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## 960/2 Trial STPM 2016

SMK MANTIN
PHYSICS
PAPER 2
One and a half hours
SIJIL TINGGI PERSEKOLAHAN MALAYSIA
(MALAYSIA HIGHER SCHOOL CERTIFICATE)

Instructions to candidates:
DO NOT OPEN THIS
YOU ARE TOLD TO DO SO.
Answer all questions in Section
for wrong answers. For each
answers are given. Choose the
Answer all questions in Section
spaces provided.
Answer any two questions in
working should be shown. For
be quoted wherever appropriate.
sheet of paper
Values of constants are provided

Questio
n

Total
Marks
marks obtained

Section A
1-15

15
Section B

16

17

7
Section C

18

15

19

15

20

15

Total

60

## A. Marks will not be deducted

question, four suggested
correct answer and circle the
Section C. All essential
numerical answers, unit should
Begin each answer on a fresh
numerical order.
on page in this question paper.

## Section A : Answer all questions in this section

1.

17
The charge on the uranium nucleus is 1.5 10
C and the charge on the -particle is
19

3.2 10

## C. What is the electrostatic force between a uranium nucleus and -particle

12

separated by 1.0 10
A

2.

4.3 1012 N

m?
B

4.3 106 N

4.3 102 N

4.3 N

The diagram shows the variation of the electric field intensity E with the distance d along a
straight line in an electric field.
The shaded area under the curve between M and N represents

## A the potential difference between M and N.

B the total charge that moves between M and N.
C the electric field intensity between M and N.
D the work done against the electric field to move a unit positive charge from M to N.
V = Edx
3.

The diagram shows two capacitors connected to a d.c. supply. The charge on the 30F capacitor is

A 0.01 C

B 0.02 C

C 0.03 C

D 0.04 C

4.

When a capacitor s charged to 5V and then discharged through a resistor, the time constant of the
circuit is the same as

5.

1
2

1
e

1
e

## of the initial charge has left the capacitor.

The diagram shows a metal strip of cross-sectional area A and length l connected to a battery.
If the potential difference across the strip is V and the current flowing is I, the conductivity of the
strip is

6.

Il
VA

VA
Il

Vl
IA

The diagram shows a wire of length 60cm consisting of an iron core of diameter 3.0mm
surrounded by copper of external diameter 4.0mm.

IA
Vl

## The resistance of the wire is

[Resistivity of the iron = 1.0 x 10-7 m ; Copper = 1.7 x 10-8 m ]

7.

1.52 103

1.66 103

2.01 10

2.51 10

Kirchhoffs two laws for electric circuits can be derived by using certain conservation laws. On
which conservation laws do Kirchhoffs laws depend?

A
B
C
D

Charge
Charge
Current
Energy

Current
Energy
Mass
Current

8.

9.

## A galvanometer which has a resistance of 1 gives a full-scale deflection when a current of 1

mA flows through it. This galvanometer can be modified to measure potential differences up to
several volts. Which of the following modified arrangements is correct?
A

The diagram shows a current-carrying copper wire in a magnetic field. The magnetic force on the
straight copper wire of length 8.0 cm carrying a current of 4.0 A in a uniform magnetic field at an
3
angle of 300 to the field is 1.12 10
N. The magnitude of the magnetic flux density is

A 0.005 T

B 0.007 T

C 0.010 T

D 0.015 T

10
.

In the diagram below, P is a circular coil of wire carrying a clockwise current I as shown.

R is a long, straight wire carrying a current perpendicularly into the plane of the paper through the
centre of the coil. Because of the current in R each part of the wire experiences
A a force into the plane of the paper.
B a force out of the plane of the paper.

C a force towards R.
D no force in any direction.

11. Which of the following graphs best represents the variation of the magnetic flux density B due to
a constant current in a long straight wire the distance r?

12
.

A rectangular coil of width w and length, moving at a constant velocity, v through a uniform
magnetic field B directed perpendicular to v is shown in the diagram.
If the magnetic field is confined to a region of width 3w, which graph shows the variation of
induced e.m.f., E with distance x?

13
.

Which of the following graphs shows the variation of the reactance of a capacitor Xc with
frequency f of the a.c. passing through it?

14
.

The mean power dissipated in a resistor of resistance R when an a.c. with peak voltage Vo passes
through it is P. The relationship between P,Vo and R is
P=

V 2o
2 R

P=

V 2o
4R

P=

V 2o
2 2 R

P=

15
.

Vo
2R

D
An a.c.power supply with a constant r.m.s. voltage and variable frequency is connected in series
to a pure inductor. Which graph shows the variation of the r.m.s. current I with the frequency f?
A

SECTION B
(15 marks)
Answer all questions in this section
16.

A large long solenoid is made with 60 turns per centimetre. A smaller solenoid has 30 turns,
is 2.0 cm long and has a diameter of 0.80 cm. The ends of the small solenoid are connected
to a 10 resistor. The small solenoid is placed right in the centre of the large solenoid. In
the diagram below the small solenoid is shown outside the large solenoid for clarity. The
large solenoid is then connected to a DC power supply which changes the current in the
large solenoid from zero to 10 A in a time of 2.0 ms.

10
Power supply

i) Calculate the magnitude of the magnetic field in the large solenoid when the current is at
its maximum value of 10 A.
[2Marks]

ii) Calculate the average current passing through the 10 resistor while the current in the
large solenoid is changing.
[2Marks]

iii) If the direction of the current in the large solenoid is as shown in the diagram, in which
direction does current go in the resistor (to the left or to the right)?
[1Mark]

## iv) Calculate the mutual inductance of the two coils.

[2Marks]

17.a
c

(c) A circuit consisting of a sinusoidal a.c. supply I=Io sin t and a pure inductor of
inductance L is shown in the diagram below.

I=Io sin t

## (i) If V is the instantaneous potential difference across the inductor, derive an

expression for V
[2 marks]

(ii) Derive an expression for the reactance XL of the inductor, and hence, deduce what
happen if the a.c. supply is of high frequency.
[2 marks]

## (iii) Sketch the phasor diagram of V and I in the circuit.

[2 marks]

(iv) If the current supply has an r.m.s. value of 0.65 A, a frequency of 50.0 Hz and an
inductance of 100 mH, calculate the r.m.s. voltage across the inductor.
[2 marks]

Section C
[30 marks]
Answer ANY TWO QUESTION ONLY from this section in your own answer sheets.
18.capacitor

## (a) Define dielectric constant of a material.



(b) By using Gausss Law, derive an expression for the capacitance of an air -filled
parallel plate capacitor in terms of the permittivity of free space o, the area of a plate
A and the separation between the plates d.

(c) A parallel plate capacitor of capacitance 20.0 F has a dielectric whose dielectric
constant is equal to 4.00. The capacitor is initially charged by a battery of emf 12 .0 V
and the battery is then disconnected. If the dielectric is pulled out from the capacitor
until only half of the space between the plates is filled with the dielectric,
(i) calculate the new capacitance of the capacitor.

(iii) find the work done to pull out the dielectric until half of the space between the
plates is f illed with dielectric .

(d) In the circuit below, all the capacitors are initially uncharged. The switch is then
closed at time t
= 0 s.

A
(i) Calculate the initial reading of the ammeter.
 (ii)
Determine the equivalent capacitance between the points A and B.
 (iii) At
time t = 15.0 s, calculate the potential difference across capacitor C 3. 

19.direct current

## (a) State Kirchhoffs laws of electric circuits.

[2 Marks]
(b) A cell of e.m.f 6.0 V and internal resistance 2.0 , and together cell of e.m.f 3.0 V
and internal resistance 1.0 are connected to a 12 resistor as shown in the figure
below.

## (i) Calculate the value of the currents I, I1 and I2.

[6 Marks]
(ii) What is the potential difference across the 12 resistor?
[3 Marks]
(c) In the circuit shown below, the length of the slide wire is 1.0 m and the centrezero galvanometer is balanced. Calculate the resistance R.
[4 Marks]

20.

(a) (i) Define magnetic flux density for a conductor carrying a current.
[2 marks]
(ii) By using your definition in (a)(i), deduce an expression for the force acting on
a charge moving perpendicularly into a magnetic field.
[3 marks]
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(b) A proton moves with a speed of 6.5 x 10 ms perpendicularly into a magnetic
field of 0.50 T
(i) Give a labelled sketch diagram of the magnetic field and the path of the proton
in the magnetic field.
[2 marks]
(ii) Calculate the radius of path taken by the proton.
[2 marks]
(iii) Calculate the period of revolution of the proton.
[2 marks]
(iv) Explain why the kinetic energy of the proton does not change during its
motion in the magnetic field.
[2 marks]
(v) If the proton is replaced by an electron, state two differences between the path of
electron and the original path of the proton.
[2 marks]

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Marking Scheme
16.

17.

18.capacit
or

19.direct
current

20.
magnetic
field

F
Il sin

## (a)(i) Magnetic flux density is defined as

where I is the
current flow through a conductor of length l and is placed at an angle to
the direction of action of a magnetic field that will produce a force F on

## the conductor. [2/0]

(ii)
F BIl , 90o 
q
q
l , I 
t
t
l
F Bqv , v 
t
F B

(b) (i)
Positive charge
Magnetic field enters perpendicularly into the plane of the paper

[1+1]
(ii)
mv 2
Bqv

r
mv
r
Bq

r
0.50 1.60 x10
27

19

r 0.13m 

(iii)
mv2
Bqv

r
mv
Bq
r
m 2r
Bq

r T
2m
T
Bq
T

2 1.66 10 27
0.50 1.60 1019

T 1.30 10 s 

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