And here’s a comparison paper from 1957:-
(Sorry about the above – I could not separate the top item on that search from the rest of the googlepage.)
Try this here:-
We got a pingback this morning from Whoops, about the state-denial of dumbing-down, within State-directed education syllabuses. They quoted The Devil, and I have added Obotheclown, as secondary sources of comment about whta we said.
Here are some more papers you might like to try on an intelligent, home-educated 10-year-old from China, or indeed such a person from the UK who may be the same age or just a tiny bit older – there are some.
This is the “unit 3″ paper (“higher”), taken by fairly bright 16-year-olds. Not that many get this far:
And this is the “mark scheme”:-
This is a “unit 2″ paper (“higher”) – probably a larger proportion of candidates would take this one:
And this is its “mark scheme”:-
I fully expect that John Band will scrag me. But he cannot deny that these papers contain facile and shallow questions, glibly skating over real science, and which are about largely non scientific material, substantially answerable without having to understand anything more than the very basic equations of Newtonian mechanics….or worse.