iGCSE Biology (0610) Core Subject: iGCSE Style Practice Questions- Paper 1 and Paper 3

Assessment

All candidates take three papers.
Candidates who have studied the Core subject content, or who are expected to achieve a grade D or below, should be entered for Paper 1, Paper 3 and either Paper 5 or Paper 6. These candidates will be eligible for grades C to G.Candidates who have studied the Extended subject content (Core and Supplement), and who are expected to achieve a grade C or above, should be entered for Paper 2, Paper 4 and either Paper 5 or Paper 6. These candidates will be eligible for grades A* to G.

Core candidates take:

Core candidates – Paper 1

  • Time: 45 minutes (40 marks)
  • 40 four-choice multiple-choice questions Questions will be based on the Core subject content
  • No marks deducted from incorrect answers
  • 30% weight
  • Externally assessed

Core candidates – Paper 3

  • Time: 75 minutes (80 marks)
  • Short-answer and structured questions Questions will be based on the Core subject content
  • No marks deducted from incorrect answers
  • 50% weight
  • Externally assessed

Paper 1 Multiple Choice (Core)

Unit 2. Organization of the organism

Unit 3. Movement into and out of cells

Unit 4. Biological molecules

Unit 5. Enzymes

Unit 6. Plant nutrition

Unit 10. Diseases and immunity

Unit 11. Gas exchange in humans

Paper 3 Theory (Core)

Core candidates – Paper 1

  • Time: 45 minutes (40 marks)
  • 40 four-choice multiple-choice questions Questions will be based on the Core subject content
  • No marks deducted from incorrect answers
  • 30% weight
  • Externally assessed

Core candidates – Paper 3

  • Time: 75 minutes (80 marks)
  • Short-answer and structured questions Questions will be based on the Core subject content
  • No marks deducted from incorrect answers
  • 50% weight
  • Externally assessed

Unit 2. Organisation of the organism

Unit 3. Movement into and out of cells

Unit 4. Biological molecules

Unit 5. Enzymes

Unit 6. Plant nutrition

Unit 10. Diseases and immunity

Unit 11. Gas exchange in humans