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Name : ………………………………...

………………… SULIT

Class : ………..

SMK (P) METHODIST, PULAU PINANG PEPERIKSAAN PERTENGAHAN TAHUN 2011
SCIENCE FORM 2 PAPER 1 1 HOUR [60 marks]

DO NOT OPEN THE QUESTION PAPER UNTIL YOU ARE TOLD TO DO SO 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 This question paper consists of 40 questions. Answer all questions. Answer each question by blackening the correct space on the answer sheet.

Each question is followed by four alternative answers A, B, C and D. Blacken only one space for each question.
If you wish to change your answer, erase the blackened mark that you have made. Then blacken the space for the new answer. The diagrams in the questions provided are not drawn to scale unless stated. You may use a non-programmable scientific calculator.

Prepared by : Ms. Tan Phei Ling Checked by: Pn. Eliza Approved by: Cik Tan Suan See

Kertas soalan ini mengandungi 11 halaman bercetak. Objective questions Choose the best answer. 1 A student wants to find the volume of a stone. He puts the stone into a measuring cylinder filled with water. Based on Diagram 1, what is the volume of the stone?

A 17cm³ B 20 cm³

C 46 cm³ D 63 cm³

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Diagram 2 shows the organisation of cells in the human body.

Which of the following is an example of P? A Platelet B Ossicles 3 C Stomach D Optic nerve

Which of the following is not a part of the human respiratory system? A Nasal cavity C Ribs

B. fuel and oxygen C Oxygen. Q and R represent? Diagram 3 A Light.4 B Intercostal muscles D Heart Which of the following activity A. What do P. carbon and fuel . C or D. shows that air has mass? A C B D 5 Which of the following is a natural resource on Earth? A Sun B Soil C Wind D Rain 6 Which of the following methods can be used to separate a mixture of iron filings and sulphur powder? A Filtration B Distillation C Electrolysis D Magnetic attraction 7 Diagram 3 shows the conditions needed for combustion.

Diagram 4 Which of the following could be medium P and Q? . oxygen and heat 8 D Carbon dioxide.B Fuel. heat and coal The information above shows examples of renewable sources of energy.9 g/cm3. What is the name of this type of energy source? A Petroleum B Geothermal 9 C Coal D Biomass Which part of the plant shows positive hydrotropism? A Root B Leaf C Stem D Shoot 10 The density of iron is 7. What is the mass of 20cm3 of iron? A 99 g B 158 g C 170 g D 198g 11 Diagram 4 shows a ray of light travelling from medium P to medium Q.

Diagra m5 Which of the labelled parts P. D. Fingertips Cheek Back of the hand Elbow 15 Diagram 6 shows two different animals. D. Diagram 6 What is the similarity between the two animals? A Furry B Lay eggs C Have scales D Warm blooded . B. C. 14 Which of these areas of the skin has the most number of receptors? A. B. C. R and S produces impulses to be sent to the brain? AP BQ CR DS 13 Too much A. sugar water salt vitamin C can lead to high blood pressure.12 Diagram 5 shows the structure of the human ear. Q.

16 Diagram 7 shows a food web. shows nastic movement in response to touch. B. D. C. Mimosa pudica Rafflesia Hydrilla Hibiscus 18 Which of the following shows the reflection of light? . Diagram 7 Which organism has the biggest population? A Organism P B Organism R C Organism Q D Organism S 17 A.

Diagram 9 The type of tropism shown by the plant is A Phototropism . C Thigmotropism B Hydrotropism D Nastic movement 21 Where does the reabsorption of water take place when food passes through the alimentary canal? A Mouth C Small intestine B Stomach D Large intestine 22 The information shows a list of animals which have common characteristics.19 Diagram 8 shows the limitation of sight Diagram 8 This limitation of sight is called A blind spot B optical illusion C stereoscopic vision D monocular vision 20 Diagram 9 shows a type of response in plant. • • • Snake Bird Whale What are the common characteristics? A Lays eggs B Cold-blooded C Have backbones D External fertilisation .

D. C. B. C.23 Which of the following are present in faeces? I. Grass in vegetable garden are weeded from time to time to reduce the problem of: A. D. Parasitism B. Diagram 10 What is their diet lacking of? A Fat B Iron C Iodine D Protein . Bacteria A. II and III I and II only II and III only I only 24 A. 25 Vitamins Minerals Fibre Fats helps to prevent constipation. I. Mucus III. Mutualism C. Undigested food II. B. Commensalism D. Competition 26 Diagram 10 shows two boys suffering from a disease due to lack of a certain nutrient.

27 The following information shows the characteristics of a plant. Eagle III. Which plants have these characteristics? A Banana B Papaya 28 Diagram 11 shows a food chain. Diagram 11 C Coconut D Balsam Which organism can represent Z? I. Bacteria A I and II B II and III C III and IV D I and IV . Parallel veined leaves. • • • Soft stem. Fibrous root system. Rat II. Fungi IV.

B. deforestation A. D. D. B. Which of these is a warm-blooded vertebrate? A. I. C. II and III I and II only II and III only I only .Questions 29 and 30 are based on Diagram 12. C. D. Animal R and S Animal S and T Animal T and U Animal U and R Diagram 12 30. D. B. We can help to maintain biodiversity by I. What do an eagle and a rat have in common? A. C. Animals With scales Without scales With moist scales (Animal R) With dry scales (Animal S) With fur (Animal T) Without fur (Animal U) 29. Penguin Monitor lizard Shark Tree frog 33. Both have fur Both are without backbones Both reproduce by laying eggs Both breathe with lungs 32. setting up animal sanctuaries III. Salamander Crocodile Salmon Beaver 31. B. B. C. C. D. Which of these animals may be grouped as animal U? A. Which animals have no scales. maintaining forest reserves II. A.

The study of relationship between living things and their environment. A predator A. Tropical rain forests are found in the tropics. B. The variety of different species in an ecosystem. A ________________ is made up of many different populations living together in the same area. C. C. habitat species community ecosystem 35. makes it own food obtains food from a living host feeds on dead living things kills and eats other organisms . C. D. D. C. 36. A. B. Tropical rain forests have year-round warm temperatures. B. The environment that is made up lots of different ecosystem. The floors of the rain forest are bright and cover by herbs. What is ecology? A. Diagram 13 Which of the following statement about the tropical rain forest ecosystem is incorrect? A. 37. B. The whole populations in an ecosystem. Tropical rain forests contain the greatest diversity of living organisms. D. D. strong sunlight and abundant rainfall.34. close to the equator.

C. D. Which of the following words best describes the relationship between the remora and shark? A. B. C. B. D. A rabbit can be classified as a A. producers decomposers consumers competitors 39. Producer Decomposer Primary consumer Tertiary consumer .38. B. Competition Commensalisms Mutualism Parasitism 40. D. Organisms that recycle minerals back into the ecosystem are A. C.

Hand in your entire answer sheet at the end of the examination. Tan Phei Ling Checked by: Pn.. 5.. 4. This question paper consists of two sections: Section A and Section B. Eliza Approved by: Pn. PULAU PINANG PEPERIKSAAN PERTENGAHAN TAHUN 2011 SCIENCE FORM 2 PAPER 2 1 HOUR 30 MINUTES [60 marks] DO NOT OPEN THE QUESTION PAPER UNTIL YOU ARE TOLD TO DO SO 1.. For examiner’s use only Question 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 TOTAL Prepared by : Ms. 2. Write your answers in the spaces provided in the question paper.Name : ……………………………….………………… SULIT Class : ………. SMK (P) METHODIST. Total Marks 6 7 6 6 8 7 8 12 60 Marks Obtained . Tan Kim Chen Kertas soalan ini mengandungi 12 halaman bercetak. The diagrams in the questions provided are not drawn to scale unless stated The time suggested to complete Section A is 60 minutes and Section B is 30 minutes. 3.

_____________________________________ [1 mark] (c) What are the two factors that influence the sensitivity of the skin? [i] __________________________________ [ii] __________________________________ [2 marks] 2. The time suggested to answer this section is 60 minutes. R and S using the following words Pressure receptors Touch receptor Pain receptors [3 marks] (b) State one function of the skin. DIAGRAM 1 (a) On Diagram 1. label the structures P.Section A [40 marks] Answer all questions. 1. Diagram 1 shows the structures of the human skin. Diagram 2 shows a human digestive system. .

[1 mark] . T. S. U and V. P: _____________________________________________ Q: _____________________________________________ R: _____________________________________________ S: _____________________________________________ T: _____________________________________________ U: _____________________________________________ V: _____________________________________________ [2 marks] (b) What is produced by part V? _____________________________________________ (c) Which part does digestion ends? _____________________________________________ [1 mark] (d) State the function of parts labelled R: _____________________________________________ S: _____________________________________________ U: _____________________________________________ [3 marks] 3. Q.DIAGRAM 2 (a) Name two of the parts labelled P. R.

. (a) Which group of individuals need the most energy? ___________________________________ [1 mark] (b) Why does the child require a lot of energy for daily activities? ___________________________________ [1 mark] (c ) List 4 factors that influence a person’s need for energy. ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ [4 marks] 4.Study the given chart above and answer the question about the daily energy requirement for different individuals.

(i) E: ___________________________________________________ (ii) F: ___________________________________________________ (iii) G: ___________________________________________________ (iv) H: __________________________________________________ (v) I: ___________________________________________________ (5 marks) (b) Why are we advised not to take too many food labelled as J? ___________________________________________________________ (1 mark) 5. Figure 4 shows the classification of plants. (i) (ii) (iii) (iv) (v) L: ______________________________________ M: ______________________________________ O: ______________________________________ N: ______________________________________ P: ______________________________________ marks) (5 . DIAGRAM 4 (a) Complete Diagram 4 by identifying the parts labelled as.DIAGRAM 3 (a) Diagram 3 shows a food pyramid. Give two food examples for each of the following.

DIAGRAM 5 (a) What is the habitat for (i) (ii) (iii) Fish : __________________________________________ Amphibians : ____________________________________ Reptiles: _______________________________________ (2 marks) (b) State three common characteristics of Q. __________________________________________________ (1 mark) 6. (i) (ii) N: ______________________________________ P: ______________________________________ (2 marks) (c) State one characteristic of non flowering plants. (i) ______________________________________________________ (ii) ______________________________________________________ (iii) ______________________________________________________ (3 marks) (c) Name two non-living component in ecosystem. state one example for each of the following.(b) Based on your answer in (a). Diagram 5 shows the characteristics between amphibians. (i) __________________________________________ (ii) __________________________________________ (2 marks) . fish and reptiles.

P. The time suggested to answer this section is 30 minutes. State a characteristic for each of the following substances. S and T in Diagram 6 into two groups based on common characteristic. R. R. Diagram 6 shows several substances. P. .Section B [20 marks] Answer all questions. Q. Q. P: ________________________________________________________________ Q: ________________________________________________________________ S: ________________________________________________________________ T: ________________________________________________________________ (4 marks) (b) Classify the substances. S and T. Sulphur P Mercury Q Soil R Gold S Petroleum T Look at the substances in Diagram 6 and answer the following questions. 7.

S and T Characteristi c Substance (4 marks) 8. Q. Diagram 7 shows the set-up of the apparatus used. An experiment was performed to show the transfer of heat in different substances.Substance P. Table 1 shows the result of the experiment. R. DIAGRAM 7 TABLE 1 .

such as a frying pan? ___________________________________________________________________________ . ________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________ (1 mark) What conclusion can you draw from the experiment? _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ (1 mark) (i) Which of the materials is most suitable for making cooking utensils.State a hypothesis for the experiment. arrange the rod in the order of decreasing heat conductivity. _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ (1 mark) What are the variables in the experiment? Manipulated variable: ______________________________________________________________________ Responding variable: _______________________________________________________________________ Constant variable: _______________________________________________________________________ (3 marks) (i) Why do the thumbtacks fall off after some time? ________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________ (1 mark) (ii) How is hear from the hot water transferred to the thumbtacks? _______________________________________________________________________ (1 mark) (iii) Based on the result given in Table 1. (iv) (1 mark) (v) Give a reason for the arrangement given in (c)(iii).

___________________________________________________________________________ (1 mark) ---END OF QUESTION PAPER--- .(1 mark) (ii) Explain you answer in (e)(i) ___________________________________________________________________________ (1 mark) Name one other application of the material you have chosen in (e) (i).