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Formative Assessment – 11th Biology – Code A

Maximum Time: 60 minutes Maximum Marks: 30
General Instruction: The question paper has five parts namely A, B, C, D and E. Answer all the parts.

Name: ____________________________________ Roll Number: ________________________

SECTION A
Answer the following questions.

1. Why is classification necessary?

2. What does the term axoneme refer to?

3. Why does denaturation lead to enzyme inactivity?

4. What is S phase of cell cycle? State its significance.

5. What are homologous chromosomes?

SECTION B
Answer the following questions in about 30 words.
6. What is meant by binomial nomenclature?

7. Mention two functions of glycocalyx in bacteria.

OR
Are phospholipids lipids? How are phospholipids different from triglycerides?

SECTION C
Answer the following questions in about 40 words.
8. How do animal and plant cells differ in the way divide?

9. What is the chemical difference between a saturated and an unsaturated fat?

10. Define a vacuole. What are the various types of vacuoles found in cells? Explain.

11. Mention briefly about the biogenesis of mitochondria.

OR
Why is it significant to use scientific names of an organism?

SECTION D
Answer the following question.
12. The thyroid gland is an organ in the neck. The diagram shows the process in which epithelial cells from the thyroid
gland make and secrete a protein called thyroglobulin.

I. Name organelle A.
II. Name the process by which thyroglobulin is secreted from the cell at C.
III. Describe the part played by the organelles B.
IV. Name the organelle enclosed by part D.

   
Avanti – Code A – Formative Assessment
 
   

    Avanti – Code A – Formative Assessment       . What are enzymes? Describe the important properties of enzymes. 13. Describe briefly the various stages of the cell cycle.SECTION E Answer the following question in about80 words. OR Comment upon the statement that the interphase is the most active stage of the cell cycle.