Scottish exam paper reprinted following error

An exam paper for secondary pupils in Scotland is being re-issued after a mistake was found.

The Scottish Qualification Authority (SQA) has said that the Nation 5 Modern Studies exam had to be printed because of a typographical error which led to a mistake in a diagram.

The exams body said there was no suggestion of a security breach and a spokesman added that it had procedures in place to deal with situations like this.

The adjusted paper will now be issued to exam centres across Scotland.

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