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GCSE Biology Revision - Heart & Circulation

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This test covers the B3 unit of AQA GCSE Biology on heart and circulation

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  • 1. 
    Which heart chamber has the thickest muscle?
    • A. 

      Left atrium

    • B. 

      Left Ventricle

    • C. 

      Right Atrium

    • D. 

      Right Ventricle

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      LA, LV, RV, RA

    • B. 

      RA, LV, LA, RV

    • C. 

      LV, RA, RV, LA

    • D. 

      RV, LA, RA, LV

  • 3. 
    Which of the following substances leaves blood as it passes through capillaries in organs like the liver or pancreas
    • A. 

      Oxygen

    • B. 

      Carbon Dioxide

    • C. 

      Starch

    • D. 

      Urea

  • 4. 
    Anaerobic respiration in humans produces
    • A. 

      Ethanol

    • B. 

      Lactic Acid, Carbon Dioxide

    • C. 

      Lactic Acid

    • D. 

      Ethanol, Carbon Dioxide

  • 5. 
    In distance running the best description of the type of respiration occurring is
    • A. 

      Mostly aerobic

    • B. 

      Mostly anaerobic

    • C. 

      Equally aerobic and anaerobic

    • D. 

      No respiration until the oxygen deby is repaid

  • 6. 
    If the volume of the left ventricle is 50cm3 and the resting heart rate is 70 beats per minute what volume of blood (cm3) will leave the left ventricle of a resting man in 10 minutes?
    • A. 

      350

    • B. 

      3500

    • C. 

      35000

    • D. 

      350000

  • 7. 
    Which of the following is the correct order of blood vessels arranged from lowest pressure to highest pressure
    • A. 

      Vein, venule, capillary, artery

    • B. 

      Venule, vein, artery, capillary

    • C. 

      Vein, arteriole, venule, capillary

    • D. 

      Artery, capillary, venule, vein

  • 8. 
    Which of the following is an effect of regular exercise?
    • A. 

      Recovery takes longer

    • B. 

      Resting heart rate gets faster

    • C. 

      Lungs grow much larger

    • D. 

      Resting heart muscles contract harder

  • 9. 
    More blood is delivered to leg muscles during exercise because
    • A. 

      More water is needed for sweating

    • B. 

      More oxygen is needed by muscle cells

    • C. 

      Warmer muscles work faster

    • D. 

      Active muscles need more lactic acid

  • 10. 
    The organ mainly responsible for removing lactic acid following vigorous exercise is
    • A. 

      Lungs

    • B. 

      Heart

    • C. 

      Liver

    • D. 

      Kidneys

  • 11. 
    Humans have a double circulatory system. The advantage of this is
    • A. 

      It oxygenates blood

    • B. 

      It removes carbon dioxide easily

    • C. 

      It keeps blood pressure high in body capillaries

    • D. 

      It keeps lung tissue living

  • 12. 
    The blood vessel walls with the highest proportion of elastic tissue are found in
    • A. 

      Arteries

    • B. 

      Capillaries

    • C. 

      Venules

    • D. 

      Veins

  • 13. 
    Which of the following is in highest concentration in the pulmonary vein?
    • A. 

      Oxygen

    • B. 

      Haemoglobin

    • C. 

      Oxyhaemoglobin

    • D. 

      Deoxyhaemoglobin

  • 14. 
    Heart sounds are produced when
    • A. 

      Heart valves open

    • B. 

      Heart valves close

    • C. 

      Blood fills the atria

    • D. 

      Blood fills the ventricles

  • 15. 
    Choose the best answer for the following question. Valves are present in
    • A. 

      Veins

    • B. 

      Arteries

    • C. 

      Capillaries

    • D. 

      Arterioles

  • 16. 
    Which of the following substances is not transported in blood plasma?
    • A. 

      Urea

    • B. 

      Oxygen

    • C. 

      Glycogen

    • D. 

      Glucose