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Now today we will be looking at:  Jamb Biology Questions & Answer 2021/2022. Many Jamb candidates who put Biology as their aspiring course is asking for jamb Biology past question and answer. What will Jamb set in Biology for 2021 UTME and what are the top hot likely questions to come out in Jamb 2021 Biology? We know that any candidate who wants to score high in his/her jamb most make use of Biology questions. However, most of you have been calling me asking me to provide you with Biology past question or likely questions to come out on the jamb day. Some are even asking how important is likely Biology questions. So I have complied more than 400 likely jamb Biology Questions 2021/2022. 


Jamb biology past questions

1. Milk can be pasturized by?

A. The addition of common salt
B. boiling for one hour
C. heating to 75⁰C for 20 minutes
D. the addition of vinegar

2. All living cells require water because?

A. is a medium for all metabolic reactions
B. is a medium that neutralize acids in cells
C. is the main source of energy for the cells
D. prevents the developments of diseases in cells

3. A characteristic that can possibly be shared by both living and non living organism is

A. locomotion
B. irritability
C. increase in biomass
D. increase in size

4. viruses are regarded as non-living because they?

A. can neither reproduce asexually nor sexually
B. Cannot survive in their respective environments.
C. do not possess characteristics to the next
D. can neither respire nor excrete

5. When a virus is placed in a non-living medium it

A. becomes dehydrated
B. forms spores
C. forms flagella
D. becomes crystallized

6. The smallest living organisms which share the characteristics of both the living and non-living matter are

A. bacteria
B. fungi
C. viruses
D. protozoa

7. Which of the following does a virus have in common with animal cells?

A. Nucleus
C. Glycogen
D. Cytoplasm

8. The ability of a living organism to detect and respond to changes in the environment is referred to as?

A. Growth
B. Taxis
C. Locomotion
D. Irritability

9. In which of the following tissues do the cells have the ability to divide?

A. Meristem
B. Sclerenchyma
C. phloem
D. Collenchyma

10. All living organisms

A. photosynthesize
B. respire
C. Move
D. Feed

11. Most cells in higher animals retain their power of division except

A. lymphocytes
B. nerve cells
C. Malpighian cells
D. germ cells

12. The organelles present in cells that are actively respiring and photosynthesizing are?

A. Golgi apparatus and endoplasmic reticulum
B. nucleus and centrioles
C. mitochondria and chloroplast
D. lysosomes and ribosomes

13. which of the following is a characteristic of animal cell?

A. presence of chloroplasts
B. possession of a cellulose cell wall
C. Absence of large vacuoles.
D. presence of large vacuoles

14. The part of the cell solely responsible for respiration is the

A. nucleus
B. nucleolus
C. mitochondria
D. golgi apparatus

15. Which of the following does not exist as a single free cell?

A. paramecium
B. Volvox
C. Amoeba
D. chlamydomonas

16. Viruses are considered to be living organism because they?

A. Possess transmittable characters
B. Moves from one place to another
C. Respond to stimuli
D. Ingests food materials

17. Which of the following does virus have in common with animal cells?

A. Nucleus
C. glycogen
D. cytoplasm

18. All living organisms

A. photosynthesize
B. Respire
C. Move
D. Feed

19. In which of the following tissues do the cells have the ability to divide?

A. Meristem
B. Scelrenchyma
C. phloem
D. collenchyma

20. where is energy produced in a cell?

A. nucleolus
B. nucleus
C. lysosomes
D. Mitochondria

21. Which of the following cell constituent is not common in both plant and animals?

A. Mitochondria
B. chloroplasts
C. Ribosomes
D. Golgi apparatus

22. The function of ribosomes in cells is?

A. protein synthesis
B. starch synthesis
C. transport of materials
D. lipid storage

23. Which of the following structures is common to Euglena, white blood cell and amoeba.

A. Vacuole
B. cell wall
C. cilia
D. cell membrane

24. The organelle involved in tissue respiration is the

A. endoplasmic reticulum
B. ribosomes
C. golgi body
D. mitochondrion

25. The membrane surrounding the vacuole in plants is called?

A. plasmalemma
B. Tonoplast
C. Nuclear membrane
D. endoplasmic reticulum

26. Which of the following plants is swollen shoot disease common?

A. Groundnuts
B. cocoa
C. corn
D. cotton

27. The cilia in paramecium are used for ?

A. Respiration
B. locomotion
C. protection
D. regulating food intake

28. which of the following is an organ?

A. Guard cells
B. liver
C. Xylem bundle
D. blood

29. Which of the following organism does not exist as a single free living cell?

A. paramecium
B. volvox
C. Amoeba
D. Chlamydomonas

30. An amoeba and an unlaid chicken eggs are ?

A. Animal tissues
B. Organelles
C. single cell
D. Organisms

31. Euglena may be classified as a plant because it

A. has chloroplast
B. has a gullet
C. lives in a pond
D. possesses a flagellum

32. A group of similar cells performing the same function is a?

A. an organ
B. a system
C. a tissue
D. an organelle

33. What is the level of organization in an onion bulb?

A. Tissue
B. Organ
C. systemic
D. Organismal

34. Which of the following is the simplest living organism?

A. virus
B. amoeba
C. Chlamydomonas
D. paramecium

35. The lowest level of organization in living organisms is

A. Organ
B. cell
C. system
D. Tissue

36. which of the following is the most complex according to their cellular level of organization?

A. heart
B. hair
C. euglena
D. hydra

37. The correct sequence of levels of organization starting from the lowest is

A. tissue – cell – organ – system
B. cell – organ – tissue – system
C. cell – tissue – organ – system
D. system – organ – tissue – cell

38. The cell component that is present in prokaryotic cell is the?

A. Chloroplast
B. Ribosome
C. Mitochondrion
D. Nuclear envelope

39. The chromosomes of members of the kingdom monera are within the?

A. nucleoplasm
B. cytoplasm
C. nucleus
D. nucleolus

40. The bacteria type that are arranged in chains are the ?

A. staphylococci
B. clostridia
C. streptococci
D. bacilia

41. which of the following groups of cells is devoid of true nuclei?

A. Algae
B. Monera
C. Fungi
D. Viruses

42. Amoeba moves by means of?

A. cilia
B. flagella
C. pseudopodia
D. swimmerets

43. The swollen shoot disease of cocoa tree is caused by a ?

A. virus
B. fungus
C. bacterium
D. protozoan

44. The organ which is sensitive to light in euglena is the?

A. pellicle
B. pigment spot
C. large spot
D. gullet

45. In amoeba, osmoregulation is carried out by the?

A. pseudopodium
B. food vacuole
C. contractile vacuole
D. nucleus

46. The spores of mucus are dispersed by?

A. Water
B. wind
C. insect
D. Explosive mechanism

47. An organism found on a bare rock surface has features of algae and fungi?

A. an epiphyte
B. a lichen
C. a bryophyte
D. a fern

48. An organism which exhibits extracellular digestion is?

A. Spirogyra
B. paramecium
C. amoeba
D. Rhizopus

49. A multinucleate body without internal cell boundaries is characteristic of

A. bryophytes
B. fungi
C. algae
D. gymnosperms

50. A plant which has a horizontal underground stem is what?

A. Rhizome
B. Corn
C. creeper
D. tuber



51. A plant which has a horizontal underground stem is what?

A. Rhizome
B. Corn
C. Creeper
D. Tuber

52. Which of the following is NOT characteristics of monocots plants?

A. Occurrence of secondary thickening
B. parallel venation
C. scattered vascular bundles
D. floral parts arranged in threes

53. Mosses, liverworts and ferns can be grouped together as?

A. are all aquatic plants
B. all grow in deserts
C. are seedless plants
D. have undifferentiated plant bodies

54. Spirogyra and mucor can be grouped together as Thallophyta because?

A. they have unicellular organism
B. their spores could be dispersed by wind
C. they are capable of living independent lives

D. their bodies are made up of thallus and filaments alternatively

55. Underground stems which grow horizontally through the soil are?

A. bulbs
B. rhizomes
C. runners
D. corms

56. Which of the following is seed bearing?

A. Mosses
B. Whistling pine
C. Algal filaments
D. Liverwort

57. Which of the following has cones?

A. angiosperm
B. Gymnosperm
C. pteridophyte
D. bryophyte

58. In most true ferns sporangia are grouped into?

A. Indusium
B. Fonds
C. prothalli
D. Sori

59. The term thallophyta refers to?

A. Ferns and Mosses
B. algae and fungi
C. mosses and liverworts
D. fungi and ferns

60. Double fertilization is a unique feature of

A. angiosperm
B. bryophytes
C. pteridophyte
D. algae

61 Spirogyra, Euglena and Chlamydomonas share many characteristics except?

A. Nutrition
B. Reproduction
C. Mobility
D. irritability

62. In bryophytes sex organs are produced in the?

A. Gametophyte
B. Rhizoid
C. Protonema
D. Sporophyte

63. Which of the following is a non green plant?

A. euglena
B. fungi
C. spirogyra
D. Angiosperm

64. A water medium is necessary for fertilization in

A. fungi
B. conifers
C. ferns
D. angiosperm

65. Alternation of asexual and sexual modes of reproduction is found in

A. blue-green algae
B. euglena
C. fern
D. maze

66. In corm food is usually stored in the?

A. leaves
B. stems
C. roots
D. buds

67. Seed plants are divided into? comment below…

68. Plants that show secondary growth are usually found among the?

A. Thallophytes
B. pteridophytes
C. monocotyledons
D. dicotyledons

69. Which of the following is organism is multicellular?

A. Chlamydomonas
B. spirogyra
C. Amoeba
D. Euglena

70. A water medium is necessary for fertilization in>

A. conifers
B. angiosperms
C. ferns
D. fungi

71. The most abundant group of organism in the animal kingdom is?

A. Mammalia
B. Aves
C. Annelida
D. insecta

72. Which one of the following animals is NEVER a secondary host of tapeworm?

A. Cow
B. Fish
C. pig
D. Man

73. In tapeworm, the suckers on the scolex are used for? comment down below

74. Which of these is not true of insects? The possession of

A. two pairs of antenna
B. jointed appendages
C. exoskeleton
D. Three pairs of legs

75. Which of the following insects have incomplete metamorphosis during its life cycle

A. Butterfly
B. bee
C. Mosquito
D. Grasshopper

76. The two types of human tapeworm can be distinguished by the presence or absence of a

A. scolex
B. hook
C. head
D. sucker

77. which of these animals is not metamerically segmented?

A. tapeworm
B. earthworm
C. centipede
D. sharks

78. which of these worms is beneficial to Man?

A. hookworm
B. Tapeworm
C. Roundworm
D. Earthworm

79. Joint skeleton is absent in?

A. spider
B. millipede
C. cockroach
D. snail

80. which of these animals is radially symmetrical?

A. Squid
B. Hydra
C. Snail
D. cockroach

81. The male cockroach differs from the female by having?

A. Mandibles
B. A pair of styles
C. Spiracles
D. A pair of cerci

82. which of the following is not a Xteristics for snails?

A. bilateral symmetry
B. Chitinous exoskeleton
C. Muscular foot
D. Soft unsegmented body in a mantle

83. The following organism are hermaphrodites except

A. Snail
B. Taenia
C. Schistosoma
D. Earthworm

84. The pedipalpi in spiders are used for

A. Grasping
B. Walking
C. Feeling
D. web spinning

85. Hydra removes undigested food by?

A. passing it through its anus
B. passing it through the mouth
C. means of contractile vacuole
D. egesting it through body surface

86. Which of the following insects undergoes incomplete metamorphosis

A. mosquito
B. termite
C. Housefly
D. moth

87. The soil swallowed by earthworm to form the worm cast is ground up in the ?

A. clitellum
B. Prostosium
C. mouth
D. gizzard

88. The cnidoblast cells found in hydra are used for

A. Reproduction
B. Offence and defence
C. locomotion and nutrition
D. Food collection

89. In snails, the hard calcareous shells are secreted by the

A. Radula
B. Tedium
C. pneumostome
D. Mantle

90. The organism that has hydrostatic skeletons

A. Tilapia
B. Hydra
C. mosquito larva
D. Earthworm

91. The process of shedding the exoskeleton of an arthropod is known as?

A. Metamorphosis
B. Instar formation
C. Ecdysis
D. Tagmosis

92. An insect with mandible takes food by?

A. Chewing
B. chewing and sucking
C. sucking
D. biting and chewing

93. Nematodes are more advanced than Platyhelminthes in that they?

A. Reproduce sexually
B. are at organ level of organization
C. are radially symmetrical
D. Have a gut with mouth and anus

94. Name some economic importance of cockroach> comment below

95. An example of poikilothermic organism is a?

A. lizard
B. cockroach
C. rabbit
D. bird

96. Which of the following animal is cold-blooded?

A. cat
B. lizard
C. whale
D. bird

97. Which of the following is not found in female agama lizard?

A. pre-anal pads
B. eardrums
C. gular fold
D. nuchal crest

98. Fishes are cold-blooded because their body temperature is?

A. constantly low
B. constantly high
C. dependent on that of their surrounding
D. regulated at will

99. In which of the following organism is glycogen stored?

A. spirogyra
B. Chlamydomonas
C. Rattus
D. Magnifera

100. A feature which adapts birds to flight is the possession of

A. scally legs
B. light bones
C. two walking legs
D. a pointed beak

101. cold blooded animals are referred to as?

A. poikilothermic
B. homothermic
C. polythermic
D. homeostatic

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  1. Numb 67 question the answer = seed plant are divided into two groups: the gymnosperms and the angiosperms

  2. Wow this is fabulous thank you so much you did a great job here please update us with physics and chemistry

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