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Science Form 2
Assessment 2 August 2008
1 Hour

This question paper consist of 2 sections, Section A and Section B. Section A consist of 30 objective
questions and Section B consist of 3 structural questions. Answer all questions.

Answer sheet
Section A: Answer all questions in Section A. Circle your answers in the section below.

Name :…………………………………………………………………
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To be completed by the science teacher:


Total mark from Part A : ___________

Total mark from Part B :____________

Total marks :____________

Disediakan oleh: Disemak oleh: Disahkan oleh:

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PN. RUMAIZAH RAMLI PN. FARA NATASHA MOHD SHAHID PN. LEE SAW IM
(Guru Sains Tingkatan 2) (Ketua Panitia Sains) (Guru Kanan Sains & Matematik)

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Section A (60 marks)


Answer all questions. Each question is followed by four options. Choose the best answer for each
question.

1 Which of the following statements are true based on the pyramid from top to bottom?
I The number of organism increase
II The size of the organism decrease
III More energy is lost
IV The size of the organisms increase
A I and II only C III and IV only
B II and III only D I and IV only

2 The equation below shows the process of photosynthesis. Y is


Sunlight
Carbon dioxide + water Glucose (food) + Y
Chlorophyll

A Hydrogen C Carbon dioxide


B Water D Oxygen

3 The diagram below shows a process in an experiment to test the presence of starch in a
leaf.

Water
Leaf pieces

Why the leaves are boiled in water?


A To remove chlorophyll C To remove starch from the plant
B To soften them D To soften the cells and break the cell walls

4 What is the meaning of parasitism?


A Relationship between two different organisms such that both benefit from it
B Relationship between two different organisms living together such that one benefits
from it while the other is not significantly affected by it
C Relationship between two different organisms such that one organism benefits while
the other is harmed by it
D Organisms need the same resources which are in short supply

5 What energy will change when a plant carries out process of photosynthesis?
A Chemical energy → Kinetic energy
B Light energy → Heat energy
C Light energy → Chemical energy
D Kinetic energy → Heat energy

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Bird Snake

The diagram above shows the percentage of energy obtained by the bird and the snake.
However, the percentage of energy has been decreased from the bird to the snake. It is because
some energy is lost as heat when the organism carries out its life processes such as
I Reproduction
II Growth
III Respiration
IV Excretion
A I, II and III only C I, III and IV only
B I, II and IV only D I,II,III and IV

7 Diagram below shows a cabbage with layers of leaves. Plants with such a feature are

A producers C primary consumers


B decomposers D secondary consumers

8 Which of the following plants can be classified as mutualism?


I Rafflesia and a tree
II Nitrogen-fixing bacteria and leguminous plant
III Sea anemone and hermit crab
IV Remora fish and shark
A I and II only C III and IV only
B II and III only D I and IV only

9 What is the meaning of population?


A organisms with common characteristic
B is made up of a number of organisms of the same species
C is made up of a number of populations living together in a habitat
D is made up from all the living organisms in the same habitat

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10 The organisms in a community interact with one another to obtain


I transport
II shelter
III support
IV food
A I, II and III only C II, III and IV only
B I, II and IV only D I, II, III and IV only

11 Diagram below shows pyramid number for one food chain in ecosystem.

Snake

Frog

Caterpillar

Leaf

Based on the diagram, what will happen if all the frogs in the area are captured by the snakes?
A The number of snakes will increase
B The number of caterpillars will decrease
C The number of leaves will decrease
D The number of leaves and snakes will increase

12 The importance and role of photosynthesis are


I supplies food to animals
II removes carbon dioxide from the atmosphere
III enables green plant to make their own food
IV regulates and maintains carbon dioxide content in the atmosphere
A I, II and III only C II, III and IV only
B I, III and IV only D I, II, III and IV only

13 Human activities that destroy the balance of nature are


I fishing
II logging
III illegal hunting
IV agriculture
A I, II and III only C II, III and IV only
B I, II and IV only D I, II, III and IV only

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14 What are the disadvantages of biological control?


I It is costly
II It may upset the balance of an ecosystem
III It takes a longer time to work
IV It will pollute environment

A II and III only C II, III and IV only


B I, II and IV only D I, II, III and IV only

15 All of the following are the steps we can take to reduce environmental pollution, except
A use unleaded petrol
B makes nuclear testing illegal
C releasing smoke, haze and acidic gases into the atmosphere
D create special places to burn rubbish

16 What are the physical properties of water?


I Colourless
II Odourless
III Tasteless liquid
IV Density of water is 1 kg cm-3
A I only C I, II and IV only
B I, II and III only D II, III and IV only

17 Water exist in how many states?


A Two C Four
B Three D Five

18 How does the particles vibrate when we boiled the water?


A Fast C Cannot move anymore
B Slow D Nothing happen

19 What is the freezing point of water?


A 0°C C 1°C
B -1°C D 0.1°C

20 What is the composition of water?


I 2 hydrogen atoms
II 1 oxygen atom
III 1 carbon dioxide
IV 2 oxygen atoms
A I and IV only C I and III only
B I and II only D II and III only

21 What is the effect when common salt is scattered on water?


A The boiling temperature is 100°C
B The boiling temperature is lower than 100°C
C The freezing point of ice is lower than 0°C
D The freezing point of ice is 0°C

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22 Which of the following is use to separated hydrogen and oxygen in a compound of water?
A Process of electrolysis
B Process of water evaporation
C Process of evaporation and boiling
D Process of filtration

23 Which of the following is true about evaporation and boiling?

Boiling Evaporation
I Conditions for it to Only at boiling point Taker place at any
happen temperature and time
II The rate of process Fast Slow
III How it happen Take place only on the Take place throughout
surface of water the water
IV Factor affecting the rate Does not affected by Affected by humidity
of evaporation humidity

A I and III only C I, II and IV only


B I, II and III only D I, II, III and IV.

24 What is solution?
A Used to dissolve a substance
B Substance that dissolves in a solvent
C Mixture that is formed from a solvent and a solute
D Liquid that has small particles

25 Which of the following are the factors that influence the solubility rate of substances?
I Size of the solutes
II Stirring
III Volume and temperature of solvent
IV Humidity
A I only C I, III and IV only
B I and II only D I, II and III only

26 What are the properties of acids?


I Corrosive
II Change red litmus paper to blue colour
III Change blue litmus paper to red colour
IV Have pH value greater than 7
A I and II only C I, II and III only
B I and III only D I, II and IV only

27 Which of the following is not alkali?


A Sodium hydroxide C Hydrogen chloride
B Ammonium hydroxide D Calcium hydroxide

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28 What are the properties of alkalis?


I Taste sour
II Feel slippery
III Have pH value more than 7
IV Corrosive nature
A I only C I, II and III only
B II and III only D II, III and IV only

29 What is the advantage when using the methods of boiling in purification?


A Water is free from dissolved substances
B Water is free from dangerous microorganisms
C Water is free from suspended particles
D Water is clear

30 Which of the following processes kills microorganisms in a water treatment?


A Chlorination C Filtration
B Coagulation D Sedimentation

SECTION B (40 MARKS)


Instruction : Answer all questions

1 (a) State three kinds of interaction in nature.


(i) ________________________________________________________________
(ii) ________________________________________________________________
(iii) ________________________________________________________________
(3 marks)
(b) State one example of animal for the each of following.
(i) Commensalism : _____________________________________________
(ii) Parasitism : _____________________________________________
(iii) Mutualism : _____________________________________________
(3 marks)
(c) What is biological control?
______________________________________________________________________
______________________________________________________________________
(2 marks)
(d) State two advantages of biological control.
(i) ________________________________________________________________
(ii) ________________________________________________________________
(2 marks)

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2 Diagram below shows the set up of an experiment to study the effect of electrolysis on dilute
sulphuric acid.
X Y

Plastic container
Water + dilute sulphuric acid
Carbon electrod Carbon rod (positive electrode)
(negative electrod)

(a) (i) What is the gas in tube Y?


________________________________________________________________
(1 mark)
(ii) How do we test it?
________________________________________________________________
(1 mark)
(b) What is the aim for the experiment?
______________________________________________________________________
(1 mark)
(c) (i) What is the name of the gas that released by negative electrode?
________________________________________________________________
(1 mark)
(ii) How can we test it?
________________________________________________________________
(1 mark)

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3 Diagram below shows an experiment carried out by a group of students in a school laboratory.

Red litmus paper Blue litmus paper

Evaporating dish
Citric acid crystal

(a) What effect on the blue litmus paper when it is placed in the evaporating dish as shown
in the diagram above?
______________________________________________________________________
(1 mark)

(b) The group of students carried out another experiment with a few drops of water is
added to the citric acid crystal. What will happen to the blue and red litmus paper now?
______________________________________________________________________
______________________________________________________________________
(2 marks)
(c) In the experiment above, what is the aim of the experiment?
______________________________________________________________________
(1 mark)
(d) What is the conclusion of the experiment above?
______________________________________________________________________
(1 mark)

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