Mock Exam Paper D Ordinary Level

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PRE LEAVING CERTIFICATE EXAMINATION 2014

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BIOLOGY — ORDINARY 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

Answer any four parts of the following question using your knowledge of ecology

(a)

An organism that eats plants is called a .............................................................................................

(b)

The place where an organism lives is called its ...................................................................................

(c)

An animal that hunts, catches and kills another animal for food is called a ......................................

(d)

Any harmful addition to the environment is called ...............................................................................

(e)

The role of an organism in an ecosystem is called its ..........................................................................

2

(a)

The diagram shows the reproductive system of a human male

A

B

C

Name the parts labelled

A …………………………………………..

B …………………………………………..

C …………………………………………..

(b)

In which of the parts A, B or C is sperm formed? ..……………………………………………………

(c)

What is semen? ………………………………………………………………………………………..

(d)

Name one form of male contraception. ………………………………………………………...

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