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TOPICAL TEST 7 : TECHNOLOGY AROUND US

Section A
This question paper consists of 25 questions. Answer all questions. Every question is followed by four options A, B, C and D. Choose the correct answer.

1 Diagram 1 shows a device used to overcome the limitation of humans.

Diagram 2 Diagram 1

The invention shown is important in the field of A agriculture B construction C transportation D telecommunication 2 Which of the following is used to overcome the limitations in eyesight? A C

Why this activity is important? I Sending messages III Burning rubbish II Heating up the body IV Entertainment purpose A I and II C II and III B I and IV D III and IV 6 Diagram 3 shows two technological inventions.

D
Diagram 3

3 The following information shows two devices. Telephone Fax machine Which of the following are the similarities of these devices? I Relaying information II Communication device III Entertainment instruments IV Gathered information A I and II C II and III B I and III D II and IV 4 Which of the following gives convenience for human to travel? A C

Which of the following is true about the usefulness of both technological inventions above? A To store information B To present information C To process information D To identify information 7 Which of the following devices enables a person to see objects at far away, such as stars? A C

8 Diagram 4 shows the development of technology in water transportation.

5 Diagram 2 shows an object used by ancient people.

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helps human? A Slows down working rate. B Causes humans to think less. C Human workers replaced by machines. D Overcomes humans limitation. 13 Which of the following is not an advantage about the development of the technology in transportation? A Eases delivering of goods. B Enables an astronaut to explore outer space. C Speeds up the journey between two distant places. D Enables two people from different places to exchange information.

Diagram 4

What is represented by X? A Ferry C Glider B Train D Canoe 9 Which of the following inventions can help human to store data? A C

14 Table 1 shows the development of the land transportation. P Q Steam-powered vehicles were invented. Humans were riding horses to go to farther places. Goods were transported by lorries. Wheels were fixed on carriages and other means of transports.
Table 1

R S

10 Which of the following can be used by a pupil to see microorganisms? A C

Which of the following shows the correct sequence of P, Q, R and S? A P, S, Q, R C Q, R, S, P B Q, S, P, R D R, Q, P, S 15 Diagram 6 shows the development in the communication field. X Postal Telephone Communication system
Diagram 6

Satellite

11 Diagram 5 shows the development transportations, R, S, T and U.

of

land

What is X? A Smoke signal B Cellphone

C Loudhailer D Carrier pigeon

16 Which of the following are the old methods to send messages? I Using walkie-talkie II Beating drum III Waving of a flag on a ship IV Broadcasting live through satellite A I and II C II and III B I and III D III and IV 17 Diagram 7 shows an activity carried out by a man.
Diagram 5

Which of the following sequences is in the correct order? A S, T, R, U B R, U, S, T C U, R, T, S D U, R, S, T 12 Which of the following describes how technology
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Diagram 7

Technological invention above is in the field of A agriculture C transportation B construction D communication 18 Diagram 8 shows a few pupils pulling a heavy rock.

Diagram 11 Diagram 8

Which of the following technological inventions can ease their work? A Wheel C Hoe B Spear D String 19 Diagram 9 shows a device of technology.

Which of the following is the correct sequence of P, Q, R and S? A S, P, Q, R B P, S, R, Q C Q, P, R, S D P, S, R, Q 22 Diagram 12 shows four inventions. I III

II
Diagram 9

IV

Which of the following is the advantage of this device? A Enable to carry human. B Enable to build buildings. C Enable to transport heavy things. D Enable humans to do agricultural work faster. 20 Diagram 10 shows four activities. K M

Diagram 12

Which of the following inventions can bring harm to human? A I and II B I and III C II and III D II and IV 23 Diagram 13 shows the devices of technology of the same type of transportation.

N
Diagram 13

Diagram 10

Which of the following involve the application of technology? A K and N B K and M C L and N D M and N 21 Diagram 11 shows the development of technology in the communication field. P R

Y A B C D

probably is a train ferry helicopter steam locomotive

24 Diagram 14 shows the uses of the device X. Communication X data X Store information
Diagram 14

Process

Education X probably is A radio B computer C stethoscope

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D fax machine 25 What are the advantages of technology to human? I Reduces pollution II Increases productivity III Shortens travelling time IV Reduces road accidents

A B C D

I and II I and III II and III II and IV

Section B Answer all the questions. Write your answer in the spaces provided.
1 A group of pupils were carrying out an investigation. They took turn to jump as high as they could to reach the ceiling, none of the pupils managed to reach the ceiling. (a) What is the purpose (aim) of this investigation? _______________________________________ [1 mark] (b) State (i) what is changed (manipulated variable): (b) State two advantages of Y compared to X. 1. _____________________________________ 2. _____________________________________ [2 marks] (c) State the ship that can cause air pollution. _______________________________________ [1 mark] (d) Explain your answer in (c). _______________________________________ _______________________________________ [1 mark] 3 An investigation was carried out to determine the relationship between the methods of ploughing and the time taken to complete the job. Table 1 shows the results obtained. Method of ploughing [3 marks] (c) What is the conclusion for this investigation? _______________________________________ [1 mark] (d) Suggest one invention that can help to solve the problem above. _______________________________________ [1 mark] 2 Diagram 1 shows two types of ships, X and Y. Tractor Buffalo-drawn plough
Table 1

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(ii) what is observed (responding variable):

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(iii) what is kept the same (constant variable):

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Time taken (days) 3 30

(a) What is the purpose (aim) of this investigation? _______________________________________ [1 mark] (b) What is the observation based on Table 1? _______________________________________ [1 mark] (c) State (i) what is changed (manipulated variable):

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(ii) what is observed (responding variable):

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[2 marks]
Diagram 1

(a) What is the source of energy that used to move? (i) X : _________________________________ (ii) Y : _________________________________ [2 marks]
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(d) Besides methods of ploughing, give another factor that also affects the ploughing time. _______________________________________ [1 mark] (e) What can you conclude from this investigation?

_______________________________________ [1 mark] (f) Give two advantages of modern inventions to farmers. 1. _____________________________________

2. _____________________________________ [2 marks]

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