University of New Zealand.
B.A. Pass Examination, 1885.
Paper a. General Principles.
Examiner: Prof. E. Ray Lankester, M.A., F.R.S.
|1.||Describe the essential structural features of a cell, and the phenomena which accompany cell-division. Mention all the instances you can in which the movement of the protoplasm of cells, either animal or vegetable, can be observed with the microscope, and describe the peculiar features of each case.
|2.||Give a full account of the chemical processes attendant upon nutrition in (1) plants, and (2) animals.
|3.||Describe (illustrating your description by sketches) the appendages of a Crayfish. How does the Crayfish exhibit a "repetition of parts"? In what way do the higher plants exhibit the same principle of construction?
|4.||How do you account for the existence of wingless birds in New Zealand?
|5.||Describe, and point out the equivalent stages in, the sexual reproduction of a Fern and a Flowering Plant.
|6.||Give an account of the first development and the subsequent modifications of the Vertebrate Notochord.