IGCSE B1-B3 Revision Quiz

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Revision quiz for 0654 IGCSE Coordinated Sciences Topic B1, B2 & B3.

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Question 1

Match each description with the correct characteristic of a living organism: Taking in of nutrients which are organic substances and mineral ions, containing raw materials or energy for growth and tissue repair, absorbing and assimilating them. [blank_start]_____[blank_end] The chemical reactions that break down nutrient molecules in living cells to release energy. [blank_start]_____[blank_end] A permanent increase in size and dry mass by an increase in cell number or cell size or both. [blank_start]_____[blank_end] Removal from organisms of toxic materials, the waste products of metabolism (chemical reactions in cells including respiration) and substances in excess of requirements. [blank_start]______[blank_end] An action by an organism or part of an organism causing a change of position or place. [blank_start]_____[blank_end] The ability to detect or sense changes in the environment (stimuli) and to make responses. [blank_start]_____[blank_end] The processes that make more of the same kind of organism. [blank_start]_______[blank_end]
  • Nutrition
  • Respiration
  • Growth
  • Excretion
  • Movement
  • Sensitivity
  • Reproduction

Question 2

Which statement about enzymes is always correct?
  • They are made of carbohydrate.
  • They work best at high temperatures.
  • They speed up chemical reactions.
  • They work inside living cells.

Question 3

A species of bacterium lives in acidic, hot springs at a temperature of 90 °C. Which conditions will best suit the enzymes of this bacterium?
  • 30 °C and pH 4
  • 30 °C and pH 9
  • 80 °C and pH 4
  • 80 °C and pH 9

Question 4

Which features are found in mammals but not in other vertebrates?
  • claws and hair
  • claws and lungs
  • hair and milk
  • lungs and milk

Question 5

Which cells produce starch in their cytoplasm?
  • all animal cells
  • all plant cells
  • some animal cells
  • some plant cells

Question 6

The binomial name for a tiger is Panthera tigris and for a lion, Panthera leo. What do these scientific names show? Lions and tigers:
  • have many features in common.
  • can interbreed.
  • are genetically identical.
  • are both in the same species

Question 7

Which diagram shows the appearance of a plant cell several minutes after it has been placed in a concentrated solution of sugar? (0610 June 2009 Paper 1)
  • A
  • B
  • C
  • D

Question 8

The dots represent molecules of a gas in four tubes at the beginning of an experiment. In which tube will more molecules move from X to Y than in the opposite direction? (June 2009 QP 1, Q10)
  • A
  • B
  • C
  • D
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