SAT Biology Molecular (Biology-M)

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SAT Biology (Molecular) Sample Questions

SAT Biology Molecular (Biology-M) Test Format

  • Number of Questions: 80
  • Time Allowed: 1 hour
  • Test Type: Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
    All questions have five answer choices.

Syllabus: SAT Biology Molecular (Biology-M)

Cellular and molecular biology – 27%
Cell structure and organization, mitosis, photosynthesis, cellular respiration, enzymes, biosynthesis, biological chemistry.

Ecology – 13%
Energy flow, nutrient cycles, populations, communities, ecosystems, biomes, conservation biology, biodiversity, effects of human intervention.

Genetics – 20%
Meiosis, Mendelian genetics, inheritance patterns, molecular genetics, population genetics.

Organismal biology – 25%
Structure, function, and development of organisms (with emphasis on plants and animals), animal behavior.

Evolution and diversity – 15%
Origin of life, evidence of evolution, patterns of evolution, natural selection, speciation, classification and diversity of organisms.

SAT Biology (Molecular) Practice Questions