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[Time allowed: 3 Hours] [Maximum Marks: 70]

General Instructions: (i) This question paper consists of four sections A, B, C and D. Section A consists of 5 questions of one mark each, Section B is of 10 questions of two marks each, Section C is of 10 questions of three marks each and Section D is of 3 questions of five marks each. (ii) All questions are compulsory. (iii)There is no overall choice. However, an internal choice has been provided in one question of 2 marks, one question of 3 marks and three questions of 5 marks weightage. Attempt only one of the choices in such questions. (iv)Question numbers 1 to 5 are to be answered in one word or one sentence each. (v) Question numbers 6 to 15 are to be answered in approximately 20-30 words each. (vi)Question numbers 16 to 25 are to be answered in approximately 30-50 words each. (vii) Question numbers 26 to 28 are to be answered in approximately 80-120 words each.

Section - A 1. Write the full form of ICBN. 2. Name two hormones that are catecholamines. 3. Which enzyme is involved in the carboxylation step of Calvin cycle? [1] [1] [1]

4. What does the dark mid-dorsal line present in an earthworm indicates? [1] 5. Which important factor affects the appearance of deficiency symptoms in plant parts? [1] SECTION - B 6. Give the names of four classes of kingdom fungi. Write the types of mycelia present in them. Give one example of each class. [2]

Name any three enzymes secreted by pancreas. [3] 22. Name the parts that make up the mouth of a cockroach. What are polyribosomes? Mention their function. 14. of dicot Stem and T. [3] 23. [3] 21. Describe the special property of enzymes isolated from thermophilic organisms. [2] 11. Name the phases of growth in plants. What are the two crucial events in aerobic respiration? Where do these takes place? [3] 19.S. Mention the two factors on which imbibition depend. 12. What is the difference between oils and fats? 13. State any one advantage of this tissue being present there. What are gemmae? What role does it play in reproduction? [2] 9. Describe briefly the three parts of large intestine. How many times does a healthy human breathes per minute? How is the volume of air involved in breathing movements estimated? [2] SECTION – C 16. How does oxidative phosphorylation differ from photophosphorylation? Explain. troponin and F-actin during contraction in striated muscles of humans? [3] .S. How will you identify the slides showing T. [3] 17. What is the difference between the two body forms. [3] 20.7. What do you understand by cytoskeleton present in the cell? What function does it perform? [3] 18. [2] 10. Name the specific tissue that lines the bronchioles. What is the role of calcium ions. of monocot stem? In support of your answer give low power microscopic diagram also. [2] [2] [2] [2] 15. Specify the substrate and product of each. polyp and medusa exhibited by cnidarians? [2] 8.

Draw a labeled diagram of the cell in metaphase. [3] 25.D 26. . Describe the types and functions of apertures present on the body surface of the earthworm (Any 5) [5] OR Give a note on organs of excretion in a frog. Enumerate the events that occur in metaphase of cell division. [3] SECTION . [5] OR (i) Why is meiosis II called homotypic or equational division? (ii) Describe the types of cytokinesis in cell division. Mention where the following are located in human brain and give one function of each: (i) Temporal lobe (ii) Cerebellum (iii) Corpus callosum. Describe in brief the net products of Glycolysis. OR [5] Explain briefly the oxidative decarboxylation of pyruvate in aerobic respiration. Describe the three types of functional areas of cerebral cortex.24. 28. Why this is called a link reaction? 27.