Common Entrance Revision: 30 easier questions
KS3 Levels 3 and 4

1. Which travels faster – sound or light?
 
 
 
2. Copper, iron, gold, and aluminium are all examples of what?
 
 
 
 
3. When does respiration take place in a plant?
 
 
 
 
4. cell1 cell2These diagrams show two cells one from an animal and one from a plant.

Pick three structures that are present in both cells
 
 
 
 
5. What colour is hydrated copper sulphate
 
 
 
 
6. Which of the following animals is an INSECT (has six legs))
 
 
 
 
7. What is meant by the gestation period
 
 
 
 
8. Which chemical will gain in mass when heated?
 
 
 
 
9. What is the normal boiling point of water?
 
 
 
 
10. Pick the correct sentence from those given to best  describe the term below:

Volume
 
 
 
 
11. Which of the gases below does not burn?
 
 
 
12. Name a food which is a good source of carbohydrate:
 
 
 
 
13. Name three structures you would find in all living cells
 
 
 
 
14. flaskThe image represents what piece of apparatus?
 
 
 
 
15. What will iodine do when heated in an open test tube?
 
 
 
 
16. Which of the following metals are magnetic
 
 
 
 
17.
A

A



 

B

B



 

C

C



 

D

D



 

E

E



 

F

F



 

G

G



 

H

H



Pick out all the animals that are vertebrates
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
18. What is the unit of volume?
 
 
 
 
19. A boy runs 100 metres in 20 seconds.
What is his average speed?
 
 
 
 
20. If a violin string is going to make a sound it
 
 
 
 
21. What object is at the centre of our solar system
 
 
 
 
22. A car is travelling at 60 km/h
How far will it travel in two hours?
 
 
 
 
23. Meat is a good source of
 
 
 
 
24. What is your BLADDER for?
 
 
 
 
25. Name a neutral liquid
 
 
 
 
26. Why are pan handles often covered in plastic (or wood)?
 
 
 
 
27. What type of animal is an omnivore?
 
 
 
 
28. Camels have wide feet.
How does this help them walk on sand?
 
 
 
 
29. If the North seeking pole of one magnet is brought near the south seeking pole of another magnet what will happen?
 
 
 
30. What is the unit of pressure?
 
 
 
 

 


BJC
BJC

This was a really good quiz for revision!!!!

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