The short answer is YES! There are a lot of areas that are very applicable to the exams:
This is a brilliant Irish Times Article from Northern Ireland Newsletter journalist Sam McBride - someone who knows the N.I Executive and its workings very well.
It explains the deep issues with the NI Executive and how the differences and the system itself has led to years of problems which don't look to be sorted any time soon
A BBC analysis of where the UK is now using 8 charts to help explain
Mr John Wishart -