Common Entrance Biology – 30 Multiple choice questions

30 questions CE average/good  ability

1. Lettuce —-> slug ——> thrush ——-> fox

The second organism in any food chain is always what?
 
 
 
 
2. Which part of our body removes soluble waste and excess water from the blood
 
 
 
 
3. How is a sperm different to an egg in a human?
 
 
 
 
4. Which part of our body controls our actions
 
 
 
 
5. What conditions does a young plant need to keep healthy
 
 
 
 
6. How many kidneys are there in the body of a normal boy or girl
 
 
 
 
7. Why is the mineral calcium important in our diet?
 
 
 
 
8. flowerLook at the diagram of a flower.
Where would you find the ovules?
 
 
 
 
9. What does the kidney do?
 
 
 
 
10. A section from an animals liver would be best described as
 
 
 
 
11. ANTAGONISTIC MUSCLES are muscles that
 
 
 
 
12. The respiratory system describes which part of our body?
 
 
 
 
13. Name a food which is a good source of carbohydrate:
 
 
 
 
14. What name is given to the blood vessels that carry blood away from the heart?
 
 
 
15. Lettuce —-> slug ——> thrush ——-> fox

In the food chain above what is the predator of the thrush?
 
 
 
 
16. Which of the following bones protects the spinal cord and supports the head
 
 
 
 
17. antPick TWO features that show that this animal has to be an insect
 
 
 
 
18. circulation-graphThe graph below shows the heart rate of two boys, X and Y

Their teacher measured their pulse and then asked them to run on a running machine for 2 minutes

When their pulse had returned to normal the experiment was stopped

How long did it take the heart rate of boy Y to return to normal after he stopped running?
 
 
 
 
19. What do we mean by an animal being cold blooded?
 
 
 
 
20. Why do plants have stomata ?
 
 
 
 
21. An animal carries out respiration in order to….
 
 
 
 
22. circulation-graphThe graph below shows the heart rate of two boys, X and Y

Their teacher measured their pulse and then asked them to run on a running machine for 2 minutes

When their pulse had returned to normal the experiment was stopped

Which do you think was the healthiest boy?
 
 
 
 
 
23.

The diagram shows a human embryo.
Which label represents the placenta?
 
 
 
 
24. How many lungs are there in a the body of a normal boy or girl
 
 
 
 
25. What is meant by your ‘pulse’
 
 
 
 
26. flowerLook at the diagram of a flower.

What is the name of the part labelled a ?
 
 
 
 
27. Why might we add iodine solution to a slice of food in the laboratory
 
 
 
 
28. This organ breaks up food and starts digestion
 
 
 
 
29. Give an example of a reptile
 
 
 
 
30. What is the normal pulse rate of a boy or girl while resting ?
The answer is in beats per minute (bpm)