Biology Year 9

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Biology Year 9

Created for BC Year 9 Science Outlines plant and animal cells, microscopes and slides, MRS C GREN, adaptations, major cell structures and functions, keys, germination and seeds, DNA, photosynthesis and flower structures.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Biology is the study of
    • A. 

      Light

    • B. 

      Life

    • C. 

      Logic

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    We put living things in different groups. This is called c_____________ .
  • 3. 
    Animals without backbones are called vertebrates. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Give five examples of jobs that are associated with biology.
  • 5. 
    What does the MRS in MRS C GREN stand for?
    • A. 

      Movement, respiration and sensitivity

    • B. 

      Movement, reflection and structured

    • C. 

      Movement, respiration and strong

  • 6. 
    What does the C and GREN in MRS C GREN stand for? Remember there are two words for C.
    • A. 

      Cells/circulation,growth, respiration, energy and nerves

    • B. 

      Cells/circulation, growth, respiration, excretion and nutrition

    • C. 

      Cells/Carnivore, growth, reaction, excretion and nutrition

  • 7. 
    Animal cells have...
    • A. 

      Nucleus

    • B. 

      Cytoplasm

    • C. 

      Chloroplast

    • D. 

      Mitochondria

    • E. 

      Cell wall

  • 8. 
    Germination is when s____  s____  t_   g___ .
  • 9. 
    For seeds to germinate, they need...
    • A. 

      Water

    • B. 

      Warmth

    • C. 

      Light

    • D. 

      Oxygen

  • 10. 
    The 'photo' in photosynthesis means to do with...
    • A. 

      Light

    • B. 

      Dark

    • C. 

      Light and dark

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 11. 
    What is the function of root hair cells?
    • A. 

      To absorb oxygen

    • B. 

      To absorb water

    • C. 

      To absorb carbon dioxide

    • D. 

      To absorb water and minerals/nutrients

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 12. 
    Plants contain vascular bundles. These are a little like human veins and arteries. They contain two things: one carries water and the other carries glucose solution. What are these two things?
    • A. 

      Cambium and glucose

    • B. 

      Phloem and cambium

    • C. 

      Xylem and cambium

    • D. 

      Phloem and xylem

  • 13. 
    Explain the life cycle of a flowering plant. 
  • 14. 
    Water travels up a plant stem. What action helps this?
  • 15. 
    Water enters a root by the process of _____ . This is when water travels from where there is lots of it to where there is less of it through a cell membrane.
  • 16. 
    If a microscope had an objective lens of 10 times magnification and an objective lens of 20 times magnification what would be the total magnification?
    • A. 

      20 times magnification

    • B. 

      50 times magnification

    • C. 

      100 times magnification

    • D. 

      200 times magnification

  • 17. 
    Define asexual and sexual reproduction. Remember to use the word 'gametes' in your explanation.
  • 18. 
    Water evaporates through the stomata. What process is this called?
  • 19. 
    Seeds allow plants to _________ .
  • 20. 
    Seeds are often designed to be germinated some distance away fro the original plant. This is so that they do not compete for: l____, w____ and n________ .
  • 21. 
    Flowers are the r___________ organs of the plant.
  • 22. 
    Where does photosynthesis take place?
    • A. 

      Nucleus

    • B. 

      Vacuole

    • C. 

      Chloroplasts/chlorophyll

    • D. 

      Mitochondria

  • 23. 
    How would you prepare and view a cheek cell slide?
  • 24. 
    How would you prepare and view an onion cell slide?
  • 25. 
    Give one example for each:
    • A structural adaptation
    • A behavioural adaptation
    • A functional/physiological adaptation
    Make sure you include the animal, the problem (something it needs to adapt because of) and then the solution (how it adapted).