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GCSE Additional Biology Revision Paper 2

This is an Additional Biology Revision Paper for students doing additional science. It covers a selection of core and additional biology topics.

'GCSE Additional Biology Revision Paper 2' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 4

Curriculum topic:  GCSE Revision Papers

Curriculum subtopic:  Biology

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QUESTION 1 of 10

This is an Additional Biology Revision Paper for students doing additional science. It covers a selection of core and additional biology topics.

Substances that are banned for athletes _____________ their reaction times.

decrease

increase

Caffeine _____________ reaction times.

decreases

increases

What liver disease can long term heavy alcohol consumption cause?

What is the process where a healthy organ is taken from a donor and put into a patient with an organ that no longer functions properly?

What type of microorganisms cause disease?

Some chemical substances kill microorganisms outside the body. What are they called?

The mouthwash called 'Listerine' was initially designed to be used as an _____________.

antibiotic

antibacterial

antiseptic

Organisms in an area depend on each other for food. This idea is called _______________.

Water enters the root hair cells by _______________.

osmosis

transfusion

diffusion

Water makes plant cells swell up and the stems are _________ and support the leaves.

unstable

firm

flat

When investigating changes in a habitat caused by one environmental factor it is sometimes useful to carry out ___________________ sampling along a line.

random

representative

systematic

The methods used to carry out surveys of the number and distribution of several species in an area involve _____________ techniques.

sampling

studying

measuring

How do we call the preserved remains or traces of organisms that lived thousands or million years ago?

Growth of organisms involves two processes: ___________________________.

cell division and cell growth

cell meiosis and cell mitosis

cell division and cell differentiation

The red pigment found in red blood cells is called _________________________.

haemospherin

haemotropin

haemoglobin

The vena cava brings blood from the body into the _______ atrium of the heart.

right

left

Blood vessels carrying blood away from the heart are called _______.

arteries

capillaries

veins

What is the feeding relationship where both organisms benefit?

Using too much fertiliser leads to a rise in the natural concentration of nitrates and phosphates. This is called ________________.

Sulfur dioxide dissolved in water vapour in clouds forms sulfuric acid and this falls as _______________.

  • Question 1

Substances that are banned for athletes _____________ their reaction times.

CORRECT ANSWER
decrease
EDDIE SAYS
Substances that are banned for athletes decrease their reaction times. This would make competing unfair, as runners, for example, would have an advantage over the other athletes.
  • Question 2

Caffeine _____________ reaction times.

CORRECT ANSWER
decreases
EDDIE SAYS
Caffeine is a stimulant. It makes you react faster, so it decreases reaction times.
  • Question 3

What liver disease can long term heavy alcohol consumption cause?

CORRECT ANSWER
cirrhosis
EDDIE SAYS
Long term heavy alcohol consumption causes liver cirrhosis.
  • Question 4

What is the process where a healthy organ is taken from a donor and put into a patient with an organ that no longer functions properly?

CORRECT ANSWER
transplant
EDDIE SAYS
In a transplant a healthy organ is taken from a donor and put into a patient with an organ that no longer functions properly.
  • Question 5

What type of microorganisms cause disease?

CORRECT ANSWER
pathogens
EDDIE SAYS
Pathogens are microbes that cause disease.
  • Question 6

Some chemical substances kill microorganisms outside the body. What are they called?

CORRECT ANSWER
antiseptics
EDDIE SAYS
Antiseptics are chemical substances that kill microorganisms outside the body.
  • Question 7

The mouthwash called 'Listerine' was initially designed to be used as an _____________.

CORRECT ANSWER
antiseptic
EDDIE SAYS
The mouthwash called 'Listerine' was initially designed to be used as an antiseptic.
  • Question 8

Organisms in an area depend on each other for food. This idea is called _______________.

CORRECT ANSWER
interdependence
EDDIE SAYS
Organisms in an area depend on each other for food. This is called interdependence.
  • Question 9

Water enters the root hair cells by _______________.

CORRECT ANSWER
osmosis
EDDIE SAYS
Water enters the root hair cells by osmosis.
  • Question 10

Water makes plant cells swell up and the stems are _________ and support the leaves.

CORRECT ANSWER
firm
EDDIE SAYS
Water makes plant cells swell up and the stems are firm and support the leaves.
  • Question 11

When investigating changes in a habitat caused by one environmental factor it is sometimes useful to carry out ___________________ sampling along a line.

CORRECT ANSWER
systematic
EDDIE SAYS
When investigating changes in a habitat caused by one environmental factor it is sometimes useful to carry out systematic sampling along a line.
  • Question 12

The methods used to carry out surveys of the number and distribution of several species in an area involve _____________ techniques.

CORRECT ANSWER
sampling
EDDIE SAYS
The methods used to carry out surveys of the number and distribution of several species in an area involve sampling techniques.
  • Question 13

How do we call the preserved remains or traces of organisms that lived thousands or million years ago?

CORRECT ANSWER
fossils
EDDIE SAYS
The preserved remains or traces of organisms that lived thousands or million years ago are called fossils.
  • Question 14

Growth of organisms involves two processes: ___________________________.

CORRECT ANSWER
cell division and cell growth
EDDIE SAYS
Organisms grow when their cells divide so new cells are formed and then the cells get bigger.
  • Question 15

The red pigment found in red blood cells is called _________________________.

CORRECT ANSWER
haemoglobin
EDDIE SAYS
The red pigment found in red blood cells is called haemoglobin.
  • Question 16

The vena cava brings blood from the body into the _______ atrium of the heart.

CORRECT ANSWER
right
EDDIE SAYS
The vena cava brings blood from the body into the right atrium of the heart.
  • Question 17

Blood vessels carrying blood away from the heart are called _______.

CORRECT ANSWER
arteries
EDDIE SAYS
Blood vessels carrying blood away from the heart are called arteries.
  • Question 18

What is the feeding relationship where both organisms benefit?

CORRECT ANSWER
mutualism
EDDIE SAYS
In mutualism both organisms benefit.
  • Question 19

Using too much fertiliser leads to a rise in the natural concentration of nitrates and phosphates. This is called ________________.

CORRECT ANSWER
eutrophication
EDDIE SAYS
Using too much fertiliser leads to a rise in the natural concentration of nitrates and phosphates. This is called eutrophication.
  • Question 20

Sulfur dioxide dissolved in water vapour in clouds forms sulfuric acid and this falls as _______________.

CORRECT ANSWER
acid rain
EDDIE SAYS
Sulfur dioxide dissolved in water vapour in clouds forms sulfuric acid and this falls as acid rain.
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