Specimen Paper GCSE Biology 3 Specimen Paper Higher Tier V1.0 Centre Number Candidate Number Surname Other Names Candidate Signature General Certificate of Secondary Education Higher Tier Biology Biology 3H Unit Biology B3 For this paper you must have: a ruler. You may use a calculator. Time allowed ! 60 minutes 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 in this book. Cross through any work you do not want to be marked. Information ! The marks for questions are shown in brackets. ! The maximum mark for this paper is 60. ! You are expected to use a calculator where appropriate. ! You are reminded of the need for good English and clear presentation in your answers. Question 7(b)(ii) should be answered in continuous prose. In this question you will be marked on your ability to: – use good English – organise information clearly – use specialist vocabulary where appropriate. Advice ! In all calculations, show clearly how you work out your answer. For Examiner’s Use Examiner’s Initials Question Mark 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 TOTAL H
2 GCSE Biology 3 Specimen Paper Higher Tier V1.0 Do not write outside the box Answer all questions in the spaces provided. 1 The diagram shows four ways in which molecules may move into a cell and out of a cell. The dots show the concentration of molecules. The cell is respiring aerobically. Write the correct letter, A , B , C or D , next to each process. Process Arrow A , B , C or D The movement of oxygen molecules The movement of carbon dioxide molecules The active uptake of glucose molecules (3 marks) 3
3 GCSE Biology 3 Specimen Paper Higher Tier V1.0 Turn over ! Do not write outside the box Turn over for the next question DO NOT WRITE ON THIS PAGE ANSWER IN THE SPACES PROVIDED
4 GCSE Biology 3 Specimen Paper Higher Tier V1.0 Do not write outside the box 2 Four leaves were removed from the same plant. A waterproofing agent was spread onto some of the leaves, as follows: leaf A on both surfaces leaf B on the lower surface only leaf C on the upper surface only leaf D on neither surface. Each leaf was then placed in a separate beaker, as shown in Diagram 1 . Each beaker was weighed at intervals. The results are shown in the graph.
5 GCSE Biology 3 Specimen Paper Higher Tier V1.0 Turn over ! Do not write outside the box 2 (a) Give evidence from the graph when answering the following questions.