Mock exam paper A Ordinary Level Marking Scheme
PRE - JUNIOR CERTIFICATE 2011
1 READING 60
Efferent reading establishes facts, evidence and ideas.
Aesthetic reading demands re-reading, reviewing and reflecting
Assessment tests skimming, scanning, re-reading and close reading (Syllabus)
A 1 When should you make sure your teeth are OK? (5)
2 Where is it usually not safe to drink tap water? (5)
3 What should you drink instead of tap water? (5)
4 What is the simplest way of purifying water? (5)
1 Before travelling (5)
2 In Morocco or Turkey (5)
3 Bottled water (5)
4 To boil it vigorously (5)
B What types of food should you be careful with when abroad? (10)
Accept two or more of the following points
-Be careful with food that has been cooked and let go cold
-Be careful of fish or shellfish
-Avoid undercooked meat
-Be careful of ice-cream that has melted and been refrozen (2x5)
C What signs are there that a place is good to eat in? (10)
Any of two of the following clearly expressed
-if the place looks clean and well run
-if the vendor looks clean and healthy
-if the place is packed with travellers or locals (2x5)
D Why is it so important to bring a prescription for medicine? (10)
Accept only an expression of the following: to show you legally use the medicine (10)
E Explain any TWO of the following in your own words:
1 Take an adequate supply.
2 Avoid undercooked food.
3 Planning extended hikes.
4 Vigorous boiling should be satisfactory. (10)
Accept any two approximating to the following:
1 e.g. to bring enough of something
2 e.g. do not eat food that is not thoroughly cooked
3 e.g. planning longer than usual journeys by foot
4 e.g. boiling of water until rolling/bubbling will be adequate
2 PERSONAL WRITING 60
Respect --- a candidate’s basic skills and creative responses.
Respect --- a candidate’s linguistic competence.
Assessment tests compositional skills (Syllabus)
Write a composition on ONE of the followi...