CXC CSEC exam guide: Human and Social Biology

CXC CSEC Exam Guide

Human and Social Biology

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CXC CSEC Exam

Exam guide: Human and Social Biology

Based on the CXC CSEC Human and Social Biology syllabus (From May/June 2011)

Organization of the CXC CSEC Human and Social Biology exam:

 

Paper

Exam time

 

Question type
Exam marks
Exam percent
paper 1
11/4 hrs

Multiple choice
(60 questions)

drawn from all areas of the syllabus
(each question is worth 1 mark)

 

60 marks
40%
Paper 2
2 hours

Section A:

4 compulsory structured questions - drawn from all areas of the syllabus

(each question is worth 15 mks = 60 mks total)

 

Section B:

2 compulsory structured essay questions - drawn from all areas of the syllabus

(each question is worth 15 mks = 30 mks total)

90 marks
60%
 
 
Total
150 marks
 
100%

 

The syllabus for the Human and Social Biology exam is divided into five (5) sections. Each section is comprised of several units.

 

The five sections are section A, B, C, D and E.

Section A

Living organisms and the environment

 

Section B

Life processes

 

Section C

Heredity and Variation

 

Section D

Disease and its impact on humans

 

Section E

The impact of health practices on the environment

 

 

 

The units in each section are listed below:

Section

Units
 
 
Section B: Life Processes

1. Nutrition

 

 

2. The Respiratory System

 

 

3. The Circulatory System

 

 

4. The Skeletal System

 

 

5. Excretion and Homeostasis

 

 

6. Coordination and Control

 

 

7. The Reproductive System

 

 
 
 
 
 
Section E: The Impact of Health Practices on the Environment  

 

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