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SET 10

Section B
( 20 marks )
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1.

Sarina measured the area covered by mould growing on a piece of bread for three
days. The results are shown in table below.

(a)

Day

Area covered by mould

Based on the shown table, what is the trend of the area covered by mould on the bread
when the number of days increases?
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( 1 mark )
(b)

Give your reason for the answer in (a).


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( 1 mark )
(c)

What is the relationship between the number of days and the area covered by mould?
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( 1 mark )
(d)

In this investigation, identify what is


i- changed

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ii- kept the same

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( 1 mark )
(e)

State one conclusion that can be made from information in Table 1.


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( 1 mark )

The following graph shows the number of tigers found in a jungle.

Number of tigers

2.

16
14
12
10
8
6
4
2
0
2003

2004

2005

2006

Year

(a)

Give one reason why the number of tigers decreases.


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( 1 mark )

(b)

What is the aim of this investigation?


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( 1 mark )
(c)

In this investigation, what are the thing that you


i- change

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ii- observe

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( 2 marks )
(d) What will happen to the number of tigers in the year 2007?
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( 1 mark )

3.

In an investigation, a group of pupils gather information as shown in the table below.

Distance between the objects and the light


source / cm

(a)

Size of shadow / cm

10

15

15

11

20

25

Based on the table , what is the trend of the size of shadow?


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( 1 mark )

(b)

What is the relationship between the size of shadow and distance between the object and
the light source?
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( 1 mark )

(c)

In this investigation, identify what is


i- changed

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ii- observed

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( 1 mark )

(d)

What is kept the same in this investigation ?


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( 1 mark )

(e)

What conclusion can be made from this investigation.


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( 1 mark )

4. The table below shows the results of an investigation on the cooling of 500 ml of water.

Time/minute
0

Water temperature / C

10

12

98

86

76

68

62

58

56

Table 3
(a)

What is the purpose of the investigation?


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( 1 mark )

(b)

What happens to the water temperature when the time of cooling the water
increases?
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( 1 mark )

(c)

In this investigation, identify what is


i- changed

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ii- observed

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( 2 marks )

(d)

Predict the water temperature at the 9th minute.


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( 1 mark )

END OF QUESTION