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Each question is following by four options. Choose the best answer for each question. 1 Which of the following is a source of heat? A A stone B A volcano C A stick D A mirror Which of the following gives out the least amount of heat? A A burning candle B An electric bulb that is switched on C Rubbing both hands together D The Sun Heat is used to I cook food II dry clothes III boil water IV keep ourselves warm A I and III only B II and IV only C II, III and IV only D I, II, III and IV Which of the following shows the effect of heat? A Baking a cake in the oven B A straw appearing bent in a beaker of hot water C A moving car braking to a stop D A man’s reflection in a lake 50 ml of water at 80 oC was mixed with 10 ml of water at 25 oC. What is the most likely temperature of the mixture? A 85 oC B 65 oC C 40 oC D 20 oC
II. A its density increases B its potential energy increases C its particle size increases D its volume increases 10 Which of the following uses layers of trapped air as heat insulators? A The plastic coating of electrical wires B The plastic handle of a vacuum flask C Sawdust on blocks of ice D Rubber doormats outside an air-conditioned room . III and IV The following were heated until 100 oC. Which of the following statements is true? A The hottest part of the water is directly above the Bunsen burner B The hottest part of the water is the middle layer C The coolest part of the water is the top layer D The coolest part of the water is furthest away from the Bunsen burner 9 When an object is heated. III and IV only D I.6 Temperature can be measured in I Joule II Kelvin III Celsius IV Fahrenheit A I and III only B II and IV only C II. Which expanded the most? A Kerosene B Mercury C Nitrogen D Copper 7 8 An experiment is conducted using the apparatus as shown in the figure above.
wooden rod D Wooden rod. aluminium rod C Aluminium rod. wooden rod. ceramic and wooden rods each had a thumb tack stuck to its end with some wax. convection and radiation 13 Why is the weather in a desert very hot during the days and very cold during the night? A There is very little rain B There is a lot of sand C There are very strong winds D There are no clouds to absorb or prevent the radiation of heat . ceramic rod. aluminium rod 12 The figure above shows the cross-section of a thermos flask. wooden rod. ceramic rod. Starting with the thumb tack that drops first.11 The arrangement of the apparatus for an experiment is shown in the figure above. asbestos rod. asbestos rod B Asbestos rod. aluminium. which shows the correct sequence? A Aluminium rod. ceramic rod. Four similar rods. asbestos rod. The part labelled G prevents heat loss by A conduction B convection C conduction and convection D conduction. asbestos. ceramic rod.
14 What is the phenomenon shown in the figure above? A Land breeze B Sea breeze C Thunderstorm D Solar irradiation 15 Which of the following situations involves the use of convection currents? A Using a table fan to keep cool B Collecting solar rays using a solar panel C Mixing two different gases in a gas jar D The ventilation system of a house 16 Early this morning. Mr Wong noticed his car windscreen had many droplets of a clear liquid. Which of the following processes was responsible for the formation of these liquid droplets? A Sublimation B Melting C Condensation D Freezing 17 Which of the following situations shows the application of the expansion and contraction of matter by heat? A B .
Which of the following states the correct observation and conclusion based on the experiment carried out? Observation Conclusion A The magnifying glass feels hot The magnifying glass can focus heat rays B Writing can be seen on the paper The Sun is a source of light C The paper turns brown The sun’s heat reached us by radiation D The paper burns The Sun is a source of heat 19 What part of an electrical device controls the temperature? A A thermometer B A thermostat C A heating coil D An electrical conductor .C D 18 Look at the figure above.
II and III only D I. after 10 minutes of heating? I The material the blocks have made of II The size of the blocks III The rough or smooth surfaces of the blocks IV The type of particles in the blocks A III only B II and III only C I. III and IV only D I. What factors still influence the final temperature of blocks J and K. III and IV . II.20 A group of students carried out an experiment to determine the factors that influence heat absorption. II III and IV 21 J K An experiment was set up as shown in the figure above. III and IV 22 Which of the following correctly applies the principle of expansion and contraction of matter to solve problems? I Electric kettles : Heating element is curved and not straight II Railway lines : The existence of expansion gaps between rails III Telephone cables : Cables are fixed slack and not too taut IV Thermos flasks : Hot water is stored in two layers of insulation A IV only B II and III only C I. II. II and IV only D I. What would their conclusion be? I Heat absorption is affected by the shape of an object II Heat absorption is affected by the shiny surface of an object III Heat absorption is affected by the colour of the object IV Heat absorption is affected by the temperature of the surrounding A III only B II and III only C II.
Section A 1 (a) What is a heat conductor? (b) What is a heat insulator? (c) Classify the following as heat conductors and heat insulators.23 A bimetallic strip functions on the principle of A different metals expand at a different rate B difference in densities of metal C all metals conduct heat D all metals expand when heated 24 Black and dull surfaces are found in A air conditioners B car radiators C electric kettles D electric irons 25 Good heat conductors are found in I soldering irons II telephone cables III wire gauzes in laboratories IV car engines A IV only B II and III only C I. III and IV only D I. III and IV Paper 2 Answer all the following questions. Marble Steel ladle Kettle handle Rainwater Wire gauze Mercury . II.
. (a) (i) Solid (ii) Liquid (iii) Gas (b) Name the processes involved in the following changes of state: (i) Solid directly to gas (ii) Solid to liquid (iii) Liquid to gas (iv) Gas to liquid (v) Gas directly to solid (c) State whether heat is absorbed or released in the following changes: (i) Freezing (ii) Melting (iii) Condensation (iv) Evaporation Section B 500 ml water 500 ml water L M An experiment was carried out using the apparatus shown in the figure above.2 Draw the arrangement of particles for states of matter below.
The following steps were carried out:Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 : : : The copper cylinder and copper ring were heated until both reached 650 oC. when both reached 650 oC? (f) How is heat transferred from the copper objects to the water in the beaker? (g) (i) Would you get the same final temperature in beaker L if the copper cylinder was replaced with a zinc cylinder. The copper cylinder and copper ring were immediately placed in beaker L and M. (c) Name the variable that (i) is manipulated (ii) responds (d) Complete the table showing the results obtained. (b) Name three variables that are kept constant in this experiment. of the same mass? (ii) Explain why. (a) Suggest a suitable hypothesis for this experiment. The temperature of the water in the beakers were measured after 10 minutes and recorded in a table. Final temperature of water in beaker L Final temperature of water in beaker M 55 oC (e) What is the quantity of heat in the copper cylinder and copper ring. (h) What can be concluded from this experiment? .
the other was painted silver. what precaution must be taken? (e) What is the function of the asbestos sheet? (f) How is heat transferred from (i) the heat source to the T-block? (ii) the based of the T-block to the ends where the thumb tacks are? (g) What can be concluded from this experiment? .4 The following apparatus was used in an experiment. An experiment was conducted using the apparatus as shown in the figure above. One T-block was painted black. The following steps were carried out: Step 1 : Two similar metal T-blocks were selected. (a) What is the aim of this experiment? (b) What was used as a heat source in this experiment? (c) Name the variable that (i) is kept constant (ii) is manipulated (iii) responds (d) In order for the results of the experiment to be accurate. Step 3 : Glowing coals were placed under the T-blocks. Step 2 : A thumb tack was attached with molten wax to each end of the T-blocks. Step 4 : The time taken for the thumb tacks to drop off was recorded in a table.