PAPER 1 [40 marks

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Time: One hour

Instruction: Answer all questions. Each question is followed by four choices of answers. Choose the best answer for every question and blacken the corresponding space on the objective answer sheet. 1 The diagram shows a measuring cylinder containing liquid. What is Q? A Carbon dioxide B Nitrogen C Hydrogen D Oxygen 4 A student labels the cross section of the Earth. Which of the labels A, B, C or D is not correct? Atmosphere -""':'~\--~~;l;1!---What is the volume of the liquid? A 25.0 mr C 26.0 mR B 25.5 mz D 26.5 mR 2: The diagram shows two animals of different classes. S B C D Mantle Inner core Outer core

Which of the following pairs of food classes and examples is not correct? Food class Example

~~ What are the similarities between the two

A B
C D

armmals?

A B C D 3

Have scales and cold blooded Have dry scales and furry Lay eggs and cold blooded Have ear pinna and warm blooded

Protein Carbohydrate Roughage Fat

Chick·en meat
Noodles Papaya Potato

6

The diagram shows a relationship between photosynthesis and respiration

Which of the following blood groups is the universal recipient? A Blood group A B Blood group B C Blood group AB D Blood group 0

'7

Which of these organs system?

are in the excretory

il

Which of the following symbols A, B, C or D is an inductor? A

~

.n
A B C D ~ I and II only I and III only II and III only I, II and III 12 Which. of the following activities harm the ecosystem? A Building constructions B Tin mining C Conservation of the forest D Usage of insecticide '13 Intergrated circuits are used in I computers II handphones III calculators A I and II only B I and III only C II and III only D I, II and III 14 The following System. is a list of planets in the Solar will not

The diagram shows a process which occurs in the female reproductive system.

In which of the following parts of the female reproductive system does the process occur? A Vagina COvary II: U~ru'us D Fallopian tube 9 The diagram shows a liquid fertilizer used by a farmer for his crops. After using it his crops become stunted.

Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Neptune, Uranus, Mercury, Saturn, Venus

Pluto,

UQUID FERTILlZEIR
Content;
Calcium chloride Magnesium sulphate

Which of the following is the correct arrangement of planets in order of decreasing distance from the Sun? A Pluto, Uranus, Saturn, Neptune B Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars C Pluto, Neptune, Uranus, Saturn D Mercury, Saturn, Mars, Neptune 15 The following statements refer to benefits of the developments in space technology. • Develop communication between continents • Collect data on weather • Locate natural resources These benefits are obtained through A probes C satellites B rockets D telescopes

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Which element fertilizer? A Nitrogen B Phosphorus

is not found C

in the liquid

n

Sulphur Chlorine is

10 Which of the following energy sources renewable? A Natural gas C Petroleum B Biomass D Coal

16 The diagram shows a plant cell. Which of the structures A, B, C or D maintains the shape of the plant cell?

1$1 The diagram shows a cross section of the human eye.

A

17 Which of the following represents an element?
A

gg

C

cp

B

What is the function of X? A Controls the size of iris B Focuses light rays C Detects light stimulus D Allows light to enter the eye

20 The diagram shows an experiment to study
the conditions in the germination of seeds. 18 The diagram shows fish in jars A, B, C and D. In which jar would the fish live longest?

A _
~~I--

oOil
Tap water Seeds
Q

Moist cotton Water weed Exposed to sunlight

I-'"..:"<="

___ Dry cotton wool Kept in the dark

-Oil Boiled water Seeds

Which test tubes will show the germinatior of seeds after three days? A P and Q only C Q and R only B P and R only D Q and S only 21 The diagram shows a cross section of ( flower.

Water weed

D

Kept in the dark (T-=",;;---l
'If---"~-.......-lr~-M 4O'I:;.....,,~---N

Which of the following parts of the flower produce male and female reproductive cells? Parts of the flower Male reproductive cell A
B K K L M

.2:4 The diagram shows a bench.

Female reproductive cell
L

N
K

C D

Which of the following benches are more stable than the bench shown in the above diagram?

N

I

22 The diagram shows a cross section of the stem of a plant.

II
~I-

.Air space

~

m
The air spaces in the plant enable it A to breathe B to float C to absorb minerals D to transport food 23 Which of the following diagrams A, B, C or D, shows the correct pattern of a magnetic field? A.

.~
"
' ,

.

A B

I and II only I and III only

C
[J

II and III only I, II and III

25 The table shows the populations of organisms in a habitat.
I

Organism S
T U V

Number 1000 5 000 ::2

40D

Which of the following shows the pyramid of numbers for the populations of organisms in the habitat? A C

c
D

26 The diagram shows a classification of matter. Matter
I

2~ The diagram shows a change in size of the pupil.

II

R

Which of the following are examples of P, Q and R? :P A A]:r B Water C Sugar D Tin

Q
Aluminium Iron Copper Petroleum

It

Sulphur Carbon Zinc Zinc

Which of the following actions will cause this change? A Reading a book in a dark room B Entering a dark room from a bright room C Taking off sun glasses in a bright place D Looking at a distant object after looking at a near object

3D The diagram shows the formation of a shadow.

27 Diagrams A, B, C and D show the mass of 20 g of sugar in various shapes. Which shapes of sugar will dissolve fastest? A

t!JJ

C
Light source

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28 The diagram shows an experiment to investigate the reaction between pieces of egg shell and dilute sulphuric acid.
~ieces of egg shell

Which of the following shadows is formed on the screen?

A

Dilute sulphuric acid

II
HI

r

c

til 11

What are the products of the reaction? A Calcium oxide + carbon dioxide B Calcium carbonate + carbon dioxide C Calcium sulphate + carbon dioxide + water D Calcium hydroxide + carbon dioxide + water

31 The diagram show bottles filled with different volumes of water. When bottles A, B, C and D are blown with the same strength, which bottle produces the highest pitch?

A

D

Model of respiratory system
C

Human respiratory system • Lungs • Diaphragm • Thoracic cavity • Thoracic cavity • Rib cage • Diaphragm

I • Rubber sheet
• Balloon • Bell jar

D

I • Balloon
• Air space inside belljar • Rubber sheet

I

32 The picture shows samples of food.

34 A student pulls his luggage through a distance of 2.0 m with a force of 40 N.

Which group of food samples contains a high content of protein? A Tomato, carrot, milk B Meat, fish, egg C Rice, banana, carrot D Cabbage, egg, tomato 33 A group of students built a model of the human respiratory system to investigate the mechanism of breathing in and breathing out. Model of respiratory system Human respiratory system

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What is the work done by the student? A 20 J C 42 J B 38 J D 00 F 35 The diagram shows an experiment to investigate transfer of heat using three conductors. Each rod is heated until the thumb tack drops. The time taken for the thumb tack to drop is recorded.

Which of the following pairs is correct? Model of respiratory system A
,
, I

e
I

Arrangement Copper rod

of apparatus

Time taken

~~~====~15~cm~======~~ "ii!' 15ern
Iron rod
lS'CIUe

60 seconds

Human respiratory system • Lungs • Diaphragm • Thoracic cavity • Diaphragm • Thoracic cavity • Lungs

• BaIlon • Rubber sheet • Bell jar • Rubber sheet • Air space inside bell jar • Balloon

120 second

B

90 seconds

Which of the following shows the correct heat conduction properties of the materials in the experiment? Bad A
B

Magnetic objects Iron nail Glass rod Copper screw Plastic spoon

Non magnetic objects Nickel coin

Good

Very good

C

n

Glass rod Iron rod Copper rod Glass rod

Iron rod Copper rod Copper rod Glass rod Glass rod Iron rod Copper rod Iron rod

I Magnetic

objects

N on magnetic objects Nickel coin Plastic spoon Glass rod N on magnetic objects Glass rod Plastic spoon Copper screw Non magnetic objects Copper screw Plastic spoon Iron nail
,

36 The diagram shows an electric circuit.

Iron nail Copper screw

Magnetic objects Iron nail Nickel Gain When the switch is on, what will happen to bulbs MI, M2 and M3? MI rvn Mg, A B C D Lights up Lights up Does not light up Does not light up Does not light up Lights up Does not light up Light up Lights up

I

D

Magnetic objects Glass rod Nickel coin

Does nat
light up Light up Does not light up

38 Which fuse in the circuits A, B, C or 0, does not melt when the switch is on? A ~-_.240V-· --~---...,
Fuse' ' "lOA,
i'l,

37 A group of students carried out an experiment to classify objects as magnetic or non magnetic.

l

.,.__ I
Copper screw

Iron nail

~ ·':bLd'~~

,c:b,

Nickel coin

.
B
Fuse SA

"

I

~I 2.5kW II Air conditioner

Which of the following is correct?

I

1.0kW J Electric iron

14

-240V-'
ll'use 5,&

--~"""iI(
Fuse
lOA

. 240 V~~

~-""""'iIl
I

~~

39 The diagram shows organisms in a forest habitat.

Which of the following food webs is found in the habitat? A ~ Plant . --~ Plant Magpie Grasshopper Grasshopper ---Magpie ----Eagle Rabbit ------.. ------.. Eagle Snake

'Snue

B

»:

---Rabbit

~--------------

C

Plant ---

Grasshopper ---Rabbit

Magpie.
D

1

~ s Eagle
Mafie ~

- Snake

Plant ~Rabbit

Grasshopper

,-----+,. Eagle

..Snake

40 The diagram shows a lever system. The distance between each of the points on the lever is the same. At which point A, B, C or D should the fulcrum be, so that the lever is balance? B

c

D

l
3kg

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