KCSE Past Papers Biology 2015 Paper 3 (231/3)

Paper 3 (PRACTICAL)

1 Using the pictures of animals provided below, complete the construction of the dichotomous key by filling the blank spaces. (13 marks)

1. (a) Animals with a backbone………………………………… go to 2

(b)Animals without a backbone……………………………….

2. (a) Animals with wings …………………………………….

(b) Animals Without wings…………………………………..

3. (a) Animals which live in water all the time………………….

(b) Animals which live in water some time…………………….

4. (a) Animals with scales ……………………………………

(b) Animals without scales ………………………………..

5. (a) Animals with legs ……………………………………

(b) Animals without legs …………………………go to 7

6. (a) Animals with six legs ………………………. butterfly

(b) Animals with eight legs ……………………………….

7. (a) Animals with a shell …………………………….. Snail

(b) Animals without a shell ……………………………

8. (a) Animals with a jelly-like body …………… ..

(b) Animals without a jelly-like body ……………………..

9. (a) Animals with a segmented body …………………………

(b) Animals without a segmented body …………………. Octopus

2.Below are pictures of three mammalian vertebrae

(a)Identify the type of vertebra labelled

F …………………….. (1 mark)

G …………………….. (l mark)

H …………………….. (1 mark)

(b) Label five parts of the vertebra labelled H. (5 marks)

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(c) Name the articular facets labelled K and L.

K …………………….. (l mark)

L ……………………. (1 mark)

(d) How does each of the parts of a vertebra enable a mammalian skeleton to carry out its functions? (4 marks)

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3. You are provided with a 250 ml beaker, four test tubes, solutions labelled D and E, iodine and Benedict’s solutions.

Half fill the beaker with the hot water provided to create a hot water bath.

(I) Label the four test tubes as follows:

(i) test tube 1, D+Iodine

(ii) test tube 2, D+E+lodine

(iii) test tube 3, D+Be|ledict’s solution

(iv) test tube 4, D+E+Benedict’s solufion

(ll) Put 1 cm3 of solution D in each of the four test tubes.

(III) To the D+Iodine test tube, add one drop of iodine solution and shake to mix.

(IV) To the D+E+Iodine test tube, add lcm3 of solution E and two drops of iodine solution. Shake to mix.

(V) To the D+Benedict’s solution test tube, add 1 cm3 of Benedict’s solution and shake to mix.

(VI) To the D+E+Benedict’s solution test tube, add 1cm3 of solution E and l cm3 of Benedict’s solution. Shake to mix.

(VII) Observe the changes in each of the four test tubes.

(VIII) Put all the four test tubes in the hot water bath and observe carefully for about five minutes.

(a) Record the observations and conclusion for each of the four test tubes in the table below.(8 marks)

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(b) What was the role of each of the following in the experiment?

(i) solution E (1 mark)

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(ii) hot water bath. (1 mark)

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(c) Give the identity of E in human beings. (1 mark)

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(d) Explain the observations made on the reagents tested with Benedict’s solution. (2 marks)

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