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2023 WAEC Biology Objectives Questions and Answers ( Review)

The 2023 WAEC biology questions and answers are also divided into two sections (A & B). where A is usually objectives with possibly 60 questions while B is always made up of 6 to 7 essay questions. Below are the   WAEC biology questions and answers

1. A cell is a functional unit of living organisms due to

  • A. multicellular organisms are made up of cells
  • B. all cells in a multicellular organism function as a single cell
  • C. the function of a multicellular organism is the sum total of the functions of its constituent cells
  • D. the function of a single cell is superior to that of the multicellular organism
  • E. the cells of a multicelullar organism are similar in structure

ANSWER: A ( multicellular organisms are made up of cells )

2. The organelle that eliminates water from the body of protozoa is

  • A. plasma membrane
  • B. contractile vacuole
  • C. cell wall
  • D. protoplasm
  • E. nucleus

ANSWER: B ( contractile vacuole )

3 Spirogyra is known to be a multicellular plant due to …

  • A. its cells are linked together by cytoplasmic strands
  • B. its cells are joined to form organs
  • C. the cylindrical cells are linked end to end
  • D. the filaments consist of one cell only
  • E. it is an algea containing large vacuoles

ANSWER: A ( its cells are linked together by cytoplasmic strands )

4. The mechanism of gaseous exchange in living organisms is controlled by..

  • A. osmosis
  • B. inhalation
  • C. diffusion
  • D. exhalation
  • E. breathing

ANSWER: C (diffusion)

5. Which of the following statement is true about diffusion?

  • A. it involves movement of water molecules only
  • B. Molecules move from a region of higher concentration to a region of lower concentration
  • C. differentially permeable membrane must be present for diffusion to occur
  • D. It involves when a solute can no longer dissolve in a solvent of only solute molecules into the Bowman’s capsule
  • E. It occurs when a solute can no longer dissolve in a solvent

ANSWER: E (It occurs when a solute can no longer dissolve in a solvent)

6. The process of anearobic respiration of yeast in sugar solution is known as

  • A. oxidation
  • B. fermentation
  • C. tissue respiration
  • D. alcohol production
  • E. decomposition


7. The following are functions of the skeleton except

  • A. providing support for the body
  • B. protection of delicate internal organs
  • C. maintenance of the shape of the body
  • D. providing attachment for muscles
  • E. controlling growth rate in animals

ANSWER: E ( controlling growth rate in animals)

8. Muscles are attached to bones by means of

  • A. ligament
  • B. cartilage
  • C. synovial membrane
  • D. tendons
  • E. connective tissue

ANSWER: D ( tendons )

9. Which of the following tissues is not found in the stem and root of monocotyledons?

  • A. Xylem
  • B. Cambium
  • C. Pith
  • D. Cortex
  • E. Pericycle

ANSWER: B (Cambium)

10. The pulmonary vein carries

  • A. oxygenated blood from right ventricles to the lungs
  • B. oxygenated blood from lungs to the left auricle
  • C. deoxygenated blood from the lungs
  • D. oxygenated blood from lungs to the right auricle
  • E. deoxygenated blood from the right ventricle to the lungs

11. The upper part of the trachea in mammals is called

  • A. palate
  • B. epiglottis
  • C. larynx
  • D. glottis
  • E. bronchus

ANSWER: B ( Molecules move from a region of higher concentration to a region of lower concentration)

12. Which of the following statement is NOT true of symbiosis?

A) Symbionts must be living
B) It is an association of ‘give and take’
C) The association may involve two plants
D) Association between two similar species
E) Symbionts derive mutual benefit


13. A person whose blood can be donated to all other people, must have the blood group

A) O
C) B
D) A
E) none of the above


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