Paper 1 style Exam questions

These pages contain exam style questions, organised by topic.

Paper 1 style questions are multiple choice. You are not allowed to use a calculator.

They test breadth of knowledge and and biological skills.
Practise these questions to improve understanding and exam techniques like;

  • reading the question accurately,
  • identifying the incorrect distracter answer that looks correct at first,
  • eliminating obviously incorrect answers.

Every question has an examiner's explanation of the correct answer.  Great for revision.



  • Topic 1 Cell Biology Paper 1 questions

    This page contains multiple choice questions in the style of Paper 1 of the Biology exams. They test the breadth of your knowledge of the understandings and skills about cell biology.

  • Topic 10 Genetics HL Paper 1 questions

    This page contains multiple choice questions in the style of Paper 1 of the Biology exams. They test the breadth of your knowledge of the understandings and skills about HL Genetics.

  • Topic 11 Animal physiology HL Paper 1 questions

    This page contains multiple choice questions in the style of Paper 1 of the Biology exams. They test the breadth of your knowledge of the understandings and skills about HL animal physiology.

  • Topic 2 Molecular Biology Paper 1 questions

    This page contains multiple choice questions in the style of Paper 1 of the Biology exams. They test the breadth of your knowledge of the understandings and skills about molecular biology.

  • Topic 3 Genetics Paper 1 questions

    This page contains multiple choice questions in the style of Paper 1 of the Biology exams. They test the breadth of your knowledge of the understandings and skills about genetics.

  • Topic 4 Ecology Paper 1 questions

    This page contains multiple choice questions in the style of Paper 1 of the Biology exams. They test the breadth of your knowledge of the understandings and skills about Ecology.

  • Topic 5 Evolution Paper 1 questions

    This page contains multiple choice questions in the style of Paper 1 of the Biology exams. They test the breadth of your knowledge of the understandings and skills about Evolution.

  • Topic 6 Humans Paper 1 questions

    This page contains multiple choice questions in the style of Paper 1 of the Biology exams. They test the breadth of your knowledge of the understandings and skills about Human Physiology.

  • Topic 7 Nucleic acids HL Paper 1 questions

    This page contains multiple choice questions in the style of Paper 1 of the Biology exams. They test the breadth of your knowledge of the understandings and skills about the Nucleic acids HL topic.

  • Topic 8 Metabolism HL Paper 1 questions

    This page contains multiple choice questions in the style of Paper 1 of the Biology exams. They test the breadth of your knowledge of the understandings and skills about HL Metabolism.

  • Topic 9 Plant biology HL Paper 1 questions

    This page contains multiple choice questions in the style of Paper 1 of the Biology exams. They test the breadth of your knowledge of the understandings and skills about Plant biology.