Review Questions on Core Biology (covers entire AQA specification)

These are a set of questions for every chapter in the Core Biology AQA Specification for last examinations in January 2013 (the newest currently). This set of questions will cover every single detail you need to know for the exam, as the questions are structure according to the exact specification. Even if you are doing another syllabus, all syllabuses are very similar so these questions will still be of enormous help. Alternatively if you have a particular area you feel you need additional preparation on complete the relevant questions provided in this resource. Great for last minute revision the day or even the morning before an exam, or just for reconciliation and preparation. I do have answers but I haven't typed them up yet; if you would like them just inbox me and I'll type them up for you. I will be uploading summary questions similar to these in the near future for the other Core and Additional (Units 1 and 2) specifications for Chemistry, Biology and Physics. Good luck in all of your exams!

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Chapter 1 (Keeping Healthy)

1 Give one effect that can result from having an unbalanced diet.
2 When the energy content taken in to the body is larger than the amount of energy
expended (used) by the body, what will happen to the person's…

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Chapter 2 (Nerves and Hormones)

1 Give one function of the nervous system.
2 What is the name given to cells which detect stimuli?
3 Outline the basic three components which make up a light receptor cell.
4 What is the purpose of the…

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Chapter 3 (The Use and Abuse of Drugs)

1 Which group of people are continually developing new drugs?
2 Describe and explain, in as much detail as possible, the main procedures of testing a
new drug before it is put on sale.
3 Give…

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Chapter 4 (Interdependence and Adaptation)

1 Where do organisms retrieve the supply of materials required to survive and reproduce
from?
2 Give three factors which plants compete for.
3 Give three factors which animals compete for.
4 What is the name given to the…

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Chapter 5 (Energy and Biomass in Food Chains)

1 (i) What is the main source of energy for most communities of organisms?
(ii) Give the name of the process responsible for the transfer of light energy to chemical
energy which ends up being stored…

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Chapter 6 (Genetic Variation and its Control)

1 Name the structures which control which specific characteristics an organism has.
2 What is the function of a chromosome and where within a cell would it be found?
3 Why are no to organisms of the…

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Chapter 7 (Evolution)

1 What does Darwin's theory of evolution by natural selection state?
2 Give two reasons why Darwin's theory of evolution by natural selection was only gradually
accepted.
3 Describe what Jean Baptist Lamarck stated in his theory of evolution.
4 (i)…

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