Mock exam paper B Higher Level

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FOR THE EXAMINER

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PRE-JUNIOR CERTIFICATE EXAMINATION, 2012

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HISTORY –HIGHER LEVEL

(180 MARKS)

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TIME : 2 ½ HOURS

ANSWER ALL QUESTIONS, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 AND 6.

ANSWER QUESTIONS 1, 2 AND 3 IN THE SPACES ON THE EXAMINATION PAPER.

ANSWER 4, 5 and 6 IN THE SEPARATE ANSWER BOOK.

PLEASE ENCLOSE THIS PAPER IN YOUR ANSWER BOOK

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1. PICTURES

(15 marks)

Study the pictures - A, B and C - which accompany the paper and then answer the following questions:

(a) PICTURE A

Picture A shows archaeologists at work.

(i) What name is given to this type of digging?

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(ii) Name two tools being used by archaeologists in this picture.

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(iii) Give two reasons why the soil already dug up has been piled carefully beside the dig.

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(b) PICTURES B

Picture B shows the monastic site at Skellig Michael.

(i) What is the stone carving in the foreground?

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(ii) Give two reasons why the monks’ cells are built of stone.

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(iii) Why do you think monks would have chosen to live on such a desolate and bleak island?

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(c) PICTURE C

Picture C shows a British soldier arresting a marcher on Bloody Sunday, 1972.

(i) What was the banned march on Bloody Sunday for?

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(ii) Mention two items of protective equipment worn by the soldier in the background.

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