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Past Papers

2018 Specimen Papers 

2018 Specimen Multiple Choice Paper

2018 Specimen Part 2 Paper

 

CfE Higher Exam Papers

2018 Exam Paper and 2018 Marking Scheme

2017 Exam Paper and 2017 Marking Scheme

2016 Exam Paper and 2016 Marking Scheme

2015 Exam Paper and 2015 Marking Scheme

Specimen Question Paper

Exemplar Paper

 

Revised Higher Exam Papers

Specimen Question Paper

Prelim Revision Questions

MC: 1-6, 8-21, 24, 25, 26 30.

S2: 1all, 2a, 2b, 2ci, 2cii, 3a, 3b, 3c, 4a, 4b, 4c, 5a, 5bi, 5bii, 5ci, 5cii, 6a, 6bi, 6bii, 7d, 7dii, 8a, 8bi, 8bii, 8biii, 9ai, 9aii, 9aiii, 10a, 10bi, 13.

2012 Exam Paper and 2012 Marking Scheme

Prelim Revision Questions

MC: 1-7, 10-20.

S2: 1all, 2all, 4all, 6all, 7all, 8all, 9all, 10all, 11a, 11bi, 12all, 13b, 14all.

2013 Exam Paper and 2013 Marking Scheme

Prelim Revision Questions

MC: 1-6, 8-21, 24-26, 29, 30.

S2: 1all, 2a, 3a, 4all, 5all, 6all, 7all.

2014 Exam Paper and 2014 Marking Scheme

Prelim Revision Questions

MC : 1-19, 22, 24, 29, 30

S2: 1, 2a all, 3b, 5aiv, 5b, 6all, 7all, 8all, 9all, 10d, 11bi, 12all.

2015 Exam Paper and 2015 Marking Scheme  

Prelim Revision Questions

MC: 1-20

S2:1,2,3,4,5,6, 8 and 10.

 

Old Higher Exam Papers

Not all of the questions in these papers are suitable for the new CfE Higher. Please follow the guidance given for each paper. Take care when reading old Marking Schemes – Old VDWF’s are now known as LDF’s.

2003 Exam Paper and 2003 Marking Scheme

MC: 1, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 16, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 26, 27, 28.
MC (Unit 3): 7, 29, 30, 31, 32, 36, 37.
Section B: 1a, 5ci, 6ai, 6aii, 6b, 6c, 7a, 7b, 8ai, 8aii, 8aiv, 8bi, 8bii, 9a, 9b, 11a, 11bii, 11ci, 11cii, 12, 15a.
Section B (Unit 3): 4b, 8aiii, 10a, 10b.

2004 Exam Paper and 2004 Marking Scheme

MC: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 17, 18, 20, 21, 22, 26, 27, 28.
MC (Unit 3): 29, 30, 31, 32, 37, 38.
Section B: 1a, 1b, 4bi, 4bii, 6bi, 6c, 7a, 7b, 7c, 9a, 9b, 10aii, 10aiii, 11a, 11b, 12a, 13a, 13b, 13c, 14ai, 14aii, 14aiii, 14b, 16a, 16bi, 16bii, 17a, 17b, 17c.
Section B (Unit 3): 5a, 5bi, 5bii, 12b, 15a.

2005 Exam Paper and 2005 Marking Scheme

MC: 1, 4, 6, 9, 10, 11, 13, 14, 17, 20, 21, 22, 23, 26, 28
MC (Unit 3): 7, 8, 32, 33, 34, 38.
Section B: 1a, 1b, 2a, 2b, 3ai, 3aii, 3bi, 3bii, 5a, 5b, 5c, 9a, 9ciii, 11a, 16a, 16bi, 16bii
Section B (Unit 3): 4ai, 4aii, 6aii, 6aiii, 7a, 9b, 13ai, 15bi, 15biii.

2006 Exam Paper and 2006 Marking Scheme

MC: 1, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 10, 12, 13, 17, 19, 20, 21, 22, 24, 25, 29, 30
MC (Unit 3): 31, 32, 33, 37.
Section B: 1, 2a, 2b, 2c, 5ai, 5aii, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7ciii, 8a, 8b, 8c, 10b, , 13a, 16a, 16bi, 16bii.
Section B (Unit 3): 4a, 4b, 7cii, 10a, 12ai, 12aii, 12b, 15a.

2007 Exam Paper and 2007 Marking Scheme

MC: 1, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 16, 17, 19, 20, 21, 22, 26, 27, 28, 33.
MC (Unit 3): 30, 31, 32, 37, 38.
Section B: 1a, 1b, 1c, 2b, 6b, 8a, 8bi, 8bii, 8c, 9ai, 9aii, 9b, 9c, 10a, 10b, 11ai, 11bi, 11bii, 12ai, 12aii, 13a, 14c, 15b.
Section B (Unit 3): 5b, 11aiii, 12b, 15a.

2008 Exam Paper and 2008 Marking Scheme

MC: 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 13, 14, 15, 19, 21, 22, 23, 25, 27, 28.
MC (Unit 3): 12, 29, 30, 37, 38.
Section B: 1, 2a, 2b, 2c, 3b, 4ci, 4cii, 4d, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 11a, 11b, 13a, 13biii, 14bi, 15a, 15b, 16a, 16b, 16c.
Section B (Unit 3): 10a, 10b, 10c, 12b, 14bii, 17a, 17b, 17ci, 17cii.

2009 Exam Paper  and 2009 Marking Scheme

MC: 3, 5, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 15, 16, 19, 21, 22, 23, 25, 28, 29.
MC (Unit 3): 32, 33, 34, 37.
Section B: 1a, 1b, 1c, 2a, 3ai, 3aii, 3bi, 3bii, 5ai, 5aii, 5bi, 7a, 7b, 8c, 9a (alkanol = alcohol), 9c, 10a, 10b, 10c, 11a, 11b, 15a.
Section B (Unit 3): 6ai, 6aii, 6b, 8bi, 8bii, 15b, 18a, 18b, 18c.

2010 Exam Paper and 2010 Marking Scheme

MC: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 17, 19, 20, 22, 28, 29, 30.
MC (Unit 3): 32, 33, 34, 39.
Section B: 1, 2ai, 2aii, 3b, 5ai, 5aii, 5b, 7a, 7b, 8b, 9a, 9c, 10a, 10b, 11ai, 12a, 13ai, 15a, 15bi, 15bii, 16a, 16bi.
Section B (Unit 3): 3ai, 3aii, 8c, 14ai, 14aii, 16bii.

2011 Exam Paper and 2011 Marking Scheme

MC: 1, 2, 6, 8, 9, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 25, 27, 28, 30.
MC (Unit 3): 10, 32, 33, 34, 37, 38.
Section B: 1bi, 1bii, 2ai, 2aii, 2b, 3a, 3b, 4a, 4c, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 7c, 8b, 9a, 9b, 10ai, 10ci, 10cii, 16a, 16b.
Section B (Unit 3): 13a, 13bi, 13bii, 14a, 14b, 14c.

2012 Exam Paper and 2012 Marking Scheme

MC: 3, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 12, 13, 14, 16, 17, 21, 22, 23, 26, 29.
MC (Unit 3): 9, 30, 31, 32, 33, 37.
Section B: 1a, 1b, 2a, 2bi, 2bii, 6a, 6bi, 6bii, 7a, 7c, 8a, 8b, 8c, 8d, 9a, 9b, 9c, 10b, 10c, 11ai, 11aii, 11bi,
Section B (Unit 3): 3a, 3b, 5b, 11bi, 11c, 13bi, 13bii.

2013 Exam Paper and 2013 Marking Scheme

MC: 2, 5, 6, 7, 9, 11, 12, 13, 15, 16, 17, 18, 20, 21, 22, 24, 25, 26, 29, 30.
MC (Unit 3): 10, 32, 33, 34.
Section B: 1b, 2bi, 2bii, 2c, 3a, 4ai, 4aii, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 9a, 9b, 10ai, 11b.
Section B (Unit 3): 13aii, 13b, 14aii, 14b, 15a, 15c, 16a, 16bi, 16bii, 17b.

2014 Exam Paper and 2014 Marking Scheme

MC: 2, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,10, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16,18, 23, 27, 28.
MC (Unit 3): 11, 31, 32, 33, 34, 36.
Section B: 1a, 1b, 1c, 2bi, 2ciii, 3b, 4a, 9ai, 9aii, 9aiii, 9b, 11a, 11b, 12b, 12c, 12di, 14a.
Section B (Unit 3): 6, 8a, 8b, 13a, 13b, 13c, 13d.

2015 Exam Paper and 2015 Marking Scheme  

MC: 2, 3, 4, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 17, 18, 20, 22, 23, 27.
MC (Unit 3): 32, 33, 34, 35, 36
Section B: 1a, 1bi, 1bii, 1biii, 2a, 2bi, 2bii, 3a, 3b, 3c, 4b, 4c, 9ai, 9aii, 9c, 9d, 10ci, 11ai, 11aii, 11aiii, 11b,
Section B (Unit 3): 6bi, 6bii, 6c, 12b, 12c, 13a, 13bi, 13bii, 13biii.

Past Papers  by Topic

2003 -2005 PP Mole Qs

2003 -2005 PP Bonding Qs

2003 -2005 PP Polymer Qs

2003 -2005 PP enthalpy Qs

2003 -2005 PP Periodic Trends Qs