Mock exam paper C Ordinary Level

Ainm (Name)

Rang (Class)

Múinteoir (Teacher)

Scoil (School)

PRE-JUNIOR CERTIFICATE EXAMINATION, 2012

HOME ECONOMICS – ORDINARY LEVEL

Total Marks 240

TIME : 2 HOURS

INSTRUCTIONS TO CANDIDATES

  1. SECTION A - 80 marks.

Answer 16 (sixteen) questions from Section A. All questions carry equal marks.

  1. SECTION B - 160 marks.

Answer 4 (four) questions from Section B. All questions carry equal marks.

  1. Answer the questions in the space provided.

For examiners Use only

1. Total of end of page totals

2. Aggregate total of disallowed questions

3. Total mark awarded (1 minus 2)

4. Bonus mark for answering through

Irish

5. Total mark awarded through Irish (3+4)

Note: The mark in row 3 (or row 5 if an Irish Bonus

is awarded) must equal the mark in the

Total Mark box above.

QUESTION

MARK

Section A

Total

1

2

3

4

5

6

Total

Grade

SECTION A

80 marks

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

1. List two sources of iron in the diet.

(i) ______________________________ (ii) ______________________________

2. Indicate with a tick [✓ ] whether each of the following statements is true or false.

TRUE or FALSE

(i) A lack of protein causes stunted growth.

(ii) A lack of Vitamin D in the diet can cause rickets.

(iii) To sauté means to introduce air into a mixture.

3. Name two foods that have a high salt content.

(i) ______________________________ (ii) ______________________________

4. Give two advantages of including water for the human body.

(i) __________________________________________________________________________________

(ii) __________________________________________________________________________________

5. Suggest three ways of reducing sugar in the diet.

(i) __________________________________________________________________________________

(ii) __________________________________________________________________________________

(iii) _________________________________________________________________________________

6. Give one advantage and one disadvantage ...

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