Mock exam paper B Ordinary Level Marking Scheme

PRE-LEAVING CERTIFICATE EXAMINATION, 2012

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ENGINEERING — ORDINARY LEVEL

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Marking Scheme

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Question 1: Total - 65 Marks.

Page 1 of 16

Section A – 30 Marks

Any six @ 5 marks each Two part answers 3 + 2

Section B – 35 Marks

Any three parts @ 12 + 12 + 11 Marks Two part answers 6 + 6 or 6 + 5

Question 2 Total - 45 Marks.

  1. Three parts @ 5each (15)
  2. Three parts @ 5 each (15)
  3. Three parts @ 3 each (9)
  4. Two parts @ 3 each (6)

Question 3 Total - 45 Marks.

  1. Two parts @ 8 each (16)
  2. Two parts @ 5 each (10)
  3. Two parts @ 5 each (10)
  4. Two parts 5 & 4 (9)

OR

  1. Two parts 5 & 4 (9)

Question 4 Total - 45 Marks.

  1. Three parts @ 5 each (15)
  2. Three parts @ 4 each (12)
  3. Three parts @ 4 each (12)
  4. Two parts @ 3 each (6)

Question 5 Total - 45 Marks.

  1. Two parts @ 2 marks Two parts @ 5 marks Two parts @ 2 marks (18)
  2. Two parts @ 3 each (6)
  3. Three parts @ 5 each (15)
  4. Two parts @ 3 each (6)

Question 6 Total - 45 Marks.

  1. Three parts @ 5 each (15)
  2. Three parts @ 5 each (15)
  3. Three parts @ 5 each (15)

OR

  1. Three parts @ 5 each (15)

Question 7 Total - 45 Marks.

  1. Two parts @ 5 each (10)
  2. Four parts @ 5 each (20)
  3. Three parts @ 5 each (15)

OR

  1. Three parts @ 5 each (15)

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ENGINEERING - MATERIALS AND TECHNOLOGY

ORDINARY LEVEL

Written Examination - Solutions & Marking Scheme 2012

Required: Answer Sections A and B of Question 1 and any three other questions

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QUESTION No. 1 – Total 65 MARKS

SECTION A - 30 MARKS

Any 6 parts @ 5 marks each

For two part answers award 3 + 2

SECTION B - 35 MARKS

2 parts @ 12 marks each

and 1 part @ 11 marks

(Award 6 + 6 or 6 + 5 as Appropriate)

SECTION A – 30 MARKS

MARKS

(a) Use all safety guards and wear visor for eye and face protection.

3 + 2 Marks

(b) (i) Printed Circuit Boards provide a means of assembling electronic

components between pre-etched copper tracks.

(ii) A light emitting diode can be utilised as a power on indicator.

(iii) A switch can make or break the path of current flow in a circuit.

(Any one) 5

(c) Ferrous metals contain iron while non-ferrous metals contain no...

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