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N5 Computing Science Past Paper Questions by topic

The following sections are based upon a document produced by the SQA to identify past-paper questions suitable for the new National 5 Computing Science. It will be kept as up-to-date as time permits, and as new papers become available the links will be updated. All questions are copyright SQA.

Software Design & Development

Review questions incl. analysis, design techniques, variables and structures, constructs, testing & evaluation.

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Last updated April 2018

Database Design & Development

Review questions incl. analysis, design, data dictionaries, ERDs, key fields, relationships, SQL, testing & evaluation.

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Last updated April 2018

Web Design & Development

Review questions incl. analysis, design (wireframes, navigation), HTML, CSS, Javascript, Testing and Evaluation.

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Last updated April 2018

Computer Systems

Review questions incl. representation of data, vector graphics, ASCII, binary, floating point rep, laws, environment & security.

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Last updated April 2018


N5 Computing Science Past Papers & Marking Schemes

Care should be taken when looking at past papers for N5 as not all questions are suitable for the new, revised National 5. All questions above have been vetted by the SQA as suitable for the new N5. Any paper marked with an asterisk (*) may have questions that are outwith course content.

   Paper Marking
Specimen Paper (SP) for new N5  Click for paper Click for marking
2014* Click for paper Not available
2015*  Click for paper Click for marking
2016*  Click for paper Click for marking
2017*  Click for paper Click for marking