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Past papers and sample questions

Sample Questions

From 2016, Core Examination units will be examined for the first time. 50% of the maks for the Core Unit will be tested as multiple choice questions. Some examples of the multiple choice can be found below for each Core Unit. Answers to the questions can be found at the bottom of the page.

 Core Unit 1A Sample Multiple Choice Questions

Core Unit 2 Sample Multiple Choice Questions

Core Unit 3 Sample Multiple Choice Questions

Core Unit 4 Sample Multiple Choice Questions

Past Examination Papers

Papers from the most recent Diploma in Retirement Provision examinations can be found below. The papers for earlier examinations can be found within past examiner reports. If you would like previous examination papers without the examiners comments, please contact qualifications@pensions-pmi.org.uk

April 2018 - Core Unit 1A (Short Answer Questions)

April 2018 - Core Unit 1B (Short Answer Questions)

April 2018 - Core Unit 2 (Short Answer Questions)

April 2018 - Core Unit 3 (Short Answer Questions)

April 2018 - Core Unit 4 (Short Answer Questions)

April 2018 - Defined Benefit Arrangements

April 2018 - Defined Contribution Arrangements

October 2017 - Core Unit 1A (Short Answer Questions)

October 2017 - Core Unit 2 (Short Answer Questions)

October 2017 - Core Unit 3 (Short Answer Questions)

October 2017 - Core Unit 4 (Short Answer Questions)

October 2017 - Defined Benefit Arrangements

October 2017 - Defined Contribution Arrangements

April 2017 - Core Unit 1A (Short Answer Questions)

April 2017 - Core Unit 2 (Short Answer Questions)

April 2017 - Core Unit 3 (Short Answer Questions)

April 2017 - Core Unit 4 (Short Answer Questions)

April 2017 - Defined Benefit Arrangements

April 2017 - Defined Contribution Arrangements

October 2016 - Core Unit 1A (Short Answer Questions)

October 2016 - Core Unit 2 (Short Answer Questions)

October 2016 - Core Unit 3 (Short Answer Questions)

October 2016 - Core Unit 4 (Short Answer Questions)

October 2016 - Defined Benefit Arrangements

October 2016 - Defined Contribution Arrangements