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SMK KING EDWARD VII

TAIPING

PEPERIKSAAN AKHIR TAHUN


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SCIENCE FORM 2
PAPER 1

I HOUR
(40 marks)

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DO NOT OPEN THE QUESTION PAPER UNTIL YOU ARE TOLD TO DO SO

1. This question paper consists of 40 questions.


2. Answer all questions
3. Answer each question by blacking the correct space on the answer sheet.
4. Blacken only one space for each question.
5. If you wish to change your answer, erase the blackened mark that you have made.
Then blacken the space for your new answer.
6. The diagrams in the questions provided are not drawn to scale unless stated.
7. You may use a non-programmable scientific calculator.

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1 There is a class of food that consists of carbon, hydrogen, oxygen and nitrogen.
Among the following, which is the function of the class of food mentioned, to
human beings?

A Main energy source


B Substance for building new cells
C Dissolves a certain vitamins in the body
D Protects the body against diseases

The diagram above shows tests for two classes of food. It is observed that red
precipitate formed in test tubes X and Y. Therefore test tubes X and Y contain

X Y
A Protein and glucose
B Glucose and protein
C Starch and glucose
D Protein and starch

The diagram above shows a balanced diet. Among the following, which represents
the class of food labelled X?

A Protein
B Fat
C Carbohydrate

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D Fibre

4 Solution X shows the characteristics below:

Among the following, which is X?

A Limewater
B Sauce
C Vinegar
D Distilled water

The table above shows the test results of substance X. Among the following, which
could possibly be substance X?

A Toothpaste
B Soap
C Lime water
D Lime juice

6 When zinc is put into solution X, a gas that produces a 'pop' sound with a burning
splint is released. Solution X could possibly be

A ammonia
B hydrochloric acid
C water
D calcium hydroxide

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On the diagram above, dilute hydrochloric acid is drained into the solution in the
beaker until its colour becomes green. That new solution formed has all the
following characteristics except that

A it has pH value of 7
B it produces salt crystal when evaporated
C the new solution is sodium chloride
D it is corrosive

8 The following are four processes that are involved in water treatment

Among the following sequences of the processes, which is correct in water


treatment process?

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

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The diagram above shows the apparatus set-up of an experiment. Among the
following, which is not correct?

A This process is called distillation


B Steam will form inside the round-bottom flask
C The distillate contains mineral salt
D The distillate does not contain any suspended particles

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The above diagram shows the process of electrolysis of water. What is the
characteristic of gas X collected in the test tube?

A Produces a 'pop' sound when tested with a lighted wooden splint


B Helps in burning
C Acidic in nature
D Has a pungent smell

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The diagram above shows a graph of solubility of salt X in 100 ml of water versus
temperature. What is the solubility of salt X at a temperature of 40 C?

A 30 g
B 40 g
C 60 g
D 100 g

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The diagram above shows a little of substance X being put into substance Y in
order to produce substance Z. Among the following, which represents the
substances X, Y and Z?

X Y Z
A Solute Solvent Solution
B Solvent Solution Solute
C Solvent Solute Solution
D Solution Solute Solvent

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Among the following, which shows the process of X that happens in the above
equation?

A Evaporation
B Decomposition
C Electrolysis
D Distillation

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A drop of liquid is dropped on a piece of glass slide and then dried under the
sunlight. At the end of the experiment, small white particles were found on the
slide as shown in the diagram above. Among the following, which is the possible
source of that liquid?

A Seawater
B Rain water
C Well water
D River water

15 Seawater has a boiling point of over 100 C. This shows that sea water contains
a lot of
I mineral salt
II dissolved gases
III micro-organism
A I only
B I and II only
C II and III only
D I, II, and III

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16 Among the following chemicals, which is added to the water in a water treatment
plant?
I Alum
II Lime
III Chlorine

A I only
B I and II only
C II and III only
D I, II, and III

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The diagram above shows the stages in a water purification plant. Among the
following, which substance is added in the coagulation and sedimentation tank?
I Lime
II Alum
III Chlorine

A I only
B I and II only
C II and III only
D I, II, and III

18 The gas pressure in a container increases when

A the number of gas particles decreases


B the volume of the container is reduced
C the gas is cooled
D the volume of the container is increased

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19

The following are the reasons causing the tin to become dented when it is heated
until
all the air is driven out and the cap tightly closed before cold water is poured over
it except

A cold water condenses the steam into water


B air pressure outside the tin which is higher pushes the tin inwards
C air pressure inside the tin decreases
D air pressure inside the tin increases

20 Which of the following is not kept under high pressure?

A Perfume
B Hair spray
C Tomato sauce
D Insecticide

21 When using gas under high pressure, the safety measure taken is
I gas cylinder should be kept far away from heat source
II gas cylinder should not be placed in a closed place
III gas cylinder must always be in an upright position

A I only
B I and II only
C II and III only
D I, II, and III

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22 Among the following tables, which is the most stable?

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The chair in the diagram above can be made more stable by

A lengthening its legs


B shortening its legs
C changing the seat to a bigger one
D increasing the weight of the seat

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24 Among the following objects, which is the most stable?

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The diagram above shows four wooden blocks, K, L, M and N. Those four blocks
are put side by side on top of a plank. If the plank was tilted slowly, which
wooden block will topple last?

A K C M
B L D N

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26 Among the following pairs of organisms with their types of support, which is
correct?

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The diagram above shows the support system on vertebrates and


invertebrates.
Among the following, which represents the support system for X, Y and Z?

X Y Z
A Buoyancy of water Hydrostatic skeleton Endoskeleton
B Hydrostatic skeleton Endoskeleton Turgidity of cell
C Endoskeleton Buoyancy of water Hydrostatic skeleton
D Hydrostatic skeleton Turgidity of cell Buoyancy of water

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How could the aquatic plant in the above diagram be made to stand upright?

I Place it into a beaker of water

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II Place it into a tin filled with sand
III Place it into a container filled with clay

A I only
B I and II only
C II and III only
D I, II, and III

29 Among the following tools, which belongs to the same class of lever as a
badminton racket?

A Scissors
B Paper cutter
C Forceps
D Bottle opener

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Among the following tools, which is classified under the same class of lever as the
tool shown in the diagram above?

A Pliers
B Wheelbarrow
C Fishing rod
D Bottle opener

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The diagram above shows a bottle opener that is being used to open the lid of
a bottle. Among the following, which is correct?

Fulcrum Effort Load


A L M N
B N L M
C M L N
D N M L

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The diagram shows a student holding a book. Match P, Q and R with the
correct class of lever.

33

The diagram above shows a lever that is balanced. What is the reading of
the spring balance
and what is the class of the lever?

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34 Among the following, which correctly shows the model of the lever system
for ice tongs?

35 Among the following, which needs an effort of 20 N so that the rod becomes
balanced?

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A I only
B I and II only
C II and III only
D I, II, and III

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Among the following, which correctly shows the points of P, Q and R for the lever
system in the diagram above?

I P - Fulcrum

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II Q - Load

III R - Effort

A I only
B I and II only
C II and III only
D I, II, and III

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Which of the following is true for this food chain?

A The small fish is the primary consumer


B The sea lion is a herbivore
C The population of the small fish will increase if the population of the sea
lion increases
D The seaweed population will decrease if the population of the small fish
decrease

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The figure above shows a food web. The secondary consumers are
A bird and snake
B bird only
C snake only
D eagle only

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An experiment is carried out and it is observed that the part that is exposed to
sunlight becomes dark blue when tested with iodine solution What is the
conclusion of the experiment?

A Photosynthesis requires chlorophyll


B Photosynthesis requires sunlight
C Photosynthesis requires carbon dioxide
D Photosynthesis requires water

QUESTION END

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