Introducing Biology Very Short Answer Biology Class-9 ICSE Selina Publishers

Introducing Biology Very Short Answer Biology Class-9 ICSE Selina Publishers Solutions Chapter-1. Step By Step ICSE Selina Concise Solutions of Chapter-1 Introducing Biology with Exercise-1 including MCQs, Very Short Answer Type, Short Answer Type, Long Answer Type and Structured/Application Questions Solved . Visit official Website CISCE for detail information about ICSE Board Class-9.

Introducing Biology Exe-1 Very Short Answer Biology Class-9 ICSE Concise Selina Publishers

Board ICSE
Publications Selina Publication
Subject Biology
Class 9th
Chapter-1 Introducing Biology
Book Name Concise
Topics Solution of B. Very Short Answer
Academic Session 2023-2024

B. Very Short Answer  Type

Introducing Biology Class-9 Biology Concise Solutions  

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Question 1. Name the following branches of biology:

(a) Application of biological processes in technologies.

(b) Science of growing fruits and vegetables.

(c) Study of prehistoric forms of life.

(d) Study of causes of immunity (resistance to or defence against diseases).

(e) Study of fishes.


(a) Biotechnology

(b) Horticulture

(c) Palaeontology

(d) Immunology

(e) Ichthyology

B. Very Short Answer  Type

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Question-2. Fill in the blanks:

(a) Bioengineering deals with making artificial _________.

(b) _________ is the entire DNA sequence of an organ.

(c) Silk is produced by rearing ______________.

(d) Evolution deals with the study of ________ and _________ of organisms.

(e) Organisms which draw food from the host body are called ____________.

(f) Animals which give birth to young ones are known as _______________.

(g) ____________ is called the Father of Medicine.


(a) limbs, joints

(b) Genome

(c) silkworms

(d) origin, descent

(e) parasites

(f) Jeevaj (viviparous)

(g) Hippocrates


 Match the branches of biology in Column A with the respective areas of study in Column B.

Column A Column B
Ichthyology Viruses
Ornithology Fishes
Ecology Birds
Virology Cells
Herpetology Diseases
Palaeontology Fossils
Cytology Snakes
Pathology Environment


Column A Column B 
Ichthyology Fishes
Ornithology Birds
Ecology Environment
Virology Viruses
Herpetology Snakes
Palaeontology Fossils
Cytology Cells
Pathology Diseases


Question 4. Name these :

(a) Three major branches of Science.

(b) Three branches of Biology on the basis of major kinds of organisms.

(c) Three branches of sciences concerned with animal husbandry (raising, breeding and managing of livestock).

(d) Five professions which require a basic knowledge of Biology.


(a) Physics, Chemistry, Biology

(b) Botany, Zoology, Human Biology

(c) Horticulture, Sericulture, Pisciculture

(d) Sericulture, Pisciculture, Agriculture, Apiculture, Horticulture

Question 5.  Note the relationship between the first two words and suggest a suitable word/words for the fourth place.

(a) Silkworm : Sericulture :: Bees: .Cthhe

(b) Animals : Zoology :: Plants :

(c) Diseases : Pathology :: Immunity :

(d) Form and structure : Morphology :: Metabolism :

(e) Reptiles : Herpetology :: Fishes :


(a) Silkworm : Sericulture :: Bees: Apiculture

(b) Animals : Zoology :: Plants : Botany

(c) Diseases : Pathology :: Immunity : immunology

(d) Form and structure : Morphology :: Metabolism : Physiology

(e) Reptiles : Herpetology :: Fishes : Ichthyology

Question 6. Correct the following false statements by changing the first/last word only:

(a) Bacteriology is the study of prokaryotes.

(b) DNA fingerprinting is an application of systematics.

(c) Study of birds is entomology.

(d) Non-living componénts of ecosystem are biotic components.

(e) Study of life in the sea is aqualogy.


(a) Bacteriology

(b) Biochemistry

(d) Insects

(d) A biotic

(e) Marine Biology

—  : End of Introducing Biology B. Very Short Answer Class-9 ICSE Biology Solutions :–

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