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### Admission information for Asian Program

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### Entrance examination- general information

**BASIC INFORMATION FOR CANDIDATES**

Each candidate should arrive at the examination venue at least ** 30 minutes before the commencement** of the examination.

__To be allowed into the exam, candidates should have a valid, photo ID (passport, driver’s license.__

If you paid and your application isn’t marked as complete, please bring your payment confirmation for the exam.

**No additional time will be granted for those who are late.**

1.All candidates will take a written entrance exam. **For BIS of the academic year 2018/2019, the obligatory subject is biology; in addition to that, a candidate chooses two elective subjects out of three: physics, mathematics, chemistry.**

2. Each question has 5 answers, but only **one is correct**.

3. The maximum points is **100** - every positive answer is 1 point.

4. The examination lasts 45 minutes for each subject:

5. Candidate, who is late more than 15 minutes for a particular part will not be allowed to sit for examination.

6. Candidates **are permitted** to take the following items into examination:

- pens and pencils

- water

7. Candidates **are not permitted** to take the following items into examination:

- bags (including handbags)

- wallets

- food

- mobile phones, mp3 players and other electronic devices, watches

- books and any dictionaries

### Entrance examination - topics

### Biology

**The Cell**: Plasma Membrane: Structure

- The Fluid Mosaic Model
- Membrane Junctions

**The Cell**: Plasma Membrane: Membrane Transport

- Passive Processes
- Active Processes

**The Cell**: Cytoplasm

Cytoplasm - composition

- Cytoplasmic Organells (structure and function) mitochondria, ribosomes, endoplasmic reticulum, Golgi aparatus, lysosomes, peroxisomes, cytoskeleton,
- Cellular Extensions cilia and flagella, microvilli

**The Cell**: Nucleus (structure and function)

- The Nuclear Envelope
- Nucleoli
- Chromatin

**Cell Growth and Reproduction **

- The Cell Life Cycle (Interphase: G1, G0,G2,GS and M in general)
- Protein Synthesis (transcription, translation in general)

**Human tissues - classification and the most characteristic features**

Epithelial Tissue

Connective Tissue

Nervous Tissue

Muscle Tissue

The Skin

- Epidermidis
- Dermis

Functions of the Integumentary System, as follow

- Protection
- Body Temperature Regulation
- Cutaneous Sensation
- Metabolic Functions
- Blood Reservoir

- Excretion

**Classification and Functions of Bones **

Bone Structure

- Gross Anatomy
- Microscopic Anatomy of Bone
- Chemical Composition of Bone

Axial skeleton:

- skull:

Bones: frontal, parietal, occipical, mandible, maxilla, temporal, zygomatic, nasal; external auditory canal, styloid process, foramen magnum; the orbits, nasal cavity, the hyoid bone

- vertebral column

General Characteristics, Regions and Curvatures, intervertebral disc, General Structure of Vertebrae

- thoracic cage

Appendicular skeleton (list and classifies the bones):

- pectoral (shoulder) girdle
- upper limb
- pelvic (hip) gridle
- lower limb

**Classification and function of joints **

Fibrous Joints

Cartilaginous Joints

Synovial Joints

- General Structure
- Bursae and Tendon Sheaths

**Types of Muscle Tissue**

Special Characteristics of Muscle Tissue

Muscle Functions

Skeletal Muscle

- Gross Anatomy of a Skeletal Muscle
- Microscopic Anatomy of Skeletal Muscle Fiber
- Sliding Filament Model of Contraction
- Physiology of Skeletal Muscle Fibers

- Muscle Metabolism
- Providing Energy for Contraction (aerobic, anaerobic respiration)

Smooth Muscle

- Microscopic Structure of Smooth Muscle Fibers
- Contraction of Smooth Muscle

**Blood **

Blood composition and functions.

Blood plasma.

Formed elements.

- Erythrocytes (Red Blood Cells)
- Leukocytes (White Blood Cells)
- Platelets

**Lymphatic system** (list the organs and known their function)

lymph

lymphatic vessels

lymph nodes

Spleen

Thymus

tonsils

**Innate defenses:**

Surface barriers: skin and mucosae.

Phagocytes

Natural Killer Cells

Interferon

**Adaptive defenses**

anitgens - definition

Lymphocytes T and B

**The circulatory system**

The pulmonary and systemic circuits (main characteristic, differences between them)

Basic anatomy of the Heart

- Location
- Coverings of the Heart (pericardium)
- Layers of the Heart Wall
- Chambers and Associated Great Vessels

- Heart Valves
- Pathway of Blood Through the Heart

Coronary Circulation (right and left coronary artery, coronary sinus; function of coronary circulation)

Type of blood vessels

**Respiratory system**

Basic Anatomy and function of Respiratory System (list the organs of respiratory system and provide their function)

- The Nose and Paranasal Sinuses
- The Pharynx
- The Larynx
- The Trachea
- The Bronchi and Subdivisions
- The Lungs and Pleurae

**The digestive system**

Basic anatomy and function of digestive system (list the organs of digestive system and provide their function)

- The Mouth and Associated Organs
- The Mouth
- The Tongue
- The Salivary Glands
- The Teeth
- The Pharynx
- The Esophagus
- The Stomach
- Small intestine
- Large intestine

Digestive system accessory glands (function, localization)

The Liver and Gallbladder

The Pancreas

**The urinary system**

Kidney

- Location and external anatomy

- Internal Gross Anatomy
- Nephrons

Kidney Physiology: Mechanism of Urine Formation

- Step 1: Glomerular Filtration
- Step 2: Tubular Reabsorption

- Step 3: Tubular Secretion

Urine Transport, Storage, and Elimination

- Ureters
- Urinary Bladder
- Urethra
- Micturition

**The endocrine system and hormones**

Hormones

Pituitary-Hypothalamic Relationships

Anterior Pituitary Hormones

The Posterior Pituitary and Hypothalamic Hormones

The Thyroid Gland

The Parathyroid Glands

The Adrenal (Suprarenal) Glands

The Pancreas

The Gonads and Placenta

Pineal gland

**The male reproductive system.**

Basic Anatomy of the Male Reproductive System

- The Scrotum
- The Testes
- The Male Perineum
- The Penis
- The Male Duct System
- The Male Accessory Glands (seminal vesicles, prostate gland, bulbourethral glands)
- Semen
- Spermatogenesis (what it is, what type of cell division is implicated in sperm production)
- male hormons

**The female reproductive system.**

Basic Anatomy of the Female Reproductive System

- The Ovaries
- The Female Duct System
- The External Genitalia
- The Mammary Glands
- female hormones
- oogenesis (what it is, what type of cell division is implicated in ovum production)

Fertilization- definition

**The nervous system**

Functions and Divisions of the Nervous System (Central nervous system, peripheral nervous system, autonomic nervous system)

Neurons and glial cells

Basis of action potential

Basic structure of synaps

Neurotransmitters

Brain (structure, function and localisation)

Spinal cord (structure, function and localisation)

Protection of the Brain

- Meninges
- Cerebrospinal Fluid

**Organs of sensation**

The Eye

- Accessory Structures of the Eye
- Structure of the Eyeball
- Photoreceptors

The Chemical Senses: Taste and Smell (organs)

The Ear: Hearing and Balance

- basic division of ear
- ear function

### Chemistry

**1 Matter and measurement **

The metric system

Mass

Length

Volume

Density

Temperature

Three states of matter

**2 The composition of matter **

The atom

Charge

Atomic number

Atomic mass

The structure of atoms

Isotopes

Elements

Atomic weight

The periodic table

**3 Chemical bonding **

The chemical bond

Covalent bonding

The molecule

Polar covalent bonds

Valence

Naming covalent compounds

Ions

Charges of ions

Ionic bonds

**4 Compounds and chemical change**

Formula or molecular weight of compounds

The mole

Chemical reactions

Balancing chemical equations

Interpreting equations

Calculations based on equations

Types of reactions

Oxidation-reduction reactions

Energy and chemical reactions

Reversibility of reactions

Rate of a reaction

**5 Gases and respiration **

Kinetic molecular theory

Diffusion

Temperature

Pressure

The gas laws: pressure and volume

The gas laws: pressure and temperature

The gas laws: volume and temperature

The gas laws: the quantity of gas

Air and partial pressures

**6 Water **

The structure of water

Kinetic theory of liquids and solids

Evaporation

Heat and the states of water

Density

Surface tension

Viscosity

Water pressure

**7 Solutions **

Types of solutions

The process of dissolving

Solubility of solids

Saturation

The solubility of liquids and gases

Concentration of solutions—percentage

Molarity

Dilution of solutions

Osmosis

Colloids

**8 Acids, bases, and salts**

Acids

Properties of acids

Bases

Properties of bases

The pH of acids and bases

Measurement of pH

Neutralization

Salts and hydrolysis

Buffers

**9 Organic chemistry—hydrocarbons **

Alkanes

Reactions of alkanes

Alkenes

Reactions of alkenes

Alkynes

Cycloalkanes

Aromatic hydrocarbons—benzene

Properties of benzene

Polynuclear aromatic hydrocarbons

**10 Oxygen derivatives of the hydrocarbons **

Functional groups

Alcohols

Examples of alcohols

Reactions of alcohols

Ethers

Reactions of ethers

Aldehydes

Reactions of aldehydes

Ketones

Acids

Reactions of acids

Esters

Reactions of esters

**11 Other organic derivatives and polymers **

Halogen derivatives

Sulfur derivatives

Nitrogen derivatives—amines

Reactions of amines

Nitrogen derivatives—amides

Heterocyclic nitrogen compounds

Nitrogen derivatives—alkaloids

Other nitrogen derivatives

Organic polymers

Addition polymers

Condensation polymers

**12 Carbohydrates **

Classification of carbohydrates

Monosaccharides

Open and closed forms of monosaccharides

Glucose

Other hexoses—galactose and fructose

Disaccharides

Polysaccharides

Reactions of carbohydrates

Optical isomers and carbohydrates

**13 Lipids **

Fatty acids

Soaps and detergents

Waxes

Fats and oils

Properties of fats and oils

**14 Proteins **

The amino acids

Properties of amino acids

Primary structure of proteins

Secondary structure of proteins

Tertiary and quaternary structure of proteins

Examples of protein structure

Classification of proteins

Properties of proteins

Denaturation of proteins

**15 Basic mathematics for chemistry **

Fractions, decimals, and percent

Scientific (exponential) notation

Proportions and algebra

The unit-factor method

Metric system conversions

Conversions within the metric system

### Physics

**SI units.**How to convert units from one unit system to another.**Vectors.**Scalars. Graphical representation of vectors. Examples of vectors. Addition of vectors and subtraction of vector**Forces.**NET force. Force diagrams. Newton’s laws of motion. Normal force. Friction force. Tension.**Motion.**Displacement, speed, velocity, and acceleration. Displacement-time graphs. Velocity-time graphs. Acceleration-time graphs. Circular motion. Linear motion equations**Momentum.**Impulse. Law of conservation of linear momentum. Elastic and inelastic collisions.**Work and energy**. Types of energy. Mechanical energy. Law of conservation of mechanical energy. Power.**Newtonian Gravitation.**Mass and weight. Falling bodies.**Simple Harmonic Motion.**Vibrating mass on a spring. Simple pendulums.**Waves.**Properties and types of waves. Transverse and longitudinal waves. Characteristics of waves (amplitude, wavelength, period, frequency, speed).-
**Sound.**Nature of sound. Ultrasounds. Speed of sound. -
**Gasses .**Ideal gasses. Pressure of a gas. Kinetic theory of gasses. -
**Solids.**Deformation of solids . Strain, stress. Elastic behavior. -
**Fluids.**Pressure. Archimedes' principle. Buoyancy. Flotation. Pascal's Principle -
**Properties of matter.**Phases of matter. Density. Change of phase. **Heat.**Temperature. Thermal expansion. Heat and temperature change: specific heat capacity. Heat and phase change: latent heat. Heat transfer. Temperature scale.**Electrostatics.**Charge. Coulomb’s law. Electric field. Electrical potential. Strength of the electric field.-
**Electricity.**Voltage, current and resistance. Ohm’s law. Power in electric circuits. Capacitor. Capacitance. Series and parallel circuits. Kirchhoff’s rules. -
**Magnetism.**Magnetic fields. Long, straight current-carrying wires. Moving charged particles in magnetic field. -
**The electromagnetic spectrum.**Nature of electromagnetic waves. Speed of light. -
**Geometrical optics.**Lenses. Curved mirrors. Ray diagrams. Magniﬁcation. Refraction. Reﬂection. Law of reﬂection. Law of refraction. Splitting of white light. **The Atom.**Structure of the atom. Isotopes. Ionization energy.-
**Radioactivity.**Decay law. Danger of the ionizing radiation. Nuclear α, β, and γ rays.

### Mathematics

**Number **

Routine use of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division, using integers, decimals and fractions, including order of operations.

Simple positive exponents.

Simplification of expressions involving roots (surds or radicals).

Prime numbers and factors, including greatest common divisors and least common multiples.

Simple applications of ratio, percentage and proportion, linked to similarity.

Definition and elementary treatment of absolute value (modulus), ǀ *a* ǀ .

Rounding, decimal approximations and significant figures, including appreciation of errors.

Expression of numbers in standard form (scientific notation), that is, *a *×10* ^{k} *, 1≤

*a*<10.

**Sets and numbers **

Concept and notation of sets, elements, universal (reference) set, empty (null) set, complement, subset, equality of sets, disjoint sets.

Operations on sets: union and intersection.

Commutative, associative and distributive properties.

Venn diagrams.

Number systems: natural numbers; integers; rationals and irrationals; real numbers.

Intervals on the real number line using set notation and using inequalities. Expressing the solution set of a linear inequality on the number line and in set notation.

Mappings of the elements of one set to another. Illustration by means of sets of ordered pairs, tables, diagrams and graphs.

**Algebra **

Manipulation of simple algebraic expressions involving factorization and expansion, including quadratic expressions.

Rearrangement, evaluation and combination of simple formulae. Examples from other subject areas, particularly the sciences, should be included.

The linear function and its graph, gradient and *y*-intercept.

Addition and subtraction of algebraic fractions.

The properties of order relations: <, ≤, >, ≥ .

Solution of equations and inequalities in one variable, including cases with rational coefficients.

Solution of simultaneous equations in two variables.

**Trigonometry **

Angle measurement in degrees. Compass directions and three figure bearings.

Right-angle trigonometry. Simple applications for solving triangles.

Pythagoras’ theorem and its converse.

**Geometry **

Simple geometric transformations: translation, reflection, rotation, enlargement. Congruence and similarity, including the concept of scale factor of an enlargement.

The circle, its centre and radius, area and circumference. The terms “arc”, “sector”, “chord”, “tangent” and “segment”.

Perimeter and area of plane figures. Properties of triangles and quadrilaterals, including parallelograms, rhombuses, rectangles, squares, kites and trapeziums (trapezoids); compound shapes.

Volumes of prisms, pyramids, spheres, cylinders and cones.

**Coordinate geometry**

Elementary geometry of the plane, including the concepts of dimension for point, line, plane and space. The equation of a line in the form *y *= *mx *+ *c *.

Parallel and perpendicular lines, including *m _{1} *=

*m*and

_{2}*m*= −1.

_{1}m_{2}Geometry of simple plane figures.

The Cartesian plane: ordered pairs (*x*, *y*) , origin, axes.

Mid-point of a line segment and distance between two points in the Cartesian plane and in three dimensions.

**Statistics and probability**

Descriptive statistics: collection of raw data; display of data in pictorial and diagrammatic forms, including pie charts, pictograms, stem and leaf diagrams, bar graphs and line graphs.

Obtaining simple statistics from discrete and continuous data, including mean, median, mode, quartiles, range, interquartile range.

Calculating probabilities of simple events.

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