Monday, April 05, 2010

[Science PMR] Exam Overview

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The PMR science exam consists of two papers:

Paper 1 (40 marks)
  • 40 objective questions.

  • One hour to complete the paper.

  • Cover all 27 Science topics from Form One to Form Three.

  • There will be at least one question from each topic.

  • The questions are broken down into:
    • 50% easy questions; that is about 20 questions.
    • 30% moderate questions; that is about 12 questions.
    • 20% difficult question; that is about eight questions.

Paper 2 (60 marks)
  • Section A consists of six questions for 40 marks.

  • Section B consists of two questions for 20 marks.

  • Only questions from selected topics will be asked.

  • Answers can be written all in English or all in Bahasa Melayu or a combination of both language [Please do not combine both languages in the same sentence!]

  • You may answer part of the question in one language and the other part in the other language.

  • The questions are broken down into:
    • 50% easy questions; that is about 30 marks.
    • 30% moderate questions; that is about 18 marks.
    • 20% difficult questions; that is about 12 marks.

  • The type of questions commonly asked in Paper 2 are:
    • Labelling questions
    • Classification
    • Questions based on experiments
    • Chemical tests
    • Calculation
    • Principles of science
    • Drawing
    • Structured questions
    • General questions

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