More Details about Wiley's Objective Biology for NEET, 2019ed

General Information  
Author(s)Himanshu Agarwal
PublisherWiley
Edition2019
ISBN9788126573165
Pages1156
BindingPaperback
LanguageEnglish
Publish YearJuly 2018

Description

The Objective Biology for NEET is an endeavour to prepare the students for NEET (AIPMT) and other medical entrance examinations. Revision at a Glance, an exquisite feature has been incorporated to enhance the quick-learning. Enormous number of Practice Problems based on latest NEET pattern has been extensively developed from NCERT Biology books of Class 11 and 12. The designing of questions are strictly in accordance with the topic that aids students approaching the problems of the topic under study. Apart from the Answer Key, the distinctive feature, Hints and Explanations of tricky conceptual questions have also been given to simplify the learning. In the beginning, Directions to Use the Book is inked to hand down some advice to medical aspirants. In the end of the book, Previous Years’ Papers (2008–2016) along with answer key and detailed Analysis Chart are available.

About the Author

Mr. Himanshu Agarwal has done his post-graduation in Biotechnology from HNB, Garhwal University, Srinagar (Uttaranchal). He has his degree in education from Rajasthan University, Jaipur. He has cleared his CSIR-NET (JRF), GRE, TOEFL and GATE examinations. During the course of studies, he did his projects with top scientific institutes of India like IVRI (Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Bareilly, UP), TERI (The Energy and Resources Institute, New Delhi) and JNU (Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi). He started his career from a Post-graduate degree college at Dehradun, where he taught undergraduate and postgraduate students.


Table of Contents

Chapter 1 The Living World

Revision at a Glance

Multiple Choice Questions

Characteristics of Living Organisms

Diversity in the Living World and Species Concept

Nomenclature

Taxonomy and Systematics

Taxonomic Aids

 

Chapter 2 Biological Classification

Revision at a Glance

Multiple Choice Questions

Kingdom Systems of Classification

Kingdom Monera (Archaebacteria and Eubacteria)

Kingdom Protista

Kingdom Fungi

Viruses, Viriods and Lichens

 

Chapter 3 Plant Kingdom

Revision at a Glance

Multiple Choice Questions

Classification Systems

Algae

Bryophytes

Pteridophytes

Gymnosperms

Angiosperms, Plant Life Cycles and Alternation of Generations

 

Chapter 4  Animal Kingdom

Revision at a Glance

Multiple Choice Questions

Basis of Classification, Levels of Organisation and Symmetry, Coelom,

Segmentation and Notochord

Phylum Protozoa

Phylum Porifera

Phylum Coelenterata (Cnidaria) and Phylum Ctenophora

Phylum Platyhelminthes, Phylum Aschelminthes and Phylum Annelida

Phylum Arthropoda

Phylum Mollusca

Phylum Echinodermata and Phylum Hemichordata

Phylum Chordata

 

Chapter 5 Morphology of Flowering Plants

Revision at a Glance

Multiple Choice Questions

The Root

The Stem

The Leaf

The Inflorescence

The Flower

The Fruit

The Seed

Description of Important Families

 

Chapter 6 Anatomy of Flowering Plants

Revision at a Glance

Multiple Choice Questions

Meristematic and Permanent Tissues

Epidermal Tissue System, Ground Tissue System and Vascular Tissue System

Anatomy of Root

Anatomy of Stem

Anatomy of Leaf

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Secondary Growth and Types of Wood

 

Chapter 7 Structural Organisation in Animals

Revision at a Glance

Multiple Choice Questions

Animal Tissues

Earthworm

Cockroach

Frog

 

Chapter 8 Cell: The Unit of Life

Revision at a Glance

Multiple Choice Questions

An Overview of Cell

Prokaryotic Cells

Eukaryotic Cells

 

Chapter 9 Biomolecules

Revision at a Glance

Multiple Choice Questions

Analysis of Chemical Composition, Primary and Secondary Metabolites,

Bio-Macromolecules

Proteins and Structure of Proteins

Polysaccharides

Lipids

Nucleic Acids

Nature of Bonds Linking Monomers in a Polymer

Dynamic State of Body Constituents; Concept of Metabolism;

Metabolic Basis of Living; Living State

Enzymes and Co-Factors

 

Chapter 10 Cell Cycle and Cell Division

Revision at a Glance

Multiple Choice Questions

Cell Cycle

Mitosis

Meiosis

 

Chapter 11 Transport in Plants

Revision at a Glance

Multiple Choice Questions

Means of Transport; Diffusion, Facilitated Diffusion; Active Transport and Transport Processes

Plant-Water Relations; Water Potential; Osmosis; Plasmolysis and Imbibition

Long Distance Transport of Water; Translocation;

Mechanism of Water

Absorption; Root Pressure

Transpiration

Guttation and Bleeding

Uptake and Transport of Mineral Nutrients;

Phloem Transport; Mass Flow Hypothesis

 

Chapter 12 Mineral Nutrition

Revision at a Glance

Multiple Choice Questions

Hydroponics, Essential Elements; Criteria for Essentiality

Role of Macro-Nutrients and Micro-Nutrients

Deficiency Symptoms of Essential Elements; Toxicity of Minerals

Mechanism of Mineral Absorption; Soil as a Reservoir of Essential Elements

Metabolism of Nitrogen

 

Chapter 13 Photosynthesis in Higher Plants

Revision at a Glance

Multiple Choice Questions

Experiments on Photosynthesis; History of Photosynthesis

Site of Photosynthesis; Photosynthetic Pigments

Mechanism of Photosynthesis; Light Reactions and Dark Reactions

C Pathway, CAM Pathway and Photorespiration

Factors Affecting Photosynthesis

 

Chapter 14 Respiration in Plants

Revision at a Glance

Multiple Choice Questions

Respiratory Substrates

Mechanism of Respiration

Anaerobic Respiration and Fermentation

Amphibolic Pathway and Respiration Quotient (RQ)

 

Chapter 15 Plant Growth and Development

Revision at a Glance

Multiple Choice Questions

Growth, Characters; Measurement; Phases of Growth; Growth Rate;

Conditions of Growth; Differentiation; Development; Heterophylly and Plasticity

Plant Growth Regulators

Photoperiodism, Phytochromes and Plasticity

 

Chapter 16 Digestion and Absorption

Revision at a Glance

Multiple Choice Questions

Digestive System

Food, Diet, Composition, Vitamins

Digestion of Food

Absorption of Digested Products

Disorders of Digestive System

 

Chapter 17 Breathing and Exchange of Gases

Revision at a Glance

Multiple Choice Questions

Respiratory Organs; Respiration in Lower Organisms

Human Respiratory Organs and Respiratory System

Mechanism of Breathing

Respiratory Volume; Respiratory Capacities

Exchange of Gases; Transport of Gases (O and CO)

Regulation of Respiration; Disorders of Respiratory System

 

Chapter 18 Body Fluids and Circulation

Revision at a Glance

Multiple Choice Questions

Blood and Lymph

Circulatory Pathways

Human Circulatory System and Cardiac Cycle

ECG and Regulation of Cardiac Activity

Disorders of the Circulatory System

 

Chapter 19 Excretory Products and Their Elimination

Revision at a Glance

Multiple Choice Questions

Excretion in Animals: Forms of Excretion

Human Excretory System; Mechanism; Urine Formation

Regulation of Kidney Function, Micturition,

Role of Other Organs in Excretion

Disorders of Excretory System

 

Chapter 20 Locomotion and Movement

Revision at a Glance

Multiple Choice Questions

Introduction; Types of Movements

Muscle; Structure of Contractile Protein; Mechanism of Muscle Contraction

Skeletal System

Joints

Disorders of Muscular and Skeletal System

 

Chapter 21 Neural Control and Coordination

Revision at a Glance

Multiple Choice Questions

Human Neural System; Neuron

Generation and Conduction of Nerve Impulses; Transmission of Nerve Impulses

Central Neural System; Fore Brain; Mid-Brain; Hind-Brain

Reflex Action and Reflex Arc; Sensory Reception and Processing

Eye; Mechanism of Vision

Ear; Mechanism of Hearing

 

Chapter 22 Chemical Coordination and Integration

Revision at a Glance

Multiple Choice Questions

Human Endocrine System

Hormones of Heart, Kidney and Gastrointestinal Tract

Mechanism of Hormone Action

Disorders Associated with Glands

 

Chapter 23 Reproduction in Organisms

Revision at a Glance

Multiple Choice Questions

Asexual Reproduction

Sexual Reproduction

 

Chapter 24 Sexual Reproduction in Flowering Plants

Revision at a Glance

Multiple Choice Questions

Male Reproductive System

Female Reproductive System

Pollination

Fertilisation

Embryogenesis

Seed and Fruit

Apomixis and Polyembryony

 

Chapter 25 Human Reproduction

Revision at a Glance

Multiple Choice Questions

Male Reproductive System

Female Reproductive System

Gametogenesis

Menstrual Cycle

Fertilisation and Implantation

Pregnancy and Embryonic Development

Parturition and Lactation

 

Chapter 26 Reproductive Health

Revision at a Glance

Multiple Choice Questions

Problems and Strategies; Population Explosion

Birth Control

Medical Termination of Pregnancy (MTP)

Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)

Infertility

 

Chapter 27 Principles of Inheritance and Variation

Revision at a Glance

MULTIPLE CHOICE QUESTIONS

Pre-Mendelism

Mendelism

Post-Mendelism

Chromosomal Basis of Inheritance

Experimental Genetics: Crossing Over, Linkage and Recombination

Sex Determination

Mutations

Pedigree Analysis

Mendelian Disorders (Due to Gene Mutations)

Chromosomal Disorders

 

Chapter 28 Molecular Basis of Inheritance

Revision at a Glance

Multiple Choice Questions

DNA

RNA

DNA Replication

Transcription

Genetic Code

Translation

Mutations

Regulation of Gene Expression

Human Genome Project

DNA Fingerprinting

 

Chapter 29 Evolution

Revision at a Glance

Multiple Choice Questions

Origin of Life; Theories

Evidences for Evolution; Adaptive Radiation

Biological Evolution; Mechanism of Evolution

Hardy–Weinberg Principle; Gene Frequency; Genetic Drift

Brief Account of Evolution

Origin and Evolution of Man

 

Chapter 30 Human Health and Disease

Revision at a Glance

Multiple Choice Questions

Common Diseases in Humans

Immunity

AIDS and Cancer

Drugs, Addiction and Alcohol Abuse

 

Chapter 31 Strategies for Enhancement in Food Production

Revision at a Glance

Multiple Choice Questions

Animal Husbandry and Animal Breeding

Plant Breeding

SCP and Plant Tissue Culture

 

Chapter 32 Microbes in Human Welfare

Revision at a Glance

Multiple Choice Questions

Microbes in Household Products

Microbes in Industrial Products (Fermented Beverages, Antibiotics, Chemicals,

Enzymes and Other Bioactive Molecules)

Microbes in Sewage Treatment and Production of Biogas

Microbes as Biocontrol Agents

Microbes as Biofertilisers

 

Chapter 33 Biotechnology: Principles and Processes

Revision at a Glance

Multiple Choice Questions

Principles of Biotechnology

Tools of Recombinant DNA Technology

Processes of Recombinant DNA Technology

 

Chapter 34 Biotechnology and Its Applications

Revision at a Glance

Multiple Choice Questions

Biotechnological Applications in Agriculture

Biotechnological Applications in Medicines

Transgenic Animals

Ethical Issues

 

Chapter 35 Organisms and Populations

Revision at a Glance

Multiple Choice Questions

Organisms and Its Environment; Major Abiotic Factors

Responses to Abiotic Factors; Adaptations

Population Attributes; Population Growth

Population Interactions

 

Chapter 36 Ecosystem

Revision at a Glance

Multiple Choice Questions

Ecosystem – Structure and Function; Productivity and Decomposition

Energy Flow and Ecological Pyramids

Ecological Succession

Nutrient Cycling; Ecosystem Services

 

Chapter 37 Biodiversity and Conservation

Revision at a Glance

Multiple Choice Questions

Biodiversity: Types and Patterns

Loss of Biodiversity

Conservation of Biodiversity

 

Chapter 38 Environmental Issues

Revision at a Glance

Multiple Choice Questions

Air Pollution and its Control

Water Pollution and its Control

Solid Wastes; Agro-Chemicals and Their Effects; Radioactive Wastes

Green House Effect and Global Warming; Ozone Depletion

Degradation by Improper Resource Utilization

and Maintenance; Deforestation

 

Miscellaneous

Answer Key

Hints And Explanations

 

Previous Years’ Papers (2008–2016)

AIPMT 2008

AIPMT 2009

AIPMT 2010 (Prelims)

AIPMT 2010 (Mains)

AIPMT 2011 (Prelims)

AIPMT 2011 (Mains)

AIPMT 2012 (Prelims)

AIPMT 2012 (Mains)

NEET 2013

AIPMT 2014

AIPMT 2015

RE-AIPMT 2015

NEET I 2016

NEET II 2016

 

Analysis Chart of NEET (AIPMT) Papers

 

Mock Test

Mock Test 1

Mock Test 2

Mock Test 3

Mock Test 4

Mock Test 5

Mock Test 6

Mock Test 7

 

Mock Test Answer Key

OMR Answer Sheets