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MATHEMATICS (LINEAR) ­ GCSE PRACTICE EXAM

Time Allowed: 30 Minutes Calculator Allowed


1) The distance from the earth to a star is 8 x 1013 kilometres. Light travels at a speed of approximately 3 x
105 kilometres per second. How long will light take to travel from the star to…

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ENGLISH ­ GCSE PRACTICE EXAM

Time Allowed: 40 minutes



SECTION C: WRITING TO INFORM, EXPLAIN, DESCRIBE

There are two questions in this section. You should answer ONE of them.
You should spend about 40 minutes on this question.


8. Your local council has allocated a large area of land for…

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BIOLOGY ­ GCSE PRACTICE EXAM

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CHEMISTRY ­ GCSE
PRACTICE EXAM

Time Allowed: 30 minutes
1 Marble chips (calcium carbonate) react with hydrochloric acid as shown in the equation.

CaCO3(s) + 2HCl(aq) ® CaCl2(aq) + H2O(l) + CO2(g)




Some students investigated the effect of the size of marble chips on the rate
of this reaction. They…

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the same. The graphs show the total mass of the
flask and reaction mixture plotted against time for the
three experiments.

(a) Which curve, A, B or C, shows the results for the fastest reaction?



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(b) Which curve, A, B or C, shows the results for the largest marble…

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(d) Suggest why sodium hydroxide would not be suitable for use as a cure for indigestion.





3 Quartz is a very hard mineral that is used as an abrasive. It is insoluble in water. It is a form of silica, SiO2. It can form

large, attractive crystals that are…

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(c) Explain what happens to the atoms in the metal when a piece of copper is pulled into a wire.









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4 Nanotechnology promises to revolutionise our world. Nanoparticles and new devices are being rapidly developed but production is
still on a very small scale. The properties of…

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PHYSICS ­ GCSE PRACTICE EXAM
Time Allowed: 30 minutes
QUESTIONSHEET 4

(a) Give one way in which static electricity is useful.

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(b) Explain how static electricity is used in photocopying.

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(c) Describe one way in which static electricity is a nuisance (or may be dangerous).

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PHYSICAL EDUCATION ­ GCSE PRACTICE
EXAM

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