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VETERINARY NURSE

Entrance Exams

Entrance examination date
Venue
Application deadline
24 March, 2022
ON-LINE
10 March, 2022
28 April, 2022
ON-LINE
14 April, 2022
26 May, 2022
ON-LINE
12 May, 2022
23 June, 2022
ON-LINE
9 June, 2022
18 August, 2022
ON-LINE
28 July, 2022
Subjects:
Biology (The test is set at the level of the upper secondary school leaving examination in Slovakia)
Language:
English
Form:
Written test (single, multiple choice and open ended questions, etc.)
Participants:
Applicants for the bachelor study programme – Veterinary Nurse
Addmission requirements - BIOLOGY
  1. The Science of Biology (History of Biology, Interdisciplinary sciences, Dividing of sciences)
  2. Characteristics of Living Thing (Basic Life Characteristics - Order, Adaptations, Metabolisms, Movement, Responsiveness, Reproduction, Development, Genes, Evolution)
  3. Classification of living system (Subcellular organisms – prions, viroids, virusoids, virus – composition, classification, replication cycle; Unicellular organisms, Multicellular organisms)
  4. Cell as the basic unit of life and Cell Structures (Anatomy of prokaryotic and eukaryotic cell and differences, Cell structures)
  5. The Basic Elements of Organisms (Organic compounds – Proteins, Nucleic Acids (DNA, RNA), Carbohydrates, Lipids - basic characterization - functions, structure, composition)
  6. Enzymes (Characterization of enzymes; Mode of action of enzymes - active site, enzyme/substrate complex, lowering of activation energy and enzyme specificity)
  7. Cell Membranes and Transport (Composition of cell membranes; Movement of substances into or out of cells - passive and active transport - Diffusion, Facilitated diffusion, Osmosis, Endocytosis – definition, types – Phagocytosis, Pinocytosis; Exocytosis, Homeostasis)
  8. Cell Cycle (Phases of the cycle, Mitosis, Meiosis)
  9. Gene Expression (Genetic code, Transcription, Translation, Types of RNA)
  10. Harvesting of Energy by Living organisms (Energy fixation - autotrophs, heterotrophs; Mitochondria and Cellular Respiration, ATP, Photosynthesis and Chloroplasts)
  11. Biological systems (Circulatory system; Skeletal system; Reproductive system; Digestive system; Urinary system; Respiratory system; Endocrine system; Lymphatic system; Muscular system; Nervous system: collecting, transferring and processing information with brain, spinal cord and peripheral nervous system)
  12. Plant Biology (Plant Tissues, Plant Growth and Development, Photosynthesis)
  13. Genetics (Passage of genetic information from parent to offspring, Mendel´s Laws, Nature of genes and alleles)
  14. Reproduction and Development (Cells specialized for reproduction, Fertilization, Development)
  15. Ecology (Levels of ecological organization, Energy flow through ecosystems, Interactions in ecosystems - biotic interactions, symbiotic relationship)
  16. Ethology (Basic characterization of ethology, Instincts, Learning, Key principles and concepts)
Example of questions from Biology test:
  1. Meiosis results in:
    1. two haploid cells
    2. two diploid cells
    3. four haploid cells
    4. four diploid cells
  2. The energetic centers of the cell are:
    1. plastids
    2. vacuoles
    3. mitochondria
    4. endoplasmic reticulum
  3. Translation takes place on ………………………………………………………