FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION FOR
RECRUITMENT TO POSTS IN BS 17
UNDER THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT, 2014
ZOOLOGY PAPER I
TIME ALLOWED: THREE HOURS MAXIMUM MARKS: 100
NOTE: (i) First attempt PART I (MCQs) on separate Answer Sheet which shall be taken back after 30 minutes.
(ii) Overwriting/cutting of the options / answers will not be given credit.
PART – I (MCQs)
NOTE: (i) PART II is to be attempted on separate Answer Book.
(ii) Attempt only FOUR questions from PART II, selecting TWO questions from each SECTION. All questions carry EQUAL marks.
(iii) Extra attempt of any question or any part of the attempted question will not be considered.
Q.2(a)write an essay on parasitic zoonosis
(b)describe protozoan of public health importance.
Q.3(a) Describe parasitic adaptation in platyhelminthes.
(b) Compare the structure and function of water vascular system of asteriods,O phiuroids and crinoids.
Q.4(a) What is torsion and shell coiling?Describe their effects on gastropod structure and functions.
(b)Digestive system of insects with the help of labelled diagram.
Q.5 Short notes:
a.Toxoplasmosis b.Metamorphosis c.Parthenogenesis d.Parasitosis.
Q.6(a)Describe types of vertebrate neurons with the help of suitable diagrams.
(b)Discuss various types of fish scales
Q.7(a) Describe biting apparatus of a poisonous snake and explain the biting mechanism.
(b) Describe various types of primitive vertebrate heart.Illustrate answer with labelled diagram.
Q.8 Short notes
a.Birds Migration and Navigation b.Crocodiles and Alligators c.Turtles and Tortoises.