Mock Exam Paper D Higher Level

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PRE-LEAVING CERTIFICATE EXAMINATION 2014

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BIOLOGY — HIGHER LEVEL

TIME: 3 HOURS

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.

Write your answers in the spaces provided

1

(a)

Testes and penis.

(b)

Small intestine and liver.

(c)

Buccal Cavity (mouth) and stomach.

(d)

Duodenum and large intestine.

(e)

Liver and duodenum.

(f)

Kidney and bladder.

2

(a)

Name an ecosystem you have studied ……………………………………………………………….

Answer the following parts in relation to the named ecosystem

Name a secondary consumer. ……………………………………………………………………...

Give an adaptation of the named secondary consumer to its environment and explain how it benefits from this adaptation. ……………………………………………………………………………………….

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(b)

What is pollution? …………………………………………………………………………………...

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Name a human activity that causes pollution. ………………………………………………………..

Name a pollutant associated with this activity. ………………………………………………………

State a problem caused by the pollutant. …………………………………………………………….

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3

(a)

Bacteria can be either autotrophic or heterotrophic. Explain the underlined terms.

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