Sentence completion

Foundation tier papers may include questions in which you have to complete a sentence. Some of these questions include words to choose from in a box. You do not have to use all the words - some of them will be wrong.

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Sample question 1 – Foundation

Question

Two students compare their reactions using a ruler.

This is the method used.

  1. Student A sits with his elbow on a table top.
  2. Student B holds the ruler so the bottom of the ruler is level with the top of student A's thumb.
  3. Student B drops the ruler.
  4. Student A catches the ruler.
  5. Record the drop distance.
  6. Repeat steps 1 to 5 four more times.
  7. Repeat the whole experiment with student A dropping the ruler and student B catching it.
On the left-hand side two hands hold both end of a ruler from top to bottom. On the right hand side one hand has just let go and the second hand at the bottom has caught ruler.

Complete the sentence.

Use an answer from the box. [1 mark]

controldependentindependent

The drop distance was the ______ variable.

The drop distance was the dependent variable.

Sample question 2 – Foundation

Question

Substances are transported through plants.

Use the correct answer from the box to complete each sentence. [4 marks]

capillarystomataguard cellsphloemtranspirationxylem

Water is transported from the roots to the stem of a plant in the ______.

Dissolved sugars are transported through the plant in the ______.

Movement of water through the plant is called the ______ stream.

Water vapour moves out of the plant through pores called ______.

Water is transported from the roots to the stem of a plant in the xylem.

Dissolved sugars are transported through the plant in the phloem.

Movement of water through the plant is called the transpiration stream.

Water vapour moves out of the plant through pores called stomata.