IFS Zoology Papers 2001

IFS Zoology 2001

Paper-I

Section A

  1. Write briefly on any four of the following in not more than 150 words each:

    1. Compare the heart and aortic arches of a reptile with a mammal (10)

    2. Parasitic adaptations of Ascaris (10)

    3. Social organization of termites (10)

    4. Adrenal medullary hormones and their functions (10)

    5. Peculiarities and affinities of Sphenodon (10)

  2. Answer the following questions

    1. Describe the organization of brain of placental mammal and indicate the various coordination and regulatory centers present, in functional terms (20).

    2. Describe the gonadal hormones and discuss their role in pubertal changes and maintenance of fertility (20).

  3. Answer the following questions

    1. Write a note on parasitic protozoans and helminths of man. Add a note on their vector (s)/mode of transmission (20).

    2. Discuss the flight adaptations of birds from morphological, anatomical, physiological, biochemical point of view (20).

  4. With suitable diagrams describe the asexual and sexual cycle of Plasmodium. Add a note on symptoms and prevention of the disease (40).

Section B

  1. Write notes on any four of the following in note more than 150 words each:

    1. Integrated Pest Management (10)

    2. Green House effects, causes and impact (10)

    3. Acquired Immuno Deficiency Syndrome (10)

    4. Project Tiger (10)

    5. Endocrine Control of Metamorphosis (10)

  2. Discuss the various methods of conservation of natural resources in India. Assign reasons for unsatisfactory state of affairs and indicate possible corrective measures (40).

  3. Answer the following questions

    1. Discuss social behaviour of primates (20).

    2. Compare one-way and two-way F. Test with suitable examples (20).

  4. Answer the following questions

    1. Discuss the principles and applications of scanning electron microscopy (20).

    2. Present a brief review of sustainable production in agriculture (20).

Paper-II

Section A

  1. Distinguish between any four of the following (each answer may be in about 150 words):

    1. DNA and RNA.

    2. Eukaryotic and Prokaryotic cells.

    3. Dominant and Recessive characters.

    4. Metaphase I and Anaphase I

    5. Neo-Darwinism and Neo-Lamarckism (10 × 4 = 40).

  2. Mitochondria is the power house of the cell. Discuss (40).

  3. State and explain the mutation theory of evolution (40).

  4. Write notes on the following

    1. Plasma Membrane

    2. Pedigree Analysis

    3. Zoological Nomenclature

    4. Genes (10 × 4 = 40)

Section B

  1. Distinguish between any four of the following (each answer may be in about 150 words):

    1. Vitamin A and Vitamin B

    2. Primary, Secondary and Tertiary structure of a protein.

    3. Hormones and Pheromones.

    4. Isometric and Isotonic contraction of muscle.

    5. Mesolecithal and Megalecithal eggs (10 × 4 = 40).

  2. Give an account of the origin and propagation of nerve impulse along a non-myelinated nerve fibre (40).

  3. Trace the early development of the heart in chick (40).

  4. Write notes on the following:

    1. Carbon dioxide transport in mammals

    2. Fertilizin

    3. Organ of corti

    4. Teratogenesis

    5. Placenta (8 × 5 = 40)