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How did everyone find it? Also what multiple choice questions do you remember?

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Original post by todayyy04
How did everyone find it? Also what multiple choice questions do you remember?


I thought it was really difficult as did the rest of my class. It was nothing like the past papers - much harder. The multiple choice was also really tricky. Hoping the grade boundaries are low this year.

How did you/everyone else find it?
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Original post by Pink dolphin_05
I thought it was really difficult as did the rest of my class. It was nothing like the past papers - much harder. The multiple choice was also really tricky. Hoping the grade boundaries are low this year.

How did you/everyone else find it?


Agreed everyone in my class found it a lot harder too. I guess we have to wait till august to find out :frown: also do you have access to the paper by any chance?
For me the paper went quite well but my classmate found it really difficult
Original post by todayyy04
Agreed everyone in my class found it a lot harder too. I guess we have to wait till august to find out :frown: also do you have access to the paper by any chance?


No, sorry I don't have the paper.

I mean last year's paper wasn't too bad and to get an A, it was 60% so I'm praying that they're low this year especially cuz people found it tough.

I didn't know what to put for that graph question (I think it was question 8 if I'm not wrong) and asked you to explain the changes between sample sites 4 and 5 - it was 2 marks.
Original post by Pink dolphin_05
No, sorry I don't have the paper.

I mean last year's paper wasn't too bad and to get an A, it was 60% so I'm praying that they're low this year especially cuz people found it tough.

I didn't know what to put for that graph question (I think it was question 8 if I'm not wrong) and asked you to explain the changes between sample sites 4 and 5 - it was 2 marks.


What did you say for that question ? I talked about a decrease in the indication species. Also talked about how in sample 5 there is more of the non indication species than the indicator specie and how in sample 4 it is the opposite
Original post by Random47736224
What did you say for that question ? I talked about a decrease in the indication species. Also talked about how in sample 5 there is more of the non indication species than the indicator specie and how in sample 4 it is the opposite

Haha I didn't even notice that it was an indicator species and just mentioned the species name instead of calling it an indicator species - I'm screwed lol
Original post by Pink dolphin_05
Haha I didn't even notice that it was an indicator species and just mentioned the species name instead of calling it an indicator species - I'm screwed lol

Tbh, it’s only 2 marks so you will be fine. How did you find the rest of the paper ?
Original post by Random47736224
Tbh, it’s only 2 marks so you will be fine. How did you find the rest of the paper ?


I found it really difficult. I hope the grade boundaries are low.

Also what did you say for the genetic drift question? Was it greater in the population with 10 individuals or 50?
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Original post by Pink dolphin_05
I found it really difficult. I hope the grade boundaries are low.

Also what did you say for the genetic drift question? Was it greater in the population with 10 individuals or 50?

I said greater in 10 cause 1/ what ever it was is larger than 1/400 what about you?
Original post by todayyy04
I said greater in 10 cause 1/ what ever it was is larger than 1/400 what about you?


Same
Original post by todayyy04
I said greater in 10 cause 1/ what ever it was is larger than 1/400 what about you?


Got that one wrong too then! :frown:
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What did you guys put for the telomere multiple choice? I put 1 and 4
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Original post by Pink dolphin_05
Got that one wrong too then! :frown:

What subject are u doing at uni and do you have conditions?
Original post by todayyy04
What did you guys put for the telomere multiple choice? I put 1 and 4

Same
What did people put for the last question in multiple choice. It was to do with a virus or something. I circled latency
(edited 10 months ago)
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Original post by Random47736224
What did people put for the last question in multiple choice. It was to do with a virus or something. I circled latency

Oh I put genetic variation, what made you put latency?
Original post by todayyy04
Oh I put genetic variation, what made you put latency?

It was too random, the graph kept on increasing and decreasing so I thought the virus stayed in latency until favourable conditions arised
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Original post by Random47736224
It was too random, the graph kept on increasing and decreasing so I thought the virus stayed in latency until favourable conditions arised

ahhhh righttttt I put antigenic variation because I think each time it increased the antigens changed and each time it decreased was because the antibodies/lymphocytes hard adapted to it. Do u know what the right answer was?
Original post by todayyy04
ahhhh righttttt I put antigenic variation because I think each time it increased the antigens changed and each time it decreased was because the antibodies/lymphocytes hard adapted to it. Do u know what the right answer was?

Not sure. Your answer also makes sense.

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