“Kids, you tried your best and you failed miserably. The lesson is ...            never try”        - Homer Simpson
Yeast is a unicellular fungus with a cellwall. This feature is:A.   both a plant and animal characteristicB.   an animal c...
A lamprey is a fishthat sucks the blood of other fishes for food. Its digestive       tube is:A. long, because blood is th...
Which terrestrial environment wouldcause the fastest rate   of water loss?A.   cold, humid and windyB.   hot, humid and wi...
A balanced diet is    one that:A. provides enough energy for minimum daily   needsB. contains only one type foodC. contain...
Refer to the image - the right atrium is  represented by:A.   2B.   5C.   7D.   8
The correct sequence  for blood from its return to the heartfrom the lower body      would be:A.   6-5-8-4-1-2-7-3B.   1-2...
Insects have open    circulatory  systems, which    means that:A.   there is no heartB.   there is no liquidC.   there are...
Fresh water fishneed to excrete large amounts of dilute urine because theA. concentration of solutes is high in water and ...
Hydra, a simpleaquatic animal, does    not require aspecialised transport  system because:A. it does not need the same nut...
Untreated kidney failure in humansresults in death due          to:A. inability to excrete ureaB. inability to produce ure...
The function ofthe area labelled       Y isA.   filtrationB.   secretionC.   absorptionD.   collection
In flowering plants    the process of  pollination occurs        when:A. pollen is formed in the antherB. pollen undergoes...
In human reproduction, eggsare released from the ovary at an average        rate of:A.   one every 14 daysB.   one every 2...
The correct  sequence for    mitosis is:A. Interphase, metaphase, anaphase, telophase,   prophaseB. Anaphase, telophase, i...
Gestation is the     term for:A. the process whereby unspecialised cells   developB. the production of milk in mammalsC. t...
What effect docholesterol molecules  have on a plasma     membrane?A. Provides channels through which water   molecules an...
Which two forms of trans-membrane transport require      energy?A.   Osmosis & facilitated diffusionB.   Active transport ...
Plant cells with high    internal fluidpressures are said to        be ...A.   hypertonicB.   permeableC.   turgidD.   hyp...
A heterotroph     is ...A. A type of fungiB. An organism capable of existing in more than   one type of habitatC. An organ...
Osmosis is ...A. Movement of water from   an area of low solute   concentration to high   solute concentrationB. Movement ...
Which phase ofmeiosis is shown in  this diagram?A.   Metaphase IB.   Anaphase IC.   Metaphase IID.   Anaphase II
The cellularcomponents of a prokaryote   include ...A.   Ribosomes, DNA & chloroplastsB.   Nucleus, mitochondria & plasma ...
Which of the    following statements onactive transport  is incorrect?A. It requires energyB. It moves substances from hig...
Which of thefollowing statements        aboutbiomacromolecules is      incorrect?A. Monosaccharides are the building block...
The featuredgraph couldrepresent ...A. Enzyme reactions rate vs temperatureB. Enzyme reactions rate vs pHC. Enzyme reactio...
The featuredgraph couldrepresent ...A. Enzyme reactions rate vs enzyme   concentrationB. Enzyme reactions rate vs substrat...
Which of thefollowing is not  an elementfound in nucleic     acidsA.   CarbonB.   SulphurC.   OxygenD.   Phosphorus
Which of the following is acorrect representation ofthe levels of organisation      (small to large)A.   Cells, biomacromo...
Which of the      following is not        required for     photosynthesis to           occur?A.   WaterB.   Carbon dioxide...
Plants need water for use in photosynthesis as well as for the overall function  and maintenance of theplant. To reduce wa...
Chlorophyll would befound in ...A.B.C.D.
The compound which    contains theimmediate source of energy for cellular   processes is ...A.   the sunB.   carbohydrates...
The cell cycle  includes ...A.   a synthesis period when genetic material is replicatedB.   three gap periods during which...
Enzymes are chemicals that play an importantrole in many reactions in the body. Which of the   following is not true     a...
The concentration of some ions and molecules    within a cell may be different from the concentration of these ions and mo...
An individual with type B-  blood would be able todonate blood to individualswith which of the following       blood types...
The difference    between agermline cell and asomatic cell is that:A. germline cells give rise to gametes and somatic cell...
Peristalsis is:A. the chewing of food in the mouthB. the contraction and relaxation of muscles that moves   food through t...
Are you going   to rock this exam or what?A.   I am the king of the world, kneel at my feet!B.   My knowledge of animé and...
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Unit 1 revision quiz

  1. 1. “Kids, you tried your best and you failed miserably. The lesson is ... never try” - Homer Simpson
  2. 2. Yeast is a unicellular fungus with a cellwall. This feature is:A. both a plant and animal characteristicB. an animal characteristicC. a plant characteristicD. exclusive to yeast as they are unique
  3. 3. A lamprey is a fishthat sucks the blood of other fishes for food. Its digestive tube is:A. long, because blood is thick and hard to digest.B. short and simple, because blood is easily digestedC. non-existent, because blood is already an internal fluidD. complex to separate the various components of blood
  4. 4. Which terrestrial environment wouldcause the fastest rate of water loss?A. cold, humid and windyB. hot, humid and windyC. hot, dry and windyD. hot, dry and no wind
  5. 5. A balanced diet is one that:A. provides enough energy for minimum daily needsB. contains only one type foodC. contains as great a number of different foods as possibleD. consists of three meals a day
  6. 6. Refer to the image - the right atrium is represented by:A. 2B. 5C. 7D. 8
  7. 7. The correct sequence for blood from its return to the heartfrom the lower body would be:A. 6-5-8-4-1-2-7-3B. 1-2-7-3-6-5-8-4C. 4-7-2-1-6-5-8-3D. 1-2-7-4-6-5-8-3
  8. 8. Insects have open circulatory systems, which means that:A. there is no heartB. there is no liquidC. there are no blood vesselsD. there are no capillaries
  9. 9. Fresh water fishneed to excrete large amounts of dilute urine because theA. concentration of solutes is high in water and low in fishB. Cells of the fish tend to gain water from the environmentC. Cells of the fish lose water as urineD. Freshwater fish drink lots of fresh water that needs to be excreted
  10. 10. Hydra, a simpleaquatic animal, does not require aspecialised transport system because:A. it does not need the same nutrients as more complex animalsB. all the cells of the hydra can obtain nutrients by diffusionC. all the cells can obtain their nutrients by osmosisD. the cells do not live long enough to require nutrients
  11. 11. Untreated kidney failure in humansresults in death due to:A. inability to excrete ureaB. inability to produce ureaC. inability to reabsorb glucose from the kidney tubuleD. inability to reabsorb proteins from the kidney tubule
  12. 12. The function ofthe area labelled Y isA. filtrationB. secretionC. absorptionD. collection
  13. 13. In flowering plants the process of pollination occurs when:A. pollen is formed in the antherB. pollen undergoes meiosisC. pollen is transferred from the anther to the stigmaD. pollen grows a pollen tube down the style
  14. 14. In human reproduction, eggsare released from the ovary at an average rate of:A. one every 14 daysB. one every 28 daysC. one every 9 months (40 weeks)D. as a reflex action of sexual intercourse
  15. 15. The correct sequence for mitosis is:A. Interphase, metaphase, anaphase, telophase, prophaseB. Anaphase, telophase, interphase, prophase, metaphaseC. Metaphase, anaphase, telophase, interphase, prophaseD. Interphase, prophase, metaphase, anaphase, telophase
  16. 16. Gestation is the term for:A. the process whereby unspecialised cells developB. the production of milk in mammalsC. the contraction of the uterus during birthD. the development time from fertilization to birth
  17. 17. What effect docholesterol molecules have on a plasma membrane?A. Provides channels through which water molecules and small ions can passB. Provides stabilityC. Act as a reserve energy source for the cellD. Insulates the cell
  18. 18. Which two forms of trans-membrane transport require energy?A. Osmosis & facilitated diffusionB. Active transport & osmosisC. Facilitated diffusion & active transportD. Bulk transport & active transport
  19. 19. Plant cells with high internal fluidpressures are said to be ...A. hypertonicB. permeableC. turgidD. hypotonic
  20. 20. A heterotroph is ...A. A type of fungiB. An organism capable of existing in more than one type of habitatC. An organism that does not make its own foodD. A biological catalyst
  21. 21. Osmosis is ...A. Movement of water from an area of low solute concentration to high solute concentrationB. Movement of water from a hypertonic solutionC. Movement of water molecules from an area of low to high water concentrationD. Movement of solute from an area of high water concentration to high water concentration
  22. 22. Which phase ofmeiosis is shown in this diagram?A. Metaphase IB. Anaphase IC. Metaphase IID. Anaphase II
  23. 23. The cellularcomponents of a prokaryote include ...A. Ribosomes, DNA & chloroplastsB. Nucleus, mitochondria & plasma membraneC. Capsule, flagella & mitochondriaD. Plasma membrane, ribosomes & cell wall
  24. 24. Which of the following statements onactive transport is incorrect?A. It requires energyB. It moves substances from high to low concentrationC. It involves passage through a trans-membrane proteinD. It is capable of transporting polar ions
  25. 25. Which of thefollowing statements aboutbiomacromolecules is incorrect?A. Monosaccharides are the building blocks of carbohydratesB. Fatty acids and glycerol are the building blocks of lipidsC. Amino acids are the building blocks of proteinsD. Nucleic acids are the building blocks of nucleotides
  26. 26. The featuredgraph couldrepresent ...A. Enzyme reactions rate vs temperatureB. Enzyme reactions rate vs pHC. Enzyme reactions rate vs enzyme concentrationD. Enzyme reactions rate vs substrate concentration
  27. 27. The featuredgraph couldrepresent ...A. Enzyme reactions rate vs enzyme concentrationB. Enzyme reactions rate vs substrate concentrationC. Yield vs enzyme concentrationD. Yield vs substrate concentration
  28. 28. Which of thefollowing is not an elementfound in nucleic acidsA. CarbonB. SulphurC. OxygenD. Phosphorus
  29. 29. Which of the following is acorrect representation ofthe levels of organisation (small to large)A. Cells, biomacromolecules, tissue, organs, systemsB. Biomacromolecules, cells, tissue, systems, organsC. Biomacromolecules, cells, tissue, organs, systemsD. Biomacromolecules, cells, organs, tissue, systems
  30. 30. Which of the following is not required for photosynthesis to occur?A. WaterB. Carbon dioxideC. ChlorophyllD. Oxygen
  31. 31. Plants need water for use in photosynthesis as well as for the overall function and maintenance of theplant. To reduce water losson a windy day plants will:A. Take up more water from the soilB. Open their stomataC. Close their stomataD. Use less water in photosynthesis
  32. 32. Chlorophyll would befound in ...A.B.C.D.
  33. 33. The compound which contains theimmediate source of energy for cellular processes is ...A. the sunB. carbohydratesC. GlucoseD. ATP
  34. 34. The cell cycle includes ...A. a synthesis period when genetic material is replicatedB. three gap periods during which cell growth occursC. the production of two new cells at the end of anaphaseD. an interphase stage during which the cell is metabolically inactive
  35. 35. Enzymes are chemicals that play an importantrole in many reactions in the body. Which of the following is not true about enzymes?A. They are temperature and pH specificB. They are made of proteinC. They speed up the rate of reactionD. They cannot be reused once they take part in a reaction
  36. 36. The concentration of some ions and molecules within a cell may be different from the concentration of these ions and molecules in the external environment of the cell. This difference in concentration is maintained directly by the activities of theA. MitochondriaB. NucleusC. Cell membraneD. Ribosomes
  37. 37. An individual with type B- blood would be able todonate blood to individualswith which of the following blood types?A. B+B. A-C. O+D. O-
  38. 38. The difference between agermline cell and asomatic cell is that:A. germline cells give rise to gametes and somatic cells make up the bodyB. germline cells are diploid and somatic cells are haploidC. somatic cells include sense receptors and germline cells are found in the nervous systemD. somatic cells reproduce by meiosis and germline cells undergo mitosis
  39. 39. Peristalsis is:A. the chewing of food in the mouthB. the contraction and relaxation of muscles that moves food through the alimentary canalC. the absorption of broken down food into the bloodstreamD. the clumping together of faeces in the large intestine
  40. 40. Are you going to rock this exam or what?A. I am the king of the world, kneel at my feet!B. My knowledge of animé and planks is acceptableC. I’m so nervous, I hope I don’t wet myselfD. That dissected rat doesn’t know the meaning of dead

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