AQA GCSE Biology Module 1 Controlling Conditions

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Revision for the topic of co-ordination and control for the B1 module of AQA GCSE Biology


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Information passes along neurones in the form of
    • A. 

      Messages

    • B. 

      Electronic signals

    • C. 

      Impulses

    • D. 

      Signals

  • 2. 
    The correct order of neurones in a reflex arc is
    • A. 

      Relay, motor sensory

    • B. 

      Sensory, relay, motor

    • C. 

      Motor, sensory, relay

    • D. 

      Sensory, motor, relay

  • 3. 
    A valid statement about hormone responses is
    • A. 

      Hormone response always involve a protein messenger

    • B. 

      Hormone responses involve electrial impulses

    • C. 

      Hormone responses only occur when a person has reached puberty

    • D. 

      Hormone responses are slow and long lasting

  • 4. 
    A neurone does not contain which of the following?
    • A. 

      Cell wall

    • B. 

      Cell membrane

    • C. 

      Cytoplasm

    • D. 

      Nucleus

  • 5. 
    Which of the following neurones is connected between another neurone and an effector?
    • A. 

      All neurones

    • B. 

      Sensory

    • C. 

      Motor

    • D. 

      Relay

  • 6. 
    A synapse is
    • A. 

      The place where nerve impuses stop moving

    • B. 

      A gap over which electrical impulses cross

    • C. 

      The place where neurones touch

    • D. 

      A small gap between neurones

  • 7. 
    Reflexes are
    • A. 

      Automatic and rapid

    • B. 

      Voluntary and rapid

    • C. 

      Involuntary and slow

    • D. 

      Automatic and slow

  • 8. 
    Reflexes
    • A. 

      Sometimes invlove nervous activity in the brain

    • B. 

      Always invlove nervous activity in the brain

    • C. 

      Never involve nervous activity in the brain

    • D. 

      Only involve nervous activity in the brain

  • 9. 
    Activity at a synapse invloves
    • A. 

      The transfer of current

    • B. 

      Diffusion of an impulse

    • C. 

      The movement of an impulse

    • D. 

      The diffiusion of a chemical

  • 10. 
    Glands invloved in the production of hormones in the control of the menstrual cycle include
    • A. 

      The pituitary and ovaries

    • B. 

      Ovaries and uterus lining

    • C. 

      Pituitary and adrenal gland

    • D. 

      Mammary glands and unterus lining

  • 11. 
    Which one of the following organs is a gland producing FSH?
    • A. 

      Pituitary

    • B. 

      Ovary

    • C. 

      Uterus lining

    • D. 

      Mammary

  • 12. 
    The action of FSH is to
    • A. 

      Stimulate oestrogen production

    • B. 

      Reduce the thickness of the uterus lining

    • C. 

      Inhibit follicle development

    • D. 

      Cause ovulation

  • 13. 
    High levels of FSH in blood causes
    • A. 

      The unterus lining to be released

    • B. 

      Even more FSH to be produced

    • C. 

      Oestrogen formation and follicle development

    • D. 

      Egg release from the ovary

  • 14. 
    Which one of the following hormones is often used in fertility treatments for couples wanting a baby?
    • A. 

      HSF

    • B. 

      FSH

    • C. 

      GBH

    • D. 

      TEA

  • 15. 
    Which of the following is not a function of oestrogen?
    • A. 

      It inhibits FSH production

    • B. 

      It stimulates FSH production

    • C. 

      It stimulates LH production

    • D. 

      In contraptive pills it prevents egg development

  • 16. 
    The length of a typical menstrual cycle in days is
    • A. 

      14

    • B. 

      24

    • C. 

      28

    • D. 

      32

  • 17. 
    If sperm cells live for 2 days after they have ejaculated fertilisation is most likely to occur when intercourse happens between which days in a typical cycle?
    • A. 

      Day 8 to 12

    • B. 

      Day 12 to 16

    • C. 

      Day 18 to 22

    • D. 

      Day 20 to 22

  • 18. 
    The highest level of LH in the blood of a woman during a typical menstrual cycle occurs on day
    • A. 

      6

    • B. 

      14

    • C. 

      22

    • D. 

      28

  • 19. 
    The contraceptive pills contains which of the following hormones
    • A. 

      Oestrogen

    • B. 

      FSH

    • C. 

      LH

    • D. 

      Adrenalin

  • 20. 
    Hormone treatment may help women who want to have a bady if
    • A. 

      They produce too many follicles

    • B. 

      Their oviducts are blocked

    • C. 

      Their FSH levels are too low

    • D. 

      Their adrenalin levels are too low

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