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Subject: Biology Date: 26 -12 - 2019

Teacher: Fatima Rhuma

Final Exam: Grade 11 Mark: …………………………. out of 40.

1. Adaptive features explain it and give an example. (2 marks)


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2. Name 3 effects that are important for the survival and reproduction of organisms. (3 marks)
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3. Is this a typical or inverted pyramid? And what is the differents between them. (2 marks)

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4. Complete the sentence. (1 mark)


- When it comes to food chains, we can use simple diagrams to investigate……………………….
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5. Describe what is meant with a nutrient cycle and give 2 examples. (3 marks)
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6. Deforestation give its meaning and why is that happening? (2 marks)
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7. To make a pyramid you need data, how can you gather the data needed? (1 mark)
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8. In the carbon cycle we will find the following processes describe the role of each one.
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- Respiration:
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- Photosynthesis:
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9. Fill in the empty spaces. (3 marks)


- Fixing of carbon by plants is when …………………………………………… is converted from the
atmosphere to …………………………………………………………………… in plants during
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10. Explain what will happen when we burn fossil fuels and give 2 example of fossil fuels.
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11. How come do forests act as a major carbon store? (1 mark)


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12. Name in what form carbon is when it is in following stage of the carbon cycle.(2 marks)
- Earth’s atmosphere:
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- Plant tissue:
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13. Define the term population and the size of the population depends on which factures, name
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14. In the water cycle we will find the following processes define them. (3 marks)
- Evaporation:
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- Transpiration:
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- Condensation:
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15. What is the differents between Emigration and Immigration? (1 mark)


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16. Give an example of an environmental factor that can result in an increase in population
growth and why does it have this effect? (2 marks)
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17. Define the term biotechnology. (1 mark)


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18. Why are bacteria useful in biotechnology? (1 mark)


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19. Explain what is meant with genetic engineering. (1 mark)
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20. Give one example of an organism that has been genetically engineered. (1 mark)
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Wish you good luck…!