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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.
A substance has no mass, can we consider it as matter ?
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2.

Name the cell organelle which is associated with protein synthesis.
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3.

Name the physical quantity which is measured by rate of change of
momentum.
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4.

Gases are more compressible. Write two reasons for this.
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5.
(a)
(b)

(a) Name the two components of a colloidal solution.
(b) Colloids are quite stable. Name the process by which you can separate
the components of a colloidal solution.
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6.

(a)
(b)
(c)
(d)
Name the tissue that :
(a) connects muscle to bone in humans
(b) forms inner living of alveoli
(c) stores fat in our body
(d) transports water and minerals in plants.
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7.
x 300 N
(g 10 m/s
2
)
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6

An object of mass x units weighs 300N on the surface of earth. What would be
its mass and weight on the surface of moon. (gearth10m/s
2
) and acceleration
due to gravity on moon is one sixth of that on the earth.
2

8.

Define mixed cropping. Give two examples of mixed cropping. What is its
advantage ?
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9.

List three reasons for which improved poultry breeds are produced ?
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10.
A, B, C, D, E F

Name A, B, C, D, E and F in the following diagram showing change in its state.

3

11.
250 g 50 g

What is meant by concentration of solution ? A solution contains 50 g of
common salt in 250g of water. Calculate the concentration of the solution.
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12.

Name three types of plastids found in plant cells and give one function of each.
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13.

Draw a diagram of smooth muscle fibre and label any three parts. Give one
function of smooth muscles.
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14.

Write three differences between collenchyma and sclerenchyma tissues.
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15.
63 m

(a)
(b)
(c)
A cyclist moving along a circular path of radius 63 m completes three rounds in
3 minute. Calculate.
(a) The total distance covered by him during this time.
(b) Net displacement of the cyclist.
(c) The speed of the cyclist.
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16.
1 kg 6 N
12 m
A body of mass 1 kg is kept at rest.A constant force of 6 N starts acting on it.
Find the time taken by the body to move through a distance of 12 m.
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17.
SI

Define momentum and state its SI unit. Write the principle of conservation of
momentum ?
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18.

Suppose a planet exists whose mass and radius both are half those of earth.
Calculate the acceleration due to gravity on the surface of this planet.
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19.
30 ms

1
(g 10 ms

2
)
A stone is thrown vertically upward with an initial velocity of 30 ms

1
. Find
out the maximum height reached by the stone. what will be the net
displacement and the total distance covered by the stone ? (g = 10 ms

2
)
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20.

What are pests ? How can plant pests be controlled ? In what way biopesticides
are better than the chemical pesticides ?
OR

Explain the terms composting and vermicompost. In what way are green
manures different from compost ?
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21.
(a)




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(b)

(a) List three characteristics of particles of matter. When we add some
sugar or salt in a beaker containing water, after sometime the sugar or
salt becomes invisible. Where does it go ? What property of particle of
matter does it show ?
(b) How will you justify that ice water and steam are the three states of a
substance and not different substances ?
OR
(a)

(b)
(a) Describe an activity to show that the particles of matter are
continuously moving using red ink, honey and water in beakers. What is the
effect of increase of temperature on the movement of particles ? Give reason.
(b) Why is oxygen called a gas ? Give two reasons.

22.

Name and define the process by which acetone and water can be separated
from their mixture. Draw the diagram of the set up of the apparatus used and
label any four parts.
OR
(a)
(b)

(c)
(a) On the basis of the size of the particles how is a solution different from a
colloid ?
(b) Identify the following as solutions and colloids,
:- milk, starch solution, soda water, sea water.
(c) Write two similarities between solutions and colloids.
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23.
(a)
(i)
(ii)
(iii)

(b)

(a) Draw velocity time graph to show following real life examples.
(i) a freely falling body under the action of gravity.
(ii) a car moving with uniform velocity.
(iii) a train starting from rest, picks up velocity moves with uniform
velocity for sometime and then retards.
(b) From the velocity time graph, how can you find the distance travelled
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by a body in uniform motion ?
OR
(a)
(i)
(ii)

(iii)
(b)
(a) Draw the distance time graph to show the following kind of motions
of a body
(i) If the body is moving with uniform velocity
(ii) If the body initially moves with uniform velocity and then stops
suddenly
(iii) If the body is stationary.
(b) When can an object in motion be considered a point object ?

24.
(a)

(i)
(ii)
(b) 6 : 8
6 ms

2

(a) If every force applied on a body is accompanied with equal and
opposite reaction force, then how does a body move ? Find out the
action and reaction forces in the following cases.
(i) Firing a bullet from a gun
(ii) Pushing a wall with palm.
(b) Two bodies have masses in the ratio 6:8. When a force is applied on a
first body it moves with an acceleration 6 ms

2
. How much
acceleration will the same force produce in the other body ?
OR
(a)
(b) 1000 kg 10 30 ms

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(a) State Newtons three laws of motion.
(b) How much force is required by a car of mass 1000 kg starting from rest
to gain a velocity of 30 ms

1
in 10 seconds ?
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/ SECTION - B

25.

(a) (b) (c) (d)
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A student wanted to confirm if his sample of arhar dal was adulterated with
metanil yellow or not. For this he added conc. hydrochloric acid in the solution
of the sample of dal. Appearance of the colour which will confirm the
adulteration is :
(a) Blue (b) Brown (c) Magenta (d) Black

26.

(a) (b)
(c) (d)
A freshly cut surface of potato was pressed on a slide to get starch granules.
Which of the following stains will be used to confirm whether the starch grains
have come out on the slide ?
(a) Safranine (b) Iodine solution
(c) Methylene blue (d) Eosin
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27.

(a) 0C (b)
(c) (d)
In order to find the boiling point of water, which of the following sample of
water should be taken ?
(a) Water at 0c (b) Water at room temperature
(c) Luke-warm water (d) Any of the above
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28.

(a) (b)
(c) (d)
On measuring the temperature of ice during the process of its melting the
temperature :-
(a) increases (b) decreases
(c) remains unchanged (d) first increases and then decreases
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29.
/
(a) (b)
(c) (d)
A mixture contains sand, common salt and camphor. The substances which
can be separated by sublimation is/are :-
(a) Sand and Camphor (b) Common salt only
(c) Camphor only (d) Common salt and camphor
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30.

(a) (b)
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(c) (d)
If the mixtures of Sulphur powder, soil and chalk powder and common salt in
water are separately filtered through filter paper, no residue will be left on the
filter paper in case of :
(a) Soil (b) Sulphur powder
(c) Common salt (d) Chalk powder

31.

(a) (b) (c) (d)
On heating a mixture of iron filings and sulphur powder strongly the colour of
the product becomes :
(a) grey (b) black (c) brown (d) yellow
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32.

(a) (b) (c) (d)
The crystals of copper sulphate change its colour on heating. The change in
colour is from blue to :
(a) black (b) brown (c) yellow (d) white
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33.

(a)
(b)
(c)
(d)
On rolling a magnet in the mixture of iron filings and sulphur powder it is
observed that :-
(a) only iron particles cling to the magnet
(b) only sulphur particles cling to the magnet
(c) particles of both iron and sulphur cling to the magnet
(d) neither iron nor sulphur particles cling to the magnet
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34.

(a) (b)
(c) (d)
The magnesium oxide produced on burning magnesium in air appears to be
like :-
(a) powdered chalk (b) common salt
(c) wood ash (d) powdered sugar
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35.


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(a)
(b)
(c)
(d)
A student was asked to prepare a temporary mount of cheek cells which he did
but his slide got mixed up with the slide of another student who had prepared
slide of onion peel. Which of the following observation will help him in
identifying his slide of cheek cells.
(a) presence of cell membrane
(b) presence of nucleus
(c) absence of cell wall
(d) absence of intercellular space between the adjacent cells

36.

(a)
(b)
(c)
(d)
After mounting the material on the slide the cover slip is gently put to :
(a) remove extra fluid
(b) a void the entry of air bubbles
(c) avoid crushing of the material
(d) help glycerine to diffuse into the material on the slide
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37.

(a)
(b)
(c)
(d)
To identify the human check cells slide from the slides given, each having
different characteristics which characteristics would you take into account for
its identification ?
(a) Rectangular cells with prominent nucleus and chloroplast.
(b) Rectangular cells with prominent vacuoles placed side by side
(c) Large flat cells with a prominent nucleus without vacuoles
(d) Rounded cells thick at corners having vacuoles
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38.

(i) (ii)
(iii) (iv)
On viewing under a microscope the material in the permanent slide shows
alternating light and dark bands with multi nucleate and unbranched cells. It
is :-

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(i) nerve cell (ii) parenchyma
(iii) striated muscle (iv) sclerenchyma

39.


(a) A (b) B (c) C (d) D
Intercellular space in the given diagram of parenchyma tissue is marked by the
arrow :-

(a) A (b) B (c) C (d) D
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40.
5 g 6 g
(a) 60% (b) 80% (c) 83.3% (d) 20%
In an experiment performed to determine percentage of water absorbed by
raisins, the initial mass of raisins is 5g and final mass is 6g, the percentage of
water absorbed will be
(a) 60% (b) 80% (c) 83.3% (d) 20%
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41.
200

(a) 200
(b) 200
(c) 200
(d)
A wooden block of 200gwt placed on a horizontal table was to be pulled from
one side by using a spring balance, to find the force required to just move it.
The maximum range of the spring balance used in this experiment.
(a) should be atleast upto 200g wt.
(b) can be less than 200 g wt.
(c) must be more than 200 gwt.
(d) less or more, it does not matter.
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42.
F1
F2 F3

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

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

A wooden block on a horizontal surface just start sliding by applying a force F1
from east direction. If the same process is repeated with the force from north
direction and south direction respectively and the recorded forces are F2 and F3.
Then on comparing the three forces the observation will be
(a) F
1
F
2
F
3
(b) F
1
> F
2
> F
3

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

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