BTT 105 NATURAL HISTORY OF EAST AFRICA FLORA AND FAUNA Click to view

 

MAASAI MARA UNIVERSITY

REGULAR UNIVERSITY EXAMINATIONS 2013/2014 ACADEMIC YEAR
FIRST YEAR SECOND SEMESTER

SCHOOL OF BUSINESS AND ECONOMICS
BACHELOR OF HOTEL AND HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT

 

COURSE CODE: BTT 105
COURSE TITLE: NATURAL HISTORY OF EAST AFRICA FLORA AND FAUNA

DATE:24TH APRIL 2014 TIME: 9.00AM -12.00PM
INSTRUCTIONS TO CANDIDATES
SECTION A is compulsory
Answer any TWO questions in SECTION B

This paper consists of 2 printed pages. Please turn over.

Section A (30 marks)

Question one
a) Identify the biological and economical importances of bryophytes. Use specific examples to support your answers. (2 Marks)
b) Discuss the following factors in relation to fern.
i) Adaptation
ii) Reproduction (2 Marks)
c) What differentiates living from non-living organisms? (4 Marks)
d) Reptiles are more adapted to terrestrial life than Amphibians. Explain. (8 Marks)
e) Identify 4 general characteristics of birds. (2 Marks)
f) What differentials mammals from other animals? (3 Marks)
g) By use of relevant examples, identify the importance of insects.
(6 Marks)
h) Identify 3 classes of living fish. (3 Marks)

Section B. Attempt any TWO questions from this section. 40 Marks

Question two

Evaluate the contribution of flora and fauna as natural resources to the economy of Narok County. (20 Marks)

Question three

Identify and discuss the factors that influence patterns of species richness within a particular ecosystem. (20 Marks)

Question four

Clearly, identify the distinctive characteristics between flora and fauna. Use appropriate examples to support your answer. (20 Marks)

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