Biology IGCSE Quiz!

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Biology IGCSE Quiz!

A guide to help you score more marks on your IGCSE Biology exam.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In which of these glands is ADH (Anti-Diuretic Hormone) produced?
    • A. 

      Adrenal Glands (found on kidneys)

    • B. 

      Pituitary Glands (found in brain)

    • C. 

      Endocrine Glands (found above pancreas)

    • D. 

      Salivary Glands (found in throat)

  • 2. 
    Is the following statement true or false? Greenhouse gases absorb and re-emit long-wave radiation to warm the earth's surface and lower atmosphere.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Which of the following groups of organisms are decomposers? (more than one!)
    • A. 

      Animals

    • B. 

      Plants

    • C. 

      Fungi

    • D. 

      Protoctists

    • E. 

      Bacteria

    • F. 

      Virus

  • 4. 
    Peacocks have large 'flashy' tails as an adaptation for mating. The number of male peacocks with these tails are increasing in a population. Explain how.
  • 5. 
    What is the name of the enzyme involved in the following equation? Lipids - > Fatty Acids + Glycerol
    • A. 

      Ligase

    • B. 

      Lipase

    • C. 

      Restriction Endonuclease

    • D. 

      Lactase

  • 6. 
    What is the name given to the part of the kidney that stores urine?
    • A. 

      Medulla

    • B. 

      Nephron

    • C. 

      Loop of Henle

    • D. 

      Pelvis

  • 7. 
  • 8. 
    Study the simplified chemical reaction(s) below involved in the ecological nitrogen cycle. Ammonia -> Nitrites -> Nitrates -> Nitrogen What TWO types of reactions are taking place?
    • A. 

      Oxidation

    • B. 

      Neutralisation

    • C. 

      Nitrification

    • D. 

      Ammonification

    • E. 

      Ionification

  • 9. 
    Which of the following blood vessels carries the least amount of oxygen?
    • A. 

      Vena Cava

    • B. 

      Aorta

    • C. 

      Capillary

    • D. 

      Femural Artery

    • E. 

      Carotid Artery

    • F. 

      Pulmonary Vein

  • 10. 
  • 11. 
    True or false? Bacteria do not have cell walls.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Last question! Describe an investigation to test the effect of mutagen smoke on rats.