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# 1 1. Diagram 1 shows the reading of the zero error of a micrometer screw gauge.

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Diagram 1 What is the zero error of the micrometer screw gauge? A. B. C. D. 2. -0.03 mm -0.02 mm 0.02 mm 0.03 mm

Which of the following has the largest value? A. B. C. D. 102 cm 103 dm 103 mm 107 µm

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Diagram 2 shows a tape chart of a moving object.

Diagram 2 What is the acceleration of the object? A. B. C. D. 100 cm s-2 120 cm s-2 1000 cm s-2 1200 cm s-2

Mass Force exerted Acceleration Mass Responding variable Force exerted Mass Force exerted Acceleration Constant variable Acceleration Acceleration Mass Force exerted Diagram 4 shows trolley P of mass 1. D. C. The two trolleys stuck together after the collision.0 kg which is initially at rest.93 ms-1 6. B. Diagram 3 Which of the following variables are correct? Manipulated variable A B C D 5.86 ms-1 . Trolleys of different masses are pushed by the same amount of force.1 kg moving to the right with a velocity of 15ms -1.12 ms-1 5.14 ms-1 7. 4. 4531/1 Diagram 3 shows an investigation about the effect of force on the motion of objects. Diagram 4 What is the velocity of the trolleys after the collision? A.2 4. It collides head-on with a trolley of mass 1.

D. B. 4531/1 Diagram 5 shows a box of mass 5 kg is pulled by a force of 100 N at the angle of 60° to the horizontal plane. A.3 ms-2 Which situation shows that no work being done? A B C D .0 ms-2 10. 7.3 6.0 ms-2 8.0 ms-2 15. The frictional force acting towards the box is 10 N. C. Diagram 5 Calculate the acceleration of the box. 5.

4 8. The power of a device increases when it does A. 4531/1 Diagram 6 shows a picture is hanging on a wall. B. T2 and W are acting on the picture. Three forces T1. less work in a short period of time less work in a long period of time more work in a short period of time more work in a long period of time . Diagram 6 Which of the following vector diagrams represents the forces which act on the picture are in equilibrium? A B C D 9. C. D.

B.6 0.8 N resting on an inclined surface. 11.6 A B C D .5 10. 4531/1 Diagram 7 Which relationship is correct? A.9 1.9 1. Diagram 7 shows an object at rest on a rough inclined plane.6 0. D.9 0. C.9 1. R = F cos θ R = W sin θ F = W cos θ F = W sin θ Diagram 8 shows a book of weight 1. Diagram 8 What are the values of F1 and F2? F1 0.6 F2 1.

6 12. D. F against extension. x of spring R and S. Diagram 10 shows a graph of stretching force. C or D does the ball have minimum kinetic energy? Diagram 9 13. B. B. At which position A. C. Both springs are made of same material and have the same thickness. Diagram 10 Which of the following statements about spring S and spring R is correct? A. 4531/1 Diagram 9 shows a ball is thrown upwards achieved a maximum height before changing its direction and falls. Spring S has a smaller stiffness than spring R Spring S has a larger force constant. k than spring R Spring S has a smaller coil diameter than spring R Spring S has a greater diameter of wire of spring than spring R .

(The atmospheric pressure is 76 cm Hg) 4531/1 Diagram 11 Space X is A B C D 15. Calculate the pressure at point P? [the density of the water = 1000 kg m-3] A.8 m. The diagram 11 shows a simple mercury barometer. Diagram 12 If the height of h is 0. 10 000 Nm-2 12 000 Nm-2 11 500 Nm-2 12 500 Nm-2 . a vacuum with a pressure of 0 cm Hg a vacuum with a pressure of 16 cm Hg consists of air with a pressure of 16 cm Hg consists of air with a pressure of 76 cm Hg Diagram 12 shows a cylinder containing water.7 14. B. C. D.

h. P is acting on the fish. The water pressure. Diagram 13 Which graph shows the correct relationship between P and h? A B C D .8 16. 4531/1 Diagram 13 shows a fish in sea water at depth.

Diagram 15. 4531/1 Diagram 14 shows a manometer that is used to determine the pressure of a gas supply. B. Diagram 15.1 equal to that in Diagram 15.9 17. Diagram 14 Which comparison is correct about P and Q? A.1 and diagram 15.1 is more than in Diagram 15.1 Which of the following is TRUE? A. C.2 show a fisherman when he is at sea and in the river.2 The physics principle that explains the above situations is Pascal’s Principle The volume of water displaced by the boat in Diagram 15. B. The water level of boat Diagram 15. P > Q P = Q P < Q Diagram 15.2.1 is less than in Diagram 15. C. 18. D.2 The buoyant force acting on Diagram 15.2 .

causing lower air pressure Speed of air at P is lower. causing lower air pressure Speed of air at Q is higher. C.10 19. Diagram 16 shows a rubber sucker is attached to a wall to hang a toy. causing higher air pressure Speed of air at P is higher. C. causing lower air pressure . 20. B. D. B. Speed of air at Q is lower. 4531/1 Diagram 16 The rubber sucker sticks to the wall because A. the atmospheric pressure is equal to the pressure inside the rubber sucker the atmospheric pressure is less than the pressure inside the rubber sucker the atmospheric pressure is more than the pressure inside the rubber sucker Diagram 17 shows the roof of a house being lifted during a storm. Diagram 17 Which statement is correct to explain the phenomenon? A.

4531/1 The pressure. C. P of gas is inversely proportional to the volume. The heat is used to increase the vibrations of molecules. the temperature of the air in the tyre has increased the size of the air molecules in the tyre has increased. the average velocity of the air molecules in the tyre has decreased. Which graph shows the correct relationship between P and V? A B C D 22.11 21. V when mass and temperature is kept constant. D. The heat is used to exert pressure on molecules. B. There is no rise in temperature when heat is supplied to change water to steam. 23. Which of the following explains this observation? A. B. C. The heat is used to increase the kinetic energy of molecules. The heat is used to overcome the attractive forces between molecules. . The air pressure in a car tyre is increased after the car has travelled a long distance because A.

atmospheric pressure weight of air displaced difference in air pressure . 4531/1 Diagram 18 shows a metal cylinder of mass 2 kg and specific heat capacity 1 200 J kg-1 °C-1 is heated with a heater of power 1 kW. 2 °C 5 °C 20 °C 50 °C Diagram 19 shows the condition of a sheet of paper when air is blown. C. C. Diagram 19 The paper is lifted up because of A. B.12 24. B. D. 25. Diagram 18 What is the rise in temperature of the cylinder if the heater is switched on for 2 minutes? A.

V and W? A B C D . Diagram 20 Which of the following diagram shows the correct level of water in tube T. U.13 Diagram 20 shows a Bernoulli’s tube. 4531/1 26. Air is blown from left to right.

B. F = 10 N and surface area piston R and piston S is equal to 2 cm 2 and 8 cm2 respectively.25 Ncm-2 5. Pascal’s Principle Bernoulli’s Principle Archimedes’ Principle Newton’s First law Alcohol is used as a thermometric liquid at North pole because of its A.00 Ncm-2 Diagram 22 shows two ping pong balls move towards each other when air is blown between them. of its low density of its low freezing point of its high specific heat capacity of its ability to wet the glass tube . D.80 Ncm-2 1. C.20 Ncm-2 0. Calculate pressure exerted on piston S. A. Diagram 22 Which explains the above situations? A. Diagram 21 Given force.14 4531/1 27. B. C. 28. 29. B. D. D. 0. Diagram 21 shows a hydraulic jack. C.

C. Which concept is best to explain this occurrence? A. B. 35. Thermal equilibrium Specific heat capacity Thermal conductivity Specific latent heat 32. B. D. sunny day. The length of mercury column in the thermometer is 4 cm at 0 °C and 60 cm at 100 °C. Which of the following nuclides does not have same number of protons and neutrons? A.0 °C On a hot. C. 4 2 9 4 He Be C O 12 6 16 8 . 31. D. C. A. D. Diagram 23 When the thermometer is placed in hot water.7 °C 70.0 °C 46.15 30. the length of the mercury column is 35 cm. B.4 °C 66. What is the temperature of hot water. 4531/1 Diagram 23 shows a mercury thermometer which has not been calibrated. the sand feels very hot compared to the sea water.

4531/1 The scalding on the skin caused by steam is more serious than the scalding caused by boiling water because A. An electric kettle of power 2kW contains 0. P Q R S Half-life 10 seconds 2 hours 5 months 10 years .16 33. 250 s 2500 s 25 000 s 250 000 s 35. C. What is the time taken for the boiled water to become fully steam? (The specific latent heat for steam = 2 x 106 J kg-1) A. steam has a higher temperature than boiling water steam has a higher heat content than boiling water Specific latent heat of vaporization is higher than specific heat capacity of water 34. Isotope P Q R S Table 24 Which liquid isotope is suitable to detect blood clotting? A. C. B. B. C.25 kg of boiling water. D. B. D. Table 24 shows the half-life of four types of liquid isotopes which radiate gamma ray.

diminished Real. R S object T 2F F F U Diagram 26 Which ray is the correct reflected ray? A B C D R S T U . C. laterally inverted Virtual. 4531/1 Diagram 25 What are the characteristics of the image? A. D. upright. magnified Virtual. inerted. B. laterally inverted The diagram 26 shows an object placed in front of a convex mirror. inverted. upright. Real. Diagram 25 shows an image formed by a plane mirror. 37.17 36.

upright. R P. Diagram 28(b) shows a ray of light propagates fro medium R to medium P. upright. C. f of the mirror. Diagram 27 What are the characteristics of the image formed? A. in ascending order. P. Q. R. D. Q . bigger than object Real. P. P R. Real. B. bigger than object Virtual. R Q. smaller than object Virtual. inverted. 4531/1 Diagram 27 shows an object placed infront of a concave mirror. A. Diagram 28 (a) Diagram 28(b) Arrange the optical density of the mediums. Diagram 28(a) shows a ray of light propagates from medium Q to medium P. Q. D. C.18 38. B. inverted. The distance of the object is less than the focal length. smaller than object 39.

D.19 40. C. Z for the decay of the nucleus of uranium-238 to radium-226. Diagram 29 How many alpha and beta particles are emitted during the decaying process? A. A against proton number. 2 beta particles 1 alpha particle. 3 alpha particles. B. 3 beta particles END OF QUESTION PAPER . 1 beta particle 3 alpha particles. 4531/1 Diagram 29 shows a graph of nucleon number. 3 beta particles 2 alpha particles.

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