New PMR English Exam Format

Paper 1

Section A

Graphics/Stimuli
(short texts, charts, notices)
10 questions

Section B

Rational Cloze
10 questions

Section C

Closest in Meaning
6 questions

Section D

Comprehension
• non-linear (1 text) – 6 questions
• Linear (1 text – factual, narrative, etc) – 8 questions

Total: 40 questions (1 mark for each question)

Paper 2

Section A

Guided composition (non-linear and/or linear)
1 question – 25 marks

Section B

Literature components
• Poems – open-ended questions (2 questions – 3 marks)
• Novel – open response with textual evidence (1 question – 12 marks)

Section C

Summary writing
1 question – 10 marks

Total questions: 5
Total marks: 50