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

1. Which part of a plant contains xylem and phloem vessels to transport food and water around the plant
 
 
 
 
2. flower 

The diagram shows some different parts of a flower

Which part is the stigma?
 
 
 
 
3. measuring cylinder2This diagram shows a measuring cylinder being used to measure the volume of some water.

What volume of water is being measured?
 
 
 
 
4. What conditions does a young plant need to keep healthy
 
 
 
 
5. Day and night is caused by
 
 
 
 
6. Galvanised iron sheets are made of iron coated with a very thin layer of which metal?
 
 
 
 
7. What is the boiling point of water?
 
 
 
 
8. Which chemical will gain in mass when heated?
 
 
 
 
9. A boy dissolved some salt in warm water. What do we call the resulting mixture?
 
 
 
 
10. What is the pH value of pure water?
 
 
 
 
11. how long does it take the moon to go round the earth?
 
 
 
 
12. What joins muscles to a bone?
 
 
 
 
13. apparatus3What is the purpose of the piece of apparatus shown?
 
 
 
 
 
14. cell4This is a diagram of a plant cell
What is the function of the chloroplasts?
 
 
 
 
15. Which of the following is NOT a metal
 
 
 
 
16. What colour is copper sulphate?
 
 
 
 
17. If you went to the moon what would happen to your weight?
 
 
 
18. Name three structures you would find in all living cells
 
 
 
 
19. What colour will universal turn when mixed with water?
 
 
 
 
20. Why are fresh fruit and vegetables important in our diet?
 
 
 
 
21. What is the normal pulse rate of a boy or girl while resting ?
The answer is in beats per minute (bpm)
 
 
 
 
22. circuit2In which of the circuits shown will the bulb (or bulbs) be the brightest?
 
 
 
 
23. What formula is used to calculate speed?
 
 
 
 
24. Name a food which is a good source of carbohydrate:
 
 
 
 
25. What do we call something that does not allow light to pass through it?
 
 
 
 
26. What is meant by the gestation period
 
 
 
 
27. circuit2Which of the circuit diagrams shows two bulbs joined in parallel?
 
 
 
 
28. Place the following in order of size (largest first)

SUN, MOON, EARTH
 
 
 
 
29. What is the approximate number of elements?
 
 
 
 
30. Which of the gases below does not burn?
 
 
 

 

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

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