1If I said that when I tossed this coin and every time it said heads you have to give me 50p but every time it showed a tails I give you a pound, how many times would you let me flip it and the coin show heads in a row before you would stop playing the game? 
2for which disease do you think it is an advantage to be a carrier of cystic fibrosis? 
3is it possible to grow mushrooms in the bathroom
4Describe a potato and then compare it to an onion. 
5How does the immune system recognise invading pathogens as foreign cells? 
6Why are big, fierce animals so rare? 
7Discuss ways in which plants are adapted to dry conditions. 
8If a carrot can grow form one carrot cell, why not a human? 
9How many animals did Moses take on the arc? 
10What would you do if I were a Magpie? 
11What makes drugs physiologically active? 
12What are the arguments for preserving biodiversity? 
13What kind of changes would occur to the environment if a large asteroid impacted earth? 
14Why is there a higher probability of being killed by an asteroid collision than by a heart attack? 
15Give me an example of how specialist biological knowledge has helped food production. 
16What would you define as a species? 
17How has the human diet changed in the last three decades and why? 
18How would you test to see if a rat could tell red from blue? 
19Explain the differences between bacteria and viruses. 
20Why is it that everyone regards Darwin as such a great man? 
21Why it is easier for oxygen to associate after one oxygen molecule has already done so? 
22Can you design an experiment to test the effect of bird faeces on lichen growth? 
23What evidence is there to suggest that humans are still evolving? 
24How can you tell how genetically identical the individuals of a species are? 
25Why don’t animals have wheels? 
26Why do leaves have their stomata on the lower surface? 
27If you were a virus, how would you communicate your opinions to me? 
28If a brain was placed in front of you, how would you describe it? 
29Tell me about this log 
30How could you tell how long a disease had been prevalent in an area 
31What does George Bush have in common with a monkey? How can you see they are related? 
32Is shopping the new religion? 
33Comment on a population pyramid. 
34Why can’t humans live forever? 
35Why does an egg rot? 
36What problems do fish face underwater? 
37What is the concentration of water? 
38What shape are bacteria and why? 
39Why are there only twenty amino acids? 
40How do you tell if a protein codes for a transmembrane protein? 
41Why are there so many steps in the cascade of reactions? 
42How does DNA fingerprinting work? What is its use? 
43What is the significance of the human genome project? 
44How do amino acids behave in both acidic and basic conditions? 
45Why is there salt in the sea?
46Would it matter if tigers became extinct?
47Ladybirds are red. So are strawberries. Why?
48Why do lions have manes?
49Is it easier for organisms to live in the sea or on land?
50Why do many animals have stripes?
51Tell me about a banana.
52Why are there so few large predators?
53What percentage of the world's water is in a cow?
54Why don't most herbivores have green fur?
55Why do some habitats support higher biodiversity than others?
56Here’s a cactus. Tell me about it.
57Here is a piece of bark, please talk about it.
58If you could save either the rainforests or the coral reefs, which would you choose?
59Why is water so important to life?
60I was questioned on recently featured areas of biology such as BSE
62Protein transcription/translation
63Cacti and adaptation
64What is the role of mitochondria and are there any secondary effects?
65Design an experiment to determine which genes are responsible for and are affected by the invaginations of the nuclear membrane
66Tell me about our immune system…
67What are the evolutionary adaptations of this plant? (looked like a cactus but it wasn’t)
68How can we use the genomes of two species to determine their evolutionary relationship?
69What are the problems with harnessing the electrons directly energised by photosynthesis.
70A debate about whether you could be religious and also a scientist
71What extra-curricular things I’d done that related to my subject.
72I was asked to choose one prop from four on the desk in front of me (I chose a piece of rotting branch), and then had to talk about it, starting with a general description, and then more subtle observations. 
73I was asked to design possible experiments to determine the purpose of the lion’s mane.
74Data relating to athletes’ performance in the 20th century was presented, and I was asked to describe and discuss the trends.
75Talk about bugs and trees