Common Entrance Biology – 30 Multiple choice questions

30 questions CE average/good  ability

1. In what way do gametes differ from other cells in our body ?
 
 
 
 
2. An animal carries out respiration in order to….
 
 
 
 
3. Lettuce —-> slug ——> thrush ——-> fox

The third organism in any food chain will always be a
 
 
 
 
4. When does respiration take place in a plant?
 
 
 
 
5. From where would the producer in a habitat obtain its energy?
 
 
 
 
6. Food is carried around in the blood in what form?
 
 
 
 
7. What do we mean by an animal being cold blooded?
 
 
 
 
8. What is yeast used for?
 
 
 
 
9. Where would you find the cerebellum?
 
 
 
 
10. What type of food do carnivores usually eat?
 
 
 
 
11. Why is the mineral Iron important in our diet?
 
 
 
 
12. A section from an animals liver would be best described as
 
 
 
 
13. Photosynthesis is how plants make food

Why does photosynthesis usually stop at night?

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

 
 
 
 
15. Which of the foods below is the healthiest source of energy
 
 
 
 
16. Lettuce —-> slug ——> thrush ——-> fox

In the food chain above what is the predator of the thrush?
 
 
 
 
17. Where would you find villi in the human body?
 
 
 
 
18. From where do producers in a food chain get their energy?
 
 
 
 
19. 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)
 
 
 
20. Our teeth and bones are rich in which mineral?
 
 
 
 
21. What makes plants wilt?
 
 
 
 
22. Taking cuttings, budding and forming runners are all examples of what process?
 
 
 
 
23. Which of the following statements is true:
 
 
 
 
24. ARTHROPODS are animals that have which features?
 
 
 
 
25. Why do we need red blood cells?
 
 
 
 
26. Which of these sentences is correct
 
 
 
 
27. What is a PLACENTA?
 
 
 
 
28. What is meant by the word ‘GERMINATION’?
 
 
 
 
29. What are the main features you would look for in a plant to show that it was pollinated by insects or other animals?

(plants are either pollinated by animals or by the wind)
 
 
 
 
30. Which are smaller, bacteria fungi or viruses