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4 Practice (Mock) Exam Papers for OCR A Level Economics (2017-2020 Spec) PAPER 1 Microeconomics

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4 practice papers for OCR’s A Level Economics (2017-2020 spec) Paper 1 examination, including detailed mark schemes / example model answers.

The papers:

  • enable students to be formally tested, upon completion of their study of Component 1 on Microeconomics.
  • cover a wide range of topics on the Component 1 (2017-2020) specification (published in 2016, for first assessment in 2017).
  • have been written by a senior examiner for multiple examination boards and experienced teacher of AS and A Level Economics.

Practice (Mock) Exam Papers are also available for Paper 2 and Paper 3.

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Structure, Style and Format:

The structure, style and format of each paper is based on the sample assessment material produced by OCR for A Level Economics (2017-2020 specification) Paper 1, as well as the first paper sat (in June 2017) for this exam.  Therefore, each 2 hour paper carries 80 marks and contains 3 sections, as follows:

  • Section A comprises short-answer data response questions.  Students answer all questions.
  • Section B comprises a choice of extended open-response questions.  Students select one from two.
  • Section C comprises a choice of extended open-response questions.  Students select one from two.

The questions provide students with exam practice across OCR’s 4 A Level assessment objectives. In brief these concern:

  • demonstration of knowledge and understanding (A01)
  • application of knowledge and understanding (A02)
  • analysis (A03)
  • evaluation, including the use of quantitative and qualitative evidence to support judgements (A04).

The question papers include appropriate spacing for students to write down their answers.

For questions worth 8 or more marks, which use ‘Level Descriptors’ to mark students’ answers, the answers:

  • are written in paragraphs, instead of a list of relevant points anticipated to be raised in the answer.
  • contain a range of comments which attract a mark.
  • include annotations that show where individual assessment objectives have been met: ‘Kn’ is used for knowledge and understanding, ‘Ap’ for application (to the context provided in the question), ‘An’ for analysis and ‘Ev’ for evaluation.

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1st Practice Paper (of 4) for OCR A Level Economics Paper 1

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