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AQA GCSE Physics: Past Paper Topic Questions

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Concise resources for the GCSE AQA Physics: course.


Questions by TopicMark Scheme
Section 1 : Energy
1.1 Energy change in a system
Changes in energy - Silver Changes in energy - Silver MS
Changes in energy - Gold Changes in energy - Gold MS
Energy change in a system - Silver Energy change in a system - Silver MS
1.2 Conservation and dissipation of energy
Energy transfers in a system - SilverEnergy transfers in a system - Silver MS
Efficiency - BronzeEfficiency - Bronze MS
Efficiency - Silver Efficiency - Silver MS
Efficiency - Gold Efficiency - Gold MS
1.3 National and global energy resources
National and global energy resources - BronzeNational and global energy resources - Bronze MS
​National and global energy resources - SilverNational and global energy resources - Silver MS
National and global energy resources - Gold National and global energy resources - Gold MS
Section 2 : Electricity
2.1 Current, potential difference and resistance
Current, potential difference and resistance - Bronze Current, potential difference and resistance - Bronze MS
Current, potential difference and resistance - Silver Current, potential difference and resistance - Silver MS
Current, potential difference and resistance - Gold Current, potential difference and resistance - Gold MS
2.3 Domestic uses and safety
Domestic uses and safety - Bronze Domestic uses and safety - Bronze MS
Domestic uses and safety - Silver Domestic uses and safety - Silver MS
Domestic uses and safety - Gold Domestic uses and safety - Gold MS
2.4 Energy transfers
Energy transfers - Bronze Energy transfers - Bronze MS
Energy transfers - Silver Energy transfers - Silver MS
Energy transfers - Gold Energy transfers - Gold MS
​2.5 Static electricity​
Static electricity - Bronze Static electricity - Bronze MS
​Static electricity - Silver ​Static electricity - Silver MS
Section 3 : Particle model of matter
3.1 Changes of state and the particle model
Changes of state and the particle model - Bronze Changes of state and the particle model - Bronze MS
Changes of state and the particle model - Silver Changes of state and the particle model - Silver MS
3.2 Internal energy and energy transfers
Internal energy - Bronze  Internal energy - Bronze MS
Internal energy - Silver Internal energy - Silver MS
Internal energy - Gold Internal energy - Gold MS
Temp changes; specific heat capacity - Bronze Temp changes; specific heat capacity - Bronze MS
Temp changes; specific heat capacity - SilverTemp changes; specific heat capacity - GoldTemp changes; specific heat capacity - Gold MS
Section 4 : Atomic structure
4.1 Atoms and isotopes
Atoms and isotopes - Bronze Atoms and isotopes - Bronze MS
Atoms and isotopes - Silver Atoms and isotopes - Silver MS
Atoms and isotopes - Gold Atoms and isotopes - Gold MS
4.2 Atoms and nuclear radiation
Atoms and nuclear radiation - Bronze Atoms and nuclear radiation - Bronze MS
Atoms and nuclear radiation - Silver Atoms and nuclear radiation - Silver MS
Atoms and nuclear radiation - Gold  Atoms and nuclear radiation - Gold MS
4.3 Hazards + uses of emissions; background radiation
Hazards + uses of emissions; background radiation - Bronze Hazards + uses of emissions; background radiation - Bronze MS
Hazards + uses of emissions; background radiation - Silver Hazards + uses of emissions; background radiation - Silver MS
Hazards + uses of emissions; background radiation - Gold Hazards + uses of emissions; background radiation - Gold MS
4.4 Nuclear fission and fusion​
Nuclear fission and fusion - Bronze Nuclear fission and fusion - Bronze MS
Nuclear fission and fusion - Silver Nuclear fission and fusion - Silver MS
Nuclear fission and fusion - Gold Nuclear fission and fusion - Gold MS
Section 5 : Forces
5.1 Forces and their interactions
Scalar and vector quantities - Gold Scalar and vector quantities - Gold MS
Gravity - BronzeGravity - Bronze MS
Gravity - Gold Gravity - Gold MS
Resultant forces - Bronze Resultant forces - Bronze MS
Resultant forces - Gold Resultant forces - Gold MS
5.2 Work done and energy transfer
Work done and energy transfer - Bronze Work done and energy transfer - Bronze MS
Work done and energy transfer - Silver Work done and energy transfer - Silver MS
Work done and energy transfer - Gold Work done and energy transfer - Gold MS
5.3 Forces and elasticity
Forces and elasticity - Bronze Forces and elasticity - Bronze MS
Forces and elasticity - Silver Forces and elasticity - Silver MS
5.4 Moments; levers and gears
Moments; levers and gears - Bronze Moments; levers and gears - Bronze MS
Moments; levers and gears - Silver Moments; levers and gears - Silver MS
Moments; levers and gears - Gold Moments; levers and gears - Gold MS
5.5 Pressure in fluids
Pressure in fluids - Gold Pressure in fluids - Gold MS
5.6 Forces and motion
5.6.1 Describing motion along a line
Distance and displacement - Gold Distance and displacement - Gold MS
​Speed - Silver ​Speed - Silver MS
Speed - Gold Speed - Gold MS
Velocity - Bronze Velocity - Bronze MS
Velocity - Silver Velocity - Silver MS
Velocity - Gold Velocity - Gold MS
The distance-time relationship - Bronze The distance-time relationship - Bronze MS
The distance-time relationship - Silver The distance-time relationship - Silver MS
The distance-time relationship - Gold The distance-time relationship - Gold MS
Acceleration - Bronze Acceleration - Bronze MS
Acceleration - Silver Acceleration - Silver MS
Acceleration - Gold Acceleration - Gold MS
5.6.2 Forces; accelerations; Newton's Laws of motion
Newton's First Law - Gold Newton's First Law - Gold MS
Newton's Second Law - Bronze Newton's Second Law - Bronze MS
Newton's Second Law - Silver Newton's Second Law - Silver MS
Newton's Second Law - Gold Newton's Second Law - Gold MS
Newton's Third Law - Silver Newton's Third Law - Silver MS
5.6.3 Forces and braking
Forces and braking - Bronze Forces and braking - Bronze MS
Forces and braking - Silver Forces and braking - Silver MS
Forces and braking - Gold Forces and braking - Gold MS
5.7 Momentum
Momentum - Silver Momentum - Silver MS
Momentum - Gold Momentum - Gold MS
Section 6 : Waves
6.1 Waves in air; fluids; solids
Waves in air; fluids; solids - Bronze Waves in air; fluids; solids - Bronze MS
Waves in air; fluids; solids - Silver Waves in air; fluids; solids - Silver MS
Waves in air; fluids; solids - Gold Waves in air; fluids; solids - Gold MS
6.2 Electromagnetic waves
Electromagnetic waves - Bronze Electromagnetic waves - Bronze MS
Electromagnetic waves - Silver Electromagnetic waves - Silver MS
Electromagnetic waves - Gold Electromagnetic waves - Gold MS
6.3 Black body radiation
Black body radiation - Bronze Black body radiation - Bronze MS
Black body radiation - Silver Black body radiation - Silver MS
Black body radiation - Gold Black body radiation - Gold MS
Section 7 : Magnetism and electromagnetism
7.1 Permanent and induced magnetism
Permanent and induced magnetism - Bronze Permanent and induced magnetism - Bronze MS
Permanent and induced magnetism - Silver Permanent and induced magnetism - Silver MS
7.2 The motor effect
The motor effect - Silver The motor effect - Silver MS
The motor effect - Gold The motor effect - Gold MS
7.3 Induced potential; transformers; Nat Grid
Induced potential; transformers; Nat Grid - Bronze Induced potential; transformers; Nat Grid - Bronze MS
Induced potential; transformers; Nat Grid - Silver Induced potential; transformers; Nat Grid - Silver MS
Induced potential; transformers; Nat Grid - Gold Induced potential; transformers; Nat Grid - Gold MS
Section 8 : Space physics
8.1 Solar system; stability of orbical motions; satellites
Solar system; stability of orbical motions; satellites - Bronze Solar system; stability of orbical motions; satellites - Bronze MS
Solar system; stability of orbical motions; satellites - Gold Solar system; stability of orbical motions; satellites - Gold MS
8.2 Red shift
Red shift - Silver Red shift - Silver MS
Red shift - Gold Red shift - Gold MS