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SA-II Science Sample Paper

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Term - II (2011-12)
TIME: 3 Hrs MM:90

S. No. 1.

Form of Questions Matter •. Its Nature and Behaviou r a) Ch.3, Atoms and Molecules b) Ch.4, Structure of Atom








17 (15+2)

1(3) 2(6)



5(11) 2(6) 11(20) 2(5) 8(11) 4(13) 6(12)




Organisation in the Living World a) Ch.7, Diversity in living Organisms b) Ch.13, How Do We Fall III

25 (19+6) 1(1) 1(2) 1(2) 1(2) 1(2)

2(6) 1(3) 1(3) 2(6) 1(3)


36 (26+10)

1(5) 1(5)



Motion, Force & Work a) Ch.10, Gravitation (Floatation) b) Ch.11, Work and Energy c) Ch.12, Sound






Our Environment a) Ch.14, Natural Resources TOTAL

12 (12+0) 1(1) 90 (72+18) 3(3)




4(12) 42(90)



12(36) 5(25) 18(18)

You are to select one most appropriate response out ofthe four provided to you. Questions 8 to 9 in section A are three marks questions.II (2011-2012) TIME . Questions 4 to 7 in section A are two marks questions.INSTRUCTIONS i) ii) iii) The question paper comprises of two sections. Each question is a one mark question. These are to be answered in about 30 words each. MM:90 iv) v) vi) vii) viii) Ix) 2 .:. Questions 20 to 24 in section A are five marks questions These are to be answered in about 70 words each Questions 25 to 42 in section B are multiple choice questions based on practical skills. internal choice has been provided in a/l the five questions of five marks category Only one option in such questions is to be attempted All questions of section A and all questions of section B are to be attempted separately Questions 1 to 3 in section A are one mark questions. However. A and B. Hrs 3 GENERAL . These are to be answered in about 50 words each. Youare to attempt both the sections All questions are compulsory There is no overall choice. These are to be answered in one word or in one sentence.Sample Question Paper SCIENCE (THEORY) Class-IX Term .

3 Composition of the nuclei of two atomic speciesAand B are given below: A Protons Neutrons (i) (ii) (iii) 6 6 B 6 7. 3 3 . List any two basis of five kingdom classification proposed by Robert Wh ittaksr. How is it determined? Calculate the formula unit mass of a compound. State three features of nuclear model of an atom put forward by Rutherford. If the mass of one cubic metre of water is 1000 kg find the density of gold in SI units. 2 HIV-AIDS Pneumonia 6. 2 How is work defined in Science? When do we say that one joule work has been done by a force on an object? 2 Write the meaning offormula unit mass. plants and animals. 2. 5. (Given. (a) (c) Cholera Malaria (b) (d) 3.3. S=32 u: 0=16 u) 3 List three conclusions drawn by Rutherford from his a . 10. Gram seeds are soaked in water and upon becoming tender. they split into two equal halves. Relative density of gold is 19. atomic mass of Na=23 u. State the name of these two halves. State the law of conservation of mass. What is the charge on the atoms A and B? State the relationship between the two species. Mention in brief the basis of classification between: (a) (b) bactaria and fungi.SECTION -A 1. 1 What is meant by the term biosphere? List two similarities and two differences between the structures/features of amoeba and euglena. 2 State in tabular form the method of transmission of each of the following diseases. 8 State the mass numbers of Aand B. 3 11. State the difference between density and relative density. Na2S203. 9. 4. 8.particle scattering experiment.

(g=1 Oms? 3 Disting. State the law of constant proportion and explain itwith the help of an example of a familiar compound. (b) negative work? Justify your answer. two forces act on it. 18. Derive it SI unit. 5 OR Distinguish (a) (c) between gymnosperms and angiosperms (b) (d) in respect of the following characters: Reproductive Phloem Organs Nature of Seeds Xylem 4 .uish between positive work and negative work. 022 x 1023 per mole). Define power. When you lift an object up. 3 What is soil? State its main constituents. 5 OR Define following terms: (a) One mole of a species (b) Gram atomic mass Calculate the number of molecules of sulphur (S8) present in 512 g of solid sulphur. atomic mass of S=32 u. A boy of mass 40 kg is standing on loose sand. to the 3 There are lots of advertisements through signboards and mass media about the childhood immunisation under the Public Health Programme. He looks at the one marked "Salamander" and calls it a "Lizard".12. List in tabular form any three disti ngui shing features between the animal sbelonging ave group and mammalia group. Howwill you explain to him that Salamanders and Lizards belong to two different classes? List four distinguishing features and also give one example each of the other members of the above two classes. Name the type of waves responsible for the vibrations of our eardrum. Identify these forces. List three infectious diseases against which children are immunised in our country. Avogadro number (No)=6. List any two practices that are followed for preventing 3 19. 3 State the meaning of 1 pascal. 3 14. State in brief two harmful effects on the life form that are found in water bodies having wonderful balance between various organisms surviving in them since long. Li st six postulates of Dalton's atomic theory. State in brief the principle behind immunisation. Which one of the two does: (a) positive work. 20. If the area of his feet is 0. 13. 15. 21. 3 List two human activities responsible for the pollution of water bodies. Given. 17. 16. A person enters a museum and observe the animal specimens. An electric bulb is rated 10 W What does it mean? What is the energy consumed in joules if it is used for 5 minutes? 3 State in brief how sound is produced and how it is transmitted through a medium and received by our ears.04m2 calculate the pressure exerted by the boy on the sand. or reducing the soil erosion.

Derive an expression for the kinetic energy of an object of mass 'm' moving horizontally with a uniform velocity 'v'.. units: (a) Wavelength (b) Frequency (c) Amplitude Derive a relationship to show how the wavelength to its speed. Define the following terms and state their S. Calculate the 5 Define kinetic energy. Ovules potential energy of an Define potential energy.(e) 22.25 kg is moving horizontally kinetic energy possessed by the ball. OR With the help of a simple diagram determined by a SONAR. Mention in brief the essential function performed by each at the place they are found. OR with a uniform velocity of25 rns'". describe and frequency of a sound wave are related in brief how depth of seabed at a place is A SONAR device on a submarine sends out a signal and receives its echoe 3s later. If the speed of sound waves in sea water is 1530 rns' find the depth of the seabed below the submarine. 5 OR State two forms in which the elemental oxygen is found in the earth's atmosphere.I. What are the biogeochemical cycles? Which gas makes up 78% of our atmosphere and is also a part of many molecules essential to life? Draw a flowchart to illustrate the cycle of this gas in nature. Derive an expression for the gravitational object of mass 'rn' at a height 'h' above the earth's surface. 24. A ball of mass 0. Calculate the energy possessed by an object of mass 50 kg when it is at rest at a height of 10m above the earth's surface. (Given g = 10 rns+) 23. What are CFCs and why are these considered harmful for the life on the earth? 5 .

" for the experiment "To verify the law of The spring balance should be held vertical while in use.SECTION . Dipped iron nails in copper sulphate solution. land II III and IV d.C and D performed the following reactions. c.B. A student noted down the following precautions conservation of mass in a chemical reaction. II and III IVandV iii. ii.6. 2. Added barium chloride (aq) to sodium sulphate (aq) The student who is likely to get best results is (a) (c) 27. Mixing of two solutions be done quickly. The precautions a. (A) (8) (C) (D) Added calcium oxide to water. For the verification of the law of conservation of mass in a chemical reaction four students A. In Agaricus.B 25. The reading of the balance should be noted only when its pointer comes to rest. which need modifications are b. the umbrella shaped above ground part that we observe is (a) Button Stage (b) Fruiting Body 6 . Chemical reaction should be exothermic. v. iv. Before making use of the spring balance it must be ensured that its pointer is at zero mark. A C (b) (d) B o Which one of the following is the correct statement with reference to cockroach? (a) (b) (c) (d) Exoskeleton Exoskeleton Endoskeleton Endoskeleton is soft is chitinous is soft is chitinous 28. Heated ferrous sulphate crystals in a test tube.

adult 33. fibrous root and parallel venation. A student observes a plant body in form of undivided thalus or filamentous structure. larva.chis made up of an alloy of density 8000 kgm-3.) 34. pupa. This plant must be (a) (c) Agaricus Pinus (b) (d) Fern Spirogyra 32. 31.0 gwt (d. Range (0-1000) gwt. larva.0 gwt Least Count 2. pupa. which one would you select to determine the weight of the given sphere most accurately? (a) (b) (c) Range (0-100) gwt.5 gwt Least Count 2. egg. egg. pupa. adult larva. stem and leaves. Range (0-250) gwt. 8. Four students A.(c) Gills (d) Mycelium 29. A student noted the following observations: (i) Weight of stone in air = 274 gwt 7 . tap root and reticulate venation. The sequence of developmental stages during the life cylce of a mosquits may be represented as:(a) (b) (c) (d) egg. If in your school laboratory spring balances offollowing specifications are available.5 gwt Least Count 5. tap root and parallel venation. Range (0-500) gwt. The forelimbs of birds are modified as (a) (c) Legs Wings (b) (d) Scales Clawed Toes 30. not differentiated into roots. adult egg. Least Count 1. pupa. You are given a sphere of radius 2 cm whi. adult larva. C and 0 observed roots and leaves of gram and reported as under:(a) (b) (c) (d) fibrous root and reticulate venation.

Malaria d. Pneumonia Transmitted through Contaminated water Sexual contact Vector/Anopheles female mosquito Air 4x'h 6. Cotyledons 3. 8. The life-supporting zone of the earth where the atmosphere. Amoeba Move with the help of preudopodia Chloroplast absent No photoreceptor (or any other) Euglena Flagellar movement Chloroplast present photoreceptor present (any two) 5. Density of a substance is mass of a unit volume while relative density of a substance is the ratio of its density to that of water. have contractile vacuole. Mass can neither be created nor destroyed in a chemical reaction 2. Formula unit mass of Na2S203 . 4. Disease a. Cholera b. heterotrophic nutrition (any two) 'h. '.::: 2 'Na' + 2 'S' + 3 '0' 2 x 23 + 2 x 32 + 3 x 16 158 g . 1 joule is the amount of work done on an object when a force of 1 newton displaces it by 1 metre along the line of action of the force. the hydrosphere and the lithosphere interact and make life possible. Similarities: Both unicellular. HIV-AIDS c. It is equal to the magnitude of the force multiplied by the distance moved in the direction of the force. Formula unit mass: It is the sum of the atomic masses of all atoms in a formula unit of a compound. Density of gold.MARKING SCHEME Question Answer Hints I Value Points Marks 1.::: 19.3 x 103 kg rn? 7.h Differences. eukaryotic.

it responds against it and then remembers it specifically. Principle: When the immune system sees an infections microbe. 3x% Children are immunised agsinst the following infectious diseases: Tetanus.9. the immune system responds with even greater vigour and removes the infection more quickly than the first time around. (b) Mode of nutrition I Produce own food I autotrophic and do not produce own food I Heterotrophic 12. Measles.. Whooping Cough. The size of the nucleus is very small as compared to the size of the atom. Nearly all the mass of an atom resides in the nucleus. Cell structure. All the positive charge and mass of the atom is concentrated in a very small volume with in the atom 3x % Three features of the nuclear model of an atom (i) (ii) (iii) 10. Three Conclusions: (i) (ii) (iii) Most of the space inside atom is empty.(i) There is a positively charged centre in an atom called the nucleus.. Polio or any other appropriate name (Any three) 3 x % 14. So the next time that particular microbe (or its close relative) enter the body. 3x % 11. Aves Body covered with feathers and seales Forelimbs modified into wings Mammary glands absent Bones hollow No teeth in beaks Mammalia Feathers and scales are absent Wings are absent (Bats are exception) Mammary glands present Bones are not hollow Teeth present injaws 13. Positive charge of the atom occupies very little space.04 m2 2 . Mass number of A= 6+6=12 Mass number of B = 6+8=14 (ii) (iii) Net chargeon both is zero A and B are isotopes of an element. Diphtheria. (ii) Mode and Source of nutrition (iii) Body structure (Any two) (a) Prokaryotic and eukaryotic I Nature of celli Absence or presence of membrane bound organelles including nucleus. 1 pascal: It is the pressure exerted by a force of 1 newton on a surface of area IN 1m2or 1Pa =1111' Thrust = m x g= 40 kg x 10 rns? = 400 N Area = 0. The electrons revolve around the nucleus in well defined orbits .

Sewage water may promote growth of some life forms in water bodies and deplete oxygen content and other nutrients which affects aquatic lite. If power of an electric bul b is 10 W it consumes Energy consumed by thebu Ib in 5 mi nutes = 10 W x 300 s = 30000 joules 17. Work done by a force is said to be positive when the displacement in the object is in the direction of appl ied force whereas it is negative when the displacement is in the direction opposite to the applied force. Human activities responsible for pollution of water bodies: Use of fertilisers Dumping Releasing (Any two) and pesticides in farms.1 . Power = work I time = 1 joule /1 second =1 watt or 1W 10 joules of energy per second.Pressure = Thrust/Area = 10000 0. for the vibrations of eardrum . Two forces: (i) Weight of the body acting downwards (ii) Force applied on the body acting upwards (a) Positive work is done by the applied force (b) Negative work is done by the force of gravity (weight) 16. • Aquatic organisms are used to a certain range of temperature and a sudden change in temperature is dangerous as it affect thei r breeding. Power: It is the rate of doing work (or the rate of transfer of energy). sewage and waste from factories hot water by specific industries '12. using water for cooling operations. These particles do not travel all the way from the vibrating object to the ear but they displace the adjacent particles by exerting force on them and after displacing the adjacent particles come back to their original positions. 'h Harmful effects on the life form: Poisonous substances may lead to death of micro-organi sms which clean water.Longitudinal waves 4x'h • Type of waves responsible 18. (Any two) 3 1. ing/rubbing/blowing/shaking different objects/ • • When an object vibrates it sets the particle of the medium around it vi brating.04 m2 Nm-2 or 10000 Pa = 400N 15. This process continues in the medium till the sound reaches our eardrum. • Sound is produced by plucking/scratch vibrating vocal cords. to water bodies.

(ii) Atoms are indivisible particles which cannot be created or destroyed in a chemical reaction. Thus if we decompose 9 g of water we will always obtain 1g of hydrogen and 8 g of oxygen. of Samoles =2 x No = 2 x 6. Law of constant proportion: "In a chemical substance the elements are always present in definite proportion by mass".. (v) Atoms combine in the ratio of small whole numbers to form compounds. Molar mass of Sa = 8 xAtomic mass of sulphur = 8 x 32u =256 g/mole Number of moles of S8molecules = = 2 moles Mass of Sulphur Molar mass of Sulphur 512g 256glmole No. whatever the source of water. (vi) The relative number and kinds of atoms are constant in a given compound. (iv) Atoms of different elements have different masses/properties.~ 20. In water.022 x1 023 particles (atoms. molecu les or ions) of a species is called one mole of the species.2044 x 1024 moles 4 . (b) Gram atomic mass: The relative atomic mass of an element expressed in grams is called its gram atomic mass. Soil: It is the fertile surface layer of the earth which is capable of supporting plant growth . Postulates of Dalton's atomic theory (i) Matter is made of very tiny particles called atoms. Terracing on the slopping field (To retard the speed of flowing water) • Aforestation to maintain biodiversity (which prevent soil erosion indirectly) (Any two) ~.022 x 1023 = 1. the ratio of the mass of hydrogen to the mass of oxygen is always 1:8. (iii)Atoms of an element are identical in mass and chemical properties. Main constituents of soil: Small particles of rock (of different sizes) Humus • Various forms of microscopic life (Any two) soil erosion: Methods of preventing/reducing Vegetative cover on the ground by planting trees and sowing grasses (To reduce the wind-speed).19. 6x~ OR (a) One mole of a species: A group of 6.

Consider a body of mass 'm' which is initially at rest and a force 'F' acts on it which displaces it through a distance '5' with a uniform acceleration 'a'. Toads (Anyone) Snakes.21. :.Amphibia Live both on land and water Respire through gills/lungs/moist skin Lay eggs in water Have moist skin Three chambered heart Lizard Class . Gravitational potential energy force x displacement = Here Kinetic energy mgxh kg. Turtle.125 OR J Kinetic energy: It is the energy possessed by a body by virtue of its motion.25 = 25 ms' ='h mv' = Yo x 0. Potential energy: It is the energy present in a body by virtue of its position or configuration. mg. is required and the work done by this force in raising the body is stored in the body as gravitational potential energy. If the final velocity of the body is 'v'. (Crocodiles have 4 heart chambers) (Any four) 4x1 · · · · Example: Frogs. seeds not enclosed in a fruit Angiosperms Bear seeds enclosed in a fruit Reproductive Xylem Phloem Ovules organs Do not have flowers Xylem tissues lack vessels Lack Companion Cells Produce flowers Xylem tissues contain vessels Contain Companion Enclosed in the ovary Cells Not located in the ovary 22.e. = mgh v m = 0. Crocodiles (Anyone) OR Character Nature of Seeds Gymnosperms Bear naked seeds i.125 km2s·2 or 78. For doing this a force equal to its weight. Consider an object of mass 'm' which is raised to a height 'h' above the earth's surface.Reptile Creeping/Crawling animals that live on land Respire through lungs Lay eggs on land Have scales Three chambered heart with a partial septum. · · Salamander Class . then workdone on the body by the force 'F' is 5 .25 kg x (25ms·1)2 = 78.

. We know that speed = distance I time v = A/T (T = Ti me period of the wave) 1 (.Its SI unit is metre (rn) Frequency: It is the number of oscillations completed by a particle of medium per second during wave propagation .Frequency v = leu of the wave) :. The transmitter produces and transmits ultrasonic waves which travel through water and after striking an object on the seabed get reflected back and sensed by the detector.. 0 and these are installed in a submarine (or a ship or a boat) as shown in the figure. (a) (b) (e) Wavelength: It is the distance between two consecutive compressions or two consecutive rarefactions . the total distance 2d may be calculated. Potential energy h = 10 rn.' v2 . 1 The speed of sound waves is defined as the distance through which a poi nt on a wave. speed = wavelength x frequency OR Sonar consists of a transmitter. Therefore KE = 'hmv2 Here m = 50 kg. T and a detector. g= 10 rns" =mgh = 50 kg x 10m x 10 ms? = 5000 kg m2s-2 or 5000 J 23. such as a compression or a rarefaction travels per unit time.s But v2= 2as {... ~ ~~ 6 . If the time interval between the transmission and reception of the ultrasound signal be t and the speed of sound through seawater be v.Its SI unit is hertz (Hz) 1 Amplitude: It is the maximum value of displacement of the particles of the medium from their mean positions.W = F x s = ma. Its SI unit is metre (m).u2 = 2as and u=O} (i) (ii) from equations (i) and (ii) W ='hmv' Since this workdone is the change in kinetic energy of the body.' T = u .

2d = v x t :. v =1530 d = vt/2 3 ms': d = ? d = vtl2 1530ms-' x 3s =~---2 = 2295 m 24. Biogeochemical cycles: A constant interaction in which conti nuous transfer of matter and energy between the biotic and abiotic components of the biosphere occur. 1~ Nitrogen Nitrogen cycle in nature Nitrogen in Atmosphere Nitrates Protoplasm (Animals) Protoplasm (Green Plants) Nitrites Nitrification Ammonification Ammonia Nitrification Atmosphere Industrial/ and Fixation 7 3 . Depth of the seabed Here t = 3s. which makes the biosphere a dynamic but stahle system. is known a biogeochemical cycle.

This prevents those harmful radiations from reaching the surface of the earth where they may damage many forms of life.Combustion.ayer in the upper atmosphere and react with ozone molecules whiCh cause reduction of the ozone layer. These compounds reach the ozone I.'Iz Function of 02 : It is used in three processes . If the ozone layer in the atmosphere is depleted then the harmful radiations would reach the earth and cause skin cancer.) (d) (c) (b) 39 40 41 42 8 . damage plants and ultimately a threat to the life on the earth.. These are man-made compounds which persist in the atmosphere.are very stable and not degraded by any biological process. Section B 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 (d) (d) (b) (a) (c) (b) (d) (b) (c) 34 35 36 37 38 (b) (a) (d) (c) (c) (d. respiration and in the formation of oxides of nitrogen. 1 Function of 03: It absorbs harmful radiations from the sun. CFC's are the carbon compounds having both fluorine and chlorine which.OR Oxygen (02) and ozone (0) 'h.

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