NSO Level 2 Class 9 Science Paper 2017 − 18 Questions and Answers Part 6

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Question36) Read the given statements regarding two different types of organisms P and Q and identify them.

I. P is autotrophic whereas Q is heterotrophic.

II. Cell wall in P is made up of cellulose whereas in Q it is made of chitin.

III. P stores starch as reserve food whereas Q stores glycogen and oil as reserve food.

Choose the Correct Option

A. P could be Giardia whereas Q could be Rhizopus.

B. P could be Zygonema whereas Q could be Ulva.

C. P could be Hybridity whereas Q could be Aspergillus.

D. P could be Phys arum whereas Q could be Chlorella.

Question37) X is a conducting tissue that is involved in bidirectional transport of materials in a plant. X is.

A. Phloem

B. Xylem

C. Meristem

D. Sclerenchyma

Question38) Read the given statements regarding different types of epithelial


I. P lines nasal passage and central part of spinal cord.

II. Q lines pancreatic and salivary ducts.

III. R lines gall bladder and intestine.

Identify P, Q and R and select incorrect statement regarding them.

A. P could be ciliated cuboidal epithelium which also lines intestinal glands.

B. Q could be simple cuboidal epithelium and it also lines ovaries and sperm-producing tubules.

C. R could be columnar epithelium and it also lines stomach.

D. P, Q and R could line tympanic cavity of middle ear, thyroid follicles and pancreatic lobules, respectively.

Question39) Refer to the given Venn diagram and select the correct statement regarding X, Y and Z.

Refer to the Given Venn Diagram

A. X could be Nectars having 12 pairs of cranial nerves and exhibiting internal fertilization.

B. Y could be Aplysia having a blue colored blood and respires through ctenidia.

C. Z could be Lucifer having complete alimentary canal and reduced body cavity.

D. X could be lung fish, Y could be Lepisma and Z could be Sporothrix.

Question40) Garima collected two stems from different plants, X and Y. In order to identify the plants, she prepared the slides of both stems and observed them under the microscope. Her observations are shown in the given figures.

Garima Collected Two Stems from Different Plants, X and Y

Identify plants X and Y and select the incorrect option regarding them.

A. Leaves of plant X mostly has reticulate venation whereas that of plant Y mostly has parallel venation.

B. Flowers of plant X are usually trimerous whereas that of plant Y are usually pentamerous.

C. Seeds of plant X have two cotyledons whereas that of plant Y has one cotyledon.

D. Plant X usually bear s tap root system whereas plant Y usually bears fibrous root system.

Question41) Match column I with column II and select the correct option from the given codes. (There can be more than one match for column I.)

Match Column I with Column II and Select the Correct Option from the Given Codes
Column IColumn II
(i) Ammonification(a) Nitrosomonas
(ii) Denitrification(b) Frankia
(iii) Symbiotic nitrogen fixation(c) Nitrobacter
(iv) Nitrification(d) Putrefying bacteria
(e) Rhizobium
(f) Pseudomonas

A. (i) -d, (ii) -b, f; (iii) -e, (iv) a, c

B. (i) -f, (ii) -d, a; (iii) -e (iv) -b, c

C. (i) - f, (ii) -a, c; (iii) -b, e, (iv) -d

D. (i) -d, (ii) -f, (iii) -b, e, (iv) -a, c

Question42) Names of few diseases are given in the box. How many of these diseases are caused due to prokaryotic organisms?

(i) Tuberculosis

(ii) Polio

(iii) Anthrax

(iv) Influenza

(v) SARS

(vi) Tetanus

(vii) Measles

(viii) Pertussis

Choose the Correct Option

A. 4

B. 3

C. 5

D. 2

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