Board of Intermediate Education, Andhra Pradesh
Time : 3 hours
Max. Marks : 60
Note: Read the following instructions carefully.
1) Answer All the questions of section - A, answer any Six out of eight
questions in Section - B and answer two out of three questions in Secton - C.
2) In Section - A Questions from 1 to 10 are “Very Short Answer type” each
question carries 2 Marks. Every answer may be limited to 2 or 3 sentences.
Answer all these questions at one place in the same order.
3) In Section - B, Questions from 11 to 18 are of”Short Answer Type.' Each
question carries 4 Marks. Every answer may, be limited to 75 words.
4) In section - C questions from 19 to 21 are of “Long Answer Type”. Each
question carries 8 Marks. Every answer may be limited to 300 words.
SECTION - A
Answer all the Questions 10 x 2 = 20 Marks
1. Which fruit is called as “Pride fruit of India" ? Name the family to which it
2. Name the Institute which is doing research on semi-arid crops. Mention its
3. Give the botanical name of coconut. Name the edible part in it.
4. Give a point of difference between adelphous and syngenecious condition of
5. Give any two reasons for considering Asteraceae as the most highly evolved
family as dicotyledons.
6. What happens to the free floating Pistia plant when its roots have been
7. A cell contains 18 chromosomes. During the cell division, if spindle fibers
are not formed what will be the consequences?
8. Why Cyathium inflorescence looks like a flower?
9. Mention any two differences between the gynoecium of Malvaceae and that of
10. Suppose there is scarcity of food in a living cell. How will lysosomes
respond in the cell?
SECTION - B
Answer any Six questions. 6 x 4 = 24 Marks
11. Expand ICBN. Mention three rules of ICBN in naming the plants.
12. Write the contributions made by Prof. M.O.P. Iyengar.
13. Define guttation. Describe the structure which is involved in it with the
help of a diagram.
14. List out any four ecological adaptations of xerophytes.
15. Give four points of differentiation between hesperidium and drupe.
16. Explain the cell organelle with labelled diagram in which krebs' cycle takes
17. ExpIain the floral characters of solanaceae with the help of a floral
18. Describe the structure of t.RNA with a labelled diagram.
Answer any Two Questions 2 x 8 = 16 Marks
19. Describe the internal structure of dicot root with the help of labelled
20. Write about different types of sub-aerial stem modifications with diagrams.
21. Explain the process of fertilization with the help of a neat labelled