Three and four mark questions

These are similar to one and two mark questions but you will be expected to write in more depth for three and four mark questions.

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Three and four mark questions usually require longer answers.

Sample question 1 - Higher

Question

The diagram below shows the glider at rest on the air track. Complete the diagram to show the forces acting on the glider. Label the forces. One force arrow has been drawn for you. [3 marks]

A glider is on an air track. The air track is a triangular shape with holes down the side for air, the glider rests on this. There is an upwards arrow from the glider.

An Edexcel question courtesy of Pearson Education Ltd.

A glider is on an air track. There is an upwards arrow from the glider labelled lift, and a downwards arrow labelled weight.

Make sure the arrows are the same length [1] and labelled correctly [2].