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View Specimen Question Papers for National 5 and Higher qualifications.

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Past Papers

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Available Past Papers for: History
Year Qualification Paper Download
2014 Advanced Higher QP PDF (243KB)
2014 Higher all PDF (193KB)
2014 Intermediate 2 QP PDF (416KB)
2013 Advanced Higher all PDF (225KB)
2013 Higher all PDF (222KB)
2013 Intermediate 1 all PDF (569KB)
2013 Intermediate 2 all PDF (710KB)
2013 Standard Grade Credit all PDF (187KB)
2013 Standard Grade Foundation all PDF (4.2MB)
2013 Standard Grade General all PDF (740KB)
2012 Advanced Higher All PDF (482KB)
2012 Higher All PDF (160KB)
2012 Intermediate 1 All PDF (1.7MB)
2012 Intermediate 2 All PDF (230KB)
2012 Standard Grade Credit All PDF (619KB)
2012 Standard Grade Foundation All PDF (1.6MB)
2012 Standard Grade General All PDF (720KB)
2011 Advanced Higher all PDF (649KB)
2011 Higher all PDF (332KB)
2011 Intermediate 1 all PDF (689KB)

Marking Instructions

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Available Marking Instructions for: History
Year Qualification Paper Download
2013 Advanced Higher Disseration PDF (177KB)
2013 Advanced Higher Dissertation Supplement Sheet PDF (119KB)
2013 Advanced Higher all PDF (1.4MB)
2013 Higher Extended Essay PDF (185KB)
2013 Higher Paper 1 PDF (859KB)
2013 Higher Paper 2 PDF (425KB)
2013 Intermediate 1 all PDF (307KB)
2013 Intermediate 2 Extended Response PDF (152KB)
2013 Intermediate 2 all PDF (407KB)
2013 Standard Grade Credit all PDF (333KB)
2013 Standard Grade Foundation all PDF (208KB)
2013 Standard Grade General all PDF (465KB)
2012 Advanced Higher Dissertation PDF (177KB)
2012 Advanced Higher Dissertation Marking Supplement PDF (146KB)
2012 Advanced Higher Script Marking Supplement PDF (173KB)
2012 Advanced Higher all PDF (1.4MB)
2012 Higher Extended Essay PDF (197KB)
2012 Higher Paper 1 PDF (578KB)
2012 Higher Paper 2 PDF (300KB)
2012 Intermediate 1 all PDF (374KB)

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