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SCIENCE FORM 2 1 Hour 30 Minutes

Instruction 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

This question paper consists of section A and section B Section A consist of 30 objective questions while section B consists of 3 structure question. Answer all questions Write the answer of each objective question on the answer sheet given. Write your answer for section B in the space provided in the question paper.

Section A

Total marks 30





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This question booklet consists of 16 printed pages


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Answer all questions. (SECTION A)

1. Diagram 1 show the path of an impulse when stimulus is received by the skin. Stimulus P Nerve Q



Diagram 1
Which of the following represent P and Q? P A B C D Brain Receptor Effector Receptor Effector Brain Receptor Effector Q


A student eats several kinds of foods and finds the parts of the tongue M, N, O and P in Diagram 2 are stimulated.

Diagram 2 Among the following, what are the kinds of food eaten by the student? A medicine, orange, salts and chocolate B honey, orange, salts and medicine C range, vinegar, medicine and salts D medicine, sweets, vinegar and chocolate 3. The sensitivity of the skin depends on the A thickness of the epidermis B number of stimuli C number of nerve D layer of dermis


Which of the following match is correct to show sensory organ, stimuli and the sense involved? Sensory organ A B C D Eye Nose Ear Tongue Sight Chemical substance sound Taste Stimuli Light Smell hearing Chemical substance Sense


Which part of the ear in the Diagram 5 below does not involved in hearing mechanism?

Diagram 5 6. Which part of the eye is the correct match with its function? Parts A B C D Retina Iris Blind spot Cornea Function Protects the eye and maintain its shape Controls the size of pupil Most sensitive spot on the retina Controls light entering the eye


Why do cinema halls have curtains and soft boards on the walls? A to magnify the vibrations B to increase loudness

C D 8.

to absorb sound to reflect sound

An old man wears hearing aid because A his oval windows are punctured B his ear drums cannot vibrate fast C his auditory nerves are damaged D his cochlea do not contain any more fluid Ali touch the hot vessel immediately withdraws his hand. Choose the part of the skin that affected in this process? A B C D sweat gland pressure receptor blood capillaries heat receptors



Which of the following sensory organs are used when a person is enjoying a cup of coffee? A B C D Nose and tongue Skin and tongue Nose and ears Tongue and ears


Diagram 11 shows a light ray travelling from medium P to Q.

Diagram 11

What are the substances that make up medium P and medium Q? P A B C D Air Water Glass Air Glass Glass Water Water Q


Diagram 12 shows two mirrors J and K which are placed parallel to each other.

Diagram 12

Which is the value of the angle g? A 25 B C 35 55

D 65

13. following instruments can help humans overcome hearing limitations and hearing defects? I II III IV A B C D Stethoscopes Hearing aids Microphones Loudspeakers I and II only III and IV only I, II and III only I, II, III and IV

Which of the


The smell receptors in the nose are sensitive to A B C D dust in the air water vapour in the air gases in the air chemicals in the air

15. What stimulates the taste buds? A B C D 16. Saliva Enzymes in the saliva Sweet and salty taste Smell

Which of the following does not use the principle of sound reflection? A B C D Detecting the depth of the sea. Detecting the presence of fishes in the sea Night flying by bats. Enhancing the sound musical instruments


The image that is formed at the retina of the eye is A B C D Bigger than object Shinning Inverted Duplicated


Which of the following pairs of the type of plant response and its example is correct? Type of plant response Positive phototropism Positive geotropism Positive phototropism Nastic movement Example The growth of roots towards light The growth of roots towards water The growth of shoots towards light The curling of tendrils around a supporting structure



Which of the following is the importance of the response to hydrotropism? A B It ensures that the leaves can get enough oxygen for respiration. It ensured that leaves could absorb some moisture from the soil.


It ensures that the leaves receive enough sunlight for photosynthesis. It ensures that the leaves can get enough carbon dioxide for photosynthesis.


Which of the following pairs of food classes and examples is not correct? Food Class Fat Roughage Protein Carbohydrate Example Vegetable oil Spinach Tapioca Potato

A B C D 21.

Which of the following statements about carbohydrates is not correct? A B C D carbohydrate is needed for building new cells in our body carbohydrate is made up of carbon, hydrogen and oxygen carbohydrate provide energy to our body carbohydrate can be found in animal in forms of glycogen


Which of the following vitamins is formed in the skin in the presence of sunlight? A B C D Vitamin B Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin K


The information below is about a class of food. a. b. c. Made up of cellulose. Helps to stimulate peristalsis. Deficiency in our diet causes constipation.

Which of the following is most likely to be the food? A Egg C Cheese B Liver D Cabbage


Table 4 shows the sources and deficiency disease of vitamin P, Q, and R. Vitamin P Q R Sources Milk, eggs, butter, cheese Carrots, cheese, tomato Fruits, vegetables Table 4 Which of the following represent P, Q, and R? P Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin D Q Vitamin A Vitamin A Vitamin C Vitamin C R Vitamin C Vitamin D Vitamin D Vitamin A Deficiency disease Rickets Night blindness Scurvy

A B C D 25.

The information below is about a class of food. a. b. c. Cannot be digested completely Present in vegetables and fruits Most of the substances consist of cellulose

How is the class of food important to humans? A B C D Prevents constipation Builds and repairs tissues Maintains the health of the body Produces hemoglobin in the red blood cells


Table 6 shows the results of food tests on food sample X, Y, and Z. Test Food X Y Z Dark blue solution Observation Millon s reagent Brick red precipitate is formed No change Brick red precipitate is formed

Benedict s solution Reddish precipitate is formed Reddish precipitate is formed

Iodine test No change Dark blue No change

Table 6 Which of the food sample contains glucose and protein? A B C D 27. X only Y only X and Z only Y and Z only

The factors that must considered when planning a balanced diet are I II A B C D sex age I, II, and III only I, III, and IV only I, II and IV only II, III, and IV only III IV race climate



Table 9 shows the calorific value of some foods. Food Banana Egg Chocolate milk Chicken rice Quantity 1 piece 1 egg 1 glass 1 plate Table 9 Calorific value/ kJ 378 315 800 1273

A student had his lunch by taking the food shown below: a. b. c. d. Banana Egg Chocolate milk Chicken rice 2 pieces 2 eggs 1 glass 1 plate

Based on the table 9, calculate the calorific value taken by the student for his lunch. A B 29. 2518 kJ 4577 kJ C D 2933 kJ 3459 kJ

Diagram 10 shows boys who is suffering from kwashiorkor.

Diagram 10 Which of the following is the cause of the disease? A Insufficient intake of vitamin K B Lack of protein in diet C Too much fat in diet D Insufficient intake of vitamin B



Kamal is 60 years old. He has been advised by a doctor to control the amount of sugars and salts in his diet. What probably is his problem? A B C D He is overweight. He has a diabetes and high blood pressure. He has a heart disease. He is old and cannot digest sugar and salt.


QUESTION 1 1. Diagram 1.1 shows the formation of image in the eye of a person with a vision defect.

Diagram 1.1
(a) (i) Name the vision defect shown in Diagram 1.1. .. [1 mark] (ii) Give one reason for this vision defect. . [1 mark]

(iii) How do you overcome this defect of vision? . [1 mark]


(iv) Draw the correction of this vision defect as suggested in (a)(iii) on Diagram 1.2.

Diagram 1.2 [2 marks]


QUESTION 2 2. Diagram 2.1 shows the set up of an experiment to investigate the response of seedling towards external stimuli.



Wire gauge

Moist cotton wool

Anhydrous Calcium chloride Diagram 2.1

(a) Name the two stimuli being investigated (i) (ii) . .. .. [2 marks]

(b) Predict what will happen to the following parts of the seedlings after several days. (i) Shoots : (ii) Roots : .


[2 marks] (c) State the function of the anhydrous calcium chloride. .. [1 mark]

(d) Name the growth response shown by the (i) Shoots : (ii) Roots : [2 marks] . .

QUESTION 3 3. Table 3.1 shows the analysis of contents of rice.

Class of food


X Y Z Table 1.1 (a) Rice contains a lot of starch. (i)

75 9 2

Which of the contents in the class of food shows the amount of starch in rice? . [1 mark]


How would you test for the presence of starch in rice?


.. .. [2 marks] (iii) What is X in the class of food in the analysis of contents of rice? . [1 mark]

(b) Which of the contents is essential for growth and repair in tissues? . [1 mark] (c) What would be the effect to a person who consume excessive intake of Z? .. [1 mark]

(d) A bowl of rice contains 200 g of rice. If the energy value of X is 17kJ g, calculate the amount of energy from X in the bowl of rice. Shows your work.

[2 marks] TOTAL: 20 MARKS