Common Entrance Revision: 30 easier questions
KS3 Levels 3 and 4

1. How many millilitres in a litre?
 
 
 
 

2. These organs clean the blood and produce urine
 
 
 
 

3. What colour is magnesium oxide?
 
 
 
 

4. flower2The diagram shows the main parts of a flowering plant.

In which part of the plant are the seeds made?
 
 
 
 

5. Exactly enough sodium hydroxide solution is added to hydrochloric acid to make a neutral solution.
How can salt (sodium chloride crystals) be obtained from the resulting solution?
 
 
 
 

6. Name three structures you would find in all living cells
 
 
 
 

7. Name the PROCESS you would use to obtain a sample of SOLID SALT from some sea water
 
 
 
 

8. What is meant by the word ‘GERMINATION’?
 
 
 
 

9. Pick the best description to describe the word REFRACTION:
 
 
 
 

10. cell4This is a diagram of a plant cell
What is the function of the chloroplasts?
 
 
 
 

11. Which of the following animals is a reptile (has a scaly skin)
 
 
 
 

12. A falling stone will have what kind of energy?
 
 
 
 

13. What are the main features of a reptile?
 
 
 
 

14. flowerLook at the diagram of a flower.

What is the name of the part labelled a ?
 
 
 
 

15. When a gas changes to a liquid the process is called
 
 
 
 

16.  

body5Which organ is the small intestine?
 
 
 
 

17. Something has kinetic energy when….
 
 
 
 

18. What do we mean by an animal being cold blooded?
 
 
 
 

19. You find an animal whose body is covered with scales.
The animal is lying in the shade of some grass, breathing oxygen using lungs.
To which animal group is this animal likely to belong?
 
 
 
 

20. Jane has two bowls on her bench.
One contains fine brown sugar. The other contains sand.
To find out which was which she stirred each into some warm water. Which will dissolve?
 
 
 
 

21. Where does fertilization take place in the human body?
 
 
 
 

22. What is the normal boiling point of water?
 
 
 
 

23. The diagram below shows a light ray passing through a glass block.

light3-300x278This digram represents which physical process?
 
 
 
 

24. Which part of our body carries blood AWAY from the heart?
 
 
 
 

25. Which part of a plant contains xylem and phloem vessels to transport food and water around the plant
 
 
 
 

26. Which of the following animals is an INSECT (has six legs))
 
 
 
 

27. What do we call the first organism in any food chain?
 
 
 
 

28. Which mineral is needed to help make healthy blood?
 
 
 
 

29. What is yeast used for?
 
 
 
 

30. What colour would Universal Indcator turn when added to a weak acid?