Physics Paper 2, May/June2011  
Questions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 Main
General Comments

General Comments

The standard of the paper was good and the quality of the items compared well with those of previous years.  The presentation of test items were outstanding.  The question were within the reach of the candidates and were framed in simple language.  Knowledge and skills acquisition level of candidates were tested in the following areas:

  •   terminologies and convention in Physics;
  •   facts, laws definitions, concepts and theories of Physics;
  •   explanations of phenomena and relationships
  •   description of experimental procedure;
  •   handling of simple numerical problems.

The rubrics were clear while the marking scheme was clear and quite comprehensive.
The performance of the candidates was slightly better compared to those of previous years. The candidates population of 562,823 recorded a raw mean score of 19 and a standard deviation of 10.39 as against a raw mean score of 18 and a standard deviation of 10.77 in the May/June 2010 WASSCE with a candidature of 469019.


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