IBDP Physics HL : IB Style Questions Bank HL Papers -First assessment 2025

DP Physics HL Paper 1 – First Assessment 2025

SL Paper 1

  • Duration: 1 hour and 30 minutes
  • Paper 1 is presented as two separate booklets.
  • Paper 1A : 25 marks
    • 25 multiple-choice questions on standard level material only
    • No marks are deducted for incorrect answers.
  • Paper 1B:  20  marks
    • data-based questions
  • Data booklet provided
  • 36 % weight
  • Marks: 45

SL Paper 2

  • Duration: 1 hour and 30 minutes
  • Weighting: 44%
  • Marks: 55
  • Short-answer and extended-response questions on standard level material only.
  • Data booklet provided

DP Physics HL Paper 2 – First Assessment 2025

New IB DP Physics 2025.
The new DP physics course was launched in February 2023 for first teaching in August 2023. First assessment will take place in May 2025. Till Nov 2024 will continue with current Syllabus
Note: DP physics is strongly recommended if you want to pursue your career in science related fields like medicine, Biotech, Engineering etc.
Assessment pattern in new syllabus
Paper 1 will be of 2 sections
· Paper 1A: MCQ covering entire syllabus
· Paper 1B: Data Analysis Question mainly with Graph related and units and uncertainty
Paper 2 Will also have two sections
· Shorts response questions and
· Extended response questions – One for SL and 2 for HL
4 Options topics are removed. These are distributed in core syllabus
Internal Assessment
Students will be encouraged to work in small group. However, students will be submitting individual reports of maximum word count of 3000. More weightage is given for higher order thinking. 50 % for conclusion and evaluation.

Here are some steps you can follow to prepare effectively:

  1. Study the syllabus: Make sure you understand the topics that are covered in the IB DP physics syllabus. This will give you a clear idea of what to expect on the exams.

  2. Review class notes and textbooks: Regularly review your class notes and textbooks to reinforce your understanding of the material.

  3. Practice, practice, practice: Practice solving physics problems as much as possible. Try to work through as many practice questions and Mock tests as you can find here at iitianacademy.com . This will help you get a feel for the types of questions you can expect on the exams and build your problem-solving skills.

  4. Seek help when needed: If you’re struggling with a particular concept, don’t hesitate to ask your teacher or a tutor for help.

  5. Stay organized: Make sure to keep track of important formulas, equations, and concepts so you can easily reference them when you need to.

  6. Stay up-to-date on current events in physics: Being knowledgeable about current developments in physics can help you better understand the applications of the concepts you are learning.

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