Junior Cert (Higher Level)

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Are you confused about how the Junior Cert History paper is laid out? This page will explain the layout and provide advice on how you should approach the different parts of the paper.

One piece of advice you should consider right away is to look at the amount of marks given to each section. You should spend more time on the sections with the higher marks.

Q. 1   Pictures (15 marks)

Q. 2   Documents (15 marks)

Q. 3   Short Questions (20 marks)

Q. 4   People in History (40 marks)

Q. 5   Source Question (30 marks)

Q. 6   Long Questions (60 marks)