AQA GCSE Biology Unit 3.2

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Twenty questions for the second section of Unit 3 in AQA GCSE Biology: Transporting materials.

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Question 1

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Through which vessel does deoxygenated blood enter the heart?
Answer
  • Vena cava
  • Pulmonary vein
  • Pulmonary artery
  • Aorta

Question 2

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Into which chamber does oxygenated blood enter the heart?
Answer
  • Right atrium
  • Right ventricle
  • Left atrium
  • Left ventricle

Question 3

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Out of which chamber does deoxygenated blood leave the heart?
Answer
  • Right atrium
  • Right ventricle
  • Left atrium
  • Left ventricle

Question 4

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Through which vessel does oxygenated blood leave the heart?
Answer
  • Vena cava
  • Pulmonary vein
  • Pulmonary artery
  • Aorta

Question 5

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True or false? The muscle in the wall of the right hand side of the heart is thicker to pump blood to the lungs.
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 6

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True or false? Cardiac muscle is supplied with oxygen by the coronary arteries.
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 7

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Which of these are features of arteries?
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  • Wide lumen
  • Narrow lumen
  • Muscular, elastic walls
  • Valves
  • High pressure
  • Low pressure

Question 8

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Which of these are features of veins?
Answer
  • Wide lumen
  • Narrow lumen
  • Muscular, elastic walls
  • Valves
  • High pressure
  • Low pressure

Question 9

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What is a capillary?
Answer
  • A larva of any insect of the order Lepidoptera (butterflies)
  • A blood vessel that can only transport one red blood cell at a time
  • An architectural feature found at the top of columns

Question 10

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True or false? Stents are metal meshes filled with a balloon which are used to widen arteries with fatty deposits on them.
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  • True
  • False

Question 11

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Which of these is a way of dealing with badly blocked arteries, where stents do not work?
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  • Heart transplant
  • Bypass surgery
  • Cholesterol-lowering diets

Question 12

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True or false? Plasma in the blood is coloured bright red.
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 13

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Which protein is used to transport oxygen in erythrocytes (red blood cells)?
Answer
  • Melatonin
  • Keratin
  • Haemoglobin

Question 14

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True or false? Red blood cells maximise their surface area by being shaped as a biconcave disc.
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  • True
  • False

Question 15

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True or false? Platelets are responsible for blood clotting, converting fibrinogen into fibrin which forms a mesh over wounds.
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  • True
  • False

Question 16

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Which of these are types of artificial blood?
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  • Saline
  • Water
  • Haemoglobin-based products
  • Perfluorocarbons
  • Benzene derivatives

Question 17

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True or false? Using mechanical artificial hearts carries the risk of blood clotting in the heart.
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  • True
  • False

Question 18

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Which vascular tissue in plants transports sugars made in photosynthesis?
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  • Phloem
  • Xylem

Question 19

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Which vascular tissue in plants transports water and mineral ions?
Answer
  • Phloem
  • Xylem

Question 20

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True or false? The bark of trees is actually made of lignified, dead, xylem cells.
Answer
  • True
  • False