NAME: ___________________________

CLASS: 2 ( A / B / C / D / E / F )

SMK TINGGI SARIKEI (YFB 6101)
MIDTERM EXAMINATION 1st TERM 2008
SCIENCE FORM 2
Paper 2
1 hour 30 minutes

INSTRUCTIONS
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This question paper consists of two sections.
Answer all questions.
Write your answers clearly in the space provided in the question paper.
If you wish to change your answer, cross out the answer that you have done.
Then write down the new answer.
5. This question paper must be handed at the end of examination.

THIS QUESTION PAPER CONSISTS OF 10 PAGES INCLUDING COVER
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Section A
(40 Marks)
Answer all the questions in this section
1. Fill in the blanks with the words given below.

Muscles
Interpreting

Receptors
Stimuli

Electrical impulses
Nerves

inform
Controls

a) Sensory organs have special structures called _____________________________
which detect ________________________ from around us and
___________________________ the brain of any changes in our environment.

b) Nerve impulses are ______________________________ which are transmitted to
the brain by our ______________________________.

c) The brain _________________________________ all parts of our body by
receiving nerve impulses from the receptors, ____________________________
and then sending out nerves impulses to other parts of the body.

d) Effectors are _____________________________ or glands which respond to
impulses from the brain.
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2. Figure 1 shows the structure of the human eye.
(a) Name the structures labelled P, Q, and R on the human eye in Figure 1
P - _______________________________________________________________
Q - ______________________________________________________________
R - _______________________________________________________________
(3 Marks)
(b) (i) Using the letter B, label the blind spot on Figure 1.
(ii) Why is it called the blind spot?
__________________________________________________________________
(1 mark)

(c) Figure 2 shows a person`s eye whe viewed from the front.
(i) Draw what happens to the pupil of his eye when he enter a dark room.

(1 mark)

(ii) Explain why.
________________________________________________________________________
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(1 mark)

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3. Figure 3 shows the cross section of human skin.

(a) Label the following structures in Figure 3.

(5 marks)

(b) Give two (2) reasons to explain the different sensitivity of skin on different parts of
the body.
(i) __________________________________________________________________
__________________________________________________________________

(ii) __________________________________________________________________
__________________________________________________________________
( 2 marks)

4. Write true for a statement that is true and false for a statement that is false.
(a) Sound is produced when an object vibrates

_______

(b) Sound travels faster through solids than gases

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(c) Sound cannot be reflected

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(d) Soft surfaces absorb sound well

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(e) If the ossicles fuse together, a person will become deaf

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(f) A hearing aid has an amplifier

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(g) We cannot hear sounds with frequencies lower than 20 Hz

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(h) Sound impulses reach the left ear and right ear at the same time

_______
(8 marks)

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5. Complete the table to correctly compare long-sightedness and short-sightedness.
Long Sightedness

(a) Can see __________________ object

Short-sightedness

Can see _______________object clearly.

clearly

(b) Caused by an eyeball that is too
___________

(c) Light is focused _________________
the retina

(d) Corrected by
wearing________________ lenses.

Caused by an eyeball that is too
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Light is focused _________________ the
retina

Corrected by wearing________________
lenses.
(8 marks)

6. Figure 4 shows a certain defect of vision.

(a) (i) Give two (2) reason for this defect
__________________________________________________
__________________________________________________
(2 marks)
(b) What kind of lense used to correct this defect?
________________________________________________

(1 mark)
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Section B
(20 Marks)
Answer all the questions in this section.
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Figure 5 shows the physical processes involved in the change of state of matter.
(a) Name the physical processes represented by P, R, S, T and U.
(i) P : ________________________________________
(ii) R : ________________________________________
(iii) S : ________________________________________
(iv) T : ________________________________________
(v) U : ________________________________________

(5 marks)

(b) Name the two (2) physical processes represented by Q.
_____________________________________________________________________
____________________________________________________________ (2 marks)

(c) Name the three (3) proceses in Figure 5 that absorb heat.
(i) ______________________________________
(ii) ______________________________________
(iii) ______________________________________

(3 marks)

(d) Name three (3) processes in Figure 5 that release heat.
(i) ______________________________________
(ii) ______________________________________
(iii) ______________________________________

(3 marks)

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Figure 6 shows an experiment on radiation of heat.
(a) State the problem that is investigate in Figure 6.
_____________________________________________________________ (1 mark)

(b) State the hypothesis of this experiment.
_____________________________________________________________ (1 mark)

(c) States the variable of this experiment:
(i) Fixed variable : _______________________________________________
(ii) Manipulated variable : __________________________________________
(iii) Responding variable : __________________________________________
(3 marks)

(d) The thermometer in which can has a lower reading at the end of the experiment?
_________________________________________________________________(1 mark)

(e) What can you conclude from this experiment?
_____________________________________________________________ (1 mark)

QUESTION PAPER END

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