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VIT Engineering Entrance Examinations VITEEE 2018 Biology Sample Question Paper

Name of the University : VIT, Vellore
Exam : VITEEE-2018 – VIT Engineering Entrance Examinations
Document Type : Sample Question Papers
Category or Subject : Biology
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VIT Engineering Entrance Exam Biology Question Paper

** VITEEE-2018 is a Common Entrance Exam and Eligible candidates can select the courses offered at VIT Vellore Campus, Chennai Campus, VIT-Bhopal and VIT-AP on the day of Counselling as per the order of merit and availability.

Related : VIT Engineering Entrance Examinations VITEEE 2018 Chemistry Question Paper :

Questions Pattern

** All Questions will be of Multiple Choice Question (MCQ)
** Part –I – Physics
** Part-II – Chemistry
** Part-III-Mathematics / Biology
** Part-IV – English

Sample Questions Biology

1. Which of the following protozoans live in guts of termites and help them to digest cellulose?
A) Plasmodium
B) Amoeba proteus
C) Trichonympha
D) Trypanosoma

2. The function of centromere is to
A) move the chromosomes
B) divide the centrosomes
C) form nuclear spindle
D) form spindle fibers

3. An embryo sac in higher plants at maturity has
A) 4 nuclei
B) 7 nuclei
C) 8 nuclei
D) one nucleus

4. Gene assort independently from one another. How many genotype can be produced if the number of heterozygous gene pairs is four?
A) 4
B) 8
C) 81
D) 64

5. Which deficiency in humans causes Alzheimer’s disease?
B) Dopamine
C) Acetylcholine
D) Glutamic acid

6. In Lineweaver-Burk plot, the Y intercept represents
A) Vmax
B) Km
C) 1/Vmax
D) 1/Km

7. Which one of the following doesn’t play any role in photosynthesis?
A) Phycocyanin
B) Xanthophylls
C) Phycoerythrin
D) Anthocyanin

8. Fertilizin is a chemical substance produced from
A) mature eggs
B) acrosome
C) polar bodies
D) middle piece of sperm

9. Introduction of DNA into the bacteria by exposing the cells to millisecond jolts of tens of thousands of volts is
A) electro fusion
B) electro fission
C) electrolysis
D) electroporation

10. Which of the following is not a functional unit of ecosystem?
A) Productivity
B) Energy flow
C) Stratification
D) Decomposition

Syllabus Biology

1. Taxonomy :
Need for classification; three domains of life. Linnaean, Whittaker, Bentham and Hooker systems of classification. Salient features of non-chordates up to phyla levels and chordates up to class levels.

2. Cell and Molecular Biology :
Cell theory. Prokaryotic cell and it’s ultrastructure. Eukaryotic cell- cell wall, cell membrane, cytoskeleton, nucleus, chloroplast, mitochondria, endoplasmic reticulum, Golgi bodies, ribosomes, lysosomes, vacuoles and centrosomes. Cell cycle and division – amitosis, mitosis and meiosis. Search for genetic material; structure of DNA and RNA; replication, transcription, genetic code, translation, splicing, gene expression and regulation (lac operon) and DNA repair.

3. Reproduction :
Asexual reproduction – binary fission, sporulation, budding, gemmule formation and fragmentation. Vegetative propagation in plants, sexual reproduction in flowering plants and structure of flowers. Pollination, fertilization, development of seeds and fruits, seed dispersal, apomixis, parthenocarpy and poly-embryony. Human reproductive system. Gametogenesis, menstrual cycle, fertilization, implantation, embryo development upto blastocyst formation, pregnancy, parturition and lactation. Assisted reproductive technologies.

4. Genetics and evolution :
Chromosomes – structure and types, linkage and crossing over, recombination of chromosomes, mutation and chromosomal aberrations. Mendelian inheritance, chromosomal theory of inheritance, deviation from Mendelian ratio (incomplete dominance, co-dominance, multiple allelism, pleiotrophy), sex linked inheritance and sex determination in humans. Darwinism, neo Darwinism, Hardy and Weinberg’s principle and factors affecting the equilibrium: selection, mutation, migration and random genetic drift.

5. Human health and diseases :
Pathogens, parasites causing human diseases (malaria, dengue, chickengunia, filariasis, ascariasis, typhoid, pneumonia, common cold, amoebiasis, ring worm) and their control. Basic concepts of immunology, vaccines, antibiotics, cancer, HIV and AIDS. Adolescence, drug and alcohol abuse.

Selection Of VITEEE Question Paper

** Candidates are requested to give utmost attention during VITEEE Question paper selection (PCME / PCBE)

** Candidates appearing in PCME (Physics/Chemistry/Mathematics/English) is eligible for all the B.Tech. Degree programmes, as per the VITEEE ranking

** Candidates who have studied Physics, Chemistry and Biology are eligible for B.Tech. Bio-engineering and B.Tech.Biotechnology programmes. They are also eligible for B.Tech. Computer Science and Engineering (Spec. in Bioinformatics) and Electronics and Communication with spl. in Biomedical Engineering but after joining, registering Mathematics as bridge course is mandatory.

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