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Very simple mistake most students make in IB Physics Paper 1A

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I have literally helped thousands of students to ace their IB physics exams since 2004 and I have noticed lots of mistakes other students make.


One IB Physics exam mistake I want to highlight today is leaving questions blank in your multiple-choice paper.


  • Paper 1A is the first section of paper 1
  • Paper 1A is multiple choice only
  • No marks are deducted for incorrect answers.

You would be amazed how many students leave questions blank. It’s insane to do this.

Even if you just pick one random answer out of the four options given - you’ll have a 25% percentage chance of getting it right!



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