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Class – IX / & IX

Time allowed: 3 hours Maximum Marks: 90
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General Instructions:
(i) The question paper comprises of two sections, A and B. You are to attempt both
the sections.
(ii) All questions are compulsory.
(iii) There is no overall choice. However, internal choice has been provided in all the
five questions of five marks category. Only one option in such questions is to be
attempted.
(iv) All questions of section A and all questions of section B are to be attempted
separately.
(v) Questions 1 to 3 in section A are one mark questions. These are to be answered in
one word or in one sentence.
(vi) Questions 4 to 7 in section A are two marks questions. These are to be answered
in about 30 words each.
(vii) Questions 8 to 19 in section A are three marks questions. These are to be
answered in about 50 words each.
(viii) Questions 20 to 24 in section A are five marks questions. These are to be
answered in about 70 words each.
(ix) Questions 25 to 42 in section B are multiple choice questions based on practical
skills. Each question is a one mark question. You are to select one most
appropriate response out of the four provided to you.
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Section A

1. Study the given schematic diagram and identify (a) and (b).
sublimation
(b)
(a) Solid



(a) (b)
sublimation
(b)
(a) Solid




2. Arrange the three states of matter in increasing order of their compressibility.


3. Name the cell organelle, other than mitochondria, that has its own DNA and Ribosomes.
DNA

4. Give reasons : (1 each)
(i) Path of beam of light is not visible through a solution.
(ii) Particles of solution cannot be seen with a naked eye.

(i)
(ii)

5. Distinguish between mass and weight.




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6. Write two important characteristics of prokaryotic cells.


7. Name the simple permanent tissue which :
(a) forms the basic packing tissue
(b) provides flexibility in plants

(a) /
(b)

8.
(a) What is photo period ?
(b) What are Rabi and Kharif crops ? Give 2 examples each.
(a)
(b)

9. A substance ‘X’ on heating gives Y and Z. What is X - an element or a compound ? State
two differences between an element and a compound.
‘X’ Y Z X


10. A driver of train travelling at a speed of 15 m/s applies brakes and retards the train
uniformly. The train stops in 5 seconds. Another train B is travelling on a parallel track
with a speed of 10 m/s. It’s driver applies brakes and the train stops in 10 seconds retarding
uniformly.
(a) Plot speed-time graphs for train A and train B on the same paper.
(b) (b) Calculate graphically which of the trains travelled farther after the brakes were
applied.
‘A’ 15 m/s
5 s ‘B’ 10 m/s
10
(a)
(b)
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11. A car of mass 1000 kg moving with a velocity of 40 km/h collides with a tree and comes to stop
in 5s. Calculate the force exerted by the car on the tree.
40 km/h 1000 kg 5 s

12. A ball thrown up vertically returns to the thrower after 6 s. Find
(a) the velocity with which it was thrown up
(b) the maximum height it reaches
(c) the position after 4s (g9.8ms
2
)
6 s
(a)
(b)
(c) 4 s (g9.8ms
2
)

13. A body at rest opposes the forces which try to move it. Name the property called, and give an
example.


14. List in tabular form any three differences between ‘g’ and ‘G’.
‘g’ ‘G’

15.
Give the location and functions of the following tissues :
(a) Cartilage
(b) Areolar tissue
(c) Adipose tissue

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(a)
(b)
(c)

16. What is a meristematic tissue? State its different types. Show their locations in a diagram
of a plant body.


17.
List any three of differences between animal cell and plant cell.


18.
Mention two ways of obtaining fish. What is the major problem in fish farming ? How is
this problem overcome ?


19. Explain mixed cropping method with the help of an example. Give any one advantage of
using such a method.


20. (a) How can we separate a mixture of two miscible liquids ?
(b) Draw a neat labelled diagram of the apparatus used for separating acetone and water
(forming a miscible mixture) from their mixture.
(c) Can all mixtures of two or more miscible liquids be separated by this process?
(d) List two criteria needed for using this process ?
(a)
(b)
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(c)

(d)
OR
Name and describe the method used for separating the components present in a sample of ink.
List its any two applications.


21. Compare in tabular form , the properties of solids, liquids and gases with respect to :
(i) Shape
(ii) Volume
(iii) Compressibility
(iv) Diffusion
(v) Fluidity or Rigidity

(i)
(ii)
(iii)
(iv)
(v)
OR
(i) What is meant by evaporation of a liquid ? Water kept in an earthen pot becomes cool
during summer. Why ?
(ii) With the help of a labelled diagram, describe in brief an activity to show sublimation of
ammonium chloride.
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(i)

(ii)


22. (a) Mention two factors which determine the momentum of a body. 5
(b) State the law of conservation of momentum.
(c) Prove the law of conservation of momentum taking the case of collision of two balls.
(a)
(b)
(c)
OR
(a) Define momentum.
(b) An object of mass 100 kg is accelerated uniformly from a velocity of 5 ms
1
to 8 ms
1

in 6s. Calculate the initial and final momentum of the object. Also, find the magnitude of
the force exerted on the object.
(a)
(b) 100 kg 6s 5 ms
1
8 ms
1



















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23. The velocity-time graph of an ascending passenger lift is shown in the figure below.

(i) Mention the kind of motion of lift represented by parts OA and BC of the graph.
(ii) What is the acceleration of the lift ?
(a) During the first two seconds ?
(b) Between 2nd and 10th second ?
(c) During the last two seconds ?
(a)
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(i) OA BC
(ii)
(a) 2s
(b)
(c)
OR
The following is the velocity-time graph for a moving body.

Find :
(a) The velocity with which motion started ?
(b) Velocity of the body at point C.
(c) Acceleration acting on the body between A and B.
(d) Acceleration acting on the body between B and C.
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(i)
(ii) C
(iii) A B
(iv) B C

24. Using biological waste material what are the different kinds of manures that are prepared ? What
are their advantages ?

OR
Why are Italian bees preferred over other bees for commercial honey production ? What factors
determine the quality of honey ?









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Section B

25. Deepak was asked to prepare two samples of suspension by his teacher. When he went near the
lab shelf he found the following substances.
(i) Fine sand (ii) Common salt (iii) Starch powder
(iv) Alum (v) Egg albumin (vi) Clay
Deepak should select :
(A) (i) and (ii) (B) (i) and (vi)
(C) (ii) and (iii) (D) (iv) and (v)

(i) (ii) (iii)
(iv) (v) (vi)

(A) (i) (ii) (B) (i) (vi)
(C) (ii) (iii) (D) (iv) (v)

26. The following substances are added to water in four separate beakers (as shown in the figure) and
stirred well. A transparent and homogeneous solution is formed in the beaker :

(a) (i) (b) (ii) (c) (iii) (d) (iv)
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(a) (i) (b) (ii) (c) (iii) (d) (iv)

27. Which one of the following will result into the formation of compound of iron and sulphur ?
(A) Mixing of iron filings and sulphur powder at room temperature.
(B) Adding iron filing to molten sulphur
(C) Heating the mixture of iron filing and sulphur powder
(D) Addition of carbon disulphide to a mixture of iron filings and sulphur powder

(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

28. On burning magnesium ribbon a white ash is obtained which when dissolved in water turns a
red litmus solution into blue. What is the name and nature of the white ash ?
(a) Magnesium hydroxide and basic in nature.
(b) Magnesium oxide and acidic in nature.
(c) Magnesium oxide and basic in nature.
(d) Magnesium chloride and acidic in nature.
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(a)
(b)
(c)
(d)

29. Which of the following would you choose to determine the melting point of ice in your
laboratory ?
(a) dry crushed ice (b) ice cubes
(c) ice added to water (d) slab of ice

(a) (b)
(c) (d)

30.
A thermometer has 20 equal divisions between 90
o
C and 100
o
C marks. A student while
determining the boiling point of water finds that the mercury thread becomes stationary at the
19
th
mark above 90
o
C. He should record the boiling point of water as :
(a) 90.19
o
C (b) 99.5
o
C (c) 109
o
C (d) 119
o
C
90C 100C 20
90C 19

(a) 90.19C (b) 99.5C (c) 109C (d) 119C

31. The sequence commonly followed for separating a mixture of sand, common salt and ammonium
chloride is :
(A) use of magnet, dissolving in water, filtration, sublimation
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(B) dissolving in water, filtration, evaporation, sublimation
(C) sublimation, use of magnet, dissolving in water, filtration
(D) sublimation, dissolving in water, filtration, evaporation

(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

32. Rema heated a mixture of iron filings and sulphur in a hard glass test tube for sometime till a
greyish black product was formed. She cooled the test tube and added a few drops of carbon–di–
sulphide and shook the contents well. The observation made by her was —
(a) the solution remain colourless (b) the solution turns blue
(c) the solution turns pale green (d) the solution turns yellow

(a) (b)
(c) (d)

33. In the experimental setup of reaction of zinc with dilute sulphuric acid, the evolution of
hydrogen gas is verified by :
(a) It turns lime water milky.
(b) A glowing splinter gets extinguished.
(c) A glowing splinter burns more brightly.
(d) A glowing splinter burns with a pop sound.
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(a)
(b)
(c)
(d)

34. The following experimental setup indicates :

(A) sedimentation (B) sublimation
(C) distillation (D) crystallization

(A) (B)
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(C) (D)

35. A student was asked to identify the process which occurs when the raisins are soaked in water.
The process involved is :
(a) Osmosis (b) Plasmolysis
(c) Endocytosis (d) Diffusion

(a) (b)
(c) (d)

36. Human cheek cells stained in methylene blue and mounted in glycerine were observed with the
help of a compound microscope. The components of the cell which would be seen are :
(A) Cell wall, cytoplasm, nucleus
(B) Plasma membrane, cytoplasm, nucleus
(C) Plasma membrane, cytoplasm, nucleus, mitochondria
(D) Cell wall, plasma membrane, cytoplasm, nucleus

(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

37. The appearance of blue black colour, on adding Iodine solution to a given sample of solution of
cornflour confirms the presence of :
(a) Agremone oil in cornflour
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(b) Starch in cornflour
(c) Glucose in cornflour
(d) Metanil yellow in the cornflour

(a)
(b)
(c)
(d)

38. When a few drops of HCl are added to test the presence of metanil yellow, the colour
which indicates its presence is :
(a) pink (b) yellow (c) orange (d) red
HCl

(a) (b) (c) (d)

39. While preparing a temporary mount of human cheek cells, the excess glycerine on the slide is :
(a) left as it is.
(b) drained by tilting the slide.
(c) allowed to evaporate.
(d) drained by tilting the slide and then the slide is gently wiped using a filter paper.

(a)
(b)
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(c)
(d)

40. A student observed the empty spaces in slide of sclerenchyma. It shows

(a) Protoplasm is dead at maturity (b) Intercellular spaces
(c) Cytoplasm is thin (d) Lumen in cell


(a) (b)
(c) (d)

41. A student put five raisins each in two beakers A and B. Beaker A contained 10 mL of distilled
water and beaker B has 10 mL of saturated sugar solution. After some time the student would
observe that the raisins in:
(a) beaker A were more swollen than those in beaker B.
(b) beaker B were more swollen than those in beaker A.
(c) both beakers A and B were equally swollen.
(d) beaker A did not swell up at all.
A B 2 A 10 mL B
10 mL
(a) A B
(b) B A
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(c)
(d) A

42. Correct identification of A and B is :

(A) (B)
(a) (A) Sclerenchyma (B) Striped muscle
(b) (A) Voluntary muscle (B) Involuntary muscle
(c) (A) Smooth muscle (B) Striped muscle
(d) (A) Sclerenchyma (B) Smooth muscle
A B

(A) (B)
(a) (A) (B)
(b) (A) (B)
(c) (A) (B)
(d) (A) (B)

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