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There are fifty questions in this paper. For each question, four suggested an
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Read the instructions on the multiplechoice amwer sheet very carefolly.
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A Xl + yl = uvt]
B lI'·u 1 = ax
v = at +y//
@ !IX ~ (x + y)/I
h
Light
tj my y 0 Photo cell
Earth's surface
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(+j.t, )( t~ t,J
h'
C
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3 The graph below shows how force F which acts on an object changes with time I.
F (N)
1+ ~
 ... 1( 15
6 10
..  
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2
O':~';;IO:"":"!::20""' 1 (s)
If the object moves in a straight line, calculate the change in linear momentum of tile
object.
A 15kgms'
B 45 kgm 5. 1
65 kgm s'
® 70 kg m s"
Two forces each of magnitude 5.0 N acting in opposite directions are applied at the
two ends of the rod. The resultant torque on the rod is
A
2.5 N m it 12.5Nm
C
21.7Nm D 25.0N
m
5 Two objects of mass ml and m2 have the same kinetic energy. )fthe momentum of
the two objects are 'PI and P1 respectively . then the ratio PI : P2 equals the ratio of
A m, :m 2 p ::. mv
B m 2 :m,
'C' ,Jm: :.Jm;
p.
P::.
1")'1 '
/1 ' .
D .Jm;:,Jm: ! 1 ' ,
:;: rl.IJ. ~in' , \I;
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6 The fi gure below shows a particle moving in a circle with a constant speed 3.0 m 5 1,
The centripetal fQrce is 100 N. The diameter xv of the circle is 2.0 m.
p
The work done when the particle has moved through a semicircle XPY is
7 Two ri gid bodies P and Q are rotating about the same fixed axis and have angular ve
locities W I' and wQ • and angular momentum Lp and Le! respectively. If the values of
the ratio OJ" and LJi are 1:2 and 2:3 respectively. find the value of
LQ .L 1 ~'l.
QJ()
8 An ice skater is rotating with his anns folding inwards. Later the ice skater stretches
his anns outwards. Which of the following pairs of quantities will increase?
9 A sphere rolls along a straight horizontal platfonn without sliding as shown in the
fi gure below. J:: ::
<L,
!i0WWW~$//$##&:
If the centre of mass 0 of the sphere moves with velocity v m S· I relative to the plat
fonn. then the velocity of the point Q on the surface of the sphere relative to the
platfonn is
C 2v D 3v
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10 The escape velocity (that is the minimum velocity for an objcct to escape to infini7
from the Earth) for an oxygen molecule from the surface of the Earth is 1.1 x 10" m s' .
What is the escape velocity at a height ofO.2Rs above the surface of the Earth, where RE
is the radius of the Earth? &Mft{
r
I").
J.P'lV :
A O.~ X 10· m 5. 1
@ I.Ox IO" m s"
C I.Jx IO"m s· 1
D 1.~ x 10" m 5. 1
11 An object moves with simple hannonic motion. Which of the following graphs
shows the correct variation of velocity with displacement of the object?
o i s placcm enl
12 The figure below shows a torsional pendulum which perfonns simple hannonic mo
tion with angular displacement (J.
Torsional wire
loZ 
c. . ~ '
If I is the moment of inertia of the disc about the torsional wire and c is the torque per
unit angular displacement acted by the torsional wire to the disc, the period or oscillation
of the disc can be expressed as ~ 2.z:.J
A 2"~ :0 B 2"Pc f) 2"~ D 2"~
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13 Which of the following statements is true concern ing an object undergoes simple
hannonic motion in a straight line between two points X and Y?
y = 0.20sin(JOOnt  ; ) ,
with x and y are measured in meter, and t is measured in second. What is the speed of
the wave? o.~o. 20
A 20 m S·I 2f =100
50 m S·I
B
100 m 5. 1
'1f
<i 200 m s"
f= "O
16 The length of a pipe which is opened at both ends is 35.5 cm. If the sound speed is
V 330 m S· 1 and the end correction for each end of the pipe is 1.0 cm, what is the funda
r = mental frequency of the pipe?
"10 ~ u. ·'2<)
® 440Hz B 452Hz C 465 Hz D 478 Hz
.7 A source emits sound of frequency 500 Hz is fixed to the end ofa rod 0[0.5 m long.
The rod is rotated in a horizontal circle with angular velocity 50 rad S·I. What is the
maximum frequency received by a stationary observer? [The velocity of sound in air ""
340m,'.]
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18 The graph below shows the variation of potential energy U for an diatomic atom with
interatomic separation r.
=e ~ €'
Which of the following is not a correct deduction from the graph above?
, A7. 20 The figure below shows the relationship bcrn'cen the average translational kinetic
'i'.:;:L energy Ek of a monoatomic molecule of an ideal gas at absolute temperature T.
'r
T
A value for Boltzmann constant can be deduced from the graph above is
a a La
A b B 3b C b
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21 The principal molar heat capacity at constant pressure Cp,m for an idea l gas is ~R
The degrees of freedom for the gas molecules is
f .I. ],
A 3 B 4 @5 D 6
22 The figure below represents the variation of internal energy U with temperature T
when 5 moles of an ideal gas is heated at constant vo lume.
U/J
~ b >•. /
tl:l. ~ Cl \) ~ r
a
~ What is the value of the molar heat capacity of the gas at constant volume?
a a
A
5
B
b '9 .::.5b D ob
2
.
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23 A monoatomic gas with volume V and pressure p is compressed isothermally until its
pressure becomes 3p . The gas later is allowed to e xpand ad iabatically until its volume
,,  becomes 9 V. 1f y of the gas is ~ • what is the linal pressure of the gas?
3
A p B C P @ .£.
3 9 81
pV.3p\1, 24 Two uniform copper rods R and S are joined and perfectly insulated as shown in the
figure below. The length ofrod R is twice the length of rod S but the crosssectional area
'i ofrod R is half the crosssectional area of rod S.
3 (t {) ,,(3(']
lnsulal io n
KA  >< =A£.n  X
3r(~?" X (qVf
to  ~' 2 6 ';,0
1
2 I
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InsulatIon lao 9 = 49  2.CO
If the free ends of rod R and rod S are maintained at temperatu res 100 DC and 50 DC
respectively. what is the temperature at the j unction of rod R and rod S?
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25 Three point charges IIlC. +2J.lC. and +3J.lC are placed on a straight line respectively
as shown in the figure below. .1 ~ 10«2 ",(0') ('3 XIO"6) ('2" 10 6)
r2'm1~3"":;'1 ,+7/;£,(2)<.10":)' • 4rc'<..C3""O"')'
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I~C +2 IJ.C +3 J.1C
The resultant force acting on S due to RandTis IO~' r \ "\ tu ' '~x. \Ot
2)( , " _ . 
A
B
II NtowardsT
15 NtowardsT
~1L£. LCl )( 'O",) "l (;)(10")'
C 15 N towards R
.~ 105 N towards R
26 The figure below shows a positive plate and a negative plate whic h are parallel. One
electron is released near the negative plate.
E 1T1 0 + I
= mV'"
be 1.
Which of the following is true concerning the force F acting on the electron and the
kinetic energy Ek of the electron along its motion from the negative plate to the posi

A

~ivj~ate?
,,~
F
Increases
Ek
Increases
® Increases Constant
c Constant Constant
D Constant Increases
27 Two identical metal solid spheres X and Y which are charged positively with Ql and
o (QI > 02) respectively. Which of the foll ow ing statements is true concerning sphere
X and sphere Y?
o
<1,
o <Ji)
The electric field intensities on the surface of sphere X and sphere Y are
zero.
The electric field intensities inside sphere X and sphere Y are zero.
C The electric field intensity inside sphere X is more than the electric field
,
intensity inside sphere Y.
D The electric potentials inside sphere X and sphere Y are zero.
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29 A 100 ~F
capacitor is charged and later the charge acquired is di scharged through a
charge of ca pacitor after I s?
J0 ill resistor. What is the value of the ratio
initial charge of capacitor .
c. •. ~
U. bG:'lUU ~ .1
<1 = ~'eA~ B In 2 c I  In 2 cv,
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fiG 30 A capacitor of 5 J.1F and a capacitor of 10 J.1F are connected in series with a banery of
)< • e 12 V. What is the charge at each of the capacitor?
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~F
(III, Q" Cv 
Q =C II L
~ A 10 ~F 20
• l
e B
C
20 ~F
40 ~F
40
20
~F
~F ,
D. r.
V .:.. ~
@ 40 ~F 40 ~F
" Cv ' C,
31 When potential difference V is applied across the ends of a copper wire which has a
diameter d and length I, the drift velocity of electrons in the wire is v. What is the drift
. velocity of the electrons, in tenns of v , in a copper wire which has diameter ~ and
length !.., and is applied with potential difference 2Vacross its ends?
4
, A v B 2v D 8v
.,., = :K 'J 32 If th.e order of magnitude~ for current ~ensity ~d number ?f free electrons per, unit
 _.~,". volume In a metal are 106 A m 2 and 1028 m 3 respectively. what IS the order ofmagmtude
])t ~ ti l for the drift velocity of free electrons in the metal?
3 , _ :L.. !OG
A 10' m SI er .J  1.\ 'f
\; B
C
Io'm s
I
10·2 ms· 1
n,,' 1029
® 10~ms1 1= ()" I/e
33 In the circuit as shown in the figure below, the resistance of the voltmeter is 500 0. ,
G;. { U
IZO~ looon looo n
lO Y
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34 In a circuit as shown in the figure below, cell EI has e.m.f. of 2.0 V and internal re
sistance which can be neglected. The length of the potentiometer wire AB is 100 em and
when switch S is opened, the balance length AX is 75 em. When switch S is closed,
length AX is 60 em.
.
I
I'
X
A B
35 An electron moves in a straight line in vacuum where there is a magnetic field and an
electric field acting perpendicular to each other. If the electric field is removed, the elec
tron will move with
36 The mapnetic field of Earth at the centre of a conductor circular coil of radius 5.0 em
is 7.0 x 10· T. The direction of the Earth 's magnetic field is perpendicular to the plane of
')  7 0)(\ 0 )' the coil. This magnetic field is cancelled by the magnetic field produced at the centre of
lJ   the coil when a current flows in the coil. What is the magnitude of the current flow?
~ 37 When a constant current flows in a moving coil galvanometer, the coil will be
deflected by a constant torque because
N,40 D 38 The magnetic flux density in a solenoid which has 400 turns and unifonn cross
P. 0 \)tW~ sectional area 1 x 104 m2 is 5 x 105 T when the solenoid carries a current of2 A. If the
magnetic flux density of the solenoid is assumed unifonn, what is the selfinductance of
1,,,"2 the solenoid?
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39 A sinusoidal a.c. source with period Tis connected to a pure capacitor. Which of the
following graphs best represents the variation of energy per unit time. P. stored in the
capacitor with time I in a complete oscillation?
p p
'. T
) ) B
p p
5
40 The figure below shows an operational amplifier with open loop voltage gain of 10 •
+9V
The voltage supplied is 9 V. If V1 = 0.50 mY and V2 = 0.60 mV, what is the output
voltage Vo?
o 9.0V B
10.0 V
c 19.0 V D 55.0
V
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41 Lens K. and lens K2 have focal length 10 em respectively. Which of the following arrange
ments of the lenses will cause paralJellight ray incident at K. becomes divergi ng after emerging
from K2?
?, 42 The figure below shows an air wedge fonned by placing a thin piece of paper be·
tween two thin glass plates at distance 8.0 cm from the line of contact of the glass. Mo
nochromatic light of wavelength 5.89 x 10.1 m is incident nonnally at the air wedge.
2Z2~1=~I~14==
~§§§it=.
.. =· =
.
om..j
'.0
f'f'Thin glass
If the separation between consecutive dark fringes is 1.5 mm, the thickness of the
paper is
~ 0.79 x 10" m
!a) 1.57 x 10" m
C 4.71 x 10" m
D 1.57 x 10~ m
A
B
Reflection
Refraction

1:t
C Diffraction
® Polarization
44 The optical path in a glass slide of thickness I, is I,. The refractive index of the glass
can be expressed as
A c
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45 In a Young's double·slit experiment, the two slits arc radiated from the same light
source of so that light emerged from the two slits have
46 Which of the following graphs best represents the Xray spectrum produced b.y an X·
ray tube at two different potential differences of Va and Vb (Va> Vb ) ?
A B
.~ .~
~ ~
~ ~
Wavelength Wavc:lcngth
.~
B
~ ~
Wavelength Wavelength
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48 The stability of a nucleus can be detenn ined by using binding energy per nuc leon as
a measurement.
Binding energy
per nucleon
M,V
10 Nc..
8
H,
r
6 .,,
4
2 H
o 50 100 150 200 250
~ A
Mass number
(~ 1: 1 B 1:2 C 1:4 0 2: 1
N ~I\·L
" t!~

t1r.1.
,.
t1 .,.,
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or,
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Answer all questions in Section A. Write your answers in the spaces 2
provided 3
Answer any four questions in Section B. Write your answers on the 4
answer sheets provided. Begin each answer on a fresh sheet ofpaper 5
and arrange your answers in numerical order. Tie your answer sheets 6
to this question paper. 7
All worldng should be shown. For calculations. relevant values of 8
constants in the Data Booklet should be used For numerical answers, 9
unUs should be quoted wherever they are appropriate.
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Answer all questions in this seciion. I ;, UsrSe"'iJZ a+ J.j 11 _
ete. "'"",I ·J'v<:e ctc+ 01"\ \~!f~"'),
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2. An object is placed on the principal axis of a thin biconvex lens.The distance between the
object and the lens is 20 cm.The lens is made from glass of refractive index 1.65. The image
produced by the lens is 0.25 times the size oCtile object.
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(c) Detennine the common radius of curvature for the surfaces of the lens.
[2 markr]
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3. ' The graph below shows how the acceleration of an object undergoing simple hannonic
motion varies with time.
Acceleration Ims·2
50
o
0.08
50 .. ~'
0 ,04
(b) Sketch a which shows how the displacement varies with time.
01', ~/", (I mark]
150
too
50
<>
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4. A glass fibre of length 0.24 m and area of crosssection 8.0 x 107 m2 is stretched until it
breaks. Th~ variation with load"F6fthe extension x of the fibre is shown In ffieaiagram below.
: =~ i~L3
1
__+___ . _L__..I
I
I ;
II . i
O~~2~O4~O~+'60~~80~~ FIN
(a) State with reason whether glass is ductile, brittle or polymeric. [2 marks]
...... :Thr!, ..s~ .... i~···F~~··! ··~··:11e· e~h ...~ ... 'q .... \ :: .
....§1w.,!13\tt .. li'r:e. ...ClD.J ...~ ... l~ ... OO:t: .. .b:J~ .e)F:\ .. :i&.:.. ../(ne.\ .
(b) Determine the Young's Modulus for the glass fibre. [3 mar!:!]
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Diagram:
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(b)
60kQ
20kO
V ..
= OV
In the opamp circuit above, the input voltage Yin is sinusoidal with a peak voltage of3.0 V.
(i) Calculate the closed loop gain of the circuit. [1 mark]
/
(ii) What is the output voltage, Vo? [I mark]
/
( iii) Sketch two graphs to show the variation of Viii and Vo with time t on the same axes.
[2 marks]
L _' i I i i
1 T' i "
CL... i
I .
I Li I
I I I
I
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r'  r+fiT' trr  _. r1'f1
r ! IT I I I !, I !
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sate lite
x x x x x x
x x x x cable
.• x x x
x x x x x x
x x x x x x x
x x x x x
shuttle
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(c) State the direction aCthe generated'c.m.f. [/ mark)
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(i)Write 8 nuclear equation to represent the above reaction and identify the unkown
nuclide, X. [2 marks]
,~ 1 J.\ ?> n X V
6 C t , f .fI. f'..
E = rnc."2.
~
E' (1 3.00"':;.55" )(3. 00 )(10'8)
, ,. n X 10' 1\ 10"'. '5b S '
,
fOr I 1\ ; 5:=",c."
E: (1 , 001825)(3 . 00XIOls l
= "l, 01 x 10
,~ >
.lI ('(\ ' 5 b ". '
n
For I x." E ·",,'
g
5.. (1 tj.,OO3.Oi4)C3 ' c)O'olID )L
= 1'''bX{OIS 4t r,3 5 6.$'
\\
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( I. \' >l 10 <;1)+ (q ,01 >"10 I~} \ '26 X 10 .'
\.').6"16'" ~ E x
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(b). A student suggests that for a body to perfo.nn circular motion, the centripetal force acting
towards the centre of the circle is balanced by the centrifugal force acting outwards away
from the centre of the circle. Comment on the above statement
[2 marks]
(e). A car goes over a hump of radius of curvature )0 m. What is the maximum speed of the
car so that it is always in contact with the road ? [3 marks]
(e) A satellite of mass 150 kg goes round the earth in a circular orbit of radius
twice the radius of the earth. Calculate .
(i) the centripetal force acting on the satellite. [3 marks]
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10. (8) Metals are good conductors of both heat and electricity while good thennal insulators.
are also good electric insulators. Ex.plain why? [3 marks]
(b) The ~ through a welllagged metal rod at steady state is defmed b) the
equationl ~ =  1c.4 B
where Q i5nle quantity of heat flow, k is the thennal conductivity oftbe metal, A is the
   dB 
crosssectional area of the rod and dx is. the temperature gradient along the rod.
~
(i) Explain what do you understand by steady stale and lemperature gradient?
[2 marks]
(ii) Based on the statement in (a) above, state the quantities in electric conduction for
metals that are analogous to rate ofheal flow and temperaIure gradient in thennal
conduction for metals. [2 marAs]
(iii)Hence write an equation for electric conduction that is equivalent to the equation of
heat flow as in (b) above. Explain the symbols used in your equation.
[2 marks]
(e) The diagram below shows two rods of the WIle length, ~and diamet~ but made
from two different ma~ P and Q. They are placed end to e~theentact and
weILlaggedantretJ:si(feS. Theouterends of P and Q are kept a~ IOOGC
respectively. The thennal conductivrty of P is four times that ofQ.
~
~
O·C ~IOOOC
~ laggging
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11. (a) State two conditions necessary to produce a welldefined stationary wave using two
separate sound sources. [2 marks ]
(b)The equation of a stationary wave on a stretched string is given as:
y = 0.1 sin 2501 cos SOx
(d) The apparatus ofa Young' s doubleslits experiment is set up as shown below. Gis
equidistant from the double·slits 8. and 52' H is a point on the screen when the light
waves from 51 and S, interfere with a path difference of ~.
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12. (a) A stationary negativelycbarged particle experiences a force in the direction of tile
field in which it is placed. State and explain, whether the fie ld is magnetic, electric or
gravitational. [2 marks ]
(b) Calculate the magnitude oftbe electric field strength required to maintain an electron
in a fixed position in the gravitational field of the Earth, at its surface.
(e) Neon20 atoms are ionized by the removal of one electroo from each atom. For a
Neon20 ion,
(i) state the charge on the ion.
(ii) calculate its mass.
(d) The neon ions in (e) are accelerated from rest in vacuum through a potential
difference of 1400 V. They are then injected into a region of space where there are
unifonn e lectric and magnetic fields acting at right angles to the incident direction of
motion of the ions as shown in the fo llowing diagram. The electric field has field strength
E and the flux density of the magnetic field is B.
(i) Draw and indicate clearly the directions of the electric and magnetic fields so that the
ions pass through undeflected through the region. [2 marks]
(ii)Calculate the speed of the accelerated ions o n entry into the region of the electric and
magnetic fie lds. [2 marks]
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(iii) The electric field strength E is 6.2 X 103 Vm • Calculate the magnitude of the
magnetic flux density so that the ions are not deflected in the region of the fields.
[2 marks]
(e) The mechanism by which the neon atoms in (c) are ionized is changed so that each
atom loses two electrons. State and explain what change occurs in:
(i) the speed of the ions entering the region of the electric and magnetic fields as in (d)
above. [I mark]
(ii) the path of the ions in the region of the electric and magnetic fie lds.
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(e) Explain why for an electron of energy E. the wavelength of the Xrays
produced has a minimum value. A..,. [2 marks]
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J4. (8) Define the halflife and decay constant of a radioactive substance. [2 mar"]
(b) Naturally occurring radium226 with atomic Dumber 88 produces the radioactive gas
radon222 by alpha decay.
(0 Write an equation for the decay process [I mark]
(ii) Calculate the total kinetic energy of the decay products in MeV [3 mar"]
.
a+ 9 8e + ,
12C+X
(iii) State two important properties which makes X difficult to detect [2 mar"]
(d) An ion of unknown atomic mass is mixed with I!C in a mass spectrometer. The radii
of curvature of the tracks of the ions and '!C are 26.2 em and 22.4 em respectively. What is the
identity of the unknown ion? State any assumptions that you make.
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Question Suggested Answer Marks
Number
1. (0) The Principle of Conservation of Linear Momentum states that the total
linear momentum of a system is constant ( or conserved) if there is no
external force acting on the system. 1
1 1 1 1 1
=+ =  + 
J U v 20 5.0 1
J=4.0cm
1 1 1
 = (n  1)(+ ) 1
/ T. T2
I 2 1
 = (1.65  1)
4.0 r
r l = T2 = 5.2cm
1
3. (o)(i) 1 1
f=  =  =25Hz 1
T 0.04 50 fi
(ii) angular frequency : w =2m = 157=160 rads" 1
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(b) x (x10·"
2.0....1\ _...1\.... 1\ . . . . . .
U °V O~~ Us
0.12
·2.0 ........ ...... .... .............................................................. .......................... .
2
4. (a) Brittle 1
show no plastic deformation before it breaks 1
(b) E= FL 1
xA
60xO.24 1
= ....:..:.,:.:...:..::''""""
3x10·4 x8x10 7
=6.0xI0 IO Nm· 2 1
5. (a) A multiplier is a resistor of very high resistance connected in series to a 1
galvanomet~r .
(b) The function of the multiplier is to reduce the incoming current down to
the maxirnu"m current that can be carried by the galvanometer.
1
OR
The function of the multiplier is to convert the galvanometer into a
voltmeter.
(c)
Irsd
i{
J=I ftd =
• V = 3.0 = 0.02
V=3.0V
r+Rm 30+Rm
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(b)(i) Rf 60 1
Gain 1 A = I + =I+  =1+3=4
R, 20
;:...
\

..:.:........ .. . .. . "' .
.: Til'n
."" ,
,~.
,;> ", ,
, .
./ 2
12
(b) E = BIv 1
=6.0 X 105 X 20 X 103 X 7 X 103
=8.4 x 10'V 1
(e) direction of generated e.m.f is from"space shuttle to satellite. 1
(b)(i) , ,
J3C+ lH+14X , 1
,
14X is ,
J4N
1
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9. (a) Centripetal force ::: force that causes a body to move in a ci rcle , and its
direction is always towards the centre of the circle . 1
If the two forces balance each other', the resultant force;:: O. According
to Newton's first law of motion , the body will move in a straight line with
constant velocity. That is the body will not perform circular motion. 1
(e) R
ill
mg
mv'
Hence mg  R;::  
r
1
For maximum v, R::: 0
(d)(i) Newton's Law of gravitation states that the force between two masses
is directly proportional to the product of the masses, and is inversely
proportional to the square of the distance between them . 1
( ii)
The gravitational force of attraction is F= G Mm 1
r'
(e)(i)
F; G Mm . ,. GM = gR2; r = 2R
r
F; gR' X
150 1
4R'
;
9.81x150
4
1
; 368 N
(ii) F = mr a/ 1
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Period T = 2"
(iJ
= 1.435 x 10' s.
1
(iii) 1 1 J 1 1
K.E~  mv ~m(r (iJ)
2 2
K.E ~ ~(150)(2 x 6.3 8 x 10')' (4.38 x 10')' ~ 2.3 4 x 10' J 1
2
10,(0) Heat and electric conduction in metals are both caused by the many
free electrons that moves with high mobility. 1
(b)(i) Steady state is' achieved when the temperatures at all points along the
metal rod are stable and not changing. 1
II'
we' Temperature gradient is the difference in temperatureper unit length
along a conductor. c~, J,..uJ 1
L iI) I tlx .
(iii) Qll t~l dC/ , kA.1&
Current, f ( ~ r pAl )" ~ '\' . o(;t ..L
~
K
1
v l ' Cl. pA ~
where: 1 is the current in the tlowinlln the conductor,
p is the resisti vity of the material conductor,
1'& : IDO  f
, b
t I; .
t :0 •L
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TemoeaturefC
100
    1   
3
25 ....•,
,
,
.
O~~~r_+ length
21
p Q
,l = 
2" = O.13m = 13.0em
50
distance between 2 neighbouring nodes:;:: A. = !2 = 6.5cm 1
2 2
(iii) speed of wave . v=jA=(40)(0.13)=5.2ms 1 ~ X "1\ "",, 1
~(o .;v
(c)(i) Interference is the superposition of two coherent waves to produce 1
points of maximum and minimum amplitudefintensrty.
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12.(a) a) The stationary negative charged particle will move in the direction of
the gravitational field. 0 e 1
J "'1
The stationary negative charged particle will move oPPosite in direction
to an electric field and will not move in a magnetic field. 1
\
1
(ii) _ . M 20 x 103 26
mass of Ne lon, m =_ r= 23 3.3x IO  kg 2
N, 6.02x 10
(d)(i)
OR
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(ii) 1 ,
my = eV 1
2
(ii) Magnetic force> electric force, ions deflected from original path. 1
(ii) The waveparticle duality refers to the wave nature of a particle under
certain specific conditions and the converse is also true 1
(b)
.!. mY' = 50 ( 1.60 x. W " )
2
mv = ~2x50(1. 60xlO ")m 1
h
de Broglie wavelength A. =
mv
6.63xl 0" 1
= 1.74 X 10.10 m ; me =9.11 x 10.31 kg
mv
(e) Continuous spectrum is produced when fast electrons from the cathode
are decelerated on collision with the target . The decrease in energy of
the decelerated electrons is radiated as photons in the continuous
spectrum . 2
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(d)
/
Intensity
line spectrum
continuous spectrum
wavelength
(e) When an electron collides with a target atom , the electron will
decelerate 1
and is stopped. The loss of aU the kinetic energy E of the electron in a
single collision with the atom means that the X ra y emitted has
\ 1
.
maxImum h
paton energy 0f he
A""
(f) he
eV=   1
..t,Nn
A. = he
1
lIua 20xlO J x1.60xlO'9
= 6.22 x 10"'m 1
14. (a) Halflife : the time taken for the number of radioactive atoms in a
sample to decay to half of its initial number. 1
dN
decay constant =
dl
1
N
(b)(I) ~: Ra + 2~ Rn + ; He 1
= 0.005229 u 1
Total K.E = 0.005229 x 931 1
= 4 .88 MeV 1
(c)(I) 4
l
a + 9S
• e .to 12 C
•
+ IX
0
2
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(d) mv'
~ = 8qv 1
r
m = Bq r
v 1
Assumption: Ions of the element and ions of C12 have the same
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