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Paper : 2007
ICSE Botony Question Paper
Section - A (30 × 1 = 30
Note : Answer all the questions.
Choose and write the correct option.
Each question carries one mark.
Bentham and Hooker's classification of plants is an example for
‘Origin of species’ had given stimulus for the creation of classification of
Plants having flowers with petals fused with one another are placed under
Solanaceae is placed under
Monothecous anthers are seen in the members of
Vexillary aestivation is seen in the corolla of
The type of aestivation seen in the perianth of female flowers of Cocos nucifera
Lacunate collenchyma is seen in
Root hair develops from
Hypodermis of maize stem is made up of
The vascular bundles are collateral, open and endarch in
Bundle sheath in dicot leaf is made up of
One of the stop codons is
14. The unit of genetic map is
The 17th human chromosome is
Trisomy is represented by
2n - 1
2n - 2
2n + 2
2n + 1
Unorganized mass of undifferentiated tissue is called
The enzyme which cleaves DNA at very specific places is called
The fusogenic agent used in protoplasmic fusion is
The name enzyme was coined by
Protein component of an enzyme is called
Which one of the following is essential for the formation of chlorophyll?
Which one of the following is a 4 carbon compound?
Hatch-Slack pathway is also known as
An example for insectivorous plant is
Glycolysis takes place in
The rate of growth in length can be measured by
test tube and funnel experiment
Which of the following is widely employed as a successful biofertilizer in
Indian rice field?
Tikka disease of groundnut is caused by
The plant product used to treat heart diseases is
Section - B (15 × 3 = 45 marks)
Note : Answer any 15 questions.
Each question carries 3 marks.
What is type specimen?
Write the botanical names of any two medicinal plants of Asteraceae and state
Write a note on androecium of Schizanthus pinnatus.
Draw the floral diagram of disc floret of Tridax and write its floral formula.
Write any three anatomical differences between gymnosperm and angiosperm.
What is genome?
Write any three significance of crossing over.
Write three sentences about genetic code.
Define recombinant DNA.
How is cell wall removed from intact cells by enzymes?
Define energy of activation
Differentiate PS I from PS II
What is photolysis of water?
Under what conditions does cyclic electron transport take place?
Write the overall reaction of glycolysis.
What is electron transport chain with reference to respiration? State its
Define respiratory quotient. What is the respiratory quotient value of glucose?
What is bolting?
Explain genetically modified organisms in biological warfare.
Write any three economic importance of groundnut.
Section - C (7 × 5 = 35 marks)
Answer any 7 questions.
Answer to Q.No 55 question is compulsory and this question should not be left as
Draw diagrams wherever necessary.
Each question carries 5 marks.
Bring out any five salient features of ICBN.
Write the economic importance of the family Rubiaceae.
Describe xylem tissue.
Draw the internal structure of monocot leaf and label the parts.
Describe the vascular tissue system.
Draw the structure of Watson and Crick model of DNA and label the parts.
Write any five significance of ploidy.
State the applications of tissue culture.
Write the most important events of recombinant DNA technology.
Explain sigmoid growth curve.
Explain Fischer's Lock and Key theory of enzyme action.
Discuss the benefits of biofertilizers.
Section - D (4 × 10 = 40 marks)
Answer any 4 questions.
Draw diagrams wherever necessary | Each question carries 10 marks.
Describe Cocos nucifera in botanical terms.
a. Write a note on economic importance of Fabaceae. (5 Marks)
b. Differentiate the androecium and gynoecium of Malvaceae to that of Rubiaceae
Describe the anatomy of monocotyledonous stem.
Explain the central dogma of molecular biology.
Describe the various steps involved in protoplasmic fusion.
Explain various steps involved in Calvin cycle.
69. Describe the experiment to demonstrate the liberation of carbon dioxide during
respiration. (5 marks)
Write the significance of pentose phosphate pathway. (5 marks)
What is sustainable agriculture? Describe its role in modern agricultural