Biology 2013 Solved Paper Previous Year Question ICSE

Biology 2013 Solved Paper Previous Year Question 

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  5. focus on Key Word in answer
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Biology 2013 Solved Paper Previous Year Question

(Two Hours)

Answers to this Paper must be written on the paper provided separately.

You will not be allowed to write during the first 15 minutes.

This time is to be spent in reading the Question Paper.

The time given at the head of this paper is the time allowed for writing the answers.

Attempt all questions from Section I and any four questions from Section II.

The intended marks for questions or parts of questions are given in brackets [ ].

ICSE Biology 2013 Previous Year Paper  (Solved)

Section -1 (40 Marks)


(Attempt All questions from this section

Question 1:

(a) Name the following :
(i) The cell body of a nerve cell.
(ii) The waxy layer on the epidermis of the leaf meant to reduce transpiration.
(iii) A non-biodegradable pesticide.
(iv) The physical expression of genes in an individual.
(v) Knot-like mass of blood capillaries inside the bowman’s capsule. [5]

(b) State the exact location of the following :
(i) Chloroplast
(ii) Incus
(iii) Corpus callosum
(iv) Guard cells
(v) Pulmonary semilunar value  [5]

(c) Given below are six sets with four terms each. In each set a term is an odd one and cannot be grouped in the same category to which the other three belong. Identify the odd one in each set and name the category to which the remaining three belong. The first one has been done as an example :
Example : Fructose, Sucrose, Glucose, Calcium.
Odd term: Calcium Category: Carbohydrates
(i) Carbonic acid, Acetip acid, benzoic acid, boric acid.
(ii) Saliva, bile, sweat, tears.
(iii) Cretinism, Myxedema, Simple goitre, Acromegaly.
(iv) Sneezing, coughing, blinking,hyping.
(v) Semicircular canals, Cochlea, tympanum, utriculus.  [5]


(d) Match the items in Column A with that which is most appropriate in Column B. Rewrite the matching pair.  [5]

Column A Column B
(1)    Testis (a)  Kidney
(2)  Poliomyelitis (b)  Water vapour
(3)  Transpiration (c)   Prostate gland
(4)  Clotting of blood (d)  Iron
(5)  Uriniferous tubule (e)   Uterus
(f)    Gonad
(g)  Salk’s vaccine
(h)  Water droplet
(i)    Calcium
(j)    TAB vaccine

(e) Choose the correct answer from the four options given below :
(i) The cell component visible only during cell division :
(A) Mitochondria (B) Chloroplast (C) Chromosome (D) Chromatin
(ii) Pulse wave is mainly caused by the :
(A) Systole of atria (B) Diastole of atria (C) Systole of the left ventricle (D) Systole of the right ventricle
(iii) The recessive gene is one that expresses itself in :
(A) Heterozygous condition (B) Homozygous condition (C) F2 generation (D) Y-linked inheritance
(iv) A gland which secretes both hormone and enzyme is the :
(A) Pituitary (B) Pancreas (C) Thyroid (D) Adrenal
(v) The ventral root ganglion of the spinal cord contains cell bodies of the :
(A) Motor neuron (B) Sensory neuron (C) Intermediate neuron (D) Association neuron  [5]

(f) Given below is an example of certain structures and their special functional activities:
For example : Eye and uision. On, a similar pattern complete the following :
(i) Neutrophils:
(ii) Ureter:
(iii) Neurotransmitters:
(iv) Iris of the eye :
(v) Placenta:

(g) The figure given below represents an experiment to demonstrate a particular aspect of photosynthesis. The alphabet ‘A’ represents a certain condition inside the flask.  [5]
icse-previous-papers-with-solutions-for-class-10-biology-2013-1(i) What is the aim of the experiment ?
(ii) Identify the special condition inside the flask.
(iii) Name an alternative chemical that can be used instead of KOH.
(iv) In what manner do the leaves 1 and 2 differ at the end of the starch test ?

(h) Given below are five groups of terms. In each group arrange and rewrite the terms in the correct order so as to be in a logical sequence.  [5]
For example : Implantation, Parturition, Ovulation, Gestation, Fertilization. Answer: Ovulation, Fertilization, Implantation, Gestation, Parturition.
(i) Spongy cells, Upper epidermis, Stoma, Palisade tissue, Substomatal space.
(ii) Spinal cord, Motor neuron, Receptor, Effector, Sensory neuron.
(iii) Endodermis, Cortex, Soil water, Xylem, Root hair.
(iv) Metaphase, Telophase, Prophase, Anaphase, Cytokinesis.
(v) Intestine, Liver, Intestinal artery, Hepatic Vein, Hepatic Portal Vein.

Answers: 1

(a) (i) Cyton
(ii) Cuticle
(iii) DDT
(iv) Phenotype
(v) Glomerulus

(b) (i) Choroplast: They are found in plant cells along the inner margin of cell, membrane and green parts.
(ii) Incus: Found in middle ear between malleus and stapes.
(iii) Corpus Callosum: Found between two lobes of cerebrum i.e., cerebral hemispheres.
(iv) Guard cells: They are important constituents of stomata and found connected to adjacent epidemal cells.
(v) Pulmonary semilumar valves: At the base of the pulmonary trunk these valves are found.

(c) (i)


Column A Column B
(i) Food Preservatives Boric acid
(ii) Lysozyme containing secretion Bile
(iii) Disorders of thyroid gland Acromegaly
(iv) Unconditioned reflexes Typing
(v) Parts of inner ear Tympanum


Column A Column B
(i) Testis (f) Gonad
(ii) Poliomyelitis (g) Salk’s Vaccine
(iii) Transpiration (b) Water vapour
(iv) Clotting of blood (i) Calcium
(v) Uriniferous tubule (a) Kidney

(e) (i) (C) Chromosome
(ii) (C) Systole of the left ventricle
(iii) (B) Homozygous condition
(iv) (B) Pancreas
(v) (D) Association neurons

(f) (i) Neutrophils: Phagocytosis
(ii) Ureter: Carries urine from Kidney to urinary bladder.
(iii) Neurotransmitters: Conduction of nerve impulse.
(iv) Iris of eye: Regulates amount of light entering the eye.
(v) Placenta: Connects foetus with mother.

(g) (i) The aim of the experiment is to show that C02 is necessary for photosynthesis.
(ii) The leaf inside the flask do not turn blue black when tested with iodine.
(iii) NaOH (Sodium hydroxide) can be used as an alternative.
(iv) ) Leaf 1 does not turned blue black while leaf 2 turned blue black at the end of starch test,

(h) (i) Upper epidermis, Palisade tissue, Spongy cells, Substomatal space, Stoma.
(ii) Receptor, Sensory neuron, spinal cord, Motor neuron, effector.
(iii) Soil water, Root hair, Cortex, Endodermis, Xylem.
(iv) Prophase, Metaphase, Anaphase, Telophase, Cytokinesis.
(v) Intestinal artery, Intestine, Hepatic Portal Vein, Liver, Hepatic Veins.

ICSE Biology 2015  (Solved)

SECTION-II (40 Marks)

(Attempt any Four questions from this Section.)

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