Biology

MDCAT Entry Test - Biology

Biology is one of the four subjects of MDCAT syllabus. Biology part of the paper contains the most questions. These questions are conceptual and you don’t need to join any academy to prepare for them. Your Biology textbooks and online video lectures of instutor.com are enough to get you maximum marks in the exam. These video lectures are delivered by a talented and seasoned teacher, Mr Usama Qamar. He will teach you the course by keeping in view the latest syllabus of UHS exam. He will also tell you a paper attempting methodology and tricks

Subject Details

University of Health and Sciences MDCAT paper contains 88 questions from Biology. These questions are multiple choice and each question is of 5 marks. In this way, this section comprises of 440 marks. The syllabus consists on the Biology textbooks of FSc Part-I&II.

Content and Learning Methodology:

The chapters and topics included in MDCAT paper are given below. For the easiness of students, we will also tell them about the total number of questions from various parts.

Cell Biology:

Here students will learn animal and plant cell, eukaryotic and prokaryotic cell and structure and functioning if organelles.

Total MSCQs: 10

Biological Molecules:

Students will explore lipids, proteins, amino acids, carbohydrates, DNA and enzymes here.

Total MCQs: 10 – Lipids (1), Proteins (2), Carbohydrates (2), Nucleic Acids (2) and Enzymes (3)

Microbiology:

In this chapter, you will learn the structure of viruses and various viral diseases, bacteria and their types and fungi.

Total MSCQs: 5 – Virus (2), bacteria (2), Fungi (1)

Kingdom Animalia:

Kingdom Animalia will deal with different terminologies and phyla.

Total MSCQs: 2

 Human Physiology:

This chapter will explore various functions such as digestive system, immunity, hormones, transportation, nervous system, gas exchange etc.

Total MCQs: 37 - Homeostasis (5), Support and movement (5), Nervous system (4), Digestive System (4), Transportation (4), Reproduction (4), Gas exchange (4), Hormonal control (4),

Immunity (3)

 Bioenergetics: 

This chapter will tell students about cellular respiration and photosynthesis process.

Total MCQs: 6

Biotechnology:

Concepts such as DNA technology, gene therapy and cloning will be discussed here.

Total MCQs: 5

Ecosystem:

In Ecosystem, students will study xerosere, impacts of man’s activities of ecosystem, nitrogen cycle and the flow of energy.

Total MCQs: 2

Evolution:

Here learners will explore Darwin’s and Lamarck’s theories and evolution.

Total MCQs: 3

Genetics:

In this chapter, students will learn various terminologies, cell division, gene control and genetic problems.

Total MCQs: 8