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EKHLASS INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL

LOT 4779, Taman Kijal Meraga


24100 Kijal, Kemaman,
Terengganu.
Malaysia

SECOND TERM EXAMINATION 2013


PHYSICS YEAR 9
PAPER 2
DURATION: 2 HOURS

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This question paper contains 16 printed pages included front cover.


Answer all questions in section A and one from section B.
This question paper must be submitted as soon as the time is over.

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PHYSICS YEAR 9 PAPER

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SECOND TERM EXAMINATION 2013


PHYSICS YEAR 9 PAPER 2
SECTION A : Answer all questions
1. Explain moment of a force and its S.I unit.
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2. What is the principle of moments?
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3. A uniform metre rule is balanced at the 50 cm mark. Weights of 1.5 N and 3.0 N
are hung from the 10 cm and 40 cm marks respectively, as shown in figure
below.

A weight W hanging from the 80 cm mark balances the system. Calculate:

a. The moment about the 50 cm mark of the 1.5 N weight,

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b. The moment about the 50 cm mark of the 3.0 N weight,

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c. The value of the weight W.

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4. Complete table below on some major types of energy and their sources.

Type of energy

Sources of energy
Fuels such as oil, wood and coal,
electric cells, food and explosives.

Atomic bombs, nuclear reactors.

The electromagnetic spectrum ( EM ).

The energy associated with the current


in electric drills, power tools, and
immersion heaters.
The energy possessed by the atoms or
molecules of matter in the form of
kinetic energy and potential energy.
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5. State the principle of conservation of energy.
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6. Define each of the following:

a. Kinetic energy .
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b. Gravitational potential energy.
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7. Complete table below:

a.

Work done

Time taken

20 x 103 J

5s

b.

c.

3 min

7 000 MJ

Power

100 W

500 kW
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8. a. A student runs up a flight of stairs in 10 s. if the work done by him is 900 J,


what is the power generated?

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b. An electric kettle rated at 20 W is used to heat a certain amount of water.
What is the amount of heat generated in 5 minutes?

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9. Figure below shows a box of mass 2 kg, initially at rest, being pulled up a smooth
slope by a 26-N applied force. If the distance moved is 4 m along the slope and
the speed of the box at that instant is 8 m s -1, calculate the work done by the
26-N force.

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10. A force of 600 N acts on a surface of area 0.50 m 2 at angle of 300 to the
normal as shown in the diagram below. Calculate the pressure acting on the
surface.

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11. Calculate the pressure exerted on a swimmer when he is,
a. At the water surface.

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b. 5 m below the water surface. ( Take density of water p = 1000 kg m-3;
acceleration due to gravity g = 10 m s-2; atmospheric pressure po = 1.01 x 105
Pa )

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12. Figure below shows a hydraulic press. The small piston and the large piston have
areas of 20 cm2 and 300 cm2 respectively. A student applies o force of 120 N on
the small piston to lift a load placed on the large piston.

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a. Calculate the pressure exerted on the liquids by the small piston.

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b. Calculate the pressure exerted on the large piston.

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c. Calculate the maximum load the student is able to lift.

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d. Define atmospheric pressure.

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13. Figures below show a mercury manometer connected to a large vessel containing
neon gas. The atmospheric pressure is 760 mm Hg, calculate the pressure of the
neon gas for both cases as shown in the figures below.

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14. The length of a mercury thread is 2 cm when immersed in pure melting ice and
30 cm when placed in a liquid of temperature 25 0C. What is the length of the
mercury thread at steam point?

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15. A thermocouple thermometer is calibrated at 00C and 1000C. The results are
shown in table below.

Temperature / oC

100

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a. Calculate the recorded temperature when the output of the thermocouple is


18 mv.

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b. State one advantage of using a thermocouple thermometer rather than a
liquid-in-glass laboratory thermometer.
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16. The centre of gravity of an object depends on the distribution of its mass. Find
the centre of gravity for all objects below.

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17. Figure below shows a simplified form of a hydraulic press. A 15 N force is
exerted on the small piston of area 0.025 m2. The large piston has an area of
0.50 m2.

Calculate the;
a. Pressure exerted on the liquid by the small piston.

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b. Pressure exerted on the large piston.

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c. Force exerted by the large piston on the load.

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18. a) When designing a thermometer, the user-friendliness of the temperature
scale is important. What are the features to make a good thermometer?
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b) In order for thermometers to give us a temperature reading, they must be
marked with a standard temperature scale. How is this standard temperature
scale derived?
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19. In an unmarked mercury thermometer, it was found experimentally that are
length l0 was 5 cm and the length l100 was 25 cm. What is the temperature when
l is
a) 14 cm

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b) 3 cm

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20.A piece of metal wire has a resistance of 800 at the ice point and 810 at
the steam point. Calculate the room temperature if the resistance of this wire
is 803 .

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21. A kettle containing water at 300C is heated to 1000C. find the change in
temperature in,
a) 0C
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b) K

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22.a) What is a thermocouple?
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b) How does a thermocouple thermometer work?
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c) Give four the advantages of a thermocouple thermometer.
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SECTION B ( 12 marks )
Answer one question only.
1. The centigrade scale, or Celsius scale, is a common temperature scale. Explain
how to calibrate a thermometer by determining the ice point and the steam
point.

2. An important application of hydraulic pressure is the car hydraulic disc brake


system. Using appropriate diagram, explain how the hydraulic brake system was
functioning.

3. To understand the Principle of Conservation of Energy in our daily lives, we can


use a simple oscillating pendulum to explain Principle of Conservation of Energy.
Using a pendulum diagram, explain it.

4. Stability refers to the ability of an object to return to its original position


after is has been titled slightly. Explain three cases of equilibrium with a
diagram.
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5. Describe and explain the transmission of pressure in liquids.

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