Mock exam paper E Paper 1

Name

School

Teacher

Pre-Junior Cert Examination

Mathematics

Paper 1

Higher Level

Time: 2 hours, 30 minutes

300 marks

For examiner use only

Question

Mark

Question

Mark

1

8

2

9

3

10

4

11

5

12

6

13

7

14

15

Total

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Instructions

There are 15 questions in this examination paper.

Answer all questions.

Questions do not necessarily carry equal marks. To help you manage your time during this examination, a maximum time for each question is suggested. If you remain within these times, you should have about 15 minutes left to review your work

Write your answers in the spaces provided in this booklet. You may lose marks if you do not do so. There is space for extra work at the back of the booklet. You may also ask the superintendent for more paper. Label any extra work clearly with the question number and part.

The superintendent will give you a copy of the booklet of Formulae and Tables. You must return it at the end of the examination. You are not allowed to bring your own copy into the examination.

Marks will be lost if all necessary work is not clearly shown.

Answers should include the appropriate units of measurement, where relevant.

Answers should be given in simplest form, where relevant.

Write make and model of calculator(s) here:

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Question 1 (5 mins)

  1. Ellen is going to Australia on holiday and wants to exchange Euro for Australian dollars. She has BC2000. The exchange rate is BC1 = A$1.44. How much money will Ellen get?
  2. Ellen has A$300 when she comes home. If the exchange rate is now AU$1.40 = BC1 and she still has to pay 5% commission, how much Euro will she get back, to the nearest cent?

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Question 2 (5 mins)

  1. Fill out the following table with a tick to indicate all sets a number belongs to.

Number

N

Z

Q

R

2

p

5

3=2

-7.3

(b) Explain why you have placed 3=2 and into the sets you have.

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Question 3 (10 mins)

  1. 70 students were surveyed to nd out who participated in certain sports. The results showed that 35 played football, 13 did swimming and 10 did both.

How many students didn't partic...

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