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2000-CE PHY HONG KONG EXAMINATIONS AUTHORITY : 2 HONG KONG CERTIFICATE OF EDUCATION EXAMINATION 2000 PHYSICS PAPER 2 10.45 am — 11.45 am (1 hour) Subject Code 170 |. Read carefully the instructions on the Answer Sheet and insert the information required (including the Subject Code) in the spaces provided. 2. When told to open this book, check that all the questions are there. Look for the words ‘END OF PAPER’ after the last question. 3. ANSWER ALL QUESTIONS. All the answers should be marked on the ‘Answer Sheet, 4. Note that you may only mark ONE answer to each question, Two or more “answers will score NO MARKS. 5. All questions carry equal marks. No marks will be deducted for wrong, answers Ones mate Hong Kong Examinations Authority ‘Al Rights Reserved 2000 — isla 2000-CE-PHY 2-1 ‘There are 45 questions. The last page of this question paper contains a list of physics formulae which you may find useful. Hnecessary, take g = 10 m 5%. ‘Unless otherwise specified, all the cells are assumed to have negligible internal resistance. 2. Tis said that Galileo Galilei (1564-1642), an Talian scientist, dropped ‘small ion ball and a large cannon ball from the top ofthe Leaning Tower of Pisa, He found that the two balls reached the ground at almost the same time. ‘Which of the following is/are correct deduction(s) from this experiment ? a @ @ 2000-CE-PHY 2-2 ‘The two balls fll with the same acceleration. A body will maintain uniform motion if there is no extemal force acting on it, ‘The gravitational forces acting on the two balls were identical. A (1) only B. G)only C. (I)and@) only D. —_@)and G) only E (1), @and@) 3. Arracing car accelerates from rest to a speed of 100 kam bin 3.2. Find the average acceleration of the car. A 434mst B. 8.68 ms Cc 1563 ms* D. 31.25ms? BE 11250ms* Two cars A and B travel along the same straight road. The velocity-time graphs of the two cars are shown above. Which of the following statements about the motion ofthe two cars at time 7, isare always correct ? (1) The two cars meet each other. @) The two cars are moving with the same speed but in opposite directions. @) Car A is accelerating while B is decelerating. A. (1) only, B. G)only © )and @) only D. —_@)and (3) only EB (),@)and@y ~/$2- 2000-CE-PHY 2-3, -2- 5. _Anastronaut lands on the moon and finds thet his weight is about one-sixth (of that on earth. Which of the following deductions is/are correct ? (1) If he throws an object upwards on the moon, it will reach a higher level than throwing the object with the same speed on earth. 2) If be releases an object on the moon, it will take a shorter time to reach the ground than releasing the object from the same height on arth. @) The maximum weight he can ‘on the moon is greater than on earth, A. only B. — G)only c (1) and (2) only: D. —@)and @) only E (0), @)and@a) 6 Fy |, Fy 10N . ‘Three forces of magnitudes F, , F; and 10'N act on an object as shown above. If the object is in equilibrium, find F, A SON Bo 87N Cc uSN D. 173N EB 200N 12000-CE-PHY 2-4 3 a ‘A block is placed on a rough inclined plane and then projected upwards ‘long the plane. After reaching the highest point, the block slides down along the plane. Which of the following graphs shows the variation of the velocity v ofthe block with time ¢? MA Ay B. 0 a ' D. - )$3- 2000-CE-PHY 2-5 a4 xr