Essential SQA Exam Practice: Higher Chemistry Questions and Papers

Essential SQA Exam Practice: Higher Chemistry Questions and Papers

Barry McBride


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Exam board: SQA
Level: Higher
Subject: Chemistry
First teaching: September 2018
First exam: Summer 2019

Practice makes permanent. Feel confident and prepared for the SQA Higher Chemistry exam with this two-in-one book, containing practice questions for every question type and topic, plus two full practice papers.

- Choose to revise by question type or topic: A simple grid enables you to pick particular question styles or course areas that you want to focus on, with answers provided at the back of the book

- Understand what the examiner is looking for: Clear guidance on how to answer each question type is followed by plenty of questions so you can put the advice into practice, building essential exam skills

- Remember more in your exam: Repeated and extended practice will give you a secure knowledge of the key areas of the course (chemical changes and structure; nature's chemistry; chemistry in society; researching chemistry)

- Familiarise yourself with the exam papers: Both practice papers mirror the language and layout of the real SQA papers; complete them in timed, exam-style conditions to increase your confidence before the exams

- Find out how to achieve a better grade: Answers to the practice papers have commentaries for each question, with tips on writing successful answers and avoiding common mistakes

Fully up to date with SQA's requirements
The questions, mark schemes and guidance in this practice book match the requirements of the revised SQA Higher Chemistry specification for examination from 2019 onwards.


Barry McBride:
Barry McBride is a Faculty Head of Science and SQA appointee as well as an experienced author, and has been involved in the production of many science titles ranging from BGE to Higher level in Scotland. He has also been involved in the production of materials for the English curriculum. He has presented at a variety of events across Scotland and is an experienced Senior Examiner.