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SECTION A (30 questions = 30 marks) CONSTRUCT 1: Knowledge CONSTRUCT 2: Understanding CONSTRUCT 3: Application

SECTION B (4-5 questions = 20 marks) CONSTRUCT 4: Making inferences CONSTRUCT 5: Predicting CONSTRUCT 6: Interpreting data CONSTRUCT 7: Controlling variables CONSTRUCT 8: Making hypothesis
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K1

K2
K3 K4

K5
K6

Fact Terminology / Definition Classification / Category Sequence Method Principle / Concept

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U1

U2
U3

Translation Interpretation Extrapolation

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K1 Fact Characteristics, features or phenomena

K2 Terminology Terms, definition, meaning or symbols K3 Classification Category, set and group K4 Sequence - Process, flow, development and chronology K5 Method Techniques, method, steps and approach to obtain answers K6 Concept Concept, law and principles
U1 Translation Transferring of data/information from one form to another

U2 Interpretation Overall idea, making conclusion or summary from information U3 Extrapolation Cause and effect, predicting
Application Use of ideas, concepts, principles, theories, procedures and generalizations to solve problems in a new situation.
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EG: A traveller wants to go due North but is lost in a desert at night. Which of the following constellation may help him to find due North? I Big Dipper II Scorpion III Orion IV Southern Cross A I and II C II and III B I and III D III and IV
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K1 :

FACT

No. 21(2008)

Eg: Renewable energy means energy that A can be replenished when used up B cannot be transformed C can be easily found D uses solar energy
No. 10(2008)

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Which of the following uses the same principle as the object in the figure above?

A
Answer: A

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Which of the following shows the correct order of phases of the Moon? A B C D Full Moon, crescent, new Moon, half Moon New Moon, crescent, half Moon, full Moon Crescent, new Moon, full Moon, half Moon New Moon, crescent, full Moon, half Moon

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A group of students carried out an investigation to study whether water is needed for survival of plants. Which of the following need to be done in the investigation?

I II III IV
A B C D

Prepare two identical plants in two separate containers Coat one of the plants with a layer of oil Water one of the plants regularly Observe both plants after a week
I and III only II and IV only I, II and III only I, III and IV only

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Eagle Earthworm Hen Grass

Based on the above, which of the following shows the correct food chain? A B C D Eagle Hen Earthworm Grass Earthworm Eagle Grass Hen Grass Earthworm Hen Eagle Hen Grass Eagle Earthworm

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Distance travelled by P is more than R Distance travelled by Q is more than P Distance travelled by S is more than P and Q

3. The information above shows the distance travelled by cars P,Q,R and S in one hour. Which of the following bar charts correctly represents this observation?
A
D i s t a n c e
100 80 60 40 20 0 P Q kereta Cars R S

100 80 60 40 20 0

D i s t a n c e

Jarak

Jarak

Q kereta Cars

Answer : B

D i s t a n c e

100 80 60 40 20 0 P Q R kereta S

D i s t a n c e

Jarak

Cars

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Cars

60 50

Distance(cm) Jarak/cm

40 30 20 10 0 P Q R Surfaces S

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6 .The figure above shows the distance made by a wooden block when pushed with the same amount of force on different surfaces before stopping. Which of the following correct about surfaces P,Q,R and S? A. Q is rougher than P but smoother than S B. S is rougher than P but smoother than R C. P is the smoothest D. R is smoother than P and Q
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Answer : D

7. The figure above shows uncontrolled disposal of waste. What will happen if this is continued for a week without any action from the authorities? I. Bacteria and pests will spread II. Air will be polluted with unpleasant smell III. Cleanliness of the surrounding area will be affected A B C D I only I and II only II and III only I, II and III
Answer : D
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Eunice is trying to separate two glasses that have got stuck together. What should she do? A Immerse both glasses in cold water. B Immerse both glasses in warm water. C Put both glasses under the Sun. D Immerse the glass at the bottom in warm water.

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Continuous reading and consistent

revision Mind mapping / Notes Acquire basic scientific terms Drilling exercises Attempt past years papers Group study
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K1 K2 K3

To state a reasonable explanation of the observation To state other reasonable explanation of the observation To state additional observation to support the inference (reason)

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State one reason (inference) based on these

information. (K1)
1(a)/2008 State one reason(inference) about the difference in the time taken by planets Saturn and Pluto. (K1) 4(a)/2008 Write one observation on the condition of the chicks in box J to support the answer in (a). (K3) 1(b)/2008

K4

To state what will happen by using previous data or information

K5

To state what will happen by extrapolating the data

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Predict what happens to the chicks after four hours.

(K4)
1(c)/2008
Predict the mass of another similar handkerchief after

one hour it is hung under a fan of a very high (4) speed. (K5) 3(d)/2008 The time taken by a new planet X to orbit the Sun is 200 years. Based on Table 4, predict the location of the planet X. (K4) 4(c)/2008

K6

To make statements derived from the data or information gathered.

K7
K8

To state the pattern or trend from information gathered.


To state the relationship between the variables.

K9

To make a conclusion based on the information gathered.


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What is the purpose(aim) of this investigation?

(K6)
2(a), 3(a)/2008 What is the trend of changes in the brightness of the bulbs in circuits R, S and T? (K7) 2(b), 4(b)/2008 What can you conclude from this investigation? (K9) 2(d)/2008

K10 K11 K12 K13

To state the variables used in an investigation To state the things to change (WTC) To state the things to observe (WTO) To state the things to keep the same

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State one variable that was kept the same(constant) in this

investigation. (K13)

1(d)/2008 State one information gathered in this investigation. (K10) 3(b)/2008 State (i) what is changed(manipulated variable). (K11) (ii) what is observed(responding variable). (K12) 5(a)/2008 State two other variables that are kept the same(constant). (K13) 5(b)/2008

K14 K15

To suggest explanation/s for the relationship between variables To state explanation/s based from previous scientific principle or knowledge

Two types: Common hypothesis Principle hypothesis

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State one relationship(hypothesis) between the

variable that is changed(manipulated) and the variable that is observed(responding), that can be made in this investigation. (K14) 2(c)/2008 State the relationship(hypothesis) between the variable that is changed(manipulated) and the variable that is observed(responding). (K14) 3(c)/2008 The time taken by a planet to orbit the Sun is related to the distance of the planet from the Sun. Based on the statement above, state one relationship(hypothesis) between the variable that is changed(manipulated) and the variable that is observed(responding). (K15) 4(d)/2008