Topics: General Certificate of Secondary Education / Pages: 6 (1454 words) / Published: May 7th, 2013

International General Certificate of Secondary Education

MARK SCHEME for the October/November 2011 question paper for the guidance of teachers

0417/11 Paper 1 (Written), maximum raw mark 100

This mark scheme is published as an aid to teachers and candidates, to indicate the requirements of the examination. It shows the basis on which Examiners were instructed to award marks. It does not indicate the details of the discussions that took place at an Examiners’ meeting before marking began, which would have considered the acceptability of alternative answers. Mark schemes must be read in conjunction with the question papers and the report on the examination.

• Cambridge will not enter into discussions or correspondence in connection with these mark schemes.

Cambridge is publishing the mark schemes for the October/November 2011 question papers for most IGCSE, GCE Advanced Level and Advanced Subsidiary Level syllabuses and some Ordinary Level syllabuses.

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Mark Scheme: Teachers’ version IGCSE – October/November 2011

Syllabus 0417

Paper 11

Magnetic stripe (1) Chip (1) Optical marks (1) Bar code (1) Graphics tablet Optical character reader Joystick Web cam



Buzzer (1) Monitor (1)


3 True Computer programs are examples of hardware An internet browser is an example of software A pointer is used to select items in a command line interface A PDA is larger than a desktop computer False (1) (1) (1) (1) [4] 4 (a) A microphone (b) A remote control (c) A keyboard (d) A chip reader (e) A joystick 5 is used in the recording of voices for presentation software is used to control a multimedia projector is used to write a letter is used to read information from a bank card is used in a flight simulator [1] [1] [1] [1] [1]

Three from: Can act as a web server Can act as a buffer (between internet and LAN) Server passes

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