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Comparative Poems Essay

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Science A
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Unit Biology B1 Wednesday 5 June 2013
For this paper you must have:  a ruler. You may use a calculator.

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Time allowed  1 hour Instructions  Use black ink or black ball-point pen.  Fill in the boxes at the top of this page.  Answer all questions.  You must answer the questions in the spaces provided. Do not write outside the box around each page or on blank pages.  Do all rough work ...view middle of the document...

Gland cells

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Muscle cells

Receptor cells (1 mark) 1 (b) During the race, the concentration of sugar in the athlete’s blood decreases. Why? ............................................................................................................................................ ............................................................................................................................................ (1 mark) 1 (c) 1 (c) (i) Some athletes use anabolic steroids to improve performance. Draw a ring around the correct answer to complete the sentence. breathing rate. Anabolic steroids increase growth of muscles. heart rate. (1 mark) 1 (c) (ii) Sporting regulations ban the use of anabolic steroids. Suggest one reason why. ............................................................................................................................................ ............................................................................................................................................ (1 mark)

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4 2 2 (a) Many organisms are adapted to avoid being eaten. The photograph shows a gecko on a leafy branch.

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The gecko is adapted to avoid being eaten by predators. Explain how. ............................................................................................................................................ ............................................................................................................................................ ............................................................................................................................................ ............................................................................................................................................ (2 marks) 2 (b) Ants can give a painful bite. The photograph shows a type of ant living on acacia trees. Acacia trees have thorns on their branches.

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5 2 (b) (i) Predators are less likely to eat ants living on acacia trees than ants living on the ground. Suggest why. ............................................................................................................................................ ............................................................................................................................................ (1 mark) 2 (b) (ii) Giraffes eat the leaves of acacia trees. Giraffes do not eat the leaves of acacia trees that have ants living on them. Suggest why. ............................................................................................................................................ ............................................................................................................................................ (1 mark) 2 (c) The photographs show a wasp and a...

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