Foundation Syllabus Quiz Results

The new RSGB Syllabus launched in August 2018. Just for fun, we asked 12 questions, based on the new Foundation syllabus to see how people would do, and felt about the changes. Here is a snapshot of the results so far

Results, based on 207 responses (up to 31 August 2018)

 

Average Score: 4.9 out of 12 (39.5%)
Percentage of licenced amateurs FAILING the Foundation test questions: 91.3%

Foundation Syllabus 2019 Test Results (Essex Ham Quiz results to 20 Aug 18)
Foundation Syllabus 2019 Test Results (Essex Ham Quiz results to 20 Aug 18)

Worst results: Digital Signals (8% pass), Licence Conditions (18% pass), EMC (19% pass)
Best results: Safety (54%)

How many amateurs think these questions should be answered by new starters before they get a licence?

  • No (Keep it simple): 60.6%
  • Yes (Make it harder): 26.4%
  • Unsure: 13.5%

The largest group in favour of making Foundation harder: “Full (RAE)”, with 31.3% agreeing that the questions should be added.

  • The average score from “Full (RAE)” voting for change, is 44.3%
  • Just 4.1% of Full (RAE) people asking for these questions to be added, are able to reach the Foundation pass mark for those questions!

 

Got a comment on the new syllabus, or this quiz? Go here: Foundation Syllabus Changes

 

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