Common Entrance Biology – 30 Multiple choice questions

1. What gas is used up by plants during photosynthesis
 
 
 
 
2. Which of these facts is NOT true about a girl when her body reaches puberty
 
 
 
3. Tick TWO raw materials needed by plants to carry out photosynthesis
 
 
 
 
4. This organ breaks up food and starts digestion
 
 
 
 
5. A section from an animals liver would be best described as
 
 
 
 
6. Photosynthesis is how plants make food

Why does photosynthesis usually stop at night?

 
 
 
 
7. Which part of your skeleton protects the spinal cord?
 
 
 
 
8. Name the organ that supplies the embryo with food and oxygen
 
 
 
 
9. Lettuce —-> slug ——> thrush ——-> fox

The third organism in any food chain will always be a
 
 
 
 
10. Which part of a plant which takes water and dissolved nutrients from the ground ?
 
 
 
 
11. Protein is good in our diet because it
 
 
 
 
12. Which of the following is NOT true about how human babies develop
 
 
 
 
13. What type of food do herbivores usually eat?
 
 
 
 
14. cell4How can you be certain that this cell is from a plant?
 
 
 
 
15. photosynthesis2This is a diagram of an experiment to demonstrate photosynthesis.

What is the name of the colourless gas that collected in the test tube?
 
 
 
 
16. When does photosynthesis take place in a plant?
 
 
 
 
17. What is a ZYGOTE?
 
 
 
 
18. Why is the mineral Iron important in our diet?
 
 
 
 
19. What is the hard outside part of the tooth made from?
 
 
 
 
20. What is the normal pulse rate of a boy or girl while resting ?
The answer is in beats per minute (bpm)
 
 
 
 
21. flowerLook at the diagram of a flower.
Where would you find the ovules?
 
 
 
 
22. Bones in the skeleton either protect or support organs.

What do the RIBS do?
 
 
 
 
23. What do we mean by an animal being cold blooded?
 
 
 
 
24. Which of the items listed below would be found in all living cells?
 
 
 
 
25. Where is the male gamete (pollen) formed in plants?
 
 
 
 
26. ANTAGONISTIC MUSCLES are muscles that
 
 
 
 
27. What happens when a boy reaches puberty?

(puberty is the time when his body starts to change in appearance, sometime between 10 and 14 years old)
 
 
 
28. What is a saprophyte?
 
 
 
 
29. From where would the producer in a habitat obtain its energy?
 
 
 
 
30. Where would you find the cerebellum?