IBDP Geography: Question Bank with solution Paper 3

HL  Paper 3

Syllabus content—Part two HL core extension: Geographic perspectives—HL only

(HL Only)

(HL Paper 3)

Important Instructions – HL-Paper 3

  • HL weight 20% Total 1 hour
  • Choice of three extended answer questions, with two parts, based on each HL core unit
  • 28 marks
    • Part A—12 marks
    • Part B—16 marks

Syllabus content—Part two: HL core extension

HL and SL Paper 1

(Same Question Paper for SL and HL)

Important Instructions – SL

  • SL weight 35%
  • 45 minutes per option question
  • Total 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Each option has a structured question and one extended answer question from a choice of two.
  • 20 (10 + 10) marks per option 
  • Answer the questions in two options.
  • Total 40 marks
  • The accompanying geography resource booklet is required for this examination paper.

Important Instructions – HL

  • HL weight 35%
  • 45 minutes per option question Total 2 hours 15 minutes
  • Each option has a structured question and one extended answer question from a choice of two.
  • 20 (10 + 10) marks per option
  • Answer the questions in three options.
  • Total 60 marks
  • The accompanying geography resource booklet is required for this examination paper.

Syllabus content—Part One: Geographic themes—seven options

(Two options are studied at SL, and three at HL)

(SL Paper 1 and HL Paper 1)

HLSL Paper 2

(single Question paper for both SL and HL)

Important Instructions – SL-Paper 2

  • SL weight 40%Total 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Paper 2 Section A
    • Three structured questions, based on each SL/HL core unit 30 marks
  • Paper 2 Section B
    • Infographic or visual stimulus, with structured questions 10 marks
  • Paper 2 Section C
    • One extended answer question from a choice of two 10 marks
  • Total 50 marks

Important Instructions – HL-Paper 2

  • HL weight 25%Total 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Paper 2 Section A
    • Three structured questions, based on each SL/HL core unit 30 marks
  • Paper 2 Section B
    • Infographic or visual stimulus, with structured questions 10 marks
  • Paper 2 Section C
    • One extended answer question from a choice of two 10 marks
  • Total 50 marks

Syllabus content—Part two: SL and HL core

(Geographic perspectives—global change- SL & HL Paper 2)

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