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MARK SCHEME – WORD PROCESSING

No. Criteria Max Marks


Marks Awarded

Efficient use of formatting features/Other features

(i) Formatting for presentation


a. full justification of text in programme 1
1
b. 1.5 line spacing of text in programme
(ii) Formatting for emphasis
1
a. Efficient use of bold & italics in programme / letter head
1
b. Use of large font size for organization name in letter head and programme
1
(iii) Page layout
1
a. Margins set correct so that programme can be folded properly
1
b. Landscape orientation for programme
(iv) Header/ Footer
1
a. letter head created as a header and motto as footer
1
b. spell check all the documents created
(v) Tables
a. create tables with correct number of rows/columns in the letter
1
i. table present with appropriate column headings and records
1
ii. borders present or use table design
Brochure and Report
a. appropriate use of columns and their features in brochure
i. correct use of columns
1
2 ii. efficient use of column breaks
1
b. correct use of graphics with appropriate size in letter head 1
c. information presented in a logical manner in report and brochure 1
d. copy and paste the graph/ database report correctly 1
Mail merge
a. create primary document with correct field names in correct places
i. all required fields present 1
ii. fields in correct place with adequate space between 1
3
b. secondary document/data source present 1
c. correct merge
i. merged documents correct without changes 2
OR
ii. merged documents with changes 1

Total Marks 20

MARK SCHEME - SPREADSHEETS


No. Criteria Max Marks
Marks Awarded

Use of pre-defined formulae/functions


a. awareness of existence of appropriate formulae or function 1
b. use of appropriate formulae/ function to solve numeric problems
i. correct use of if function 1
ii. correct use of sum function 1
1
1
iii. correct difference(subtraction) and % calculations

1
c. replicate formulae/functions to calculate the values for rest cells
d. use of range names, relative and absolute addressing
1
i. correct use of relative referencing
1
ii. correct use of absolute referencing in airfare, subsistence,etc.
Manipulate spreadsheet
a. formatting for clarity – correct use of merge and centre, bold, borders
1
2
b. Addition of new record with formulae remain unaffected 1
Sorting
Correct sorting using both primary and secondary fields 1
Graphs
a. creating appropriate charts with relevant data
i. create pie chart using correct range 1
ii. create bar chart using correct range 1
3
b. percentages, legends and axis labels correct 2
c. suitable chart titles present 1
4 Effective spreadsheet design
a. appropriate column and row labels with currency format, bold, percentages 1
b. design allows easy additions and deletions 1
c. use constants in cells, instead of placing values directly in formula 1
d. extracting data to allow summary information (with criteria range) 2
Total Marks 20
MARK SCHEME – DATABASE MANAGEMENT

No. Criteria Max Marks


Marks Awarded
Create and modify database
a. create 3- 4 tables with appropriate field names, data types and sizes
i. all required fields present with appropriate field names 1
ii. correct data types 1
1 iii. appropriate field sizes 1
b. select and set appropriate primary keys 1
c. sort rentals and stock tables correctly 1
d. delete ‘number in stock’ field from charges table 1
Search database using queries
a. Create queries using more than two tables
a. TRINIDAD (PrID, Title, FName, Lname, Topic, Eq day1, Eq day 2)

correct results with required fields in order 1

(ii) AGROTOURISM (ParID, Title, Fname, Lname, PrID, Topic )


correct results with required fields in order 1
2 (iii) NOT APPROVED ( Pr ID, Title, Fname, Lname, Cost, Reasonforexpense)
correct results with required fields in order 1

b. Use summary features of queries


i. The number of participants from Barbados 1
ii. Average VAT 1

c. Create calculated fields


VATQRY( Pr ID, Cost, Reason for expense, VAT, Expense including VAT)

b. correct results with required fields in order


c. calculated fields with correct values and in currency format 1
2
Reports
a. generate reports with appropriate field names and titles
i. correct results with required fields 1
ii. both titles present 1
3
b. grouping by gender 1
c. sorted by Lname 1
d. use of summary features
i. total repairscost 1
ii. average totalcharges 1
Total Marks 20
MARK SCHEME – PROBLEM SOLVING & PROGRAMMING

No. Criteria Max Marks


Marks Awarded

Algorithm Development
a. Clearly defined problem statement 1
b. start and end of solution present 1
c. Identification of all variables 1
d. Initialization of relevant variables 1
e. Request for data from user 1
f. Storing data
i. store all required data in variables and arrays 2
1
OR
ii. store only some data in variables and arrays 1
g. correct use of appropriate control structures
i. use of all control structures – sequencing, selection & iteration 2
OR
ii. use of some control structures only 1
h. correct outputs 1
Trace Table
a. all variables present and correctly used 1
b. appropriate test data 1
c. data set
i. data set present for all areas of the algorithm 2
2
OR
ii. data set present for some areas 1
d. Change in values correctly demonstrated 1
Program working to specification using Pascal
a. program compiles without errors (compilation screenshot) 1
b. output correct (output screenshot)
i. for all values in data set 2
OR
ii. for some values only in data set 1
c. correct data types
i. for all variables 2
3
OR
ii. for some variables only 1
d. appropriate initialization of ALL relevant variables 1
e. appropriate use of sequence construct 1
f. appropriate use of selection construct ( both if & if – then –else) 2
g. appropriate use of iteration construct ( repeat-until, for-do and while –do) 3
h. program documentation showing author, date created & purpose) 1
i. readability ( indentation and comments) 1
j. user friendliness 1
Total Marks 30