Mock Exam Paper A Ordinary Level

PRE-LEAVING CERTIFICATE EXAMINATION, 2011

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BIOLOGY – ORDINARY 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.

1

Answer four of the following.

4(5)

What type of glands secrete hormones? ............................................................................................

Geotropism is the growth response of a plant to ................................................................................

Vitamin C is a ........................... soluble vitamin.

The presence of starch is shown by adding a solution of ...................................................................

The digestion of fats leads to the production of fatty acids and ......................................................

2

The diagram below shows a plant cell

............................................... A

............................................... B

C ...............................................

D ...............................................

Label A, B, C and D

Name two features not normally seen in plant cells

  1. .............................................................................................................................................................
  2. ...............................................

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