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Obesity can be caused by a diet that is too high in carbohydrates and what other food group
The right answer is "fats" or "lipids" or "fats or lipids" or "lipids or fats" or "fats and lipids"
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Fill in the blank with the correct word. Without enough fibre in our diet we can become __________.
The right answer is "constipated"
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Will a person's mass increase or decrease if their energy intake is lower than the amount of energy used by their body?
The right answer is decrease
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The levels of what substance found in the blood that can contribute to heart disease might be affected by inherited factors?
The right answer is "cholesterol" or "cholesterol level" or "high cholesterol" or "high cholesterol level"
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Someone with a poor diet and obesity is likely to have what kind of blood pressure?
The right answer is "high" or "high blood pressure" or "high pressure"
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What part of the digestive system is part of the first line of defence against attack by pathogens?
The right answer is "stomach" or "stomach acid" or "hydrochloric acid" or "acid"
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If a person has antibodies against a particular pathogen, they are said to be 'what' to that pathogen?
The right answer is "immune"
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What strain of bacteria that is resistant to antibiotics is a particular cause for concern for hospitals?
The right answer is "MRSA"
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True or false? The best we can hope for is the slowing down of antibiotic-resistant bacteria.
The right answer is TRUE
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MRSA stands for Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. What antibiotic is it resistant to?
The right answer is "Methicillin"
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MRSA stands for Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. What is the pathogen's name? (Hint: give two words)
The right answer is "Staphylococcus aureus"
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What stimulus is a receptor in the eye sensitive to?
The right answer is "light" or "change in light" or "bright light"
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What stimuli are receptors in the nose and tongue sensitive to?
The right answer is "chemicals" or "chemical stimuli"
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What is the name of the cells found in nerves that carry information?
The right answer is "neurones" or "neurons" or "sensory neurone"
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What is the word for an organ or tissue that brings about the response in a reflex action?
The right answer is "effector" or "effector organ"
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In a reflex action, muscles respond by doing what?
The right answer is "contracting" or "contract" or "they contract" or "by contracting"
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Here is a diagram of a reflex action. What part of the reflex is D?
The right answer is "stimulus"
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How does the speed of reflex actions compare to normal responses? Are they faster or slower than normal responses?
The right answer is faster
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Temperature must be controlled in order to maintain the optimum temperature for what type of protein to work?
The right answer is "enzymes"
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If we become 'dehydrated' what are we lacking? Give the name, not the symbols.
The right answer is "water"
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How does bringing blood to the surface of the skin help to cool us down?
The right answer is "radiates heat" or "loses heat" or "radiates excess heat" or "loses excess heat" or "releases heat"
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Water content, ion content and blood sugar levels of the body need to be maintained, along with what other internal condition?
The right answer is "temperature" or "body temperature" or "temperature levels" or "temperature of body"
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What is the monthly shedding of the lining of the womb in the menstrual cycle called?
The right answer is "menstruation" or "period" or "menstrual period"
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What does FSH stand for?
The right answer is "follicle stimulating hormone" or "follicle-stimulating hormone"
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What problem was associated with the early birth control pills containing large amounts of hormones?
The right answer is "side effects" or "cardiovascular problems" or "health problems" or "blood clots" or "abnormal limb development"
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Where is the embryo inserted?
The right answer is "uterus" or "in uterus" or "womb" or "in womb" or "in uterus lining"
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Which contains more auxin, the left or right side of the shoot?
The right answer is left
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A root was placed so that it pointed upwards towards the surface of the soil. In what direction would it grow eventually: up, down or to the side?
The right answer is down
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A drug is noted to cause serious side effects in animals. A scientist predicts that if humans were given the drug, they might suffer the same side effects. Is the scientist right or wrong?
The right answer is right
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What was the drug thalidomide originally developed as?
The right answer is "sleeping pill" or "sleep aid" or "sleep drug" or "sedative" or "sleeping aid"
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Name a disease that thalidomide is now used to treat (with very careful restrictions in women of child-bearing age)?
The right answer is "leprosy" or "bone cancer" or "cancer"
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Do more people use legal drugs or illegal drugs?
The right answer is legal
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What drugs are commonly used to lower the risk of heart and circulatory diseases?
The right answer is "statins"
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In a shady forest what do plants mainly compete for?
The right answer is "light" or "sunlight" or "sun"
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An extremophile lives in very concentrated brine pools. It is adapted to the extreme condition of high __________ concentration. What word completes the sentence?
The right answer is "salt"
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There is an extremophile that lives on the edges of hot volcanoes. The extreme condition it is adapted to is high __________. What word completes the sentence?
The right answer is "temperature" or "heat"
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As well as mates, what do horns on some male animals help them to compete for?
The right answer is "territory" or "food" or "prey" or "space" or "dominance"
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What environmental factor would this be measuring?
The right answer is "rainfall" or "precipitation" or "rain" or "amount of rain"
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Look at the pyramid of biomass below. What would happen to the biomass of the oak tree in autumn? Would it increase, decrease or stay the same?
The right answer is decrease
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The energy that is not transferred to the next trophic level as biomass is not lost or destroyed. It is transferred to the __________. What word completes the sentence?
The right answer is "surroundings" or "environment" or "surrounding area"
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What gas is removed from the atmosphere by plants and algae?
Plants and photosynthetic algae and bacteria use energy from sunlight to combine carbon dioxide (C02) from the atmosphere with water (H2O) to form carbohydrates. These carbohydrates store energy. Oxygen (O2) is a byproduct that is released into the a
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