UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE INTERNATIONAL EXAMINATIONS
GCE Ordinary Level
MARK SCHEME for the May/June 2008 question paper
7094 BANGLADESH STUDIES
Paper 1 (Environment and Development of Bangladesh),
maximum raw mark 75
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Advanced Level and Advanced Subsidiary Level syllabuses and some Ordinary Level syllabuses.
GCE O LEVEL – May/June 2008
© UCLES 2008
1 The Culture and Heritage of Bangladesh
(a) One mark is awarded for each correct answer:
(i) Choice B
(ii) Choice B
(iii) Choice D
(iv) Choice A
(v) Choice A
(b) Level 1: Answers which give a generalised comment about the contribution of Begum
Rokeya, but do not give examples.
Reserve one mark for very simplistic statements.
Level 2: Answers which describe the work of Begum Rokeya.
E.g. Her writing of stories and satire and against the purdah system, commitment to
education, forming girl’s school, foundation of Muslim women’s society.
Mark within the level should be based upon the amount of supporting detail provided.
Level 3: Answers which use their knowledge of the work of