Mock exam paper B Higher Level
FOR THE EXAMINER
PRE-LEAVING CERTIFICATE EXAMINATION, 2012
HOME ECONOMICS - SCIENTIFIC AND SOCIAL
TIME- 2 HOURS 30 MINUTES
Instructions to Candidates
Section A There are twelve questions in this section.
Candidates are required to answer any ten questions.
Each question carries 6 marks.
Write your answers in the spaces provided on the examination paper.
Section B There are five questions in this section.
Candidates are required to answer Question 1 and any other two questions.
Question 1 is worth 80 marks.
Questions 2, 3, 4 and 5 are worth 50 marks each.
Write your answers in the separate answer book provided.
Section C There are three questions in this section.
Candidates are required to answer one elective question to include
part (a) and either part (b) or part (c).
Candidates who submitted Textiles, Fashion and Design coursework for
examination may attempt only Question 2 from this section.
Electives 1 and 3 are worth 80 marks each. Elective 2 is worth 40 marks.
Write your answers in a separate answer book.
You must return your examination paper with your answer book at the end of the examination.
Answer any ten questions from this section.
Each question is worth 6 marks.
Write your answers in the spaces provided.
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