Exams

Using IB exam papers as the basis for revision and examinations

The IBO sells the recent IB papers and mark schemes at Follett

Each exam and mark scheme costs £1.99 Pounds sterling. Therefore, buying all of the tests and mark schemes for the last four years can be expensive. Purchasing the most recent is often the best policy

Taking one whole year's tests in one sitting should take 3 hours for SL and 4 hours for HL students. The IB calendar has each examination sat on different days so it is good practise to do the same when setting these papers for mock / practise examination sessions.  One last piece of advice would be to allow your students the same amount of time to complete each test as in the real thing - to get students used to completing the work in the time allocated.

Alternatively why not use the IB style questions that I have written in this section. These are all IB in style and so the micro and macroeconomics questions are all in the style of paper I while the International Economics questions are in the form of paper II. I have also included some paper III style questions for HL students only.

Each question that I have included also contains a mark scheme and useful tips for completing each exam question.  They are perfect as either a major test or homework exercise.

 

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Multiple choice quizzes 1 March 2020

The following page contains links to multiple choice quizzes that I have designed. These can be used as revision or class...
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Paper 3 question on GDP, economic growth, the multiplier and supply side policies. 15 June 2021

This section includes an IB paper 3 style examination question and markscheme from the new syllabus. Students are required...
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Paper 3 question on demand theory, PED, revenue, oligopoly and market power (HL only) 3 June 2021

This section includes an IB paper 3 style examination question and markscheme from the new syllabus. Students are required...
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Paper 3 style questions (HL only) 31 May 2021

This page contains direct links to paper three type questions. Unless otherwise stated these are in the style of the new...
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Paper 3 question on utility, demand theory and market failure (HL only) 31 May 2021

This section includes an IB paper 3 style examination question and markscheme from the new syllabus. Students are required...
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Paper 2 style examination questions 30 December 2020

This section of the site provides you with the opportunity to set examination style questions for the new syllabus, starting...
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