Success in achieving higher grades means that you have to do well on longer questions. Depending on your specification, these could be 6, 8, 9 or 12 marks. These questions are all assessed using levels, which are criteria used by examiners to judge how good your answers are. This is different from shorter questions, which are generally marked on the correct number of points that you make.
Questions with 6 marks or more will require Level 3 answers, which means writing to a higher standard. These questions have tougher command words, more complex wording and more demanding mark schemes. For example:
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