Link box questions and sentence completion questions

Foundation tier papers may include questions in which you have to draw lines to match correct options. These questions will include incorrect choices.

When you answer a link box question, draw the number of lines needed to answer the question.

Foundation tier papers may include questions in which you have to complete a sentence. Some of these questions include words to choose from in a box. You do not have to use all the words - some of them will be wrong.

These questions have been written by Bitesize consultants as suggestions to the types of questions that may appear in an exam paper.

Sample question 1 - Foundation

Question

The electrolysis of copper sulfate solution makes two products, one at each electrode.

Draw one line from each electrode to the product produced there. [2 marks]

Positive and negative electrode in boxes on the left and hydrogen, copper, sulfate, oxygen and sulfur as possible products given off, on the right.
Lines have been drawn between negative electrode and copper, and between positive electrode and oxygen.

Sample question 2 - Foundation

Question

Use words from the list to complete the sentences. [2 marks]

  • A salt
  • Acidic
  • Neutral
  • Alkaline

If a solution has a pH of 8, it is ______. Some vinegar has a pH of 4, so the vinegar is ______.

If a solution has a pH of 8, it is alkaline [1]. Some vinegar has a pH of 4, so the vinegar is acidic [1].

Sample question 3 - Foundation

Question

Use words and numbers from the list to complete the sentences. [3 marks]

  • Lead
  • Anode
  • Cathode
  • Bromine

In electrolysis, the positive electrode is called the ______ and the negative electrode is called the ______. In the electrolysis of molten lead bromide, the substance produced at the cathode is ______.

In electrolysis, the positive electrode is called the anode [1] and the negative electrode is called the cathode [1]. In the electrolysis of molten lead bromide, the substance produced at the cathode is lead [1].