NAME : ………………………………………………………FORM: ………………… SEKOLAH MENENGAH KEBANGSAAN KING EDWARD VII, TAIPING ASSESSMENT 2/2009 FORM 1 SCIENCE TIME
: 1 HOUR Answer all the questions. PART 1 – 20 QUESTIONS (40 MARKS) 1 Which one of the following explains the importance of water? A B C D 2 to carry nutrients to all cells in the body to produce energy during respiration as a habitat for earthworm to provide us with heat
Which one of the following does not explain the importance of air? A B C D For combustion For respiration For photosynthesis To generate electricity
Among the following properties of elements, which is matched correctly? A B C D Iron – can be broken down into two or more substances Sulphur – has shiny surface Mercury - freezes at –390C Copper - melts at 1000C
Among the following properties of compounds which is matched correctly? A B C D Sugar – can be separated by filtration Water – chemically combined from hydrogen and oxygen atoms Rubber – physically combined from carbon and oxygen Naphtalene – cannot be broken down into two or more substances
Among the following properties of mixtures, which are matched correctly? I II III IV Dessert – consists of two or more substances which are physically combined Water and oil – can be separated by using separating funnel Petroleum – can be separated by distillation Alloy – can be separated by electrolysis 1
A B C D 6
I. II. III. IV I. II. III I, II, IV I, III, IV
One spatula of iron filling and one spatula of sulphur powder are mixed together to form a mixture as shown in the diagram above. Choose the correct statement to describe the result. A B C D 7 No new substance is formed The mixture turned black Heat is absorbed Heat is released
Which of the following statements is incorrect to describe the final result of the experiment? A B C D 8 A black coloured substance is formed Iron filling and sulphur powder are chemically combined No new substance is formed The original properties are completely changed
Choose a mixture that can be separated by using the above method. A B C D 9 Copper sulphide solution Sugar and water Salt and water Flour and water
A copper plate can light up the bulb when it is connected to the circuit, suggest another substances that can do the same function I aluminium II silver III iron IV graphite A B C D 1 0 I, II, III, IV I, II, III II, III, IV 1, III
Is light, does not rust and a good conductor of heat Use as framework of planes, drink can, kettle and pans The above statements are suitable for A mercury B sulphur C aluminium D silver
11 Which of the following is/are properties of mercury I II III IV A B C D High melting point High boiling point Good conductor of heat Fragile I I, II I, II, III I, II, III, IV
Hard, has high melting point, transparent and shiny To make jewellery and to cut glass The above characteristics are true for A B C D Copper Carbon Pewter Gold
Air is a …………. A B C D compound element gas mixture
This gas makes up about 78% of the air. It is very useful for plants to grow well. The gas is …………. A B C D oxygen nitrogen carbon dioxide inert gases
What do you see on the external surface of the boiling tube after a few minutes? A B C D The colourless drops of liquid that change the colour of anhydrous cobalt chloride paper from blue to pink The colourless drops of liquid that change the colour of anhydrous cobalt chloride paper from pink to blue The colourless drops of liquid that change the colour of litmus paper from blue to red The colourless drops of liquid that change the colour of litmus paper from red to blue
Questions 16 to 18 are based on the diagram below. 1 6
Why doesn’t water enter the gas jar at the beginning of the activity? A B C D 1 7 Air has mass Air occupies space Air has density Air is lighter than water
Name the gas needed for the candle to burn A B C D Hydrogen Carbon dioxide Oxygen Nitrogen
Name the gas released after the candle extinguished A B C D Carbon dioxide Oxygen Inert gases Nitrogen
The confirmation test for oxygen is ……. A B C D turns lime water milky turns bicarbonate indicator from red to yellow very soluble in water ignites a glowing wooden splinter
When cooking is being done in the kitchen, the window need to be opened to allow fresh air containing ………………….to come in to help combustion. A B C D Carbon dioxide Oxygen Inert gases Nitrogen
PART 2 – 60 MARKS 1.
The apparatus shown in the figure above was set up and used in a science activity. Petri dish A is exposed to the air near a window, while Petri dish B is covered with a piece of glass. Observation is recorded after 20 minutes. a. What is the aim of this experiment? ____________________________________________________________ ( 2 marks) b. State the variables i. Manipulated : _______________________________________________ ii. Constant: __________________________________________________ iii Responding : _______________________________________________ ( 3 marks) c. Conclusion : The dust content in A is __________________than B. ( 1 mark)
2. Choose a suitable word from the list given below to fill in the spaces based on the statements. Mixture element compound molecule atom
a. Smallest particle in element. (…………………..) b. Substance consisting of only one type of atom. (……………………..) c. Combination of a group of atoms. (………………….) d. Substance consisting of two or more elements chemically combined together. (……………………………) e. Substance consisting of two or more elements physically combined together (………………………..) ( 5 marks)
The apparatus above can be used to separate a mixture of oil and water. a. Name the apparatus (________________________) b. Give two properties of oil that enable it to be separated from water. i. _____________________________________________________
ii. _____________________________________________________ c. Mixture can be separated physically. Suggest another two physical methods that can be used. i. __________________________________ ii. __________________________________ ( 5 marks) 4. The diagram shows the components of gases in air. i. Name gases P, Q, R and S. P : ______________________ Q : ______________________ R : ______________________ S : ______________________ ii. State the confirmation test for oxygen gas. Ignites a __________________________ iii. State the confirmation test for carbon dioxide gas. Turns ________________________cloudy. iv. Write down the percentage of each gas in the box below 7
Name of gas P Q R S
( 10 marks) 5.
The above diagram shows three boiling tubes A, B and C which are left for two hours.
i. What is the aim of this experiment? _______________________________________________________ ( 2 marks) ii. State the variable that is a. constant : ____________________________________________ b. manipulated: _________________________________________ c. responding: __________________________________________ ( 3 marks) iii. What is the function of apparatus C? ________________________ ( 1 mark) iv. What will happen to the indicator in A? ______________________ ( 1 mark) v. Give your reason for the observation in (iv). _______________________________________________________ ( 1 mark)
vi. What is the function of cotton soaked with sodium hydroxide solution? ________________________________________________________ ( 1 mark)
vii. What conclusion can be made? _______________________________________________________ ( 2 marks) viii. Predict the observation if the cockroach is replaced by boiled green beans. ______________________________________________________________ ( 1 mark) 6.
P : _______________________________________________________ Q : _______________________________________________________ R : _______________________________________________________ S : _______________________________________________________ ( 4 marks)
(b) Classify substances P, Q, R and S in the figure above into two groups based on their common characteristic. Write the letters of the substances belonging to each group.
( 4 marks) ( c) State the process to separate the molecules in P. (_____________________) ( 1 mark) (d) Table salt can be obtained from sea water by ________________excess water from the sea water. ( 1 mark)
( 12 marks) KERTAS SOALAN TAMAT Prepared by …………………. (Pn Hjh Noriah) Checked by ……………….. (Pn Hjh Kamariah) Ketua Panatia Sains Verified by ……………… (Pn Hjh Parizah) Ketua Bidang