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UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE INTERNATIONAL EXAMINATIONS International General Certificate of Secondary Education BIOLOGY Paper 1 Multiple Choice May/June 2004 45 minutes Additional Materials: Multiple Choice Answer Sheet Soft clean eraser Soft pencil (type B or HB is recommended)

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READ THESE INSTRUCTIONS FIRST Write in soft pencil. Do not use staples, paper clips, highlighters, glue or correction fluid. Write your name, Centre number and candidate number on the answer sheet in the spaces provided unless this has been done for you. There are forty questions on this paper. Answer all questions. For each question there are four possible answers A, B, C, and D. Choose the one you consider correct and record your choice in soft pencil on the separate answer sheet. Read the instructions on the answer sheet very carefully. Each correct answer will score one mark. A mark will not be deducted for a wrong answer. Any rough working should be done in this booklet.

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2 1 What is a characteristic of all living organisms? A B C D 2 breathing circulation egestion sensitivity

Which kind of skin do amphibians have? A B C D dry without scales dry with scales moist without scales moist with scales

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The diagram shows how Homo sapiens (modern people) could have evolved from their ancestors. Homo sapiens (modern people)

Homo neanderthalensis

Homo erectus

Homo habilis (very early people)

Which statement about modern people and their ancestors is correct? A B C D 4 They are in the same species and the same genus. They are in the same species but not the same genus. They are in the same genus but not the same species. They are neither the same species nor the same genus.

Which structures are found in a human sperm cell? cell membrane A B C D     cell wall     haploid nucleus     key  = present  = absent

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3 5 The diagram shows an animal.
body

Using the key, which animal is it?

body divided into visible segments

body not divided into visible segments

tail present animal A

tail absent animal B

legs 3 pairs animal C

legs 4 pairs animal D

Use the diagram of a section through a leaf to answer questions 6 and 7.

P Q

S

R
6 Which can perform the most photosynthesis? A 7 P B Q C R D S

The structures shown are all parts of the same A B C D cell. organ. organ system. tissue.

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4 8 The diagrams show examples of movement of substances in organisms.

alveoli oxygen capillaries

small intestine amino acids capillaries

atmosphere carbon dioxide leaf cells

Which process is taking place in all three examples? A B C D 9 assimilation diffusion osmosis translocation

Some red blood cells were placed in distilled water and others were placed in three salt solutions of different concentrations. Which diagram shows the appearance of a cell has changed after being in the distilled water for a short time? A B C D

10 The table shows the conditions in four test-tubes containing equal quantities of starch and salivary amylase. In which test-tube is the starch broken down fastest? pH A B C D 2 2 7 7 temperature 27 37 27 37

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5 11 Which graph shows the effect of temperature on the activity of an enzyme? A B

enzyme activity

enzyme activity

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50 temperature / oC

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D

enzyme activity

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6 12 The diagram shows a shoot growing from a potato tuber. soil level shoot X

food store in potato tuber

What is being transported in the phloem cells at X? A B C D...
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