Common Entrance Biology – 30 Multiple choice questions

30 questions CE average/good  ability

1. Which of these facts is NOT true about a girl when her body reaches puberty
 
 
 
2.
A

A



 

B

B



 

C

C



 

D

D



 

E

E



 

F

F



 

G

G



 

H

H



Pick out all the animals that are vertebrates
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3. Where are the eggs made in an animal?
 
 
 
 
4. Which of these sentences is correct
 
 
 
 
5. Name the process that our body uses to release energy from sugar
 
 
 
 
6. Name a food which is a good source of carbohydrate:
 
 
 
 
7. What is yeast used for?
 
 
 
 
8. A plant is an example of a producer.
Producers are living organisms that:
 
 
 
9. 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)
 
 
 
10. Neurons are found mainly in what part of our body?
 
 
 
 
11. These organs clean the blood and produce urine
 
 
 
 
12. Which of the following is NOT true about how human babies develop
 
 
 
 
13. The diagram shows a human embryo.

Which label represents the umbilical cord?
 
 
 
 
14. What is meant by your ‘pulse’
 
 
 
 
15. Which of the following is NOT caused by bacteria
 
 
 
 
16. Where would you find villi in the human body?
 
 
 
 
17. Which part of a flower does pollen reach during pollination?

 
 
 
 
18. Meat is a good source of
 
 
 
 
19. Where does fertilization take place in the human body?
 
 
 
 
20. What is the main function for the leaves of a plant
 
 
 
 
21. When talking about food chains, which of the following is an example of a producer?
 
 
 
 
22. A fungus is an example of a saprophyte.
Saprophytes are living organisms that:
 
 
 
23. Which part of your skeleton protects the heart and lungs
 
 
 
 
24. What would be the effect on an ecosystem if all the herbivores suddenly died out
 
 
 
 
25. What word is used to describe the passage of water through a plant and out through the leaves.
 
 
 
 
26. A: Adults mate B: child grows into an adult
C: Eggs are fertilized by sperm D: baby is born
E: baby develops in the mother
Put the letters in the correct order (starting with A)
 
 
 
 
27. What does the kidney do?
 
 
 
 
28. What type of animal is an omnivore?
 
 
 
 
29. Which part of our body removes soluble waste and excess water from the blood
 
 
 
 
30. Why are fresh fruit and vegetables important in our diet?