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Quiz: Would you pass a Junior Cert Science exam?

Time to engage the recesses of your mind.

JUNIOR CERT STUDENTS across the country are swotting up to begin their exams next week, but how would you get on if you were in the hot seat?

Which of these vessels takes blood away from the heart?
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Superior vena cava
Right coronary artery
What solution is used to detect carbon dioxide?
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Calcium hydroxide
Sodium hydroxide

Ammonia
Chlorine
What is the part of a flower labelled at 'B'?
Petal
Sepal

Stigma
Anther
Fill in the blanks, photosynthesis is: _____ + water —> ____ + oxygen + water
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Nitrogen, glucose
Glucose, nitrogen

Carbon dioxide, glucose
Glucose, carbon dioxide
What process begins on day 1 of the menstrual cycle?
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Menstruation
Ovulation

Fertilisation
Implantation
What do water molecules have to gain in order to evaporate from liquid water?
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Energy
Mass

Volume
Oxygen
What causes the appearance of a ‘second’ drinking straw in the glass shown in the photograph?
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Reflection
Refraction

Diffraction
Absorbtion
Pick out the non-metallic element
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Cl
Na

Mg
U
Where are acids located on the pH scale?
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0-6
8-14
_____ is anything that causes a change in velocity?
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Mass
Speed

Energy
Force
Answer all the questions to see your result!
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You scored out of !
A
Top marks
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You scored out of !
B
Lovely college points
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You scored out of !
C
'I'll take it'
Share your result:
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You scored out of !
D
You just about scraped it!
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You scored out of !
F
The answer is no, you would not pass Junior Cert Science!
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