATION 2018/2019 ACADEMIC SESSION COUSRE CODE AND TITLE: PSB241-INTRODUCTORY MYCOLOGY TIME ALLOWED: 2 hours, 30 minutes. INSTRUCTION: Answer all questions in Section A and any four (4) questions in Section B.

1. Study the diagrams A, B and C and answer the questions that follow:
A
1a. Identify the structures A, B and C
1b. Name the labels i-v
1c. State functions of each part i-v
1d. Comment briefly on the biological significance of the diagrams A, B and C.
2a. Observe and identify the specimen
2b. Outline the identifying characters based on (i) Habitat (ii) Structure of the body and (i)
Reproductive structure
Section B (answer any 4 questions)
3 a. write an essay on the uses and abuses of members of classs Chytridiomycetes
b. Outline and explain sexual reproductive methods in the class Chytridiomycetes
4. Elucidate the phenomenon of sporangial proliferation in a named fungal order.
5a. State eight (8) general characteristics of Basidiomycotina
b. Discuss sexual reproduction in Agaicus spp.
6a Outline six (6) features to define Ascomycotina
b. Write notes on the following processes in yeast
(0). Budding (i) Fission (i1) Haplobiontic type (iv) Diplobiontic bype
7. Draw the different types of conidia observed in Deuteromymycetes.
8. Write short notes on the following (i) Synemata (ii) Sporodochum (i) Pycnidium (iv)
Acervulus

Alvan Ikoku Federal College of Education, Owerri In Affiliation with the University of Nigeria, Nsukka School: Sciences Department: Biology Course Title: Laboratory Technique Course Code: ZEB 303 Academic year: 2022/2023 Semester: First Credit Unit: 2. Time: 2 hrs INSTRUCTION: ANSWER QUESTION ONE AND ANY OTHER THREE QUESTIONS

1. You are provided with Specimen A, B, C, D, E.
a. State the biological importance of each of the specimen.
b. Draw and label specimen B.
c. Describe how you will prepare, mount and focus a slide on specimen A.
2a. What do you understand by Biological Illustration?.
b. State 3 functions of a biological illustrator.
c. Explain 3 importance of fixation.
d. Define staining and mention two examples of stains.
3a. Discuss the design of the biology laboratory with respect to space provisions, shape and size of the laboratory?
3b. Explain the use of each of the following instrument in the conduct of Biology practical
i. Microtome ii. Quadrat
iii. Dissecting kit
4a. Discuss how you will improvise urinary system for instructional purpose (Diagram
essential).
4b. Explain 3 methods of preparation of disarticulated vertebrates skeleton.
5a. Enumerate 5 Biology laboratory safety precautions
b. Discuss five importance of a laboratory coat as part of Personal Protective equipment (PPE)
c. Briefly discuss five functions of safety shoe in the biological laboratory.
6a. Discuss seven procedures for chemical spill cleanup
b. Discuss eight causes of electrical accident in a science laboratory

Alvan koku Federal Colłege of Education, Owerri In Affiliation with the University of Nigeria, Nsukka School: Sciences Department: Biology Course Code: ZEB 331 Academic year: 2022/2023 Course Title: Applied Entomology Semester: First Time: 2hrs Credit Unit: 2. Instruction: Answer question one and any other three questions

1a. Identify specimens A, B, and C with two reasons.
2b. Outline at least six economic importance of specimen A.
1c. List at least 2 examples of food crops classified as;
i. Legumes, ii. Cereals, ii. Roots and tubers, iv. Tree crops, v. Horticultural crops.
2. Explain briefly on; (a). Mode of attack (b). Type of damage, and
c. Control measures of a named insect pest of maize
3. Write short notes on the following; (a). Toxicoiogy, (b). Biopesticides
4. Discuss extensively on insecticide formulation.
5a) What is pest situation?
5b) outline at least five factors for sub- lethal dose effect.
6a. Define the following twO terms: (i) Entomology, (ii) Pests.
6b. List four methods of pest control
6c. Write short note on cultural control method.

Alvan Ikoku Federal College of Education, Owerri In Affiliation with the University of Nigeria, Nsukka School: Sciences Department: Bioiogy Course Code: ZEB 401 Course Title:Chordate Zoology II Academic year: 2022/2023 Semester: First Credit Unit: 2. INSTRUCTIONS: Answer question 1 and any other three (3) questions.

1a) Identify specimen A, B and C with reason.
b)State how the beak of specimen A relate to their diet.
c) Outline at least three (3) roles of specimen B feet to their adaptation.
d) state five (5) observable difference between specimen B and C.
2) Outline six (6) features that enable birds survive air borne life.
3a. Explain briefly the mechanism of breathing in a named mammal.
3b. State at least four features of the subclass Prototheria.
4a. Enumerate ten (10) features that prove the dominance of mammals as a group over other animals.
4b.Briefly explain the polyphyletic theory of mammals pointing out why mammals are said to have such origin.
5. Reptiles are the first tetrapods to conquer life on land discuss.
6. Discuss briefly the significant of the following in the egg of Reptiles, (I) Yolk (I) Amnion.

ALVAN IKOKU FEDERAL COLLEGE OF EDUCATION, OWERRI IN AFFILIATION WITH UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA, NSUKKA School. Sciences Department:Biology Course Code: ZEB 403 Course Title: Systematically Zoology and Evolution Academic year: 2022/2023 Semester: First Credit Unit:2. Time:2hrs Instructions: Answer question 1 and any other 3 questions of choice

1ai. Identify specimens A- G
1aii. State one use of specimens identified in 1ai.
1b. Using the seven taxa, classify specimen H with reasons.
2a. Explain the term Binomial nomenclature.
bi. Explain three criteria used in classifying organisms.
3a. List five evidences of organic evolution.
3b. Differentiate between analogous and homologous structures.
4a. Define Taxonomy
4b. State seven precautions to take in Animal Presentation.
4c. Explain the following terms : (i)Priority
(ii) Nomenclature
(iii) Holotype.
5. Discuss the early history of classification.
6a. Explain the following terms:
(i). Evolution
(ii) Genetics
b. Discuss the following theories of evolution :
(i)Lamarckism (ii)Darwinism

Alvan Ikoku Federal College of Education, Owerri In Affiliation with the University of Nigeria, Nsukka School: Sciences Department: Biology Course Title: Animal Developmental Biology Course Code: ZEB 411 Academic year 2022/2023 Semester: First Time: 2 hrs Credit Unit: 2 Answer question one, and any other three questions.

1a. Identify specimens A, B, C, and D provided with at least two reasons.
1b. Using the diagram X. State one function of the organs labeled: i, ii, iii,iv, v.
2. With the aid of diagrams, discuss the various types of cleavage in a named vertebrate
3. Relate vividly the concept of neurulation as an evidence of embryology.
4a. What is organogenesis?
4b. Outline the three kinds of morphogenic changes that became the first evidence of
organ building.
4c. Describe organogenesis in a named vertebrate animal
5. Using diagrams, describe the different stages of gastrulation in a named mammal.
6a. Highlight on the three types of tissues differentiated into by the developing embryo
undergoing gastrulation and the organs they produce
6b. Define the following terms;
A. Fetus
B. Gastrulation
C. Notochord
D. Embryo
E. Blastula

Alvan Ikoku Federal College of Education, Owerri In Affiliation with the University of Nigeria, Nsukka School: Sciences Department: Biology Course Code: ZEB 441 Course Title: Fisheries Academic year: 2022/2023 Semester: First Time: 2hrs Credit Unit: 2. Instruction: Answer question 1 and any other 3 questions

1a. Identify specimens A, B, C,D,E, F, and G
1b. State the difference between autochthonous and allochthonous food
1c. Define the following (i) Plankton Community (ii) Benthic Community (iii) Neuston
Community (iv) Secondary food (v) Obligatory food (vi) Fish silage (vii) Fish pearl
2a: Sketch and state one feature of the following- Fusiform, globiform,
compressiform, Sagittform, filiform and taeniform fishes with respect to fishes
2b. Define fish meal, Isinglass and incidental food
3a. Describe any six (6) factors that influence food and feeding habit of fish
3b. Enumerate on any two (2) quantitative analysis of stomach content of fish
4a. What are fish parasites?
4b. What are the four (4) methods that can be used to determine age and growth in
fishes. Expatiate on them.
5a. Define fish Ecology
5b. Explain the following ecological terms:
i. Autecology, ii. Synecology, ii. Cytoecology, iv. Pedology, v. Paleoecology
6. List and discuss five ecological factors that affect the life of fish in water.