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I, 2012
SUMMATIVE ASSESSMENT I, 2012
/ SCIENCE
IX / Class IX

3 90
Time allowed : 3 hours Maximum Marks : 90

(i)
(ii)
(iii)

(iv)
(v) 1 3
(vi) 4 7 30
(vii) 8 19 50
(viii) 20 24 70
(ix) 25 42
General Instructions :
(i) The question paper comprises of two Sections, A and B. You are to attempt both the
sections.
(ii) All questions are compulsory.
(iii) There is no overall choice. However, internal choice has been provided in all the five
questions of five marks category. Only one option in such questions is to be attempted.
(iv) All questions of Section-A and all questions of Section-B are to be attempted separately.
(v) Question numbers 1 to 3 in Section-A are one mark questions. These are to be answered in
one word or in one sentence.
(vi) Question numbers 4 to 7 in Sections-A are two marks questions. These are to be answered
in about 30 words each.
(vii) Question numbers 8 to 19 in Section-A are three marks questions. These are to be answered
in about 50 words each.
(viii) Question numbers 20 to 24 in Section-A are five marks questions. These are to be answered
in about 70 words each.
(ix) Question numbers 25 to 42 in Section-B are multiple choice questions based on practical
skills. Each question is a one mark question. You are to select one most appropriate
response out of the four provided to you.


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SECTION-A

1.
CNG
Name the property of gases due to which it is possible to fill CNG in cylinders
for using as fuel in cars.
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2.
DNA
Name the functional unit of DNA that carries genetic information.
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3.
Name the physical quantity on which the inertia of a body depends upon.
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4.
Mention the physical quantities and the manner in which these need to be
altered for liquefying gases.
2

5.
225 g 25 g /

A solution contains 25 g of sugar in 225g of water. Calculate the concentration in
terms of mass by mass percentage of the solution.
2

6.
Name the tissue which helps in transportation of oxygen that we inhale to
various parts of our body. Write the composition of this tissue.
2

7.
State the universal law of gravitation. Derive its expression.
2

8.
There is a water reservoir near the village and a river flows near the village. Due
to insufficient rain farmers are worried about their crops. Suggest and explain
the irrigation practice that can be adopted to supply water to the entire
agricultural land in the village.
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9.
Name one local and one Italian variety of bee that is commonly used for
commercial production of Honey. Give four reasons to explain why Italian bee
is commonly preferred for the purpose.
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10.
(a)
(b)
(i)

(ii)
(a) Define latent heat of vaporization.
(b) Give reason :
(i) You feel cold when you pour some nail polish remover on your
palm.
(ii) During summer sitting under a fan makes us comfortable.
3

11.
Give any three differences between a mixture and compound.
3

12.
Write any three points of difference between Prokaryotic and Eukaryotic cells.
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13.
Draw diagram of a Neuron. Label any four parts.
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14.

(i)
(ii)
(iii)
(iv)
(v)
(vi)
Name the following :
(i) Tissues that form the inner lining of our mouth.
(ii) Tissues that transport water in plants
(iii) Tissues present in coconut husk.
(iv) Tissues that carry signals from various parts of our body to brain
(v) Tissues that forms the lining of kidney.
(vi) Tissue present in ear and nose.
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15.
What conclusion can you draw about the motion, velocity and acceleration of a
body from the displacement time graph given below ? Give reason for your
answer.

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16.
Obtain mathematically the first law of motion from Newtons second law of
motion.
3

17.
m
1
5 N 10m/s
2
m
2
20 m/s
2

A force 5 N gives a mass m
1
, an acceleration of 10m/s
2
and a mass m
2
, an
acceleration of 20 m/s
2
. What acceleration would it give if both the masses were
tied together ?
3

18.
When is an object said to be in free fall ? What is meant by acceleration due to
gravity ? Derive an expression for acceleration for an object falling freely.
3

19.
List three differences between mass and weight.
3

20.
(a)

(b)

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(a) Explain two ways by which biological waste can be recycled and made
useful for enriching the soil with nutrients and organic matter. How is
green manure prepared ? Mention its advantage.
(b) Why is it essential to remove weeds from the crop fields during the early
stages of crop growth ? Give any two reasons.
OR
(a)

(b)

(a) Name the process used for developing improved poultry breeds. Give its
one example. Write any three desirable traits for which new varieties are
developed.
(b) In a pond Catlas, Rohus, Mrigals, Common Carp and Grass Carps are
cultured together. What is this system of fish culture called as ? Explain
its advantages ?

21.
Define evaporation. List the factors on which the rate of evaporation depends
and explain how it depends on each of them.

OR

Explain the different processes involved in the flowchart given below.


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22.
Draw a flow diagram of the steps involved in the separation of components of
air. Name this process and also write names of any two gases thus separated.
OR

(a) (b)
Discuss briefly the principle and two applications of the techniques used in the
separation of the following :
(a) Cream from milk (b) Colours in a dye.
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23.
(a)

(b)

(a) Derive the equation of position time relation from velocity-time graph
of a body moving with a uniform acceleration.
(b) Draw a velocity versus time graph for a stone thrown vertically upwards
and then coming downwards after attaining the maximum height.

OR

(a)

(b)

(a) Derive the equation of position velocity relation from velocity time
graph of a body moving with uniform acceleration.
(b) Draw a distance time graph for a stone thrown vertically upwards and
then coming downwards after attaining the maximum height.
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24.
(a) S.I

(b) 1.5 kg
2.5 ms
1


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(a) Define momentum. Write its S.I. units. State the law of conservation of
momentum.
(b) Two objects each of mass 1.5 kg are moving in the same straight line but
in opposite direction. The velocity of each object is 2.5 ms
1
before
collision during which they stuck together. Find the velocity of
combination after collision.

OR

(a)
(i)
(ii)
(b)

(a) Give reasons and state the law involved in the situations given below :
(i) A passenger falls to his front side when the bus suddenly stops.
(ii) The athletes are made to fall on a cushioned bed in a high jump.
(b) A child is pedaling a bicycle. Then he stops pedaling and the bicycle
comes to rest after traveling certain distance. Name the force which
opposes the motion.

/ SECTION - B

25.

(a)
(b)
(c)
(d)
Shashank was carrying a bottle of Iodine. While walking on a slippery surface
he lost his balance and splashed Iodine on his shirt and trousers. Stain on
trouser was yellowish brown while that on his shirt turned blue black. The most
possible reason for this is that :
(a) Shirt was dyed with metanil yellow.
(b) Shirt was starched after washing.
(c) Trouser was starched but not the shirt.
(d) Shirt has absorbed sweat.
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26.
A, B, C D

(i) A HNO
3
(ii) B HCl
(iii) C NaOH (iv) D

(a) A (b) B (c) C (d) D
Four samples of arhar dal were taken in four test tubes with some water in each
and labelled A, B, C and D. A few drops of the following were added to these
test tubes :
(i) HNO
3
to test tube A (ii) HCl to test tube B
(iii) NaOH to test tube C (iv) alcohol to test tube D
In which of the following test tubes will we be able to confirm the adulteration
of dal with metanil yellow.
(a) Test tube A (b) Test tube B
(c) Test tube C (d) Test tube D
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27.

(a) (b)
(c) (d) (a), (b), (c)
To determine the melting point of ice, we have to take :
(a) very cold water (b) crushed ice
(c) ice cubes (d) either (a) or (b) or (c)
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28.

(a)
(b)
(c)
(d)
The thermometer that should be used to determine the boiling point of water is :
(a) Maximum and minimum thermometer
(b) Clinical thermometer
(c) Celsius thermometer
(d) Room thermometer
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29.

(a)
(b)
(c)
(d)
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In separating the components of a mixture of sand, common salt and
ammonium chloride, the correct sequence of steps is :
(a) Filtration, decantation, evaporation, sublimation
(b) Evaporation, filtration, decantation, sublimation
(c) Sublimation, filtration, decantation evaporation
(d) Sublimation, evaporation, filtration, decantation

30.

(a) (b)
(c) (d)
A mixture of sand, powdered glass and common salt is dissolved in water and
then filtered. The substance left on filter paper is :
(a) common salt (b) sand and powdered glass
(c) only sand (d) only powdered glass
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31.

(a)
(b)
(c)
(d)
To sublime ammonium chloride the set of apparatus required is :
(a) tripod stand, wire gauze, burner, china dish, funnel, cotton
(b) tripod stand, wire gauze, burner, china dish, funnel, beaker
(c) tripod stand, burner, china dish, funnel, cotton
(d) tripod stand, burner, china dish, funnel, beaker
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32.

(a) (b) (c) (d)
Which of the following do not form a true solution ?
(a) salt (b) sugar (c) alum (d) soap
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33.

(a)
(b)
(c)
(d)


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A mixture of iron filings and sulphur is heated gently in a hard glass test tube.
The observation would be :
(a) sulphur will start melting first
(b) iron will start melting first
(c) sulphur will sublime
(d) both will melt at the same time

34.

(a) (b)
(c) (d)
Copper sulphate on heating :
(a) changes from blue to black (b) changes from blue to white
(c) liberates brown colour gas (d) changes from blue to brown
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35.

(a)
(b)
(c)
(d)
In the cells of an onion peel, the nucleus is seen on one side of the cell because of
the :
(a) presence of large central vacuoles
(b) presence of many large vacuoles
(c) presence of many small vacuoles
(d) absence of vacuoles
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36.

(a)
(b)
(c)
(d)
A cover slip is placed over the specimen to :
(a) crush the cells in order to see the organelles clearly.
(b) remove extra stain and water.
(c) prevent the tissue from drying.
(d) prevent glycerin from leaking out.
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37.

(i)
(ii)
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(iii)
(iv)

(a) (iii) (iv) (ii) (i) (b) (iii) (ii) (i) (iv)
(c) (iii) (iv) (i) (ii) (d) (i) (ii) (iv) (iii)
Given below is the incorrect sequence for preparing a temporary mount of
human cheek cells
(i) putting of cover slip gently over the material
(ii) putting a drop of glycerine on the material
(iii) taking scraping from inner side of the cheek and spreading it on a clean
side.
(iv) adding a few drops of methylene blue on the material.
The correct sequence to prepare a temporary mount is :
(a) (iii) (iv) (ii) (i) (b) (iii) (ii) (i) (iv)
(c) (iii) (iv) (i) (ii) (d) (i) (ii) (iv) (iii)

38.
X, Y Z

(a) X Y Z
(b) X Y Z
(c) X Y Z
(d) X Y Z
Identify X, Y and Z in the figure of a striated muscle.

(a) X striations Y vacuoles Z Light band
(b) X dark band Y nucleus Z vacuoles
(c) X dark band Y vacuoles Z light band
(d) X dark band Y nucleus Z light band
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39.
X Y

(a) X Y (b) X Y
(c) X Y (d) X Y
The part X and Y in the following diagram of a tissue should be labelled as :

(a) X Cell wall, Y Lumen (b) X Lumen, Y Cell wall
(c) X Pit, Y Lumen (d) X Pit, Y Cell wall
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40.
3 g 5 g

(a) 70% (b) 55% (c) 66% (d) 60%
Shyam took 3 g of raisins and soaked it in water for few hours. He weighed the
raisins and found the weight to be 5 g. The percentage of water absorbed by
raisins is :
(a) 70% (b) 55% (c) 66% (d) 60%
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41.
01 kgwt
100
(a) 100 gwt (b) 1 gwt (c) 10 gwt (d) 5 gwt
The spring balance used for measuring the minimum force required to pull a
block is of range 01 kgwt and has total 100 divisions on its scale. Its least caunt
is :
(a) 100 gwt (b) 1 gwt (c) 10 gwt (d) 5 gwt
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42.
F
1

F
2
F
3


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(a) F
1
> F
2
> F
3
(b) F
2
> F
1
> F
3

(c) F
3
> F
1
> F
2
(d) F
1
F
2
F
3
Mohit measured minimum force required to pull a wooden block to be F
1
when
it was placed on a wooden table. He repeated the experiment by placing the
block on glass surface and on a card board and measured forces to be F
2
and
F
3
respectively. He tried to establish a relationship between the three. The
correct relation would be :
(a) F
1
> F
2
> F
3
(b) F
2
> F
1
> F
3

(c) F
3
> F
1
> F
2
(d) F
1
F
2
F
3


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