Aqa Biology GCSE Exchange

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Aqa Biology GCSE Exchange

A simple quiz for GCSE students studying B3 AQA BIology.


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  • 1. 
    How does Active Transport differ from diffusion?
    • A. 

      It is the movement of molecules

    • B. 

      Takes place across a cell membrane

    • C. 

      Is used in the re-absorption of glucose by the kidney

    • D. 

      Uses ATP (energy)

    • E. 

      Is used by root hair cells to uptake mineral ions from the ground.

  • 2. 
    Where does gas exchange take place in a mammal?
    • A. 

      Lungs

    • B. 

      Trachea

    • C. 

      Alveoli

    • D. 

      Bronchi

    • E. 

      Bronchioles

  • 3. 
    How are the gill lamellae of a fish not adapted for gas exchange?
    • A. 

      Large surface area to volume ratio

    • B. 

      Moistened

    • C. 

      Rich Blood Supply

    • D. 

      Thin

    • E. 

      Fully Permeable

  • 4. 
    How does oxygen enter the body of a locust?
    • A. 

      Tracheoles

    • B. 

      Spiracles

    • C. 

      Lamellae

    • D. 

      Spirillium

    • E. 

      Trachea

  • 5. 
    What actively helps ventilate our lungs?
    • A. 

      The trachea

    • B. 

      The diaphragm

    • C. 

      The nose

    • D. 

      The bronchi

    • E. 

      The pleural membranes

  • 6. 
    The surface area of the small intestine is increased by the presence of what?
    • A. 

      Cilia

    • B. 

      Flagella

    • C. 

      Villi

    • D. 

      Alveoli

    • E. 

      Hairs

  • 7. 
    Where does gas exchange take place in an insect?
    • A. 

      Tracheoles

    • B. 

      Alveoli

    • C. 

      Trachea

    • D. 

      Bronchioles

    • E. 

      Spiracles

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      Swim slower

    • B. 

      Reduce the blood supply to the gills

    • C. 

      Move more water over its' gills.

    • D. 

      Increase the thickness of the gill lamellae in the gill stack.

    • E. 

      Reduce the surface area of the gills

  • 9. 
    What is the loss of water from a leaf?
    • A. 

      Transportation

    • B. 

      Translocation

    • C. 

      Transpiration

    • D. 

      Perspiration

    • E. 

      Transpitation

  • 10. 
    Many plants have leaves with a thick........................ to reduce water loss.
  • 11. 
    Where does gas exchange take place in a leaf?
    • A. 

      Spongy Mesophyll Layer

    • B. 

      Stomata

    • C. 

      Guard cells

    • D. 

      Palisade Layer

    • E. 

      Lower Epidermis