Assessment booklet NL3

S2

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This booklet must be completed by the correct pupil as identified on the Allocation Sheet.

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Scottish Survey of Literacy and Numeracy

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Example of Level 3 (S2) booklet

What you will need to complete this booklet: • a pencil • the colour leaflet Carbon Dioxide Emissions for section B – check that this is inside this booklet.

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Scottish Survey of Literacy and Numeracy Numeracy The Survey The work in this booklet is part of a national survey to find out what children in Scotland know and can do in numeracy. Thousands of pupils in Scotland are taking part. This is what you do

number of different tasks for you to do.

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In this booklet there are three sections: A, B and C. Each section contains a

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Start at Section A and work through the booklet.

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If a question is too hard, leave it and go on to the next question. You can go back to it later if you have time.

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Try to answer as many questions as you can.

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For Section B you will need to look at the colour leaflet to find the information

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Write your answers clearly. Show any working on your booklet beside the

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to answer the questions.

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question. Do not use a calculator.

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If you do not understand what you have to do, ask your teacher. Do your best work. What you do is really important.

Thank you for taking part.

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Section A A1

How long will it take for a plane to travel 1600 km at a speed of 200 km per hour?

Answer: _______________ hours

Write a number in the box to make the statement correct.

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X 100 = 1208

Two teams entered a quiz, with the following rules:

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Each team is asked 10 questions. 3 marks are awarded for each correct answer. –2 marks are awarded for each wrong answer.

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One of the teams finished up with a score of 0.

How many questions did this team answer correctly?

There are 5 apples, 5 oranges and 5 plums in a bag of fruit. • •

Jack picks an apple and Sue picks an orange from the bag.

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Aziz then has a ‘lucky dip’ from the bag.

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Answer: _______________ questions

What is the probability that he will get an orange? Answer: _______________

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Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions in Scotland Carbon dioxide – CO 2 – is a greenhouse gas. It contributes to global warming. Scotland is trying to reduce the amount of CO2 it produces. Table 1 shows Scotland’s CO2 emissions between 1990 and 2005.

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Table 1: Carbon dioxide (CO 2 ) emissions by sector in Scotland (million tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent) 1990

1995

2000

2005

Energy Supply

20.57

24.27

24.02

19.50

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Sector

11.92

8.28

8.85

8.28

Public and residential

9.05

8.91

8.91

8.65

10.99

10.88

11.20

11.89

-2.54

-3.72

-3.94

-4.58

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48.62

49.04

43.75

Transport

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Agriculture, business, industrial processesand waste management

Net land use change and forestry

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Total net emissions

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(Note: Trees remove CO 2 from the atmosphere)

Between 1990 and 2005, Scotland cut it’s CO2 emissions by just over 12%

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SCOTLAND’S TARGETS by the year 2020 - to reduce CO2 emission by 40% based on 1990 levels by the year 2050 - to reduce CO2 emission by 80% based on 1990 levels

SSLN 2013 Numeracy

Section B You will find the information to answer these questions in the coloured data sheet opposite.

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions in Scotland 1 B1 Which sectors increased their CO2 emissions between 1990 and 2000?

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Answer: ______________________________________

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B2 The “Energy” sector decreased its emissions between 2000 and 2005. What was the actual decrease in CO2 emissions from this sector?

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Answer: _____________ million tonnes

B3 You are to advise the Scottish Government on reducing CO2 emissions.

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Based on the figures in Table 1, which sector would you advise them to target?

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Explain your answer.

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Answer: ___________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________

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Section C This is a table of results from the school sports day Long Jump (m)

Throwing the 2 kg weight (m)

60 m race (s)

Patrick

2·00

12·40

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John

3·38

10·18

12

Paul

2·81

7·61

8

Peter

4·91

9·24

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How many centimetres short of 8 metres was Paul’s 2 kg throw?

Answer: ________________ cm

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Answer: ________________

A book is bought for £1·05 and sold for £1·40.

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What is the profit as a percentage of the selling price? Answer: ________________%

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Body Mass Index (BMI) is a number calculated from your weight and height. It roughly gives the percentage of your total weight that comes from fat. The graph shows the BMI for different heights and weight. Body Mass Index (BMI) Chart 2.0

Underweight BMI < 18.5

1.9

Normal range BMI 18.5 - 24.9

Overweight BMI 25.0 - 29.9

Obese Obese BMI 30.0 - 34.9 BMI 35.0 - 39.9

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Extremely Obese BMI > 40.0

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Weight (kilograms)

For a height of 1·9m, what is classified as “normal”?

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less than 54kg

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54 – 78kg

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68 – 91kg

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more than 91kg

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Published on Apr 19, 2013

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