Mock exam paper C Ordinary Level

PRE-LEAVING CERTIFICATE EXAMINATION, 2013

HISTORY – ORDINARY LEVEL

FIELD OF STUDY: LATER MODERN, 1815 – 1993

Written examination: 400 marks

Pre-submitted Research Study Report: 100 marks

TIME: 2hrs 50min

Instructions to candidates:

Attempt Sections 1, 2 and 3 inside.

  • Section 1 (100 marks)

Documents-based question (Europe and the wider world: Topic 5).

Answer all parts of this section.

  • Section 2 (200 marks)

Ireland: Topics 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6.

Answer one question on each of two topics.

  • Section 3 (100 marks)

Europe and the wider world: Topics 1, 2, 3, 4, 6.

Answer one question from one topic.

SECTION 1: DOCUMENTS-BASED STUDY

Europe and the wider world: Topic 5

European retreat from empire and the aftermath, 1945 – 1990

Case study to which the documents relate:

Race Relations in France in the 1980s

Study the documents opposite and answer the questions below:

  1. (a) In document A, according to the headline, what is the march for?

(b) In document A, which French city is the destination of the march?

(c) According to document B, how did the population of North Africans and Black Africans grow between 1962 and 1982?

(d) According to document B, which countries do the immigrants mainly come from?

(e) According to document B, why is the more unemployment amongst the immigrant population than among the native French?

(40)

  1. (a) Which document gives the more optimistic impression of race relations in France? Refer to both documents in your answer.

(b) Which document provides more specific information for an historian? Refer to both documents in your answer.

(20)

  1. (a) Does document B contain evidence of bias? Explain your answer.

(b) What is the value to an historian of posters like document A above?

(20)

  1. Why did the National Front grow in popularity in France up to the end of the 1980s?

(20)

-Document A-

A poster advertising the March of the Beurs in 1983

-Document B-

An Irish Times article on immigration into France, 6th March 1986

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