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NDDC Scholarship Test Past Questions And Answers – Biology

Updated nddc Scholarship Biology Test Past Questions and Answer will help you prepare faster and smarter for the nddc Scholarship. Got shortlisted with few days or hours left to prepare? this pack will give you the insight you need to ace the tests and improve your chance of passing the test.

NDDC Scholarship Test Past Questions And Answers – Biology

Download the NDDC Scholarship Biology Test Past Questions Practice Pack from this page in PDF format. The NDDC Scholarship test past questions pack makes your preparation easier and much better. Featuring questions from previous assessments as well as solutions to these questions.

About NDDC Nigeria

The Niger Delta Development Commission is a federal government agency established by Nigerian president Olusegun Obasanjo in the year 2000 with the sole mandate of developing the oil-rich Niger Delta region of Nigeria.

  • About The NDDC Scholarship 

  • The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) Scholarship is a program initiated by the Nigerian government to provide educational opportunities for students from the Niger Delta region. The Niger Delta region is known for its significant oil and gas reserves, but it has also faced numerous socio-economic challenges. One of the ways the government aims to address these challenges is by offering scholarships to qualified students from the region to pursue higher education overseas.
  • The amount for the foreign scholarship shall be based on the prevailing exchange rate of the Naira.Current Application Closing Date is 3rd November, 2023.

    Application Procedure

  • 1.The following documents must be attached to the application:
    2.Recent passport photograph
    3.Local Government Identification Letter
    4.Post Graduate admission letter from a recognized overseas university
    Relevant degrees from recognized universities
    5.NYSC Discharge/Exemption Certificate
    6.Upon successful completion of the application form, a registration number will be automatically assigned.
    7.Applicants are advised to print a hard copy of the online-generated acknowledgment for future reference.
    8.All shortlisted applicants will be announced and posted on the NDDC website: www.nddc.gov.ng. These shortlisted candidates will subsequently be required to take part in a Computer-Based Test (CBT).
  • Eligibility

    To be eligible for the scholarship, a scholar must hail from the Niger Delta Region and have achieved a First Class Degree, Second Class Upper, or Lower Division.

  • The Selection Process

  • 1. Initial Application: Interested candidates must submit an online application via the Commission’s Website.
    2. Preliminary Shortlisting: Candidates will be shortlisted based on the following criteria:
    WASSCE/NECO results
    3. Undergraduate Degree classification (1st Class, Second Class Upper/Lower)
    4. Local Government Identification
    5. Computer-Based Test: Shortlisted candidates will undergo a computer-based test conducted by our consultants in Rivers State.
    6. Minimum Test Score: Candidates must achieve a minimum score of 70% in the test to proceed to the next stage.
    7. Further Shortlisting: Candidates who successfully pass the test will be further shortlisted.
    8. Final Verification: The final verification of the candidates will be done through the Local Government Area (LGA) and Community Development Committee (CDC).

About the NDDC Scholarship test format

NDDC overseas scholarship test was conducted by Cinfores-Ltd, between 2010 and 2015. Since 2016, the tests are now conducted by MEIL (MARG Educational International Limited).

The test usually comprises of 2 sections –

1. General questions which everyone will have to sit, and

2. Discipline-based questions.

For example, candidates in Engineering and Science related disciplines could take a mix of science-based questions like maths, English, physics and chemistry for part 1, then discipline-specific questions for part 2. The  test usually last between 30 to 60 minutes.

  • Sample Past Questions And Answers for NDDC Scholarship – Biology

  • Question: What is the basic unit of life?
    A Cell
    B Organ
    C Molecule
    D Atom
    Answer: A CellQuestion: Which gas do plants absorb from the atmosphere during photosynthesis?
    A Oxygen
    B Carbon dioxide
    C Nitrogen
    D Hydrogen
    Answer: B Carbon dioxideQuestion: What is the process by which plants make their own food using sunlight?
    A Respiration
    B Fermentation
    C Photosynthesis
    D Digestion
    Answer: C PhotosynthesisQuestion: Which organelle is responsible for producing ATP, the cell’s energy currency?
    A Nucleus
    B Mitochondria
    C Golgi apparatus
    D Endoplasmic reticulum
    Answer: B Mitochondria

    Question: What is the largest organ in the human body?
    A Brain
    B Liver
    C Skin
    D Heart
    Answer: C Skin

    Question: Which blood type is considered the universal donor?
    A A
    B B
    C AB
    D O
    Answer: D. O

    Question: What is the function of white blood cells in the immune system?
    A Transport of oxygen
    B Blood clotting
    C Defense against pathogens
    D Digestion of food
    Answer: C Defense against pathogens

    Question: Which gas is responsible for the greenhouse effect on Earth?
    A Oxygen
    B Nitrogen
    C Methane
    D Helium
    Answer: C Methane

    Question: What is the process by which an organism develops from a fertilized egg to a mature individual?
    A Evolution
    B Reproduction
    C Development
    D Growth
    Answer: C Development

    Question: Which part of the human brain is responsible for coordinating voluntary muscle movements?
    A Cerebrum
    B Cerebellum
    C Medulla oblongata
    D Thalamus
    Answer: B Cerebellum

    Question: What is the function of the pancreas in the digestive system?
    A Producing bile
    B Absorbing nutrients
    C Regulating blood sugar levels
    D Filtering waste products
    Answer: C Regulating blood sugar levels

    Question: Which gas is released as a byproduct of cellular respiration in humans?
    A Carbon dioxide
    B Oxygen
    C Nitrogen
    D Hydrogen
    Answer: A Carbon dioxide

    Question: What is the largest mammal on Earth?
    A Elephant
    B Giraffe
    C Blue whale
    D Lion
    Answer: C Blue whale

    Question: What is the primary function of red blood cells in the human body?
    A Carrying oxygen
    B Fighting infections
    C Clotting blood
    D Digesting food
    Answer: A Carrying oxygen

    Question: Which organ is responsible for filtering waste products from the blood and producing urine?
    A Liver
    B Kidney
    C Spleen
    D Stomach
    Answer: B Kidney

    Question: What is the process by which plants and some microorganisms convert light energy into chemical energy in the form of glucose?
    A Fermentation
    B Respiration
    C Photosynthesis
    D Digestion
    Answer: C Photosynthesis

    Question: Which gas is used by marine organisms to build their shells and skeletons?
    A Oxygen
    B Carbon dioxide
    C Nitrogen
    D Calcium carbonate
    Answer: D Calcium carbonate

    Question: What is the function of the ribosomes in a cell?
    A Energy production
    B Protein synthesis
    C DNA replication
    D Lipid storage
    Answer: B Protein synthesis

    Question: Which organelle is responsible for detoxifying harmful substances in the liver?
    A Nucleus
    B Mitochondria
    C Golgi apparatus
    D Smooth endoplasmic reticulum
    Answer: D Smooth endoplasmic reticulum

    Question: What is the role of antibodies in the immune system?
    A Destroying healthy cells
    B Promoting inflammation
    C Recognizing and neutralizing pathogens
    D Producing hormones
    Answer: C Recognizing and neutralizing pathogens

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