As Biology (New 2008 Specification) Revision. (Module 1, Cells And Transport)

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This quiz is aimed at helping people taking the new AS specification Biology (2008 onwards)with their revision using a short quiz to test their knowledge with upcoming exams or coursework or tests, or whatever you wish. Module 1 (January Exams).


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    This is a very common question in the exams:Describe how the heartbeat is initiated and co-ordinated. [7 Marks, 1 Written Communication.]You must use correct terms, spelt correctly.
  • 2. 
    Describe what happens when a plant cell is placed in a hypertonic solution. [4 marks.]You must use correct terms, spelt correctly.
  • 3. 
    Which tissue in a plant transports ions and minerals - such as glucose - to the roots? [1 Mark.]
    • A. 

      Xylem Vessel

    • B. 

      Phloem Tubes

    • C. 

      Stem Cells

    • D. 

      The Epithelium of the Cortex

    • E. 

      One not mentioned

  • 4. 
    What instrument is used to measure gas exchange in a plant? [1 Mark.]
    • A. 

      A Thermometer

    • B. 

      A Botometer

    • C. 

      A FIlimeter

    • D. 

      A Potometer

    • E. 

      Something else, not mentioned.

  • 5. 
    Fill In The Blank: The Heart has 4 chambers: The left and right ______, and the left and right _______. [2 Marks.]Write both answers, one after the other, with an and in the middle.
  • 6. 
    Which of these is present in a Cell Membrane? [3 Marks.]
    • A. 

      Phosphocarbohydrates

    • B. 

      Cholesterol

    • C. 

      Integral Proteins

    • D. 

      Nuclei

    • E. 

      Glycocalix

  • 7. 
    In ORDER:State the 3rd phase of Mitosis. [1 Mark.]You will need to spell it correctly.
  • 8. 
    A _____ is used to measure the breathing rates of an individual. [1 Mark.]Remember to spell it correctly.
  • 9. 
    Which of these is described by this: [1 Mark.]This organelle is covered in some sort of round, hard substance. Vesicles can be seen leaving this organelle with a protein structure inside. It is close to the Nucleus.
    • A. 

      Nuclear Envolope

    • B. 

      Smooth Endoplasmic Reticulum (SER)

    • C. 

      Ribosomes

    • D. 

      Centrioles

    • E. 

      Rough Endoplasmic Reticulum (RER)

  • 10. 
    Answer this question:A palisade cell is seen under a microscope. When measured under the microscope, which is Magnification x100, the cell is 80mm long. What is it's actual size? Give your answer in mm. [2 Marks, N.B One mark in the exam would be for correct workings.]Hint: There is a specific formula needed for this question, which you must know.
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