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Aqa GCSE Biotechnology

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aqa GCSE biotechnology

A revision quiz for GCSE students on Biotechnology.

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What type of micro-organism is yeast?
    • A. 

      Bacteria

    • B. 

      Fungi

    • C. 

      Virus

    • D. 

      Animal

    • E. 

      Plant

  • 2. 
    What is biogas?
    • A. 

      Ethanol

    • B. 

      Carbon Dioxide

    • C. 

      Oxygen

    • D. 

      Methane

    • E. 

      Nitrates

  • 3. 
    What is not an advantage of ethanol based fuels?
    • A. 

      Cheap

    • B. 

      Carbon-neutral

    • C. 

      Readily available to everyone in all countries

    • D. 

      Do not contribute to global warming

    • E. 

      Relatively easy to produce

  • 4. 
    Which enzyme is used in the production of ethanol-based fuels?
    • A. 

      Protease

    • B. 

      Carbohydrase

    • C. 

      Lipase

    • D. 

      Ligase

    • E. 

      Polymerase

  • 5. 
    What is not found in a fermenter?
    • A. 

      Stirrer

    • B. 

      Motor

    • C. 

      Water-cooled jacket

    • D. 

      PH probe

    • E. 

      Heater

  • 6. 
    What is not an advantage of Mycoprotein production?
    • A. 

      It is tasty in lots of cooked dishes.

    • B. 

      It is cheap to make from bacterial cultures.

    • C. 

      It is low in fat.

    • D. 

      It is high in protein.

    • E. 

      Easily made in a fermenter

  • 7. 
    Name the micro-organism involved in Mycoprotein production.
    • A. 

      Fusarium

    • B. 

      Lactobacillus

    • C. 

      Fungium

    • D. 

      Yeast

    • E. 

      Bacteria

  • 8. 
    How do we sterilise instruments at school ready for microbiology work?
    • A. 

      Heat in a hot flame until they glow red.

    • B. 

      Bleach them

    • C. 

      Soap and water

    • D. 

      Pass through a bunsen flame

    • E. 

      Fairy Liquid

  • 9. 
    What is a difference between yoghurt and cheese production?
    • A. 

      The use of lactic fermentation.

    • B. 

      The use of enzymes to enhance clotting

    • C. 

      The use of bacterial cultures

    • D. 

      Conversion of lactose to lactic acid

    • E. 

      Tha clotting of milk

  • 10. 
    How is ethanol separated from fermentation products?
    • A. 

      Distraction

    • B. 

      A net

    • C. 

      A sieve

    • D. 

      Filter paper

    • E. 

      Distillation

  • 11. 
    What is not involved in malting?
    • A. 

      Enzymes

    • B. 

      Starch

    • C. 

      Carbohydrase

    • D. 

      Barley grains

    • E. 

      Hops

  • 12. 
    What is not found in agar in a petri dish?
    • A. 

      Starch

    • B. 

      Amino Acids

    • C. 

      Glucose

    • D. 

      Mineral ions

    • E. 

      Water

  • 13. 
    Gasohol is an mixture of petrol and what?
    • A. 

      Gasoline

    • B. 

      Water

    • C. 

      Diesel

    • D. 

      Ethanol

    • E. 

      Methane

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