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# 118.

A block of load of mass 1000g hits the surface without rebounding with a
velocity of 23ms-1. If its temperature rises from 25 oC to 27 oC. Calculate the
specific heat capacity of the load

-1

## C. the number of electrrones reching the screen D. the direction of the

aerial.

120. When Uranium 235 is bombarded with a neutron, It splits according to the
equation

## C. M=199 and N= 36 D. M=107 and N= 128

121. A source produces waves which travela a distance of 140cm in 0.08s. if the
distance between the successive crests is 20cm find the frequency of the source.

## A. 0.875Hz B. 8.750 Hz C. 87.500Hz D. 8750Hz

122. A man sees a flash froma gun fired 1020m away and then later hears a bang.
How long does the bang takew to reach him?

A. ……………………B……….C……………………..D………………

123. A student is holding white paper with green printing on it. Id she enters a room
with red light she will see?

paper

## C. yellow printing oon a red paper D. red printing on a white paper

124. which of the folliwn shows the order in increasing wavelength of themembers
of the electro magnet spectrum?

ultraviolet

## C. xrays ultraviolet infra red, radiowaves D.gamma rays, ultra violet,

125. the laws of electromagnetic induction state that

A. like poles repel and un likepoles attract B. like poles attract and unlike poles
repel

C. like charges repel and unlike charges attract D. like charrges attract and
unlike charges repel

## A. electrical energy and kinetic energy B. potential energy and nuclear

energy

C. nuclear energy and kinetic energy D. potential energy and kinetic energy

127. A diver dives to a depth of 20m below the surface of water of density 1.0 X 10
3 kgm-3. The increase in pressure he experiences in Nm-2 is

## A. 5.0 X10 2 B. 1.0X10 4 C. 2.0X10 4 D. 2.0 X10 5

128. A tape is pulled through a ticker timer which has a frequency of 50Hz. If the
distance between the successive dots is 2cm calculate the speed of the body

## (i)te,perature (ii) pressure

(iii)liquids with greater cohensive forces (iv)dryness of the air around the
body

A. (i) and (ii) only B. (ii) and (iii) only C. (i) and (iv) only D. (iii) only

130. How many kilowatt hour are used to run 8kW cooker for 1 hour, 3kW
immersion heter for 40min and 960W hair driyer for 20min?

971.00kWh

## 131. which if the following are a brittle substance?

A.dry clay, steel, chalk and wood B. chalk, steel, plastic and glass

C. glass, chalk, concrete and steel D. dry clay, glass, chalk and concrete

132. The effective resistance when two resisitor of 5n and 15n joined in series are
placed in parallel with a 20n resisitor is

## A. 0.1n B. 10 n C. 20n D. 40n

133. An object 2cm tall isplaced 5cm infront of a conve lense. A real image is
produced 20cm from the lense. Calculate the magnification of the lense.

A. 4 B. 2 C..0.5 D. 0.25

134. A constant force of 5n acts on abody and moves it through a distance of 20m
in 10seconds. Calculate its power.

## 135. 450g of water at 60 oC is to be cooled to 35 oC by addition of cold water at 20

oC. How much cold water is to be added

## 136. which off the following are properties of cathode rays?

(i) they are electrically neutral (ii) they trvel in straight lines (iii) tey deflected
by mabgnetic fields

A. (i) and (ii) only B. (i) and (iii) only C. (ii) and (iii) only D. (i), (ii) and (iii)

## (iii) green light passes thorugh a red filter.

A. (ii) only B. (i) and (ii) only C. (ii) and (iii) only D. (i), (ii) and (iii)

138. which iof the following fxctors affect the streght of an electro magnet

## (iii) doubling the number of turns

A. (ii) only B. (i) and (ii) only C. (i) and (iii) only D. (ii) and (iii) only

## 139. when a 240V supply is connected across an electrical appliance, a current of

200mA flows in the circuit. What is the electrical power supplied to the appliance?

## 140. which of the following are true about the gydrometer

(i) measures the density of a liquid (ii) its sensitivity is inproved by narrowing its
stem
(iii) its reading increase upwards on its stem (iv) its buoyancy is provided by
thelarge bulb.

A. (i), (ii) and (iii) only B. (ii), (iii) and (iv) only

## C.(i), (ii) and (iv) only D. (ii) and (iv) only

141. The most sustainable instrument for measuring the outer diameter of a test
tube is

## A. ruler B. tape m,easure C. veernier calipers D.

mcrometre screw gauge

## 144. the rate of evaporation of liquid increases when

(i) temperature increases (ii) pressure increases (iii) the surface area increases

A. (i) and (ii) only B. (i) and (iii) only C. (ii) and (iii) only D. (i), (ii) and (iii)

bell

## C. always reflected back to the same medium D. always transmitted without

being reflected
149.A car acccerates from 4.0ms-1 to 20ms-1 in 8seconds, how far does it travel in
this time?

## A cork B. vaccum C. feltpad D. silvered glass walls

151. a mass of 500g produces an extension of 10cm in a spring. Find the force that
will produce an extension of 25cm

## A. silver B. iron C. copper D. alluminium

153. calculate the power wasted as heat in a cable of resisitanc eo f 0.5n when it
transmits 2kW to 100V

## 154. the image formed in a plane mirror is

(i) the same distance behind as the object is infront. (ii) totally inverted

## (iii) magnified and virtual

A. (i) and (ii) only B. (i) and (iii) only C. (ii) and (iii) only D. (i), (ii)
and (iii)

155. Hot water pipes are designed with bends in them in order to

## C. allow for pressure changes D. allow for expansion of the pipe

156. Which of the following equations represents a nuclear process in which alpha
particle is emiited

A……………….b………………….c…………………..d………………….

## C. electrical eneegy to light energy D. light energy to electrical energy

158. (diagram)
The figure shows magnetic field lines between two magnetic poles, the poles
marked P, Q, X and Y are respective

A. North, south, south and north B. south, north, north and south

C.north, north, south and north D. south, south, north and north

## 159. a body has a constant velocity when

(i)acceleration is increasing (ii)it is moving in a straight line (iii) the net force
on the body is zero

A. (iii) only B. (i) and (ii) only C. (i) and (iii) only D. (ii) and (iii) only

## 160. light travellingin air is inscident on a medium at an angle of 60 o find the

refractive index if the angle of refractionis 30 o

## 161. the recoil velocity of a gun will depend on the

(i)mass of the shell (ii) muzzle velocity of the shell (iii) muzzle diameter of the gun

## (iv) mass of the gun

A. (i) only B. (iii) only C. (ii) and (iii) only D. (i), (ii) and (iv)
only

162. A 5kg mass falling steadily at 0.8ms-1 is used to drive a dynamo. If the
dynamo’s outpit power is 12W find the efficiency of the system

potential energy

## C. energy will always be converted tfrom one form to another

D. energy can not be created nor destroyed but can be transformed from one to
another form

164. when oilf of volume 6X10 -3 cm3 is dropped on a clean water surface, it
forms a circular patch of one molecule of diameter of 2cm, find the thicknesss of
the oil.

## A. 4.77X10 -4 cm B. 14.32X10 -4 cm C. 1.91X10-3 cm D. 5.24X10

-2 cm
165. the X and Y paltes in a cathord ray ossiloscope make up

## A. electrion gun B. deflection system C. focusing systeme

D. accelerating system

166.An echo sounder in a boat emits a pulse of sound which returns 0.2s later
after reflection from a sea bed, if sound travels at 1500ms-1 in the sea water,
how deep is the water?

## C. protons emitted by a red cathode D. sterams of electrons movinf

at high speed

168. Gas leaking from a cylinder at one corner fo a room reaches the other
corner by way of

## A.diffusion B. evaporation C. Brownian motion D.

osmosis

169. a man takes one minute to lift four bags of sugar ech of weight of 50N
through a height of 1.5m. find the power expended.

the crest

## C. distance between successive crests D. distance between two toughs

171.a current of 6A flows for two hours in circuit. Calculate tteh quantity of
electricity that flows in this time.

## (i) compression (ii) shearing forces (iii) change in size or shape

A. (i) only B.(ii) only C.(i) and (ii) only D.(i), (ii) and (iii)

173.(diagram)
Two forces of of 15N and 35N act on a body placed on a smooth table as shown.
Find the resultant force on the block

## A.20N B. 50N C. 525N D. 1000N

174. The rate at which electric charge flows pas t a point in a circuit is
measured in

## A. pitch B. medium C. length D. amplitude

176. it is easier to use a claw hammer to remove a nail froma piece of wood if
the handle is larger because the

## 177. A stationary wave is formed when two two waves

A. of equal amplitude and frequency travel along the same path and the same
direction

## B.of equal amplitude and frequency travel perpendiculary to each other

C. of equal amplitude and frequency travel alogn same path but in opposite
direction

D. of different frequencies travel along the same path but in opposite direction

178. which of the following gives the diffrencec between alpha and beta particles

## A. the charge of an alpha particle is +2 while the one on a beta particle is -1

B. the alpha particle is an electron while the beta particle is a helium atom

C. the beta particles are more ionizing than the alpha particles

## 179. a car of mass 500kgaccelerates steadily from rest to 40ms-1 in 10s..

calculate the force that produces this acceleration.

## A. 20,000N B. 5,000N C. 2,000N D. 125N

180. which of the following shows the correct stages in an internal combustion
engine

## (i)absorber fo heat energy (ii)emitter of heat energy (iii) reflector of heat

energy

A. (i) only B. (i) and (ii) only C. (ii) and (iii) only D. (i),(ii) and (iii)

## (iii)making the fluid to flow slowly but uniformly

A.(i) only B. (i) and (ii) only C. (ii) and (iii) only D. (i), (ii) and (iii)

184. (diagram)

Calculate the efficiency of the pulley system shown in the figure ifthe minimum
effort needed to raise the load of 210N is 90N

A. …………………..B>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>C……………….D……………

185.when an inflated ballon is released in the air with its neck opened it will

## A. raise up B.drop to the ground

instantly

C. move to the opposite direction to the escaping air. D. remain in one position

186. a crane lifts four bricks per minute through a height of 1.5m. find the power
that is expended if each brick weighs 100N

## A.2.5W B. 10.0W C. 150.0W D. 600.0W

187.a force of 20N extends a spromg by 10mm. find the extension in mm caused
by a mass of 0.5Kg
A.0.25 B. 2.50 C. 1.00 D. 10.00

## (i) heating (ii) throwing it violently (iii)putting iy in solenoid

carrying direct surrrent

A. (i) and (iii) only B.(ii) and (iii) only C. (i) and (ii) only D. (i), (ii) and (iii)

## 190. a given mass of a gass occupies a c=volume of 200cm 3 art a temperatrure

of 27 o C and pressure of one atmosphere. Find the vlolume when its
temperarture rises to 54 o C at constant pressure.

A>……………………………B………………………….C…………………………………
D………….\

191.a material that can be rolleinto sheets or drawn into wires without breaking
is said to be

## C. through a material medium without the bulk movement of the medium

D. through the fluid which involves the bulk movement of the fluif itself

## 193. a piece of metal of mass 120g is placed in a 100ml measuring cylinder

containing 20ml of water. Find the densitry of the metal of the water level rises
ro t 50ml mark

## 194. when the potassium dichroromaret dissolves at the bottom of water

container it spreads slowly through out the weater by the process called

## 195. the basic difference between transver and longitudinal waves I in

A. amplitude B. wave length C. directon of vibration D.
momentum through which the waves travel

## C. a crest overlaps with the crest D. the wave strikes a barrier

198. the activity of a radio active lelment with a half life of 30 days is 2400
counts per secod. Find the activity of the lelement after 120 days.

## C. 300 counts per second D. 600 counts per second

199. (digram)

Five forces of 5N, 3N, 4N, 3N and 3N act on a body as shown in the figure above.
Find the resultant force on the body

A. 2N b. 7N C. 12N D. 18N

200. (diagram)

The figgire shows white light incident on a magenta colour filter. What colour
filter should X be so that the red colour is seen on the screen?

## A. Cyan B. Blue c. Black D. yellow

201.an object 6cm high is palced 24cm from a tiny hole in a pinhole camera.
If the distance from the hole to screen is 8cm, find the size of the image on
the screen.

## A. 0.2cm B. 2.0cm C> 18.0cm D. 32.0cm

202. two appliances are rated 240V 2kW and 240V, 500kW. Find the cost of
running these appliances if one unit of electricity costs 70 shs.

## 203. when does the ecxlipse of the moon occutr?

A. when the moon is between the sun and the arth

## C. when the sun is totally eclipsed by the moon

D. when the bright ring of sun light shows around the edge of the moon

204. which one of the following bands has the wave length greater than that
one of the visible spectrum?

## A. Gamma B. X-rays C. ultra violet D. infra red

205. A body of mass 2Kg initially moving with a constant velocity of 10ms-1 is
subjected toa force of 5N for 2s. the change in momentum of the body in
kgms-1 is?

A. 10 B. 20 C. 30 D. 50

206. when a charged body is brought near a cap of negatively charged gold
leaf electroscope, the

A. diveregence of the leaf does not change B. leaf falls if the body is
negatively charged

## C. leaf diverges if body is positively charged D. leaf diverges if body is

negatively charged

207. A straight line through the origin of a velocity time graph shows that

## C. acceleration is uniform D. motion is a retardation

208. how long does it take an alternating pd of peak value 10V and frequency
50Hz to make one cyclye?

## A. 0.02s B. 0.20s C. 5.00s D. 500.0s

209. An electric bulb has a resistance of 960n, find the electrical power
expended when connected across s 240c suppl;y

A……………………..B…………………..C……………………….D…………..

## A. plastic pen B. silver rod C. copper rod D. wet

wood
211. a p.d of 20V is applied across two resistors of 4n and 6n connected in
series. Determine the pd across the 6n reisistor if the total circuit current is
2A

## A. 1.0V B. 2.0V C. 3.3V D.12.0V

212. when a steadily increasing force is applied to a moving object all the
folliwng change except

mass

## 213. whoich od the following statements is/are true

(i) when identical cells are in parallel the total emf is the sum of individual
emfs.

(ii) in a lead-acid accumulator, the lead peroxide acts as the positive pole

(ii) the emf of the cell is the total p.d across the external and internal
resitances

A.(i) only B.(i) and (ii) only C. (ii) and (iii) only D. (i), (ii) and (iii)

214.(diagram)

The figue shows straight waves A, B,C,D,E and F. if after 5s the wave A
occupies the position now occupied by F, find the wave length of the wave

## 215. which one of the following devices converts electrical anergy to

mechanical energy?

## A. thermometer B. battery C. dynamo D. motar

216. a razor blade floating on water sinks when a few drops of paraffin are

increases

## A. gives a laterally inverted image B. used to observe an obscured

object
C. used for viewing distant objects D. gives a magnified iamge of
object

## 218. an appliance that uses a current of 3A is connected to the mains by

wires that can carry up to 5A. the best fuse that can be used for the
applaiance is

## D. Electrons are emitted from heated circle

220. find the force that would give a a mass of 400g an acceleration of
8ms-2

## A. 0.05N B. 3.20N C. 20.0N D. 50.00N

221. a hollow glass sphere of mass 60g floats in water such that two thirds
of its volume is under water of density 1gms-3 find the volume in cm3 of
the sphere

A. 20 B. 40 C. 60 D. 90

## 223. when a steel rod is stroked using a bar magnet, the

(i) rod attracts the small steel pins (ii) rod will be charged (iii)
magnetic dipoles will be aligned

A .(i) onlyB.(i) and (ii) only C.(ii) and (iii) only D. (i) and (iii) only

## C. 138 electrons and 88 nuetrons D. 138 protons and 88 electrons

225. an athlete who covers 80m in 10s is timed using the number if heart
beats. If the heart beat of the person timing is 72 bets per minute, find the
number of heart beats counted

## A. 7.2 B. 8.0 C. 12.0 D. 13.0

226. the fins of a cra radiator are painted black beacurse black bodies are
poor

## A.transmitters of heat B. reflectors of heat C. absorbers of

heat

227. which one of the following wave patterns on a CRO represents sound
of the highest pitch?

A………b…………………….C…………………..D

228. the bulbes each rated 240V, 25W are lit for 5 hours each day. If the
cost of each unit of electricity is shs 200, find the how much it costs to run
th bulkbs for 30 days

## A. shs 1,500 B. shs 12000 C. shs 60000 D.

shs1500000

229. when the body is araised above the ground, its gravitational potential
energy

## A. is raised B. is lowered C. remains constant D.

changes to knetic energy

231. (amdiagram)

## The figure represents lines on a sheet of writing papper observed through

a vonvex lense. What is the magnification

## A. 0.50 B. 1.50 C. 2.00 D. 3.00

232.the direction of the forces on the current carrying conductor in a
magnetic field depends on

(i) direction of current (ii) strength of the magnetic field (iii) direction
of the magnetic field

A. (iii) only B. (i) and (ii) only C. (i) and (iii) only D. (i), (ii) and (iii)

conserved

## C. kinetic energy is conserved D. bodies tick toggethr

235. find the final temperature of a gas when its pressure is doubled and
its volume tripled given that its initial temperature is T

236. (diagram)

## Two plaen mirrors M1 and M2 are inclined to each other at an angle of 70

o. if the ray AB incident on M1 is reflected as shown find the angle of
incidence.

A.40 o B. 50 o C. 60 o D. 70 o

238. (diagram)

## The figure shows a constant Force F, acting on a mass placed on a rough

surface. Which of the following statements about the mass is correct?

## D. It moves to the left if frictional force is greater than F

239. A concrete bridge develops a notch when over loaded because it
is

## A. stiff B. brittle C. elastic D. ductile

240. three waves pass a a post every minute in a lake.if the average distance
between the waves is 10m, find the average speed of the waves

241. (diagram)

## c. R1 and R4 are equal D. R3 and R4 are equal

242. a car engine exerts a force of 500N in moving 1000m in 200s. calculate the
power developed by the engine.

243. (diagram)

## A. 4cm B. 3cm D. 2cm D. 1cm

244. calculate the charge which flows through a 600n resisistor whene a p.d of 20V
is applied for 30s across it ends

## 245.oil of volume 1.0X10 -2 cm3 is dropped on the surface of clean water, if it

spreads to form a cirlcle of radius 4cm, find the diameter of the molecule oil

## A. 1.99 X 10 -4 cm B. 7.96 X10 -4 cm

C. 1.26X10 1 cm D. 5.03X10 1 cm

## A. the material out of which the conductor is made

B. shape of the conductor

C. quantity of charge

## D. nature of the charge

248. a wheel barrow that is used to carry a load across a soft ground should have a

## A. charges occur in pairs B. charges repel each other

C. like charges repel each other D. like charges attract each other

250. an element X has atomic mass of 228 and atomic number of 90. It emits a beta
particle forming an element Y. the symbol for Y is

A…………………………..b………………………C………………………D…………………….

251. .(diagram)

The figure shows a spring balance supporting a block being lowered into a beaker
containing water. When the block is immersed in water the reading of the spring
balance is

## A. Reduces B. increases C. becomes zero D. remains constant

252. when a mass is hanged from a spring and removed, the pointer on the spring

A. spring was too short B. extension of the spring was proportional to the
mass

## D. spring extended beyond the elastic limit

253. a prefect blows a whistle and heard the echo from a wall after 1.1s. if the
speed of sound in air is 33oms-1, calculate the distance of the wall from the prefect.

## A. 181.5m B. 300.0m C.363.0m D. 600.0m

254.two forces of 3N and 4N act atpoint at right angles to each other. The
magnitude of their resultant is

A. 25N B. 7N C. 5N D. 1n

255. (diagrams)

## C. gamma, alpha and beta D. cathode rays, x-rays and alpha

257. A 240V transformer has 1000 turns in the primary. The number of turns in the
secondary if it is used to supply “12v, 24W” lamp is

A. 20X10 4 B. 500 C. 50 D. 20

258. (diagrams)

## Figures shows a coil connected to a centre zero galvanometer G, the poles

produced at the ends X and Y of the coil when the north pole of a magnet
approaches it is

A.X is North pole and y is south pole B. X is south pole and Y is north pole

C. X is north pole and Y is north pole D. X is south pole and Y is south pole

it can exert is

## 260. which of the folowinf areproperties of Xrays

(i) carry no change (ii) are longitudinal waves(iii) are not deflected by magnetic and
electric fileds. (iv) travel in straight lines

A.(i), (ii) and (iv) only B. (i), (ii) and (iii) only

## C.(ii), (iii) and (iv) D. (i), (iii) and (iv) only

261. the volume of a fixed mass of gas t 27.0 oC and a pressure of 750mm of
mercury is 900cm 3.

What is the volume when the pressure is raised to 90mm mercury and the
temperature is 327 oC
A. 125cm 3 B. 180cm 3 C. 500cm 3 D. 720cm3

262. what is the cost of running five 200W lamps for 8 hours if the electrical energy
costs shs.140 per unit.

## A. shs 1120 B. shs 700 C. shs 224 D. shs. 28

263. a stick with one end immersed in water paaeras t be bent at the liquid surface
due to

## A. diffusinon B. reflection C. interference D. refraction

264. the negative plate of a simple cell gradually goes into the solution because of

## A. polarization B. local action C. charging D. gassing

265. the maximum efficiency that can be obtained with four pulleys and a

## A. periodic time B.amplitude C. wave legth D.

frequency

268. the device which disconnects the mains when there is a sudden increase in
the voltage is?

## A. fuse B. switch C. earth wire D. circuit

breaker

267. the phonmena by which electrons are released from a metal asurface when
radiation falls onit is known as

## 268. a magnetic material can be magnetized by

(i) strocking with a permanent magnet (ii) using direct current (iii) by induction

A. (i) only B. (i) and (ii) only C.(ii) and (iii) only D. (i), (ii) and (iii)

## A. X-paltes B. anode C. grid D. cathode

270. points on a stationary wave which are permanently at rest are called
A. crests B. nodes C. troughs D. anti nodes

271. half life of a radio active substance is 10s. How long will it take for a mass of
16g of that substanbce to reduce to 2g?

## C. increases with temperature D. decreases with temperature

273. when the pinhole camera is moved nearer to an object, the size of the image

respectively

## A. 2.5X10 5 B.2.5X10 2 C. 2.5X10 -1 D. 2.5X10 -5

276. which of the following diagrams reperesnts the correct electric field parttern
for two oppositely charged points

A………………B………………c……………………D……………

277. which one of the following statements is true about energy transformations

## D. a microphone changes electrical energy to sound energy

278. when transmitting electrical power over long distances, the voltage is stepped
up in order to

## A. transmit itB. reduce power loss C. increase current for transmission D.

prevent electric shocks
279. the sensitivity of a moving coil galvanometer is increased by using

## A. smaller coil B. weaker magnet C. weaker hair spring D. fewer turns of

the wire on the coil

## (i) a amagnifying mirror (ii) a torch reflector(iii) a driving mirror

A. (i) only B. (i) and (ii) only C.(i) and (iii) only D.(i), (ii) and (iii)

285. the force that gives a body of mass 1Kg an acceleration of 1ms-2 is called

## A. weight B. newton C. gravity D. friction

286. what is the potential difference across a load if energy needed to maintain a
current of 0.8A in the load 10s is 40J

## A. 0.2V B. 3.2V C.5.0V D. 320V

287.the particles that are emitted from ah hot metal surface are called

287.