Mock exam paper B - P1 Ordinary Level
PRE – LEAVING CERTIFICATE EXAMINATION, 2012
English – Ordinary Level – Paper 1
Total Marks: 200
Time: 2 hours, 50 minutes
Section I COMPREHENDING and Section II COMPOSING.
SECTION I – COMPREHENDING
text. Candidates must answer only one Question A and only one Question B.
SECTION II – COMPOSING
The Story of Adam Mayblum, a Survivor at the World Trade Center
Took off my tee shirt and ripped it into 3 pieces. Soaked it in water. Gave 2 pieces to my friends. Tied my piece around my face to act as an air filter. And we all started moving to the staircase. One of my dearest friends said that he was staying until the police or firemen came to get him. fires and sparks.
The ceiling had collapsed in the men’s bathroom. 78 is the main junction to switch to the upper floors. I expected to see more people. There were some 50 to 60 more.
I recall seeing Harry, my head trader, doing the same several yards behind me. I am only 35. I have known him for over 14 years. I headed into the stairwell with 2 friends. We were moving down very orderly in Stair Case A. very slowly. No panic.
On the phones, 1 out of 20 dial attempts got through. I knew I could not reach my wife so I called my parents. I told them what happened and that we were all okay and on the way down
I called my friend Angel in San Francisco. I knew he would be watching. He was amazed I...