Statistics for Biology - GCSE Definitions (Core)

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  • This quiz has been taken 682 times
  • The average score is 11 of 30

Answer Stats

DefinitionTerm% Correct
The way a plant produces energy from lightPhotosynthesis
84%
An animal that only digests meatCarnivore
76%
Our bodies system to protect from diseasesImmune System
70%
A drug that has no effect though the patients are told it doesPlacebo
62%
A junction between two neuronsSynapse
58%
Process in which animals produce energy from glucoseRespiration
57%
The rate at which chemical reactions occur in the bodyMetabolic Rate
55%
Tiny microorganisms that cause infectious diseasesPathogens
54%
Reproduction with a single parentAsexual Reproduction
54%
Disease that spreads within a countryEpidemic
52%
The theory of animals having developed adaptations over timeEvolution
50%
Gland that produces FSH and LHPituitary Gland
50%
Gaps in leaves to allow the transfer of gasesStomata
47%
Characteristic of an animal that helps it surviveAdaptation
42%
A trail where neither the patient nor the doctor know who has the drugDouble-blind Trial
38%
When you receive an attenuated strain of a diseaseVaccination
36%
A diagram that shows the movement of carbonCarbon Cycle
35%
Changes in an organisms genes due to problems combining DNAMutation
32%
The response that makes plant shoots grow towards the lightPhototropism
31%
Mass of biological material in living organismsBiomass
29%
An organism that can survive in severe conditionsExtremophile
25%
Organisms that breakdown dead organic matterDecomposers
25%
The response that makes roots grow towards gravityGravitropism
20%
A diet lacking any nutrient groupUnbalanced Diet
16%
A diagram that shows 'the answer above'Pyramid of Biomass
11%
The changing of the genetic information of an organismGenetic Engineering
10%
A diagram that shows the population of species in a food chainPyramid of Numbers
5%
Organism that allows scientist to determine factors of the environmentIndicator Species
4%
Cloning using a plant mixed with growth hormonesTissue Culture
4%
A diagram showing the evolution of different speciesEvolutionary Tree
4%

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