APSET examination will be conducted in the discipline of Life Sciences. The subjects comes under the purview of Life Sciences are Botany, Biochemistry, Genetics, Zoology, Animal Biology, Biotechnology, Microbiology, Fishery Science and Marine Biology. Paper – II and Paper – III of APSET are related to the subject chosen by the candidate. These papers also consist of objective multiple choice questions from the prescribed syllabus for Life Sciences.
questions in Paper – II will be in the standard of Graduation. The objective questions in Paper – III will be asked at the level and standard of Post Graduation. Following are some sample questions we are giving here for an overview of the nature of questions in Life Sciences. The syllabus consists of broad topics of Molecules and their Interaction Relevant to Biology, Cell Communication and Cell Signaling, Fundamental Processes, Inheritance Biology, Cellular Organization, System Physiology – Plant, Evolution and Behavior, Diversity of Life Forms, System Physiology – Animal, Ecological Principles, Developmental Biology, Applied Biology and Methods in Biology.
Following are some model questions:
1) Lungs are situated in the
a) abdominal cavity b) pericardial cavity
c) bucal cavity d) thoracic cavity
2) What happens during seed germination?
a) heat is liberated b) starch is synthesized
c) fat is synthesized d) light is absorbed
3) Which tissue is responsible for the passage of water in plants?
a) sclerenchyma b) xylem c) phloem d) collenchynatous cells
4) Wisdom teeth normally grow between the age of
a) 34 – 40 b) 17-25 c) 45-55 d) 10-17
5) A drop of blood contains
a) about 10000 cells b) about 100000 cells
c) several million cells d) less than 25000 cells
6) Tibia is a bone found in the
a) arm b) skull c) leg d) face