Sentence completion

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.

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Sample question 1 - Foundation

Question

Aluminium has layers of atoms, as shown in the image.

An illustration of the atom layers of aluminium

Complete the sentence.

Metals can be bent and shaped because the layers of atoms can ______. [1 mark]

Metals can be bent and shaped because the layers of atoms can slide.

Sample question 2 - Foundation

Question

A student ran up a flight of stairs.

Complete the following sentence.

To run up the stairs the student must do work against the force of ______. [1 mark]

To run up the stairs the student must do work against the force of gravity.