Link box 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.

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


Draw one line from each context to the correct meaning. [2 marks]

Two contexts are in boxes on the left and five meanings are in boxes on the right.
Lines joining the contexts on the left to the correct meanings on the right.

Sample question 2 - Foundation


The electronic structure of an element is related to its position in the periodic table.

Draw one line to match each group to the electronic structure of one of its elements. [3 marks]

A column showing groups that elements are in, and another column showing electronic structures.
A group 1 element has the electronic structure 2.8.1, a group 7 element has the electronic structure 2.7 and a group 0 element has the electronic structure 2.8.8.