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

1. Which of the energy changes below represents that which takes place when a stone is dropped
 
 
 
 

2. What name is given to the blood vessels that carry blood toward the heart?
 
 
 

3. circuit2Which of the circuit diagrams shows two bulbs joined in series?
 
 
 
 

4. How many planets are in the Solar System?
 
 
 
 

5. Bacteria and fungi help plants rot in the soil
True or false?
 
 

6. Which part of our body consists mostly of nerve cells
 
 
 
 

7. circuit2Which of the circuit diagrams shows two bulbs joined in parallel?
 
 
 
 

8. What force holds a planet in orbit around the sun?
 
 
 
 

9. A belt is made out of leather because leather is…….
 
 
 
 

10. circuit2In which of the circuits shown will the bulb (or bulbs) be the dimmest?
 
 
 
 

11. Which of the following metals are magnetic
 
 
 
 

12. Alice put four objects on to a tray and slowly tipped it up.
The pencil sharpener slid first. The matchbox slid next. Then the scissors. The rubber slid last. Which object had the most friction between it and the tray?
 
 
 
 

13. cell3This diagram shows three human body cells

Pick THREE structures present in all the cells
 
 
 
 

14. Yeast, which is used to make bread, is a living organism
TRUE or FALSE
 
 

15. Which of the following substances below can you use as a fuel?
 
 
 
 

16. What type of object is the moon?
 
 
 
 

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

18. What do we call something that does not allow light to pass through it?
 
 
 
 

19. Put the following processes into the correct order if you wished to obtain pure salt from rock salt
 
 
 

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

21. What colour is sulphur?
 
 
 
 

22. apparatus2What is the name of the piece of apparatus shown?
 
 
 
 

23. What does N stand for on a magnet?
 
 
 
 

24. What  does a seedling need to help it grow?
 
 
 
 

25. Which would be the best instrument to measure the volume of some water?
 
 
 
 

26. Pick a chemical that will not change in mass when heated
 
 
 
 

27. Name a food which is a good source of carbohydrate:
 
 
 
 

28. Most microorganisms cannot be seen without a….
 
 
 

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

30. Which part of your skeleton protects the heart and lungs