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After School Tutorial Program(ASTP)

O level
Pre Mock 2

Candidate Name:
School Name:
ASTP ID:
PHYSICS

5054/11 & 21

Paper 1 & 2

1 hour 30 min.

Candidates answer on the Question Paper.


No Additional Materials are required.
READ THESE INSTRUCTIONS FIRST
Write your School name, ASTP ID number and Name on all the work you hand in.
Write in dark blue or black pen.
You may use a soft pencil for any diagrams, graphs or rough working.
Do not use staples, paper clips, highlighters, glue or correction fluid.
Answer all questions.
You may lose marks if you do not show your working or if you do not use
appropriate units.
At the end of the examination, fasten all your work securely together.
The number of marks is given in brackets [ ] at the end of each question or part
question.

Total marks
Obtain marks

Paper-1
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2.

The displacement-time graph of a wave travelling along a rope is as shown. What is the frequency of the wave?

A 0.5 Hz
B 1.0 Hz
C 2.0 Hz
D 5.0 Hz
A beam of light is incident on a 450 right-angled glass prism as shown in the figure. Which one of
the following figures shows correctly the path of the beam through the glass prism?

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4.

The focal length of a thin converging lens is 20 cm. An image of the same size as the object is formed on a screen. What is
the distance between the object and the screen?
A 20cm
B 40cm
C 60cm
D 80cm
The pitch of sound from a siren is increased. Which one of the following is true?
A The wavelength increases.
B The amplitude of sound waves increases.
C The frequency of the sound increases.
D The intensity of the sound increases.
A ray of light enters a glass block at an angle of incidence i, producing an angle of refraction r in
the glass.

Several different values of i and r are measured, and a graph is drawn of sin i against sin r.
Which graph is correct?

A boy stands beside a girl in front of a large plane mirror. They are both the same distance from
the mirror, as shown.
Where does the boy see the girls image?

7.

A student uses a spring to demonstrate waves. He moves the spring with his hand.

Which diagram demonstrates the type of wave produced by a source of sound?

8.

Diagram 1, shows a ray, X, is directed into a glass block. The critical angle of
the glass is 420. Which direction does the light travels from point Y ?

9.

If u is object distance, v is image distance and f is focal length of a lens, which


of the following equations is true?

10.

Diagram 2 shows a converging lens producing an upright and virtual image.

Which optical instrument uses this arrangement ?

11.

A Camera
B Slide Projector
C Telescope
D Magnifying Glass
Diagram 3 shows water waves propagate in an area of different depths.

Diagram 3
Which of the following diagrams show the propagation of the waves correctly?

12.

Diagram 12 shows waves in a slinky spring when the spring is vibrated at 5 Hz.

What is the speed of the wave ?


A. 30 cms-1
B. 40 cms-1
C. 60 cms-1
D. 120 cms-1
13.

A ray of light is incident on one side of a rectangular glass block. Its path is plotted through the block and out through another
side.
Which path is not possible?

14.

A student measures how far a cork moves up and down on a wave in a tank of water as in
Diagram 17.

What quantity that can be obtained from the measurement?

15.

A amplitude
B frequency
C speed
D wavelength
Waves are sent along two long springs X and Y as shown.

What is the type of wave in X and Y represents?

16.

Diagram 20 shows a refraction of a water wave.

17.

From the above phenomena, which physical quantity does not change?
A velocity
B frequency
C amplitude
D wavelength
A thin converging lens is used to produce, on a screen, a focused image of a candle.

Various focused images are produced on the screen by moving the lens and the screen
backwards and forwards.
Which statement is always correct?
A The image is at the principal focus (focal point) of the lens.
B The image is bigger than the object.
C The image is closer to the lens than the object is.
D The image is inverted.
18.

Sound travels by wave motion.

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20.

Which property of waves causes echoes?


A diffraction
B dispersion
C reflection
D refraction
A student listens to a machine that makes sounds of different frequencies. He can only hear one
of the sounds.
Which frequency of sound is the student able to hear?
A 2 Hz
B 10 Hz
C 2 kHz
D 30 kHz
A student wishes to measure the speed of sound in air. She plans to measure the time between
making a sound and hearing the echo from a cliff.

Which type of sound should she make and which distance should she use in her calculation?

Paper-2
21.

The ray diagram shows two converging lenses arranged as an astronomical telescope.

(a) Parallel rays of light from a distant star are refracted by the objective lens to form an
image as shown.
(i) What is meant by the term refraction?
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(ii) Explain why light rays are refracted as they enter and then leave a glass lens.

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(iii) What distance on a scale diagram could be measured to find the focal length of
the objective lens? Give a reason for your answer.
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(iv) Is the image formed by the objective lens real or virtual? Give a reason for your
answer.
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(v) The eyepiece lens acts as a magnifying glass. Is the image observed through the
eyepiece lens upright or inverted? Give a reason for your answer.
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(b) In a particular telescope the magnification depends on the focal length of the eyepiece lens. The table below shows the
magnification produced by different eyepiece lenses.

(i) On the grid opposite, plot a graph of magnification (y-axis) against focal length
of eyepiece lens (x-axis). Draw a smooth curve through the points.
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(ii) Use your graph to find the focal length of the eyepiece lens which would produce a magnification of 50.
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(iii) On the grid show clearly how you used the graph to obtain your answer.
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(iv) The magnification of a telescope can be calculated using the equation below.

Use the data in the table on page 12 to calculate a value for the focal length of the objective lens of this telescope.
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Fig. 22.1 shows a ripple tank being used to investigate waves on water.

Fig. 22.2 full scale


Fig.22.1
The dipper moves up and down 20 times in one second. Fig. 22.2 shows, to full scale, a sideways view of the wave on the
surface of the water at one instant.
(i) Determine the wavelength of the wave in Fig. 22.2.

wavelength =
(ii) Calculate the speed of the water wave. State clearly the equation you use.

speed =
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Fig. 23.1 represents a microwave travelling in air through points A and B.

Fig. 23.1 (not to scale)


(a) Describe how microwaves are used in the transmission of television signals by satellite.
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(b) State two properties common to all electromagnetic waves.
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