D&T (Graphics and Resistant Materials)

MOCK GCSE EXAM November 2018

In order to pass the 1.5hr exam you must revise thoroughly at home in preparation for the exam.

Section 1 – Core Knowledge:
(Designed to last 1 hour)

You must study the following areas of research and be able to answer multiple choice and short written response questions on the following topics:
(This information can be found in your revision guide: Sections 1, 2 and 3, Pages 2 - 41)

  • Technology in Manufacturing
  • Production Systems – CAD/CAM
  • Product Sustainability
  • Social Issues
  • Products in Society
  • Powering Systems
  • Properties of Materials
  • Paper, Board and Timber
  • Metals, Alloys and Polymers
  • Textiles
  • Manufactured Boards
  • Electronic Systems
  • Mechanical Systems
  • Developments in New Materials
  • Selecting Materials
  • Forces and Stresses
  • Scales of Production
  • Quality Control

Section 2 – Product Analysis:
(Designed to last 30 minutes)

Be able to analyse a product and produce detailed written responses on the following areas:
(This information can be found in your revision guide.)

  • Suitability for the user
  • Aesthetics
  • Sustainability
  • Ergonomics
  • Durability
  • Market Push and Pull
  • Flexible Manufacturing Systems

The more revision you do, the easier the exam will be. The longer you put off revising, the more you will have to do each day, so start tonight. If you have any concerns please ask ASAP.