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GCSE Extension Biology Revision Paper 1

This is an Extension Biology Revision Paper for students doing extension biology (triple science). It covers biology topics, including behaviour, control systems and biotechnology.

'GCSE Extension Biology Revision Paper 1' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 4

Curriculum topic:  GCSE Revision Papers

Curriculum subtopic:  Biology

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Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

This is an Extension Biology Revision Paper for students doing extension biology (triple science). It covers biology topics, including behaviour, control systems and biotechnology. However, you also need to know core and additional science topics.

How do we call biological rhythms that take place over one day?

What techniques are used to keep things free from living microorganisms?

How often do bacteria divide in the right conditions?

10 min

20 min

30 min

What is used to make someone immune to a specific disease?

What antibody response describes the first time a person is infected with a microbe?

primary

secondary

What kind of procedure is necessary for improved life quality when the kidneys no longer work?

heart transplant

liver transplant

kidney transplant

Each kidney contains thousands of tiny, microscopic tubes called ___________.

What is the scientific name for the lining of the uterus breaking down and being lost with an egg?

What is the name of the resulting cell of fertilisation?

Males have XX chromosomes and females XY.

true

false

Courtship behaviour helps choosing a ___________.

habitat

meal

mate

What is the meaning of 'innate'?

prisoner

inborn

adopted

Give an example of equipment used to study animal behaviour.

pitfall traps

metal plates

choice chambers

What is the meaning of operant conditioning?

using positive outcomes to teach a behaviour

using an innate action to learn to respond to a new stimulus in the same way

Gestures and facial expressions used to communicate our mood are called ________________.

When two species change together over time it is called ________________.

evolution

co-evolution

resistance

What name was given to the female Australopithecus afarensis whose fossilised bones were discovered a few years ago?

What makes mitochondria different from all other cell organelles?

They are hard to find.

They contain their own chloroplasts.

They contain their own DNA.

What protein do bacteria act on when milk changes into cheese?

Name a factor that affects the action of yeast.

  • Question 1

How do we call biological rhythms that take place over one day?

CORRECT ANSWER
circadian
EDDIE SAYS
Biological rhythms that take place over one day are called circadian rhythms.
  • Question 2

What techniques are used to keep things free from living microorganisms?

CORRECT ANSWER
aseptic
EDDIE SAYS
Aseptic techniques are used to keep things free from living microorganisms.
  • Question 3

How often do bacteria divide in the right conditions?

CORRECT ANSWER
20 min
EDDIE SAYS
In the right conditions bacteria divide every 20 min.
  • Question 4

What is used to make someone immune to a specific disease?

CORRECT ANSWER
vaccine
EDDIE SAYS
Vaccines are used to provide immunisation against specific diseases.
  • Question 5

What antibody response describes the first time a person is infected with a microbe?

CORRECT ANSWER
primary
EDDIE SAYS
The first time a person is infected with a microbe, it takes a while for antibodies to be produced. This is called the primary response.
  • Question 6

What kind of procedure is necessary for improved life quality when the kidneys no longer work?

CORRECT ANSWER
kidney transplant
EDDIE SAYS
Kidney transplant considerably improves the quality of life of patients with failing kidneys.
  • Question 7

Each kidney contains thousands of tiny, microscopic tubes called ___________.

CORRECT ANSWER
nephrons
EDDIE SAYS
Each kidney contains thousands of tiny, microscopic tubes called nephrons.
  • Question 8

What is the scientific name for the lining of the uterus breaking down and being lost with an egg?

CORRECT ANSWER
menstruation
EDDIE SAYS
During menstruation the lining of the uterus breaks down and is lost with an egg.
  • Question 9

What is the name of the resulting cell of fertilisation?

CORRECT ANSWER
zygote
EDDIE SAYS
The resulting cell of fertilisation is the zygote.
  • Question 10

Males have XX chromosomes and females XY.

CORRECT ANSWER
false
EDDIE SAYS
This is false: males have XY and females XX.
  • Question 11

Courtship behaviour helps choosing a ___________.

CORRECT ANSWER
mate
EDDIE SAYS
Courtship behaviour helps choosing a mate.
  • Question 12

What is the meaning of 'innate'?

CORRECT ANSWER
inborn
EDDIE SAYS
'Innate' means inborn, referring to behaviours that are 'hardwired' in our brains.
  • Question 13

Give an example of equipment used to study animal behaviour.

CORRECT ANSWER
choice chambers
EDDIE SAYS
Choice chambers are used to study animal behaviour.
  • Question 14

What is the meaning of operant conditioning?

CORRECT ANSWER
using positive outcomes to teach a behaviour
EDDIE SAYS
Operant conditioning uses positive outcomes to teach a behaviour.
  • Question 15

Gestures and facial expressions used to communicate our mood are called ________________.

CORRECT ANSWER
body language
EDDIE SAYS
Gestures and facial expressions used to communicate our mood are called body language.
  • Question 16

When two species change together over time it is called ________________.

CORRECT ANSWER
co-evolution
EDDIE SAYS
When two species change together over time it is called co-evolution.
  • Question 17

What name was given to the female Australopithecus afarensis whose fossilised bones were discovered a few years ago?

CORRECT ANSWER
Lucy
EDDIE SAYS
Lucy's fossilised bones were discovered a few years ago. Scientists found out she belonged to a human like species called Australopithecus afarensis.
  • Question 18

What makes mitochondria different from all other cell organelles?

CORRECT ANSWER
They contain their own DNA.
EDDIE SAYS
Mitochondria contain their own DNA, unlike any other cell organelles.
  • Question 19

What protein do bacteria act on when milk changes into cheese?

CORRECT ANSWER
casein
EDDIE SAYS
Bacteria act on casein when milk changes into cheese.
  • Question 20

Name a factor that affects the action of yeast.

CORRECT ANSWER
pH
EDDIE SAYS
The action of yeast depends on the pH.
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