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Manish Papneja Memorial Public School, Ismailabad(KKR) I Pre- Board Examination, January 2013 Class IX Subject - Science Time:

3 hrs. General Instructions: M.M:90

1. The question paper comprises of two Sections, A and B. You are to attempt both the sections. 2. All questions are compulsory. 3. There is no overall choice. However, internal choice has been provided in all the five questions of five marks category. Only one options is to be attempted. 4. All questions of Section-A and all questions of Section-B are to be attempted separately. 5. Questions no.1 to 3 in Section-A are one mark questions. These are to be answered in one word or in one sentence. 6. Questions no.4 to 7 in Section-A are two mark questions. These are to be answered in about 30 words each. 7. Questions no.8 to 19 in Section-A are three mark questions. These are to be answered in about 50 words each. 8. Questions no.20 to 24 in Section-A are five mark questions. These are to be answered in about 70 words each. 9. Questions no.25 to 42 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. SECTION-A 1. State the role of concentrated H2SO4, in obtaining ethane from ethanol. 2. The power of a lens is-4D. Analyse this value and state any two characteristics of the image formed by the lens. 3. Fossil fuels are being increasingly used as source of energy. List any one reason for replacing these by alternate sources of energy. 4. Given below is a list of elements along with their atomic numbers in parenthesis. A(6), B(8), C(10), D(12), E(14), F(16) Select the element which has: (a) Two shells both of which are completely filled with electrons. (b) The electronic configuration 2, 8, 2. (c) A total of three shells, with four electrons in its valence shell. (d) A total of two shells, with four electrons in its valence shell. 5. Give any two suitable difference between radicle and plumule. 6. Why are traits acquired during life time if an individual not inherited? 7. (a) Mention the percentage of energy of plants that is fixed in the animal flesh, when plants are eaten by same animals? (b) Which of the following produces maximum green house effect? SO2, CO2, CFC. 8. (a) Write the formula of the following functional groups: (i) aldehyde (ii) Ketone (b) Using the general formula for alkenes, draw the electron dot structures of first two compounds. 9. State Modern Periodic Law. Mention the total number of groups and periods respectively in Modern Periodic Table. Mention the names of elements of first period.

10. From the given part of a periodic table, answer the following questions: 1 2 13 14 15 16 Lithium Carbon Oxygen X P Y Z

17 Fluorine Q R T

(a) Which is the most reactive metal? (b) Name the family of fluorine, Q, R,T. (c) Name one elements each of group 2 and 15. (d) Give the name of element P placed below carbon. (e) Compare X and P with respect to size of atoms. 11. Draw a neat diagram showing longitudinal section of a flower and label anther, ovary, petal, stigma, sepal and filament. 12. (a) Name any two plants that reproduce by grafting. (b) List any two benefits to an organism that reproduces through spores? 13. Only variations that confer advantage to an individual organism will survive in a population.Do you agree with this statement? Why or why not? Explain with an example in a population of red beetle. 14. (a) What is meant by speciation? (b) Name the vegetable crops made from wild cabbage by artificial selection when farmers opted for (i) arrested flower development (ii) sterile flowers (iii) swollen parts (iv) large leaves 15. (a) Explain how is sex determination controlled by environmental factors in some animals? (b) Sex is genetically determined in human beings. Justify this statement. 16. The refractive indices of alcohol and turpentine oil with respect to air are 1.36 and 1.47 respectively. Find the refractive index of turpentine oil with respect to alcohol. In which of the two medii the speed of light will be more? 17. (a) Define power of a lens and give its units. (b) A convex lens forms a real and inverted image of a needle at a distance of 50 cm from it. Where is the needle placed in front of this lens if the image is equal to the size of the object? Also find power of the lens. 18. (a) An old person is unable to see clearly nearby object as well as distant objects. (i) What defect of vision is he suffering from? (ii) What kind of lens will be required to see clearly the nearby as well as distant objects? Give reasons? (b) State the nature of the image formed on the retina of human eye. 19. (a) What is dispersion of light ? Name the (i) component of white light that deviates the least, (ii) component of white light that deviates the most, while passing through a glass prism. (b) A person suffering from an eye-defect uses lenses of power ID. Name the defect he is suffering from and the nature of lens used. 20. (i) What is an oxidizing agent? Give one example. With the help of chemical equation, explain the role of oxidizing agent in oxidation of alcohols. (ii) What type of reaction takes place when chlorine is added to hydrocarbons the presence of sunlight? (iii) What are catalysts? Give one example. Or

(i) A compound X is used as a preservative in pickles. It often freezes during winter in cold countries. Name the compound X. Which functional group is present in the compound X? (ii) With the help of chemical equation, explain the reaction of X with ethanol. Mention one use of the product formed in reaction. (iii) State the reaction of X with sodium carbonate. 21. (a) For a concave mirror draw ray diagram to show reflected ray for a ray incident: (i) at its pole (ii) at its centre of curvature (b) Which type of mirror is used by a dentist to examine teeth and why? (c) An object 5 cm in length is held 25 cm away from a converging lens of focal length 10 cm. Find the position, size and nature of image. Or (a) A point object is placed at distance of 12 cm from a convex lens on its principal axis. Its image is formed on the other side of the lens at a distance of 18cm from the lens. Find the focal length of the lens . Is the Image magnified? Justify your answer by drawing a diagram for the same. (Diagram may not be draw to scale) (b) Draw ray diagram to show image formation by convex by convex lens when object is at (i) Between focus and optical centre (ii) Between F and 2F (iii) Beyond 2F 22. A beam of white light falling on a glass prism gets split up into seven colours marked 1 to 7 as shown in the diagram

(a)The colour at position marked 3 and 5 are similar to the colour of the sky and the colour of gold metal respectively. Is the above statement made by the student correct or incorrect? Justify. (b) Which of the above shown position corresponds approximately to the colour of (i) A brinjal (ii) Danger signal (iii) Neel which is applied to clothes (iv) Orange Or What is scattering of light? The colour of Sun looks different at different times of the day. Why? 23. (a) List any two advantages of water harvesting over water stored in ponds. (b) What important message is conveyed by Amrita Devi Bishnoi Award for wildlife conservation? (c) Suggest two approaches towards conservation of forests. Or (a)Prepare a list of five activities that you perform daily in which natural resources can be conserved or energy utilization can be minimized. (b) List two advantages associated with water harvesting at community level. 24. In a certain village the sex ratio is very low due to large number of cases of female infanticide. A man from the same village takes his pregnant wife to the doctor to find out whether the foetus is a girl or a boy. The doctor performs a test and tells them that it is a girl.

Answer the following questions based on the above situation: (i) Name the technique used by doctors to determine the type of sex of the foetus. (ii) Which values are disrespected by the doctor in the above situation? (iii) Suggest two actions to be taken by administration/ society to promote desired related values. SECTION-B 25. In the given experimental set up, a gas is evolved which turns lime water milky. The compound X IS:

Acetic acid

(a) Sodium bicarbonate (b) Sodium hydroxide (c) Sodium acetate (d) Ethanol 26. For recording the odour of acetic acid (A) It should be taken in a test tube and heated (B) It should be rubbed in fingers and then smelled (C) The test tube containing Ethanoic acid should be taken as close as possible to nostrils and then smelled. (D) The vapour of Ethanoic acid should be waved with one hand slowly towards the nostrils and then smelled. (a) A (b) B (c) C (d) D 27. Study the following sets of properties of acetic acid S.No. Colour Odour Reaction with Na2Co3 A Blue fruity effervescence B Colourless Like vinegar effervescence C Light green Like vinegar Gas evolves D colourless odourless effervescence The correct set of properties is (a) A (b) B (c) C (d) D 28. Four different students recorded their observations as tabulated below fro studying the chemical property of acetic acid when it is added to sodium bicarbonate. Student Observation A No change take place B A gas evolved very slowly C A brisk effervescence is observed D An insoluble substance is formed

Who recorded the correct observation? (a) A (c) C (b) B (d) D

29. Which of the following is added to precipitate out all the soap from the aqueous solution? (a) Calcium chloride (c) Sodium carbonate (b) Sodium hydroxide (d) Sodium chloride

30. When soap is added to hard water, it reacts with the salts to form a scum. The scum is formed due to formation of (a) calcium and magnesium salts of the fatty acid. (b) sodium and magnesium salts of fatty acid. (c) calcium and potassium salts of fatty acid. (d) sodium and potassium salts of fatty acid. 31. The following diagrams represent the stages of binary fission in amoeba

The correct sequence of these stages is : (a) (ii), (iii), (iv), (i) (b) (iii), (ii), (i), (iv) (c) (ii), (i), (iv), (iii) (d) (iv), (iii), (ii), (i) 32. The given slides A and B were identified by four students I, II, III and IV as stated below.

A B Slide A Slide B I Binary fission in Amoeba daughter cells of Amoeba II Budding in yeast buds of yeast III Binary fission in Amoeba buds of yeast IV Budding in yeast daughter cells in Amoeba of the above mentioned identification of slides A and B which one is correct? (a) I (b) II (c) III (d) IV 33. In the figure of budding in yeast given below, structures A, B, C and D should be labeled respectively as

(a) Nucleus of bud, bud, yeast, nucleus of yeast. (b) Dividing nucleus of bud, bud, yeast nucleus of yeast. (c) Nucleus of bud, bud, yeast dividing nucleus of yeast.

(d) Dividing nucleus of yeast , yeast, bud, nucleus of bud . 34. Homology refers to similarity in (a) morphology (b) size (c) function (d) colour 35. Which of statement is correct about homologous organs? (a) Have different structure but perform same function. (b) Have similar origin but may perform same functions. (c) The similarities in such organs are because of convergent evolution. (d) The artificial classification of organism is based on homology. 36. Which of the following diagrams correctly represents the passage of a ray of light through a convex lens?

37. Which tracing the path of a ray of light through glass slab, a student observes that: (a) refracted ray bends away from normal while emergent ray is parallel to incident ray. (b) refracted ray is parallel to incident ray while emengent ray bends away from normal. (c) refracted ray bends towards the normal while emergent ray is parallel to incident ray. (d) refracted ray bends towards the normal and emergent ray also bends towards the normal. 38. While performing experiment with glass slab, a student observed that when a ray of light, on passing from one medium to another medium changes its path in the second medium. According to him this is called: (a) reflection (b) refraction (c) scattering (d) Tyndal Effect 39. The teacher asks a student to fix the given screen at an appropriate place in the given experimental set up, so that a clear image can be obtained on the screen. If the focal length of convex lens in 8 cm, the mark on the scale at which he should fix up the screen is

(a) 12.8 cm (c) 8 cm

(b) 13.0 cm (d) 13.8 cm

40. Sakshi has to do experiment. On finding the focal length of a given concave mirror, by using a distant object. Out of the following set ups A, B, C and D available to her in laboratory, she would select- A a screen, a mirror holder, a scale, screen holder, mirror B. a screen holder, and a scale C. a mirror holder and a scale D. a screen holder, and a scale (a) A (b) B (c) C (d) D 41. In the examination, students were asked to draw a diagram of a dicot seed. The students gave four types of answers:

Which diagram (s) is / are correct? (a) I and II (b) II and III (c) Only IV (d) All are correct 42. A prism ABC (with BC as base) is placed in different orientations. A narrow beam of white light is incident on the prism as shown in fig. In which of the following cases after dispersion, the third colour from the top corresponds to the colours of the sky?

(a) (i) (c) (iii)

(b) (ii) (d) (iv)