Test Question Paper – Science (X) Total Marks: 30 Duration: 90 minutes

Section A – Physics (Electricity) Q.1 (i) (ii) (iii) (iv) Attempt any 10 out of the following: (Each carries 1 mark) The SI unit of Current is ______________ Draw the symbol of wires crossing without joint. 1 volt = 1joule / _____________ According to ohm’s law if three resistances R1, R2 & R3 are in parallel, then the combined resistance is given by (choose correct option) a. R = R1 + R2 + R3 b. R = 1/R1 + 1/R2 +1/R3 c. 1/R = 1/R1 + 1/R2 + 1/R3 d. 1/R = 1/(R1 + R2 + R3) The unit of measurement of Resistance is __________. Choose the correct formula out of the following: a. R = p (l/A) b. R = p (A/l) c. R = (Axl)/p d. None of above If a current of 1A passes through a resistance of 1ohm in 1sec, the heat produced will be equal to: a. 100 Joules b. 10 Joules c. 1 Joule d. 0.1 Joule 1 KWh (Kilowatt hour) is equivalent to: a. 3.6 Joules b. 36 Joules c. 3600 Joules d. 3600000 Joules In an electric circuit the direction of the flow of current is _____________ to the direction of flow of electrons. A voltmeter is always connected in _______________ whereas an ammeter is connected in _______________. Choose correct option: a. Parallel, Series b. Parallel, Parallel c. Series, Series d. Series, Parallel Draw a diagram of a circuit which consists of a Battery, a Rehostat and a Switch (closed), all connected in series. Please indicate the direction of flow of current. The unit of measure of power is Watt (W). Write the formula of Power in terms of Voltage (V), Current (I) & Time (t) If the energy consumed by an Air Conditioner is 3Kw per hour, and the price of 1KWh is Rs. 4, how much will it cost to run the AC for 10 hours? a. Rs. 40 b. Rs. 120 c. Rs. 30 d. Rs. 10 What do you mean by a Potential Difference of 1Volt between two points: a. Amount of work done to move a charge of 1Coulomb from one point to another. b. Amount of charge moved between two points. c. Both of above d. None of above The unit of measurement of this is ohm-meter ( ). It is called ______________ and its symbol is _____________

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(viii) (ix) (x)

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Attempt any 1 (carries 2 marks). Explain how the resistance of a wire varies with its area of cross-section. OR Give two examples of practical applications of Heating Effect of Electric Current. OR Three conductors made of Copper, Aluminium & Tungsten of length 1m each and Area of cross-section .00000001 sqm each are connected in series and then in parallel. The Resistance of each conductor is measured. If the resistivity of Tungsten is less than Aluminium and that of copper is greater than both, write in ascending order the resistance of the conductors of Aluminium, Tungsten & Copper.


An electric heater’s filament has a length of 100cm, area of cross-section of 0.1 mm and resistivity of .000000052 ohm-meters. Calculate the heat produced if a current of 1 Ampere is passed through it for 10 seconds.

Balance the equations and mention state symbols of reactants and products. . Identify the type of chemical reaction from the following equation Potassium Bromide + Barium Iodide  Potassium Iodide + Barium Bromide (xii) Complete the following chemical equation Na______ + HCl  Na______ + H2______ (xiii) (xiv) (xv) Q5.6 (b) Reduction Attempt any 1 (carries 3 marks) Explain the terms Corrosion & Rancidity? How can we prevent Corrosion? What steps we can take to prevent Rancidity? OR What do you mean by precipitation reaction? Give two examples of precipitation reactions. OR Explain the following in terms of gain or loss of oxygen with one example each. d. b. OR What is the difference between displacement and double displacement reactions? Write 1 equation for each. Attempt any 10 out of the following: (Each carries 1 mark) Write balanced chemical equations for following reactions: (i) (ii) (iii) (iv) (v) (vi) (vii) (viii) (ix) (x) Zinc + Sulphuric Acid  Zinc sulphate + Hydrogen Quick lime + Water  Slaked lime Slaked Lime + Carbon dioxide  Calcium Carbonate + Water Methane + Oxygen  Carbon dioxide + Moisture Ferrous Sulphate on heating decomposes to produce Ferric Oxide. The formula of X is ______________ Attempt any 1 (carries 2 marks) Why is respiration considered an exothermic reaction? Write the reaction and explain. The reactions in which heat is absorbed are known as ___________thermic reactions. c. Sulphur dioxide and Sulphur trioxide. Pb(II) reacts with Copper Chloride to produce ________________ and displace Copper. Copper Oxide is reduced to Copper on heating when it reacts with Hydrogen.(3 Marks) Section B – Chemistry (Chemical Reactions & Equations) Q4. What happens when dilute hydrochloric acid is added to iron fillings? Choose correct option: a. The chemical equations are necessary to be balanced in order to satisfy the law of _________________ A solution of substance X is used for white washing. Silver Chloride decomposes in presence of sunlight to produce silver and chlorine. (xi) Hydrogen gas and Iron Chloride are produced No reaction takes place Iron salt and water are produced Chlorine gas and Iron Hydroxide are produced. Sodium Sulphate and Barium Chloride solutions on mixing undergo a double displacement reaction. (a) Oxidation Q.

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