B1B AQA Revision Exam

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BIOLOGY SPECIMEN PAPER B1B
Time Allowed: 45 mins Maximum Marks: 63
Name: Form:
1. This question is on variation. [19]
a. Define the two types of reproduction. [4]
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b. What is an allele? [1]
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c. Write a flow chart to show the following in order of largest to
smallest: [5]
CELL DNA GENE NUCLEUS CHROMOSOME
d. What two types of cloning are commonly used for plants? [2]
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e. Describe what form of cloning was used to form `Dolly'. [4]
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f. What is the insulin gene? Draw a diagram to support your answer
(include annotation). [3]
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This question is about evolution. [10]
a. Lamarck's theory of evolution was very different to that of Darwin.
What was his theory? [1]
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b. Darwin came up with the revolutionary theory of `Natural Selection'.
What is this theory? [2]
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c. How long ago do we believe that life began on Earth? [1]
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d. What are the two different theories of how life first began on Earth?
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Fertiliser
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ii. Herbicide
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iii. Pesticide
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c. What is meant by a `nonrenewable' resource? [1]
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d. Using the graph, describe the population growth in the past 500
years. [2]
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This question is about variation. [9]
a. Name one animal and describe how they are adapted to cold
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Adaptation:
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b. State one way in which a cactus is adapted to conserve water. [1]
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c. Write three reasons for competition in animals. [3]
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d. Suggest one advantage of a pride of lions causing a herd of
animals to run before deciding which one to attack. [2]
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This question is about B1B in general.…read more

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