Common Entrance Revision: Includes more advanced questions
30 questions suitable for scholarship               KS3 Levels 5 and 6

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1. What colour is sulphur?
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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2. What type of animal is an omnivore?
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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3. From where do producers in a food chain get their energy?
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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4. The diagram shows a human embryo.
Which label represents the placenta?
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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5. What is meant be the amount of RAM a computer has?
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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6.
A

A



 

B

B



 

C

C



 

D

D



 

E

E



 

F

F



 

G

G



 

H

H



Pick out all the animals that are vertebrates
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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7. Which part of a flower does pollen reach during pollination?

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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8. Alpha Proxima is a star. What makes it special?
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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9. Name three structures you would find in all living cells
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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10. Pick the correct sentence from those given to best  describe the term below:

Frequency
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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11. Where would you find the cerebellum?
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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12. Wax is a compound of hydrogen and carbon (known as hydrocarbon).

What are the products of the reaction that takes place when wax burns completely in air.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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13. cell1 cell2These diagrams show two cells one from an animal and one from a plant.

Pick three structures that are present in both cells
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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14. measuring cylinder2This diagram shows a measuring cylinder being used to measure the volume of some water.

What volume of water is being measured?
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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15. What type of object is the Earth?
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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16. Word equations for 4 different reactions are shown.
Which of them shows oxidation and reduction taking place?
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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17. Camels have wide feet.
How does this help them walk on sand?
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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18. The fourth planet from the Sun is
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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19. Where does fertilization take place in the human body?
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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20. What are the main features of amphibian?
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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21. Which of the gases below does not burn?
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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22. If a violin string is going to make a sound it
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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23. Which part of our body removes soluble waste and excess water from the blood
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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24. The best way to remove sand from water is
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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25. How many mm in a metre?
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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26. A person who suffers from haemophilia has what wrong with them?
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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27. A belt is made out of leather because leather is…….
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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28. How many kidneys are there in the body of a normal boy or girl
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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29. What is measured by the Beaufort Scale?
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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30. On the MOH’s scale of hardness what is the softest substance
(1 on the MOH’s scale)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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