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Anglo-Chinese School (Barker Road) 2023 Pure Chemistry Paper 2

This is the short summary of the Prelim Paper Review I've done for

My 3 matrices:

Relevance: 7/10

Insightfulness: 8/10

Difficulty: 7/10

Overall: 8/10

Expectation: 75%

Key questions to consider:

Question 3 - Electrolysis, Chemical Bonding, Metals & Periodicity

Question 5 - Application of Qualitative Analysis, Mole Concept

Question 8 - Application of Chemistry, Rocket Science, Energetics

Question 10 EITHER - Electrolysis, Metals

Question 10 OR - Organic Chemistry, Acid-Base and Salts

Short writeup:

The ACS (Barker Road) Pure Chemistry Paper 2 stands out as one of the most creatively set papers I've encountered. It offers a fair challenge to students, with questions structured in a unique and engaging manner. Despite this creative approach, the answers expected from students remain consistent with standard norms.

Key highlights of this paper include its innovative questions, which I have included in my own prelim vault for practice. These questions effectively test a student's understanding at both basic and intricate levels. Although there are a few questions I disagree with, overall, it is an excellent paper for practice.

For students aiming to gauge their performance on an above-average O-level paper, this exam will challenge you adequately. It provides valuable insights into Pure Chemistry concepts that might be overlooked through conventional questioning. With the guidance of a competent mentor or teacher to explain and dissect the questions, this paper can be immensely beneficial.

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