No of pages: 8 No. Of Questions-6 CLARENCE PUBLIC SCHOOL J. P. NAGAR, BENGALURU 78. FIRST PREPARATORY EXAMINATION FEBRUARY -2021 BIOLOGY X-ICSE Maximum Marks: 80 Reading Time: 09:45am 10:00am Writing Time: 10:00am 12:00noon Uploading Time: 12:00noon 12:30pm Answers to this paper must be written on the paper provided separately. You will not be allowed to write during the first 15 minutes. This time is to be spent in reading the Question paper. The time given at the head of this paper is the time allowed for writing the answers. _________________________________________________________________________ This Paper is divided into two Sections. Attempt all questions from Section-I and any four questions from Section-II. The intended marks for questions or parts of questions are given in brackets [ ]. __________________________________________________________________________ Section-I (40 marks) (Attempt all questions) Question 1 a) Name the following:  i) The part of brain that transmits impulses from one part of cerebellum to the other ii) The process of uptake of mineral ions against the concentration gradient using energy from cell iii) The Hormone that stimulates the functioning of thyroid iv) The gland present in the eyes v) The wax like layer on the epidermis of leaves which reduces transpiration. b) Choose the odd one out and write the category to which other three belong: i) Cerebrum, cerebellum, Thalamus, Hypothalamus ii) Myopia. Hyperopia, colour blindness, astigmatism iii) Mitral valve, Sino atrial node, Aorta, pulmonary vein iv) Transpiration, Photosynthesis, Phagocytosis, Guttation v) Haemoglobin, Insulin, Iodopsin, Rhodopsin 1 
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