Mock exam paper B Ordinary Level Level Marking Scheme

PRE-JUNIOR CERTIFICATE EXAMINATION, 2014

HOME ECONOMICS

MARKING SCHEME AND SOLUTIONS

ORDINARY LEVEL

SECTION A

80 marks

Answer 16 (sixteen) of the following questions. All questions carry equal marks.

1. List two foods that are high in protein (1 x 3m) (1 x 2m)

- Meat

- Fish

- Eggs

- Milk products

- Soya beans

- Quorn

- Peas

- Lentils

- Beans

- Nuts

- Whole cereals etc..

2. Indicate with a tick [✓ ] whether each of the following statements is true or false. (2 x 2m) (1 x1m)

(i) True

(ii) False

(iii) False

3. Name one water soluble and one fat soluble vitamin: (1 x 3m) (1 x 2m)

- Water soluble = B & C

- Fat soluble = ADEK

4. Give two reasons why it is important to eat a healthy breakfast: (1 x 3m) (1 x 2m)

- Ability to think and concentrate.

- Increased ability to learn.

- Decreased stress hormones, irritability

5. Place the fruits under the correct heading: (5 x 1m)

CITRUS

BERRIES

STONE

Limes

Blackberries

Peaches

Gooseberries

Plums

6. Give one advantage and one disadvantage of using credit to pay for goods: (1 x 3m) (1 x 2m)

Adv: Use the item before fully paid off

Some large items could not be bought without credit as it would take too long to save e.g. house

Disadvantages: Credit costs more as interest is charged

Encourages consumers to spend more than they can afford

7. Indicate with a tick [✓ ] whether each of the following statements is true or false: (2 x 2m) (1 x 2m)

(i) False

(ii) False

(iii) True

8. What information does this symbol give to the consumer? (1 x5m)

The product has been made from recycled material.

Reduce, reuse, and recycle.

9. List four sources of consumer information: ( 3 x 1m) (1 x 2m)

- NCA

- Consumer Association of Ireland

- Office of Ombudsman

- Advertising

- Leaflets and brochures

- Showrooms & exhibitions

- Sales staff

- Word of mouth

- Citizens information centre

- Libraries

10. Name one physical change that occurs in boys and one physical change that occurs in girls during adolescence: (1 x 3m) (1 x 2m)

Girls – Increase in height and weight

- Breasts begin to grow

- Periods begin

- Hair grows ...

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