Examination Papers

Once you have covered all of the content of HSC Chemistry in class and at home, one of the most effective ways to study is to sit past papers. Try to do entire past HSC or trial papers in one sitting, allowing yourself the same amount of time that you will receive in the actual examination.


Actual HSC Examination Papers
Please note that from 2010 onwards, there are 5 more multiple choice questions than in previous years (20 instead of 15), and there are 5 less marks in the core extended response section (55 instead of 60). See the sample examination cover. Also note that the new HSC began in 2001, and papers from 1995-2000 are therefore not indicative of expected examination content.

Year Paper
Marking Notes
Standards Package
Solutions
2012
Available
Not available Not available Not available
2011
Available
Available Sample Answers
Marking Guidelines
Not available
2010
Available
Available
Sample Answers
Marking Guidelines
Not available
2009
Available
Available
Sample Answers
Marking Guidelines
Not available
2008
Available
Available
Not available Available (Roland Smith)
2007
Available
Available Not available Available (Roland Smith)
2006
Available Available Not available Available (Roland Smith)
2005
Available Available Not available Available (Roland Smith)
2004
Available Available Not available Not available
2003
Available Available Not available Not available
2002
Available Available Available
Available (Roland Smith)
2001
Available Available Available Available (Roland Smith)
MC Available (Board of Studies)
2000
Available Available Not available Not available
1999
Available Available Not available Not available
1998
Available Available Not available Not available
1997
Available Available Not available Not available
1996
Available Available Not available Not available
1995
Available Available Not available Not available

Official Examination Data Sheet



Trial HSC Examination Papers

Year
School/Organisation
Paper
Solutions
Host
2008
CSSA
Available
Available
Bored of Studies
2006
CSSA
Available
Included with paper
Bored of Studies
2004
CCSA
Available
Available Bored of Studies
2003
CCSA
Available Available Bored of Studies
2002
CCSA
Available Available Bored of Studies
2001
CCSA
Available Not available
Google Sites
2003
James Ruse Ag. HS Available Available kewpid.net
2002
James Ruse Ag. HS
Available Available kewpid.net
2003
Sydney Grammar
MC Available
Not available
Bored of Studies
2002
Catholic Schools
Industrial Chemistry Option Available
Not available
Bored of Studies
2001
Pymble Ladies College
Available
Available
Bored of Studies
2001 Cranbrook School
Available Included with paper
Bored of Studies
2001 Doonside Technology HS
Available Marked paper available
Bored of Studies
2001 Edmund Rice College
Available Not available Bored of Studies
2001 Independent Schools
Available Included with paper
Bored of Studies
2001 James Ruse Ag. HS
Available Not available Bored of Studies
2001 Knox College
Available Not available Bored of Studies
2001 Newington College
Available Not available Bored of Studies
2001 RC
Available Included with paper
Bored of Studies



Half-Yearly Examination Papers
Under construction



Other Examination Questions/Quizzes (by Module)

Year Module
Solutions
Source (Host)
N/A
Production of Materials
Included with questions
Northmead High School
N/A
The Acidic Environment
Included with questions Northmead High School
N/A
Chemical Monitoring and Management
Included with questions Northmead High School
N/A
Production of Materials Included with questions kewpid.net
N/A
Chemical Monitoring and Management Included with questions kewpid.net
N/A
Shipwrecks and Salvage
Included with questions kewpid.net
N/A
Production of Materials
Not available
Blakehurst High School (Bored of Studies)
2002
Production of Materials
Not available
James Ruse Ag. HS (Bored of Studies)
2005
Chemical Monitoring and Management
Not available
Fort Street High / Dreamerish (Bored of Studies)
2005
Production of Materials primarily (mid-year)
Not Available
St John Bosco College (Bored of Studies)