Sample Questions

Practice makes perfect!

Like all things, proficiency comes with practice. We've designed a few sample questions that will be similar in difficulty and style to the actual NZPMC. Bear in mind that the actual competition won't be in the same format as these sample questions.

Junior Physics Sample Questions

Below are the sample questions by Physics subtopic for Junior participants

Senior Physics Sample Questions

Below are the sample questions by Physics subtopic for Senior participants

Note: the senior sample questions will contain questions of difficulty that may be tested in both round 1 and round 2. You may assume that the more difficult questions won't be tested in round 1. Please refer to the 'What do we test?' section for further information of tested contents in each round.

Mathematics Sample Questions

Below are the sample questions for the Mathematics Section.

Note that Maths concepts will be needed for the Physics section also.

Tests knowledge covered from year 9 - 11

Tests knowledge covered from year 12 - 13

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