Common Entrance Biology – 30 Multiple choice questions

30 questions CE average/good  ability

1. Name three structures you may find in a plant cell but not an animal cell
 
 
 
 
2. When talking about food chains what is meant by a ‘Producer’?
 
 
 
 
3. Yeast, which is used to make bread, is a living organism
TRUE or FALSE
 
 
4. Which organ pumps blood around the body
 
 
 
 
5. Why is vitamin C important in our diet?
 
 
 
 
6. Which part of the body makes red blood cells?
 
 
 
 
7. What is meant by the word ‘GERMINATION’?
 
 
 
 
8. Pollen reaching the stigma of a plant is known as
 
 
 
 
9. Bees pollinate flowers.
What do they take from one flower to another?
 
 
 
 
10. Pick the two products of respiration
 
 
 
 
11. What is meant by a ‘Primary Producer’?
 
 
 
 
12. Where does fertilization take place in the human body?
 
 
 
 
13. photosynthesis2This is a diagram of an experiment to demonstrate photosynthesis.

What is the name of the colourless gas that collected in the test tube?
 
 
 
 
14. What does the kidney do?
 
 
 
 
15. Which of the following bones protects the spinal cord and supports the head
 
 
 
 
16. Cells reproduce by a process called binary fission.

Is binary fission an example of sexual or asexual reproduction?
 
 
17. 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)
 
 
 
18. Name a food which is a good source of carbohydrate:
 
 
 
 
19. When talking about food chains, which of the following is an example of a producer?
 
 
 
 
20. cell4How can you be certain that this cell is from a plant?
 
 
 
 
21. When does photosynthesis take place in a plant?
 
 
 
 
22. From where would the predator in a habitat obtain its energy?
 
 
 
 
23. Where would you find the cerebellum?
 
 
 
 
24. cell4Do you think this cell is from an animal or plant?
 
 
 
25. Photosynthesis is how plants make food

Why does photosynthesis usually stop at night?

 
 
 
 
26. After a girl reaches puberty, how often will her body release an egg?
 
 
 
 
27. These organs clean the blood and produce urine
 
 
 
 
28. What is the main function for the leaves of a plant
 
 
 
 
29. Which are smaller, bacteria fungi or viruses
 
 
 
 
30. Where would you find villi in the human body?