FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION FOR
RECRUITMENT TO POSTS IN BS. 17
UNDER THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT, 2012
BOTANY – PAPER I
TIME ALLOWED: THREE HOURS
PART . I (MCQS): MAXIMUM 30 MINUTES
PART . I (MCQS): MAXIMUM MARKS = 20
PART . II: MAXIMUM MARKS = 80
NOTE: (i) Part . II is to be attempted on the separate Answer Book.
(ii) Attempt ONLY FOUR questions from PART . II. ALL questions carry EQUAL marks.
(iii) All the parts (if any) of each Question must be attempted at one place instead of at different places.
(iv) Candidate must write Q. No. in the Answer Book in accordance with Q. No. in the Q.Paper.
(v) No Page/Space be left blank between the answers. All the blank pages of Answer Book must be crossed.
(vi) Extra attempt of any question or any part of the attempted question will not be considered.
Note:Attempt only four questions.All questions carry Equal marks.
Q.No.2. What are lichens?Give detail of their importance.
Q.No.3. Differentiate Between Simple and Complex tissue.
Q.No.4. Give the classification and economic importance of main groups of Algae.
Q.No.5. What is Numerical Taxonomy?Explain Cladistic analysis.
Q.No.6. What is fertilization?Explain different mods of seed dispersal in angiosperms.
Q.No.7. Who proposed binomial nomenclature,give its detail.Why Latin is used in nomenclature.
Q.No.8. Discuss the relation of pteridophytes and gymnosperms Highlight the advance character of Pteridophytes with examples.