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Question 
Maximum score 
Candidate’s score 
111 
25 

1215 
55 

Total 
80 

QUESTIONS
SECTION A (25 MARKS)
 The figure below shows part of a measuring cylinder containing a certain liquid.
Use this information to answer question 1 and 2
State the accuracy of the measuring cylinder (1mk)  What is the volume of the liquid in the measuring cylinder? (1mk)
 An oil drop of radius 1mm forms an oil patch of radius 1.33m on a clean water surface. If the oil spreads to make one molecule thick, estimate the size of the oil molecule. (3mks)
 The figure below shows a uniform wooden plank of length 2m and weight 5N. The plank is balanced at a distance d from one end by a mass of 1.5kg. Determine the distance d. (2mks)
 Oil is leaking from a car as it travels along a straight road. One drop falls on the ground every two seconds. The figure below shows the pattern of the drop on the ground (the figure is drawn to scale)
 Describe the motion of the car. (1mk)
 Determine the acceleration of the car. (2mks)
 A ball is thrown from the top of a cliff 20m high with a horizontal velocity of 10ms1. Calculate the distance from the foot of the cliff to where the ball strikes the ground. (2mks)
 The figure below is a gas jar completely filled with water and covered with a wire gauze.
 State the observation when the setup is suddenly invented. (1mk)
 Explain the observation made in (a) above. (2mks)
 A glass block is suspended from a spring balance and held inside a beaker without touching the beaker. Water is added gradually into the beaker. The figure below shows the variation of the upthrust on the block with depth of water in the beaker.
State the reasons for the observation at Y (2mks)  What force is needed to stop a 500kg car moving at 180km/h in 12.5 seconds? (3mks)
 A hole of diameter 1.0mm is made in the side of a water pipe. If the pressure of the flow is maintained at 3.0X10^{6}Nm^{2}, calculate the force with which the water jets out of the hole. (3mks)
 Explain why a glass container with thick glass walls is more likely to crack than one with a thin wall when a very hot liquid is poured into them. (2mks)
SECTION B (55 MARKS)

 Using the pulley system shown a mass of 10kg is raised 2m by an effort of 80N
 How much potential energy does the load gain. (2mks)
 How far does the effort end move in order to raise the load by 2m? (2mks)
 How much work is done by the effort? (2mks)
 What is the efficiency of these pulleys? (2mks)
 If all the wasted energy is used to lift the bottom pulley, how much does the pulley weigh? (2mks)
 The figure below shows a wheel and axle being used to raise a load W by applying an effort E. the radius of the large wheel is R and that of small wheel is r as shown
 Show that the velocity ratio (VR) of this machine is given by R/r
 Given that r=5cm and R=8cm, determine the effort required to raise a load of 20N if the efficiency of the machine is 80% (3mks)
 Using the pulley system shown a mass of 10kg is raised 2m by an effort of 80N

 A litre of gas at a temperature of 0ºC and pressure 1.0X10^{5} Nm^{2} is suddenly compressed of half its volume and its temperature rises to 273ºC. Calculate the new pressure of the gas (3mks)
 Give two differences between boiling and evaporation (2mks)
 A 1800 watts heater and a thermometer were immersed in a 1.0kg of a liquid in a copper calorimeter. Temperature was recorded after every one minute. The results obtained are in the table below.
Temperature ^{o}C
30
36
40
45
49
54
57
Time (in min)
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
 Plot a graph of temperature against time. (5mks
 Use the graph to determine.
 The room temperature (1mk)
 The specific heat capacity of the liquid take:
Specific heat capacity of copper = 400Jkg1k^{1} (4mks)
Mass of copper calorimeter = 100g
 Plot a graph of temperature against time. (5mks


 State the law of floatation (1mk)
 A balloon made up of a fabric weighing 80N has a volume of 1 x 10^{7}cm^{3}. The balloon is filled with hydrogen of density 0.09kgm^{3}. Calculate the greatest weight in addition to that of the hydrogen and its fabric which the balloon can carry in air of average density 1.25kgm^{3} (4mks)
 The diagram below shows the same metal block weighted in air, water and liquid X.
 Calculate the density of the metal. (3mks)
 Water level before the solid was immersed. (2mks)
 Density of the liquid X (3mks)



 Differentiate between centripetal and centrifugal forces. (1mk)
 What provides the centrifugal force needed to make a car travel round in a bend of unbanked road. (1mk)
 Below is a diagram of an aircraft of mass 2000kg together with the pilot performing some air maneuvers in a vertical plane?
If the radius of the circular path is 40m and the aircraft is moving at a velocity of 200ms^{1}. Calculate The external force F1 provided by the air at point C. (3mks)
 The external force F2 provided by the air at point B. (3mks)

MARKING SCHEME
SECTION A (25 MARKS)
 The figure below shows part of a measuring cylinder containing a certain liquid.
Use this information to answer question 1 and 2
State the accuracy of the measuring cylinder (1mk)
 1cm^{3}
 What is the volume of the liquid in the measuring cylinder? (1mk)
 47cm^{3}
 Volume of drop= 4/3πr3
 4/3 x π x (0.5 x 10^{3})^{3}
 0.5256 x 10^{9}m^{3}
 An oil drop of radius 1mm forms an oil patch of radius 1.33m on a clean water surface. If the oil spreads to make one molecule thick, estimate the size of the oil molecule. (3mks)
 Volume of patch =πr^{2}h = h=0.5256 x 10^{3}m^{3}
 h= 0.5256 = 1.768g x 10^{9} 1.33^{2} x π
 The figure below shows a uniform wooden plank of length 2m and weight 5N. The plank is balanced at a distance d from one end by a mass of 1.5kg. Determine the distance d. (2mks)
 15d=(1d)5=55d
 20d=5
 d=0.25m
 Oil is leaking from a car as it travels along a straight road. One drop falls on the ground every two seconds. The figure below shows the pattern of the drop on the ground (the figure is drawn to scale)
 Describe the motion of the car. (1mk)
 The car in acceleration
 Determine the acceleration of the car. (2mks)
u= 20 = 1000m/s
0.02v= 40 =2000m/s
0.02a=2000  1000 = 25000m/s^{2} 0.04
 Describe the motion of the car. (1mk)
 A ball is thrown from the top of a cliff 20m high with a horizontal velocity of 10ms^{1}. Calculate the distance from the foot of the cliff to where the ball strikes the ground. (2mks)
 The figure below is a gas jar completely filled with water and covered with a wire gauze.
 State the observation when the setup is suddenly invented. (1mk)
 Water does not come out
 Explain the observation made in (a) above. (2mks)
 Atmospheric pressure supports the water by pushing the water upwards
 State the observation when the setup is suddenly invented. (1mk)
 A glass block is suspended from a spring balance and held inside a beaker without touching the beaker. Water is added gradually into the beaker. The figure below shows the variation of the upthrust on the block with depth of water in the beaker.
State the reasons for the observation at Y (2mks)
 The block is fully immersed, no further change in up thrust
 What force is needed to stop a 500kg car moving at 180km/h in 12.5 seconds? (3mks)
 F = m(v  u)
t
500(0  50)
12.5
= 200N
 F = m(v  u)
 A hole of diameter 1.0mm is made in the side of a water pipe. If the pressure of the flow is maintained at 3.0X10^{6}Nm^{2}, calculate the force with which the water jets out of the hole. (3mks)
 A = πd^{2} = 3.14 x (10^{3})^{2} = 7.85 x 10^{7}
4 4  P= F/A
 F=3.0 x 10^{6} x 3.14 x 10^{6}
 =2.36N
 A = πd^{2} = 3.14 x (10^{3})^{2} = 7.85 x 10^{7}
 Explain why a glass container with thick glass walls is more likely to crack than one with a thin wall when a very hot liquid is poured into them. (2mks)
Glass is a poor conductor of heat
For thick glass inner wall gains heat and expands while the outer wall does not. The tension between the two walls break the glass
SECTION B (55 MARKS)

 Using the pulley system shown a mass of 10kg is raised 2m by an effort of 80N
 How much potential energy does the load gain. (2mks)
 P.E =mgh
 =10 x 2 x 10
 200J
 How far does the effort end move in order to raise the load by 2m? (2mks)
 Distance moved by effort = 2 x 2 = em
 How much work is done by the effort? (2mks)
 Work done =f x d
 10 x 4 =40J
 What is the efficiency of these pulleys? (2mks)
 M.A. x 100%
V.R.  100 x 1/2 x 100 = 125
 80 2
 =62.5%
 M.A. x 100%
 If all the wasted energy is used to lift the bottom pulley, how much does the pulley weigh? (2mks)
 320  200 = 120
 Mg= 120/h = 120/2 = 60N
 How much potential energy does the load gain. (2mks)
 The figure below shows a wheel and axle being used to raise a load W by applying an effort E. the radius of the large wheel is R and that of small wheel is r as shown
 Show that the velocity ratio (VR) of this machine is given by R/r
V.R = distance moved by effort = 2πR = R
distance moved by the load 2πr r  Given that r=5cm and R=8cm, determine the effort required to raise a load of 20N if the efficiency of the machine is 80% (3mks)
V.R = 8/5, 80% = load/effort x 5/8 x 100
load = 20/effort
= 20/1.28 = 15.625N
 Show that the velocity ratio (VR) of this machine is given by R/r
 Using the pulley system shown a mass of 10kg is raised 2m by an effort of 80N

 A litre of gas at a temperature of 0ºC and pressure 1.0X10^{5} Nm^{2} is suddenly compressed of half its volume and its temperature rises to 273ºC. Calculate the new pressure of the gas (3mks)
 Give two differences between boiling and evaporation (2mks)
Boiling
Evaporation
Occurs at a specific temperature
Occurs throughout the liquid
Occurs at all temperature
Occurs at the surface
 A 1800 watts heater and a thermometer were immersed in a 1.0kg of a liquid in a copper calorimeter. Temperature was recorded after every one minute. The results obtained are in the table below.
Temperature ^{o}C
30
36
40
45
49
54
57
Time (in min)
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
 Plot a graph of temperature against time. (5mks
 Use the graph to determine.
 The room temperature (1mk)
 115.5%
 The specific heat capacity of the liquid take:
Specific heat capacity of copper = 400Jkg1k^{1} (4mks)
Mass of copper calorimeter = 100g
 The room temperature (1mk)
 Plot a graph of temperature against time. (5mks
 A litre of gas at a temperature of 0ºC and pressure 1.0X10^{5} Nm^{2} is suddenly compressed of half its volume and its temperature rises to 273ºC. Calculate the new pressure of the gas (3mks)


 State the law of floatation (1mk)
 Floating objects displaced their own weight of the fluid in which they float
 A balloon made up of a fabric weighing 80N has a volume of 1 x 10^{7}cm^{3}. The balloon is filled with hydrogen of density 0.09kgm^{3}. Calculate the greatest weight in addition to that of the hydrogen and its fabric which the balloon can carry in air of average density 1.25kgm^{3} (4mks)
 Upthurst = weight of air displaced
 =v x ℑ x g
 10^{7} x 10^{6} x 1.25 x 10
 =125N
Weight of hydrogen = 10 x 0.09 x 10 = 9N
Total weight of Hydrogen + fabric = 9+80=89N
Total additional weight to be lifted
=125  89 = 36N
 State the law of floatation (1mk)
 The diagram below shows the same metal block weighted in air, water and liquid X.
 Calculate the density of the metal. (3mks)
 R. D of solid = weight of solid
upthrust in water  Up thrust = 0.8  0.7 = 0.1 N
 D = 0.8 = 8
0.1  Density of solid = 8 x 1000 = 8000Kgm^{3}
 R. D of solid = weight of solid
 Water level before the solid was immersed. (2mks)
 Up thrust = 0.1N
 Mass of water displaced = 10g
 Volume = m/s= 10/1 = 10cm^{3}
 Level = 65  10 = 55cm^{3}
 Density of the liquid X (3mks)
 Up thrust in liquid x = 0.8  0.72 = 0.08N
 D = 0.08/0.1= 0.8 ℑ = 800gm^{3}
 Calculate the density of the metal. (3mks)



 Differentiate between centripetal and centrifugal forces. (1mk)
 Centripetal force is centre seeking force where as centrifugal force acts away from the centre
 What provides the centrifugal force needed to make a car travel round in a bend of unbanked road. (1mk)
 Frictional force
 Differentiate between centripetal and centrifugal forces. (1mk)
 Below is a diagram of an aircraft of mass 2000kg together with the pilot performing some air maneuvers in a vertical plane?
If the radius of the circular path is 40m and the aircraft is moving at a velocity of 200ms^{1}. Calculate The external force F1 provided by the air at point C. (3mks)
 At point C, F1 +mg=mv^{2}/r
 F1 =MV^{2}/r mg
 =1000 x (200)^{2}  1000 x 10
40  1000,000  10000 = 990 000N
 The external force F2 provided by the air at point B. (3mks)
 F1 =MV^{2}/r mg
 =1000 x (200)^{2}  1000 x 10
40  1,000,000N
 The external force F1 provided by the air at point C. (3mks)

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