"1(i) Give one way a mole, pictured on the right, is suited for digging through soil.
(ii) Where does the energy come from for a solar-powered mole-scarer?
2 Sharon, pictured on the left, is riding her horse. She is wearing a riding hat. Give the name of one organ the riding hat protects.
3 In very cold weather a mixture of salt and sand is spread on roads. Why are salt and sand used? (Tick two correct answers)
(a) salt makes the road white
(b) salt makes the water freeze
(c) salt makes the ice melt
(d) sand dissolves in water
(e) sand increases the friction between car tyres and the road
(f) sand makes the water freeze "
What age are these for? 9 year old children, 10 year old children, 11 year old children?
What subject is this test on?
In fact this is a SCIENCE SAT test for 14 year old children.
Here's some more examples:
"Why are electric wires made from copper?
copper is brown
copper is not magnetic
copper conducted electricity
copper conducted heat
Pupils were shown a star-shaped fossil and asked whether the animal it related to could have been a snail, a starfish, a ladybird or a slug"
Seems a little easy for a SCIENCE test? Well the pass mark was 57% last year and yet only 73% managed to pass the test.
The cream on the cake:
"A spokesman for the QCA's National Assessment Agency, which has responsibility for the SATs, claimed the paper was challenging. "Each test paper takes two years to develop and goes through a rigorous pre‑testing process," he said.
"This ensures that questions effectively assess a broad range of content from across the science curriculum and are challenging and engaging for pupils." "
This government want a stupid and compliant population so they can control the proles for their own good, naturally.