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PHYSICS FORM 4
CURRICULUM EVALUATION 1
TIME: 1 HOUR
NAME: ________________________________________
CLASS:________________________
ANSWER ALL QUESTIONS.
Section A: Objectives (40%)
Instructio Each question below is followed by either three, four or five
n:
options. Choose the best option for each question.
1.
Physics is the branch of science concerned with the study of
_______________
and properties of matter and energy.
A. Time

B. natural phenomena

C. symmetry

D. space

2.
Which of the following is an important feature of a physical
quantity?
A. It must be measurable
C. It must relate to matter
energy
3.

Which of the following is the SI unit for electric current?


A. volt

4.

B. It must be visible
D. It must relate to

B. ampere

C. ohm

Which of the following prefixes is arranged in ascending order?


A. milli, centi, micro, dec
C. milli, micro, deci, centi

5.

D. coulomb

B. micro, milli, centi, deci


D. deci, micro, milli, centi

Which of the following contains only derived quantities?


A. Acceleration, time , energy, volume
B. Temperature, mass, density, velocity
C. rea, force, density, energy

6.
the

A book has 400 pages. What is the thickness of the book in cm if


thickness
of each page is 0.02 mm?
A. 0.008 cm

7.

B. 0.08cm

C. 0.8 cm

D. 8.0 cm

A sensitive instrument is one that


A. gives accurate reading
B. gives precise reading
C. responds to very small changes in the quantity being measured

8.

A quantity that has magnitude only is known as a

A. scalar quantity B. Vector quantity C. Base quantity D. Derived


quantity

9.
a car?

Which of the following is a complete description of the velocity of


A. 35 ms-1 B. To the North

C. 35 ms-1 to the North

10. Diagram (a) shows the reading on a pair of vernier callipers when its
jaws are
closed with nothing in between them. Diagram (b) shows the
reading when it is used to measure the thickness of a piece of wood.
What is the actual thickness of the wood?
A
B
C
D

4.28 cm
4.34 cm
4.48 cm
4.54 cm

11. Diagram below shows the reading of the micrometer screw gauge.

2
5

2
0

What is the reading of the micrometer screw


gauge?
A 4.71 mm
C 5.21 mm

B 4.21 mm
D 5.71mm

12. A, B, C and D show the


results
in a shooting competition.
Which of the following
results is
consistent but inaccurate?

13.

14.

Given I = x mass x radius2 . The SI

unit for I is

A. kgm2

D. kg ms-1

B. kgm2

C. kg cm2

Which of the following quantities is measured with a pair of vernier


callipers?

A. Height of a table
C. Thickness of a connecting wire
ml beaker
15.

B. Length of a hair
D. Diameter of a 100

Which of the following measurement is the shortest?

A. 3.4 x 103 cm
D. 3.4 x 10-3 km

16.

B. 3.4 x 10-2 m
E. 3.4 x 10-2 km

C. 3.4 x 10-2 mm

The level of accuracy can be increased by


A. avoiding parallax error
B. avoiding systematic error
C. using a more sensitive measuring instrument
D. repeating the experiments and taking the average reading

17.
Ah Seng took a measurement by using Instrument Y. The reading
obtained is 4.37 cm. What is Instrument Y could be?
A. Metre rule

B. Vernier Callipers

C. Micrometer screw

gauge
18.
Quantity Z is said to have magnitude and it has no direction. Which
of the following is Z?
A. Distance
B. Displacement
C. Velocity
D. Acceleration
Which of the following is equivalent to 3.6 km h -1?

19.

A. 0.5 ms-1
20.

B. 1.0 ms-1

C. 1.5 ms-1

D. 2.0 ms-1

Which of the following quantities is not a base quantity?


A. Force

B. Time

C. Length

D. Electric current

No

Answers for Section A:


Answer
No
Answer

No

11

16

12

17

13

18

14

19

10

15

20

Answer

No

Answer

SECTION B: SUBJECTIVES (60%)


Instruction: Answer all questions.
1. Table 1 shows the measurement of the diameter of a test tube ball by
using three instruments X, Y and Z. The actual measurement of the
diameter is 1.20 cm.
Measuring Instrument
X
Y
Z
(a)

Diameter of test tube / cm


1.3
1.2
1.24
1.22
1.202
1.206
Table 1

1.3
1.23
1.204

Name measuring instruments X, Y and Z.

( 3 marks)
(b)

Calculate the average reading for all the instruments used.

(3 marks)
(c)
Based on the calculation in (b), which is the most accurate
instrument?

(1 marks)
(d)

Give a reason for your answer in (c).

(1 marks)
(e)
Give two ways to improve the accuracy of the measuring instrument
used.

( 2 marks)

2.

Selva runs in a race that covers 60 m in 12 s.

(a)

What is his average speed in


(i)
ms-1

(ii)

( 2 marks)

km h-1

( 2 marks)
(b)

What is his distance covered, if he takes 70 s to complete the race?

( 3 marks)
(c)
Another man runs with a speed of 7.5 ms-1 , how long did he take to
complete
the race?

( 3 marks)

3. Amir cycles to school every day. The graph in Figure 2 below shows a
typical
velocity-time graph of Amirs journey to school.
Velocity / ms-1

10

D
0

12

15

Time / s

18

Figure 2
(a) Based on graph in Figure 2, state the motion at
(i)

A to B
........

..............
[1 mark ]
(ii)

B to C
........

..............
[1 mark ]

(iii)

C to D

......................
[1 mark ]
(b) For how long was Amir travelling at constant deceleration?
......................
[1 mark ]
(c) Calculate the total distance travelled by Amir.

[2marks]

(d) Find Amirs average velocity for the whole journey

[2 marks]
(e) Sketch acceleration against time graph for the whole
journey.
Acceleration / m s-2

Time / s

[ 2 marks ]

THE END

Prepared by,

Checked By,

Approved By,

(Ms. Zarifa Mohd Sis)


(Mr. Chng Chin Hock) ( Mrs. Hjh Sarifah Abu
Bakar)
Head of Physics Panel
Senior
Asst. For Sc and Math Dept.