Common Entrance Biology – 30 Multiple choice questions

30 questions CE average/good  ability

1. What biological process releases oxygen into the atmosphere?
 
 
 
 
2. flower2The diagram shows the main parts of a flowering plant.

In which part of the plant are the seeds made?
 
 
 
 
3. A kidney is best described as
 
 
 
 
4. What would be the effect on an ecosystem if all the herbivores suddenly died out
 
 
 
 
5. What name is given to the blood vessels that carry blood toward the heart?
 
 
 
6. In what kind of cell would you find some CHLOROPLASTS?
 
 
 
 
7. ARTHROPODS are animals that have which features?
 
 
 
 
8. Bees pollinate flowers.
What do they take from one flower to another?
 
 
 
 
9. A fungus is an example of a saprophyte.
Saprophytes are living organisms that:
 
 
 
10. Yeast, which is used to make bread, is a living organism
TRUE or FALSE
 
 
11. Bones in the skeleton either protect or support organs.

What do the RIBS do?
 
 
 
 
12. In which part of your body will you find a retina?
 
 
 
 
13. 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)
 
 
 
 
14. Which of the gases named below is released by bacteria when things decompose and is a powerful greenhouse gas
 
 
 
 
15. Which of the items listed below would be found in all living cells?
 
 
 
 
16. What conditions from its environment does a seedling need to help it grow?
 
 
 
 
17. Pollen reaching the stigma of a plant is known as
 
 
 
 
18. body5What is the name of organ ‘H’
 
 
 
 
19. From where would the producer in a habitat obtain its energy?
 
 
 
 
20. When talking about food chains what is meant by a ‘Producer’?
 
 
 
 
21. What is meant by a ‘Primary Producer’?
 
 
 
 
22. What organ in our body contains valves?
 
 
 
 
23. 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)
 
 
 
 
24. Which of the following is NOT caused by bacteria
 
 
 
 
25. cell1This is a diagram of a typical animal cell.

What is represented by structure labelled B?
 
 
 
 
26. What are the main features of amphibian?
 
 
 
 
27. Which of the following animals is an INSECT (has six legs))
 
 
 
 
28. cell4This is a diagram of a plant cell
What is the function of the chloroplasts?
 
 
 
 
29. What is the main reason a plant has leaves?
 
 
 
 
30. What are the main features of a reptile?