GCSE Biology Quiz

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Question 1

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In which part of a cell does aerobic respiration take place?
Answer
  • nucleus
  • mitochondria
  • ribosome

Question 2

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What is the function of stomata?
Answer
  • They control the exchange of gases and water loss in the leaf.
  • They support the leaf and transport food, water and minerals to the plant.
  • They help the leaves absorb light from the sun.

Question 3

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What is meant by the term carnivore?
Answer
  • An animal that feeds exclusively on animals.
  • An animal that feeds exclusively on plant material.
  • An animal that feeds on other animals or plants.

Question 4

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Alleles are different forms of the same gene.
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 5

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What is the main function of platelets?
Answer
  • They help fight infections.
  • They carry oxygen throughout the body.
  • They help blood clot.

Question 6

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What do the initials DNA stand for?
Answer
  • deoxynucleic acid
  • deoxyribonucleic acid
  • deoxygenated acid

Question 7

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Which of the following do green plants need to make their own food during the process called photosynthesis?
Answer
  • oxygen
  • carbon dioxide
  • water
  • glucose
  • sunlight

Question 8

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An exoskeleton is the name given to internal support structure of an animal.
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 9

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What is a synapse?
Answer
  • The branched projection of a neuron.
  • A gap between two neurons.
  • A nerve fibre.

Question 10

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What is the main function of blood plasma?
Answer
  • To help stop bleeding.
  • To help fight infections.
  • To carry nutrients, hormones and proteins throughout the body.
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