Time allowed ; 1 ; 30 Hrs

jgh Instructions; Answer ALL questions


1. (a) Define the following terms (i) physics (ii) matter (iii) energy (iv) science (v) physicist

(b) Briefly explain the branches of physics

(c) Show how physics is related with, (i) chemistry (ii) biology (iii) geography (iv) history

(v) mathematics

(d) What are importances of studying physics?

(e) Briefly explain the application of physics in daily life

2. (a) Physics laboratory is defined as (b) Define laboratory rules and safety measures

(c) Outline the qualities of a good laboratory (d) Give the examples of laboratory safety measures

(d) Define first aid and first aid kit (e) Give the importance of first aid

(f) List five components of first aid kit with their uses (g) What causes accidents in the laboratory?

(h) Define scientific investigation and arrange the scientific investigations in their descending order

(i) What are warning signs?

(j) Draw the diagram of the following warning words (i) radio active (ii) irritant (iii) toxic

3. (a) Define the following terms (i) measurement (ii) physical quantity (iii) parallax errors

(iv) density (v) relative density (vi) mass (vii) weight (viii) volume

(b) Outline the basic fundamental quantities.

(c) From below diagram, determine the diameter of object.





(d) Given that h= 22cm, w= 16cm and b= 18cm. find the area and volume of the figure below.




(e) When an irregular solid was immersed in 95cm3 of water the water level rises to 101cm3. What was the volume of the solid?

(f) Given that Mass of empty density bottle, m1 = 4g Mass of density with sand, m2 = 94g

Mass of density bottle with sand and water,m3 = 110g,Mass of density bottle full of water,m4 = 70g

Find the density of sand from above reading.

(g) The mass of a solid object with an irregular shape is 40g. The solid object is totally immersed in water of volume 80cm3 containing in a measuring cylinder rise to 90cm3. find the density of the solid object.

(h) Differentiate between mass and weight (i) Draw a well labeled diagram of a vernier calliper

(j) From below diagram, determine the diameter of object.




4.(a) Define the term force and state it’s si unit (b) With examples give the main two type of force

(c) What can force do? (d) List three effects of force (e) Do fruition force oppose the relative motion? (f) Does friction force cause heat?

(g) A man of mass 20kg accelrrates at a rate of 2 mls². Find the force exerted by the man.



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