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A & O Centre of Excellence

Physics Year 11 Paper 1

Name:

1 Hour

Term 1 Exam 2015


Marks:

1.

Which graph represents the sound wave with the highest pitch?

2.

The diagram shows an electromagnetic spectrum. The waves at P, Q, R and S are

Ultraviolet

X-ray

Microwave

Infrared

X-ray

Ultraviolet

Infrared

Microwaves

Microwave

Infrared

Ultraviolet

X-ray

X-ray

Infrared

Ultraviolet

Microwave

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3.

The diagram shows an arrangement of apparatus for light diffraction experiment.

Which diffraction pattern appears on the screen?

4.

Ahmad shouts in front of a high wall. He hears the echo of his voice 1.2 seconds later.
The velocity of sound in air is 340 m s-1. What is the distance between Ahmad and the wall?
A 204 m
B

283 m

340 m

D 408 m

5.

At an airport, a passenger's bag is placed in the baggage scanner.

The contents in the bag are examined by using


A X-ray
B gamma rays
C ultraviolet rays
D infrared rays
6.

The following is a block diagram of a radio transmitter.

X is
A

a tuner

a filter

a detector

a modulator

7.

A system is oscillating at its natural frequency without damping.


What happens to the total energy of the oscillating system?
A It remains constant
B It decreases
C It increases
D None of the above

8.

Which graph represents a wave with amplitude of 4. 0 cm and period of 0.05 s?

9.

Which diagram shows the correct pattern of reflected water waves?

10.

The diagram shows an interference pattern of two coherent water waves of sources, P and Q.
Which of the positions A, B, C or D, does destructive interference occur?

11.

The diagram shows an ultrasonic waves transmitted from a boat to the seabed to determine the
depth, D, of the sea. The speed of the ultrasonic waves in water is 1500 m s-1. The echo of the
waves is received 2.0 s after the transmission.

What is the value of D?


A

750m

1500 m

3000 m

D 6000 m
12.

Which phenomenon indicates that light is a transverse wave?


A

Reflection

Refraction

Polarization

Diffraction
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13.

In a Young's double slit experiment, red fringes are formed on the screen when a red light source
is used. What will be observed if the red light source is replaced by a blue light source?
A Number of fringes decreases
B Brightness of the fringes increases
C Distance between fringes decreases
D Distance between fringes increases

14.

Which graph represents amplitude modulated waves?

15.

A tilted basin contains water. Water is dripped at a constant rate into the basin as shown in the
diagram below. Which pattern of the wavefronts will be observed in the basin?

16.

The diagram shows a wavefront pattern produced by a dipper vibrating at a frequency of 12 Hz in a


ripple tank. What is the speed of the waves?

A 2 cm s-1
B 8 cm s-1
C 12 cm s-1
D 18 cm s-1
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The diagram shows the wavefronts of a plane wave incident on a plane reflector.

Which statement is correct about the reflected and incident waves?


A The speed of the reflected waves is the same as the speed of the incident waves
B The wavelength of the reflected waves is shorter than that of the incident waves
C The frequency of the reflected waves is lower than that of the incident waves
D
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The directions of the reflected waves are always at right angles to the incident waves

The diagram shows the wave pattern formed by waves from two coherent sources, X and Y.
Destructive interference occurs at

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R only
B

Q only

P and Q

P and R

The graphs show the cross-sections of water waves.


Which wave has the greatest energy?

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A thin guitar string is strummed hard. It will produce a loud and high pitch sound. The most
suitable graph to represent the above situation is

21. An e.m.f. of a battery is defined as

A. the force supplied to 1 C of charge


B. the power supplied to 1 C of charge
C. the energy supplied to 1 C of charge
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D. the pressure exerted on 1 C of charge

22. Which two resistor combinations have the same resistance between X and Y?

A. P and Q
B. P and S
C. Q and R
D. R and S

23. In the circuit below, what is the ammeter reading when the switch S is turned on?

A. 1. 0 A
B. 1.5 A
C. 2.0 A
D. 9.0 A

24. A 2 kW heater takes 20 minutes to heat a pail of water. How much energy is supplied by the
heater to the water in this period of time?
A. 1.2 x 106 J
B. 1.8 x 106 J
C. 2.4 x 106 J
D. 3.6 x 106 J

25. An electric motor lifts a load with a potential difference 12 V and fixed current 2.5 A. If the
efficiency of the motor is 80%, how long does it take to lift a load of 600 N through a vertical height
of 4 m
A. 40 s
B. 60 s
C. 80 s
D. 100 s

26. All bulbs in the circuits below are identical. Which circuit has the smallest effective resistance?

A.

C.

B.

D.

27. The kilowatt-hour (kWh) is a unit of measurement of


A. Power
B. Electrical energy
C. Electromotive force
D. Charge per unit

28. The circuit below shows four identical bulbs to a cell 6 V. Which bulb labeled A, B, C and D
is the brightest?

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29. A 24 resistor is connected across the terminals of a 12 V battery. Calculate the power
dissipated in the resistor.
A. 2.0 W
B. 4.0 W
C. 6.0 W
D. 8.0 W

30. Which of the following quantities can be measured in units of JC-1?


A. Resistance
B. Potential difference
C. Electric current
D. Power

31 The diagram shows an arrangement of apparatus to study the pattern of magnetic fields which are
formed when current flows through conductors. Which magnetic pattern is formed on the
cardboard when both switches are closed?

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A.

B.

C.

D.

32.

The diagram shows an electromagnet.

Which factor does not influence the strength of the electromagnet ?


A

Material used for the wire

Material used for insulator of the wire

Number of turns of wire

Current flowing in the wire..


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33.

When the switch is closed in the circuit below , wire R deflects.

The direction of the deflection can be determined by

Flemings right hand rule

Flemings left hand rule

Maxwells corkscrew rule

Right hand grip rule

34. Diagram shows a solenoid.

Which of the following rules may be used to determine the direction of the current in the coil ?

Fleming s Left Hand Rule

Fleming s Right Hand Rule


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Right Hand Screw Rule

Right Hand Grip Rule.

35. Diagram shows a conductor wire placed in a magnetic field.

When the
switch is
on , the
wire
initially
moves
towards

36. The diagram shows the structural design of an electric motor.

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37.

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Which rule determines the force direction for a current carrying conductor in magnetic fields?
A

Right hand Grip Rule

Flemings Right Hand Rule

Flemings Left Hand Rule

Direction of current flow

Diagram shows an electrical circuit connected to a solenoid surround an iron rod

The number of nails attracted to the iron rod will increase if

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a smaller current is used

the number of turns of the coil is increased

the distance between the coils is increased

an iron rod with a larger diameter is used

Diagram shows two electrical circuits. The iron rods are placed close together and are free to
move.

What happens to the distance between the two iron rods when S is switched on?

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It increases

It decreases

It does not change

It increase then decrease

Diagram shows an electrical circuit . Which switches should be closed to light up only bulb 1

and bulb2?
A

switch 1 only

switch 1 and switch 2 only

switch 1 and switch 3 only


D

switch 2 and switch 3 only