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SUMMATIVE ASSESSMENT - I (2011)


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SCIENCE / foKku
Class X / & X



Time allowed : 3 hours Maximum Marks : 80
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General Instructions :
i). The question paper comprises of two sections, A and B. You are to attempt both the sections.
ii). All questions are compulsory.
iii). There is no overall choice. However, internal choice has been provided in all the three questions
of five marks category. Only one option in such questions is to be attempted.
iv). All questions to section A and all questions of section B are to be attempted separately.
v). Questions 1 to 4 in section A are one mark questions. These are to be answered in one word or
one sentence.
vi). Questions 5 to 13 in section A are two marks questions. These are to be answered in about 30
words each.
vii). Questions 14 to 22 in section A are three marks questions. These are to be answered in about 50
words each.
viii). Questions 23 to 25 in section A are five marks questions. These are to be answered in about 70
words each.
ix). Questions 26 to 41 in section B are multiple choice questions based on practical skills. Each
question is a one mark question. You are to select one most appropriate response out of the four
provided to you.

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SECTION-A / ' '

1. Write balanced equation for a chemical reaction that can be characterized as precipitation
570042
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reaction as well as double displacement reaction.


2.
Which gas is usually liberated when an acid reacts with a metal ?


3.
Why is the box of a solar cooker covered with a glass plate ?


4. State the change in the ammeter reading observed when a resistance wire in a circuit is
replaced by a wire of same material and same length but comparatively double cross-
sectional area keeping the source of potential difference constant.


5.
Write chemical equations for the reactions taking place when
(i) zinc sulphide is heated in air
(ii) calcination of zinc carbonate is done.

(i)
(ii)

6. (a) Why does blue vitriol change to white on heating ?
(b) Write its formula.
(a)
(b)

7. Write an equation each for decomposition reaction when energy is supplied in the form of :
(i) heat and (ii) light.
(i) (ii)


8. What would you observe when zinc is added to a solution of iron sulphate ? Name the type
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of reaction and write the chemical equation.


9.
State the function of the guard cells. What will happen to the guard cells and
stomatal pore when water flows to guard cells ?


10. There is an urgent need to harness nonconventional sources of energy. Explain.


11. A lamp rated 100 W at 220 V is connected to the mains electric supply. (i) What amount of
current is drawn from the supply line if the voltage is 220 V ? (ii) What is its resistance?
100 W; 220 V
(a) 220 V
(b)

12. A student performs an experiment to study the magnetic effect of current around a current
carrying straight conductor with the help of a magnetic compass. He reports that
(i) the degree of deflection of the magnetic compass increases when the compass is
moved away from the conductor.
(ii) the degree of deflection of the magnetic compass increases when the current
through the conductor is increased.
Which of the above observations of the student appears to be wrong and why ?
(i)
(ii)


13. What is an electric circuit ? Distinguish between an open and a closed circuit.


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14.
Name the type of chemical reaction represented by the following equations :
(i) CaCO
3
(s) CaO (s) + CO
2
(g)
(ii) CaO (s) + H
2
O (l) Ca (OH)
2
(aq)
(iii) Zn (s) + H
2
SO
4
Zn SO
4
(aq) + H
2
(g)

(i) CaCO
3
(s) CaO (s) + CO
2
(g)
(ii) CaO (s) + H
2
O (l) Ca (OH)
2
(aq)
(iii) Zn (s) + H
2
SO
4
Zn SO
4
(aq) + H
2
(g)

15.
What is Bleaching powder chemically called ? Give reaction involved in its preparation.
Give one of its uses.



16.
(a) What is an alkali ? Give an example.
(b) Why do HCl, HNO
3
etc show acidic characters in aqueous solutions while
solutions of compounds like alcohol and glucose do not show acidic character.
(a)
(b) HCl, HNO
3



17.
Which organ secrets a hormone when blood sugar rises in our body ? Name the hormone
and name one enzyme released by this organ.


18.
What is chemotropism ? Give one example. Name any two plant hormones and
mention their functions.


19.
Name two types of energy obtained from oceans. Also write one limitation of harnessing
heat

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each of these.


20. What would be the reading of ammeter and voltmeter in the given circuit ?



21. Two conducting wires of same material, equal length and equal diameter are first connected
in series and then in parallel. Compare the equivalent resistance in two cases.


22.
(a) State the law that helps to determine the direction of magnetic field around a straight
current carrying conductor.
(b) Draw the magnetic field lines of the field produced due to a current carrying
circular loop.
(a)
(b)


23.
(a) Name the main ore of mercury. How is mercury obtained from its ore ? Give balanced
chemical equations.
(b) What is thermit reaction ? How is it used to join the railway tracks or cracked machine
parts ?
(c) Name the method used to extract metals of high reactivity.
(a)
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(b)
(c)
OR

(a) How is copper obtained from its sulphide ore ? Write balanced chemical equations.
(b) Give the electrolytic refining of impure copper with labelled diagram.
(a)
(b)

24.
(a) How is separation of right side and left side of the heart useful in mammals and birds ?
(b) Some finger like projections are present in the inner wall of small intestine. Write their
name ? Why are they important ?
(a)
(b)
OR

(a) What are the constituents of gastric juice ? Write any one function of each.
(b) What is the use of residual volume of air in lungs ?
(c) How are carbohydrates stored in the body of plants and animals ?
(a)
(b)
(c)

25.
(a) When do we say that an electrical appliance is earthed ? Mention the function of earth
wire in electric lines. Why is it necessary to earth the electric appliances having
metallic body ?
(b) Explain what is short circuiting and overloading in an electric supply.
(a)

(b)
OR
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(a) State Flemings left hand rule with a labelled diagram.
(b) A coil of insulated copper wire is connected to a galvanometer. What happens if a bar
magnet is
(i) pushed into the coil ,
(ii) withdrawn from inside the coil ,
(iii) held stationary inside the coil ?
(a)
(b)

(i)
(ii)
(iii)


SECTION B / ' '

26.
Four solutions I, II III and IV were given to a student to test their acidic or basic nature by
using pH papers. He observed that the colour of pH paper turned to red, blue, green and
orange respectively when dipped in four solutions. The correct conclusion made by the
statement would be
(a) I, II and III are acidic.
(b) I and IV are acidic.
(c) II, III, and IV are acidic.
(d) II and IV are acidic.
I, II III IV pH
pH
(a) I, II III (b) I IV
(c) II, III IV (d) II IV

27.
Two solutions A and B were found to have pH value of 6 and 8 respectively. The
inference which can be drawn is :
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(a) The stength of solution B is higher than that of A.
(b) A is an acid while B is base.
(c) both are acidic solutions.
(d) both are basic solutions.
A B pH 6 8
(a) B A
(b) A B
(c)
(d)

28.
When a student added zinc granules to dilute HCl a colourless and odourless gas evolved.
On testing with a burning match stick it was observed that the match stick :
(a) continued to burn brilliantly.
(b) burnt slowly with a blue flame.
(c) extinguished and the gas burnt with pop sound.
(d) continued to burn brilliantly and the gas burnt with a pop sound.
HCl

(a)
(b)
(c)
(d)

29.
Reddish brown deposit observed on iron nails, when these are kept in aqueous solution of
CuSO
4
, is that of
(a) Cu
2
O (b) CuO (c) Cu (d) CuS
CuSO
4
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(a) Cu
2
O (b) CuO (c) Cu (d) CuS

30.
Rahul adds aqueous solution of barium chloride to an aqueous solution of sodium sulphate.
He would observe that
(a) a pungent smelling gas is evolved.
(b) the colour of the solution turns red.
(c) a yellow precipitate is formed after sometime.
(d) a white precipitate is formed almost immediately.

(a)
(b)
(c)
(d)

31.
For the circuits shown in figure I and II the ammeter readings would be :

(a) 1A in circuit I and 0A in circuit II
(b) 0A in both circuits
(c) 1A in both circuits
(d) 0A in circuit I and 1A in circuit II
I II




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(a) I 1A II 0A (b) 0A
(c) IA (d) I 0A II IA

32.
Which of the following experimental set up is correct for verification of Ohms
law ?

(a) A (b) B
(c) both A and B (d) Neither A nor B

(a) A (b) B
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(c) A B (d) A B

33. The current flowing through a conductor and the potential difference across its two ends are
as per readings of the ammeter and the voltmeter shown below.

The resistance of the conductor would be :
(a) 0.15 (b) 1.5 (c) 15.0 (d) 150.0


(a) 0.15 (b) 1.5 (c) 15.0 (d) 150.0

34. To determine the equivalent resistance of three resistors arranged in parallel four students
connected the resistors as shown in figures A, B, C and D.

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The correct set up is that of student :
(a) A (b) B (c) C (d) D
A, B, C D

(a) (A) (b) (B) (c) (C) (d) (D)

35.
The following instruments are available in a laboratory :
Milliammeter A
1
: range 0-300 mA and least count 10 mA
Milliammeter A
2
: range 0-200 mA and least count 20 mA
Voltmeter V
1
: range 0-5 V and least count 0.2 V
Voltmeter V
2
: range 0-3 V and least count 0.3 V
Out of the above instruments, which pair of milliammeter and voltmeter would be the
best choice to determine the equivalent resistance of two resistors connected in series ?
(a) Milliammeter A
1
and Voltmeter V
1

(b) Milliammeter A
2
and Voltmeter V
2

(c) Milliammeter A
1
and Voltmeter V
2

(d) Milliammeter A
2
and Voltmeter V
1
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A
1
: 0-300 mA 10 mA
A
2
: 0-200 mA 20 mA
V
1
: 0-5 V 0.2 V
V
2
0-3 V 0.3 V

(a) A
1
V
1

(b) A
2
V
2

(c) A
1
V
2

(d) A
2
V
1


36.
In an experiment on photosynthesis students were instructed to cover a portion of a leaf of a
destarched potted plant with opaque paper as shown :

A covered one of the leaves with red strip, B with green, C with blue, D with black.
When the starch test was done on the leaves after 4 hours, the result showed no starch in :
(a) the portion covered with red, green & blue strips
(b) the portion covered with green strips
(c) the portion covered with black and blue strips
(d) any of the covered portions
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A B C D

(a)
(b)
(c)
(d)

37.
The figure that correctly depicts the removal of chlorophyll is :

(a) (I) (b) (II) (c) (III) (d) (IV)
(a) (I) (b) (II) (c) (III) (d) (IV)

38.
When an epidermal of a leaf is observed through a high powered microscope, it shows that
each stomata is surrounded by
(a) many guard cells. (b) a pair of guard cells.
(c) a single guard cell. (d) a pair of epidermal cells.

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(a)
(b)
(c)
(d)

39.
In the following diagram of the stomatal apparatus, which parts are correctly labelled ?
(a) (i) and (v) (b) (ii) and (v) (c) (iv) and (ii) (d) (v) and (iv)

(a) (i) (v) (b) (ii) (v) (c) (iv) (ii) (d) (v) (iv)

40. Observe the following set up and choose the right reason as to why water has not risen in the
delivery tube.

(a) The set up is airtight.
(b) Beaker has coloured water.
(c) CO
2
is not being absorbed
(d) O
2
is not available to seeds for respiration
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(a)
(b)
(c) CO
2

(d) O
2


41. The correct set of three precautions for setting up the experiment to demonstrate that
CO
2
is evolved during respiration is :
(a) Thread holding KOH test tube, Airtight flask, delivery tube above water surface
in the beaker
(b) Flask has just germinated seeds, Airtight set up, delivery tube dip in water in
beaker.
(c) Flask has seeds covered with water, Airtight set up, KOH test tube held by a thick
wire.
(d) Just germinated seeds under water in the flask, delivery tube above water level, Thread
holding KOH test tube.
CO
2

(a) KOH
(b)
(c) KOH
(d) KOH


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