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Sains/Science 55/1
Ogos/ August 2010
1½ jam / 1½ hours.






1. Kertas soalan ini mengandungi 40 soalan.

Jawab semua soalan.

Rajah yang mengiringi soalan dimaksudkan untuk memberi maklumat yang berguna bagi menjawab
soalan. Rajah tidak semestinya dilukis mengikut skala.

Tiap-tiap soalan diikuti oleh empat pilihan jawapan yang berhuruf A, B, C dan D. Bagi tiap-tiap soalan
pilih satu jawapan sahaja. Tandakan semua jawapan anda pada kertas jawapan OMR anda.

5 Fikirkan dengan teliti ketika memilih jawapan anda. Jika anda hendak menukar sesuatu
jawapan, padamkan sehingga bersih jawapan yang tidak dikehendaki itu dan hitamkan pilihan
anda yang baru.

Prepared by: Checked by:

……………………….. …………………………..
(Pn. Siti Zaidah Ahmad) (SMKIS Science Head Panel)

Kertas soalan ini mengandungi 7 halaman bercetak termasuk muka hadapan


1. Which of the resources on earth do green II animal droppings

plants need to make their own food? III microorganisms

A Soil and air. A I only

B Soil and water. B I and II only
C Oxygen and water. C I and III only
D Carbon dioxide and water. D I, II and III

2. Which of the following is not one of the

Earth's resources? 4. Which of the following can form the coal and
A Soil B Air
C Water D Plastic I animal remains.
II melted rocks.
III decayed plants.
3. Which of the following is not an example
of fossil fuel? A I and II only
B I and III only
A Coal C II and III only
B Petroleum D I, II and III
C Natural gas
D Sulphur

5. What is the estimation of water content in a

4. Which of the following is a mineral? human body?

A Air B Silver A 37% B 40%

C Water D Kerosene C 70% D 100%

2. Figure 1 shows the natural resources on Earth.

6. Which of the following represents molecule of



Figure 1
7. Figure 2, shows a molecule.
Which resources are needed to sustain life?

A Air and water

B Air and fossil fuels
C Water, minerals and soil
D Air, soil and living things

3. What are organic matter in the soil made up of?

I humus R S

Figure 2 C D
Which of the molecules shown above
consists of one element?


8. Which of the following represents an

11. Which of the following properties of non-
A B metals is incorrectly matched to its

Property Description
C D A dull The surface glitters
B brittle Breaks easily
C poor heat Cannot transfer heat
D poor electrical Electricity cannot flow
conductor through it
9. Figure 3 shows a classification chart of
12. Why is aluminium used to make pots and pans?

A have shiny surfaces.

B are easily malleable.
C are good conductors of heat.
D are good conductors of electricity.

Figure 3
13. The following is a list of non-metallic
What are X and Y? element.

A Aluminium Copper Diamond Graphite Coal
B Phosphorus Bromine Which of the substances can exist exactly
C Calcium Cobalt same as the above substances?
D Chlorine Zinc
A phosphorus B sulphur
C carbon D nitrogen

10. Which of the diagrams above represent a

mixture? 14. Which of the following is true about a sugar
A It is prepared chemically.
B Its elements are in a fixed ratio.
C Heat is released during its preparation.
D Its elements maintain their original

15. Why is mercury suitable to be used in


A has a dull surface.

B has high melting point.
C is a good conductor of heat.
D is a good electrical conductor

16. The following are steps in an experiment to

separate salt from a mixture of sand and Figure 5
The result is that substance X is formed.
P - Add water to the mixture Identify substance X.
Q - Evaporate the salt solution
R - Filter the mixture to remove sand A Iron sulphur metal.
S - Stir the mixture gently B Iron sulphide atom.
C Iron sulphur mixture.
Which of the following shows the correct D Iron sulphide compound.

A P S R Q 19. Figure 6 shows some salt solution being heated

B Q R P S slowly.
C Q R S P
D R Q P S

17. Figure 4 shows a process to separate the

components in mixture X.
Figure 6

What will be observed on the watch glass?

A Salt droplets
B Water droplets
C Carbon droplets
D Salt solution droplets

Figure 4 20. The following is a list of resources.

Which of the following is likely to be mixture

X? Air Water Plants

A Water and salt Why are the resources important to all

B Petrol and water living?
C Water and alcohol
D Coffee drink and carbon powder A support life on Earth
B are required by plants
C cannot be renewable
18. Figure 5 shows an experiment where sulphur D can be manufactured
powder is heated together with iron filings.

21. Figure 7 shows three resources needed for

process X. 25. Which of the following activities increases
the amount of solid waste in the

I Global usage of plastic bags and

II Recycling papers and glass bottles
III Using biodegradable household
Figure 7
A I and II only
What is process X? B I and III only
C II and III only
A Combustion B Respiration D I, II and III
B Photosynthesis D Crystallisation
26. Air consists of several types of gases. Which of
22. What are the importance of water to plants? the following is not present in air?

I to support the plant A Oxygen

II to make food B Nitrogen
III to transport food C Hydrogen
D Carbon dioxide
A I only
B I and II only
C II and III only 27. Which of the following consist of inert gases
D I, II and III only?
A Helium, hydrogen, neon and nitrogen
B Xenon, argon, krypton and radon
23. Which of the following will not help to C Oxygen, xenon, neon and argon
conserve and preserve the Earth’s D Neon, krypton, helium and nitrogen

A Reduce open burning. 28. Figure 8 shows a lighted candle in an inverted

B Reduce felling of trees. gas jar. The candle extinguished after 10
C Reduce using leaded petrol. seconds.
D Reduce using biodegradable products.

24. Which steps should be taken to conserve and

preserve the earth’s resources?

I reuse certain old materials

II reduce the use of plastics
III recycle old newspaper
Figure 8
A III only
B I and III What is the percentage of oxygen in air
C II and III that is used for the combustion?
D I, II and III

A D To show that air contains

31. Air is a mixture. Which of the followings are
C the best explanations?

D I the percentage of the components of air is

not fixed
II Each component in air shows its original
property when separated
III The components of air are easily
29. In Figure 9, when the torchlight is turned on in separated by physical means
a dark room, tiny specks are seen in the ray of
light from the torchlight. A I only
B I and III
C II and III
D I, II and III

32. Figure 10 shows a gas being tested.

Figure 9
What is conclusion for the air content?

I has dust particles. Figure 10

II has microorganisms.
III has rare gases. What is the most probably gas?
A Nitrogen B Oxygen
A I only C Carbon dioxide D Sulphur dioxide
C I and II only
D II and III only Questions 36 to 37 are based on Figure 12.

33. Figure 11 shows an experiment set-up.

30. The apparatus in Figure 10 is set up in an
experiment. The sterile Petri dish is filled
with sterile nutrient agar. The agar is then
exposed to the air for an hour. The Petri dish
is then covered and sealed with cellophane

Figure 11

Figure 10 Which of the following are correct?

What is the aim of the experiment? Gas X Condition of lime water

A To show that air contains inert gases A Oxygen Clear lime water turns
B To show that air contains dust particles cloudy
C To show that air contains water vapour B Carbon Cloudy lime water turns

dioxide clear A carbon dioxide.

C Carbon Clear lime water turns B nitrogen.
dioxide cloudy C oxygen.
D Oxygen Cloudy lime water turns D argon.
37. Which of the following that oxygen can
34. What can be used to replace the limewater? dissolve in?
I moist blue litmus paper
II Cobalt chloride paper I sodium hydroxide solution
III Hydrogen bicarbonate indicator II alkaline pyrogallol solution
III water
A I only
B I and III only A I only
C II and III only B I and II only
D I, II and III C II and III only
D I, II and III
35. Figure 12 shows an experiment to test the
solubility of oxygen and carbon dioxide in
the sodium hydroxide solution. END OF QUESTION PAPER

Figure 12
What are the changes in the levels of
solutions in the two test tubes?

A Increased Increased
B Increased Unchanged
C Unchanged Unchanged
D Unchanged Increased

36. Figure 13 shows the particles of a gas, which is

a component of the air.

Figure 13

What is the probably gas?