STEP Questions Involving Vectors

Age 16 to 18
Challenge Level
Some STEP questions are on vectors in their own right. Others are geometry or mechanics questions that can be solved using vector methods. Below are a selection of questions you could try which use vectors, together with some worked solutions.

Past papers can be downloaded from here.

Year Paper Question Worked Example
1998 II 8  
2000 II 7  
2000 III 5  
2001 III 6  
2002 II 7  
2003 II 5  
2004 II 6  
2005 II 7  
2006 II 6  
2007 I 7  
2007 II 8  
2009 II 8  
2010 I 7 Full solution with notes
2010 II 5 Full solution with notes
2011 II 5  

You can also gain extra practice at vector equations and scalar products using our Interactive Mathmo App.