Mock Exam Paper A Higher Level

PRE-LEAVING CERTIFICATE EXAMINATION, 2011

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BIOLOGY – HIGHER LEVEL

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TIME ALLOCATION: 3 HOURS

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400 MARKS

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Section A

Answer five questions from this section.

Each question carries 20 marks.

Write your answers in the spaces provided on this examination paper.

Section B

Answer two questions from this section.

Each question carries 30 marks.

Write your answers in the spaces provided on this examination paper.

Section C

Answer four questions from this section.

Each question carries 60 marks.

Write your answers in the spaces provided in the answer booklet

It is recommended that you spend not more than 30 minutes on Section A and 30 minutes on

Section B, leaving 120 minutes for Section C.

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Section A

Answer any five questions. Each Question carries 20 marks.

Write your answers in the spaces provided.

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Answer five of the following by filling in the blank spaces.

Name a storage polysaccharide .........................................................................................................

Name a vitamin and a deficiency disease associated with it.

Vitamin ................................................ Deficiency disease ..........................................................

What change would you observe if glucose was heated with Fehling’s (or Benedict’s) solution? ................................................................................................................................................................

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Is photosynthesis a catabolic reaction? ................................................................................................

Which of the following elements is found in proteins but not in carbohydrates?

C, H, N, O. ...................................................................

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