Mock Exam Paper C Ordinary Level

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PRE LEAVING CERTIFICATE EXAMINATION, 2013

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BIOLOGY — ORDINARY LEVEL

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TIME: 3 HOURS

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Section A Answer any five questions from this section.

Each question carries 20 marks.

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

Section B Answer any two questions from this section.

Each question carries 30 marks.

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

Section C Answer any four questions from this section.

Each question carries 60 marks.

Write your answers in the answer book.

It is recommended that you spend no more than 30 minutes on Section A and 30 minutes on Section B, leaving 120 minutes for Section C.

You must return this examination paper with your answer book at the end of the examination.

Section A

Answer any five questions from this section. Each question is worth 20 marks.

Write your answers in the spaces provided

1.

Give an example of five of the following

(a)

A trace element in the human diet. ________________________________________________________

(b)

A water soluble vitamin. _________________________________________________________________

(c)

The ratio of hydrogen to oxygen in carbohydrates __________________________________________

(d)

A food that will turn iodine blue black. ______________________________________________________

(e)

An element present in proteins but not in carbohydrates. ______________________________________

(f)

A structural carbohydrate found in plants. __________________________________________________

2.

The following food chain is from an Irish woodland.

Oak leaf → caterpillar → great tit → sparrowhawk

Answer the following questions in relation to this food chain and the woodland.

(a)

Name the producer in this food chain. ______________________________________________________

(b)

If a hunter killed some of the sparrowhawks in the woodland what is likely to...

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