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GOOD SHEPHERD INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL PROMOTION EXAMINATION 2013

CLASS : FORM-1 (IGCSE) SUBJECT: PHYSICS

MARKS:80 TIME: 2 Hrs

ANSWER ALL THE QUESTIONS

1a) How is the earths layer different from the Suns layers?

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b) Why is the planet Venus the hottest planet in our solar system?

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c) You can jump higher in the moon than that of on the Earth. Why?

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d) What number of planet is the earth from the Sun in our solar system? [1]

e) i) What do we call when a planet moves around the Sun once on its own axis? [1]

ii) How many days does the earth take to move around the Sun?

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iii) What happens to the Earth while a planet is moving around the Sun?[1]

f) Name any two scientists , among the given, who supported the geo- [2] centric and the heleo-centric theory . (Plato,kepler,Aristotle,Galileo)

g) What do you know about geo-centric theory?

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h) i) Who proved the geo-centric theory is wrong?

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ii) How?

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i)

Write the approximate number of galaxy in our universe. ((1011, 1022 , 1046) )

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J) Which of the following eclipses lasts longer?

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k) How often solar eclipse occurs when compared to lunar eclipse?

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l) Do you thing ,the Sun is moving in our universe? ( write Yes or No)

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2a) Write true or false i) Light is a part of electromagnetic spectrum [1]

ii) iii)

Velocity of light is 300000km/s Opaque object can be a luminous object

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b) Match the following Transparent translucent opaque mirror a plane mirror a tinted glass

c i) Differentiate between the following reflections A B

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ii)State the laws related to the following

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iii)How many mediums do you need minimum to have refraction?

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Why?

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iv) What is the cause of refraction?

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v)In the following figure, what takes place at O and at P?

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At O:

At P:

d) What is dispersion?

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e) label the following in the figure : incident ray,reflected ray, refracted hay, and angle of reflection. [4]

f) Draw refracted ray from denser to rarer medium and from rarer to denser medium. [4]

g) How many colours are there in the Sun light?

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3) a)Force is a physical cause that brings changes. Write its unit.

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b)i) When does frictional force come to exist?

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ii) write two effects of frictional force on objects.

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iii)What type of force is a tension force?

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How is tension force produced? Give one example.

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v)

Find the resultant force in the following.

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vi)

An object has a weight 1000 N . Show the direction of weight. 1100

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4a) Shiny is able to hear what shaanu speaks.What makes Shaanu hear?[1]

b) What does sound carry?

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c) How will you relate sound and energy in terms of distance?

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d) Unit of frequency is Hertz. What is the unit of sound?

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e) In the following which one would be louder and which one would be less loud? [2]

f) Of the following, which one has higher frequency?

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g) Find out which one is longitudinal and which one is transverse wave?[2]

5a) Define the term energy. Give its S.I unit of energy.

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b)i) Name the source of energy that provides energy to all on solar system.

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ii)Is the above energy a renewable source ? If so how? If not Why? [2]

c) Write the energy transformation in the given source.

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d) What is radiant energy?

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e) Write one difference between chemical energy and nuclear energy. [2]

HAPPY VACATION DEAR STUDENTS