IB DP Physics SL&HL: Question Bank

Paper 1

SL

  • Time: 45 minutes (30 marks)
  • 30 multiple – choice questions (core)
  • No marks deducted from incorrect answers
  • NO CALCULATOR ALLOWED
  • Data booklet provided
  • 20% weight

HL

  • Time: 60 minutes (40 marks)
  • 40 multiple – choice questions (core & AHL)
  • No marks deducted from incorrect answers
  • NO CALCULATOR ALLOWED
  • Data booklet provided
  • 20% weight

Paper 2

SL

  • Time: 75 minutes (50 marks)
  • Short – answer and extended – response questions (core)
  • CALCULATOR ALLOWED
  • Data booklet provided
  • 40% weight

HL

  • Time: 135 minutes (95 marks)
  • Short – answer and extended – response questions (core & AHL)
  • CALCULATOR ALLOWED
  • Data booklet provided
  • 36% weight​​​ 

Paper 3

SL

  • Time: 60 minutes (35 marks)
  • Section A: Data – based questions and short – answer questions on experimental work
  • Section B: Short – answer and extended – response questions from one option
  • CALCULATOR ALLOWED
  • Data booklet provided
  • 20% weight

HL

  • Time: 75 minutes (45 marks)
  • Section A: Data – based questions and short – answer questions on experimental work
  • Section B: Short – answer and extended – response questions from one option
  • CALCULATOR ALLOWED
  • Data booklet provided
  • 24% weight

​THE EXPERIMENT is done on ONE OF THE 10 REQUIRED PRACTICALS!

Unit 6. Circular motion and gravitation

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Unit 10. Fields

 

Unit 11. Electromagnetic induction

 

Option A: Relativity (Additional higher level option topics)

Option B: Engineering physics (Core topics)

5 thoughts on “IB DP Physics SL&HL: Question Bank”

  1. I am going through some of the topics and I see that every question I looked at came from 2015 or earlier, but we’re on a syllabus that started in 2016. Is there an updated version of this website??

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