Biology - DISTRICTS SAMPLED AND COMPILED 1 NDHIWA 2 SOTIK 3 KAKAMEGA CENTRAL 4 NYAMIRA 5 HOMABAY 6 RACHUONYO 7 MIGORI 8 UGENYA\/UGUNJA 9 KISUMU WEST 10

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DISTRICTS SAMPLED AND COMPILED 1. NDHIWA 2. SOTIK 3. KAKAMEGA CENTRAL 4. NYAMIRA 5. HOMABAY 6. RACHUONYO 7. MIGORI 8. UGENYA/UGUNJA 9. KISUMU WEST 10. MATUNGU 11. BUTERE 12. KAKAMEGA EAST 13. NYATIKE 14. KHWISERO 15. TRANS NZOIA WEST 16. TRANSMARA 17. KAKAMEGA NORTH 18. MUMIAS
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TOPICS HIGHLIGHTED 1. Classification I & II………………………………………………………………………..4 2. The cell – structure & functions of organelles…………………………………….………5 3. Cell physiology – osmosis, diffusion and active transport………………………………..9 4. Nutrition in (a) plants (b) animals………………………………………………………13 5. Transport in (a) plants (b) animals………………………………………………………24 6. Gaseous exchange in (a) plants (b animals………………………………………………30 7. Respiration………………………………………………………………………………..34 8. Excretion and homeostasis………………………………………………………………37 9. Ecology…………………………………………………………………………………..45 10.Reproduction in (a) plants (b) animals…………………………………………………53 11. Growth and development in (a) plants (b) animals……………………………………61 12.Genetics…………………………………………………………………………………68 13.Evolution…………………………………………………………………………………75 14.Irritability and sensitivity in (a) plants (b) animals……………………………………..77 15.Support and movement in (a) plants (b) animals………………………………………82 16.Human health………………………………..…………….……………………………..85. SECTION I & II QUESTIONS - This section deals with paper one and two questions. In paper one you will find simple questions requiring simple answers, single answer and/or a sentence. - In paper two structured data based questions and essay questions. 1. Classification I &II1. Name twoclasses of phylum arthropoda with cephalothorax. 2. List anythreedistinguishing features of class mammalia.3. Givetwo characteristics that distinguish scientific names of organisms from the ordinary names 4. (a) In which kingdom do bacteria belong?(b) Give any twobenefits of bacteria to man5. Name the phylum whose members possess notochord6. The diagram below represents a bread mould:-
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R Stolon Sporangum Stolon Hyphae penetrating food Developing sporangium(a) Identify the kingdom to which the organism belongs:-7. Give a reason why no moulting occurs during the adult stages of insects8. Name the branch of Biology that deals with the study of animals9. State fourways in which some Fungi are beneficial to human 10. During a class practical form four students came across a plant whose flower floral parts were in multiples of fours and fives. To which sub-division and class does the plant belong?11. A student caught an animal which had the following characteristics:-Body divided into two partsSimple eyesEight legsThe animal belongs to the class 12. The diagram below represents a bread mould.(a) (i) Name the Kingdom to which bread mould belongs. (ii) Givetwodistinguishing characteristics of the Kingdom named in (a)(i)above.(b) State the function of the part labelled 13. (a) What is meant by the term taxonomy?(b) The scientific name of a rat is Rattus norvegicus(i) Write the name correctly(ii) Identify the genus and species names14.Listthreefeatures that distinguish arthropods from other organisms2. The cell – structure & functions of organelles1. Name the organelles that perform each of the following functions: R
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