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CLASS X – SCIENCE

TIME: 3 hr SUBJECTIVE TEST - 1 Max.Marks: 80

General Instructions:-

1. This question paper comprises of five sections, A,B,C,D and E. You have to attempt all the sections.

2. All question are compulsory (except where options are given)

3. All questions of section- A,B,C,D and E are to be attempted separately.

4. Questions in Section-A are one mark questions.

5. Questions in Section-B are two marks questions.

6. Questions in Section-C are three marks questions.

7. Questions in Section-D are five marks questions.

8. Questions in Section-E contains objective & practical based question Each question is a one/two mark
question.

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SECTION – A

1. State Snell’s law.

2. Write the balanced chemical equations for the following reaction


(a) Sodium carbonate on reaction with hydrochloric acid in equal molar concentrations gives sodium
chloride and sodium hydrogen carbonate.

3. Name two industries based on forest produce.

SECTION – B

4. What are the qualities of an ideal source of energy ?(any 4 points)

5. An object 5 cm in size is placed 20 cm in front of concave lens of focal length 15 cm. At what distance
from the lens should a screen be placed in order to obtain a sharp image? Find the nature and size of the
image.

6. What is (a) the highest, (b) the lowest total resistance that can be secured by combinations of four coils of
resistance 4Ω, 8 Ω, 12Ω and 24Ω. Draw and explain. (2M)

7. Write the balanced chemical equations for the following reactions and identify the type of reaction in
each case

(a) Nitrogen gas is treated with hydrogen gas in the presence of a catalyst at 773K to form ammonia gas.

(b) Limestone is heated strongly to form quicklime and carbon dioxide gas is evolved (1+1=2)

8. Salt A commonly used in bakery products on heating converts into another salt B which is used in the
manufacture of glass and a gas C is evolved. The gas C when passed through lime water, turns it milky.
Identify A, B and C. Write the reaction for heating of salt A. (½ + ½ + ½ + ½ = 2)

9. Properties of the elements are given below. Where would you locate the following elements in the
Periodic Table?
(a) A soft metal stored under kerosene
(b) An element with variable (more than one) valency stored under water. (1+1=2)

10. Expand CITES and define Bio magnification

11. What is the importance of forests


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12. Distinguish between homologous and analogous organs

SECTION – C

13. State and explain the rule to determine the direction of a


(a) magnetic field produced around a straight conductor-carrying current
(b) current induced in a coil due to its motion in a magnetic field

14. Draw the ray diagram from the following cases & write the position and nature of image:
(a) Object is placed between F and P of a concave mirror
(b) Object is placed at infinity in case of a convex lens

OR

14. Light of wavelength 400 nm in air enters a glass plate of refractive index 1.5. Find:
(a) Speed of light in glass
(b) Frequency of light in glass
(c) Wavelength of light in glass

15. (a) State Ohm’s law. Give mathematical relation between potential difference (V), current (I) and
resistance (R) of a conductor. [2 M]

(b) When a 10 V battery is connected across an unknown resistor, 5 mA current flows in the circuit.
Find the resistance of the resistor. [1 M]

16. You are given the balls and sticks models of six carbon atoms and fourteen hydrogen atoms and
sufficient number of sticks. In how many ways one can join the models of six carbon atoms and fourteen
hydrogen atoms to form different molecules of C6H14

17. Draw a neat labelled diagram for electrolytic refining.

18. Write the equations of the reactions involved in roasting of copper (I) sulphide followed by its reduction.

19. List in tabular form three distinguishing features between autotrophic nutrition and heterotrophic
nutrition.

20. What is transpiration? List its two functions.

21. What is carpel? Write the function of its various parts.

OR

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Write the essential function performed by ozone at the higher levels of the Earth’s atmosphere? How is
it produced? Name the synthetic chemicals mainly responsible for the drop of amount of ozone in the
atmosphere. How can the use of these chemicals be reduced ?

SECTION – D

22. Explain the following for an electric motor [5 M]


(a) Definition
(b) Principle
(c) Construction
(d) Working

OR

22. (a) What is hypermetropia? What are the causes of hypermetropia? Write its correction? [3 M]
(b) State any two applications of atmospheric refraction of light. [2 M]

23. Explain the following : [5 M]

(a) The reactivity of a piece of aluminium metal decreases if it is dipped in HNO3


(b) Carbon cannot reduce the oxides of Na or Mg
(c) NaCl does not conduct electricity in solid state whereas it does conduct electricity in aqueous
solution as well as in molten state
(d) Necessity of galvanisation of iron articles
(e) Metals like Na, K, Ca and Mg are never found in their free state in nature. (1+1+1+1+1= 5)

24. Distinguish between genetic drift and natural selection and enlist factors that lead to the formation of a
new species.

OR

What is hydrotropism? Design an experiment to demonstrate this phenomenon.

OR

‘‘The sex of a newborn child is a matter of chance and none of the parents may be considered
responsible for it.’’ Justify this statement with the help of a flow chart showing sex-determination in
human beings.

SECTION – E

25. CHOOSE THE MOST CORRECT ALTERNATIVE [9 M]

(i) Bi-focal lens can correct :


(A) Short sightedness (B) Long sightedness
(C) Presbyopia (D) Astigmatism

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(ii) Which of the following is a component of DC motor?
(A) Armature (B) Split rings (C) Field Magnet (D) All of these

(iii) Rainbow is formed due to :


(A) Reflection and dispersion of light through the water droplets
(B) Total internal reflection, refraction and dispersion of light through the water droplets
(C) Only dispersion of light
(D) Only refraction of light

(iv) Solid calcium oxide reacts vigorously with water to form calcium hydroxide accompanied by liberation
of heat. This process is called slaking of lime. Which among the following is (are) true about slaking of
lime?

(i) It is an endothermic reaction (ii) It is an exothermic reaction

(iii) The pH of the resulting solution will be more than seven

(iv) The pH of the resulting solution will be less than seven

(a) (i) and (ii) (b) (ii) and (iii) (c) (i) and (iv) (d) (iii) and (iv)

(v) Sodium carbonate is a basic salt because it is a salt of

(a) strong acid and strong base (b) weak acid and weak base
(c) weak base and strong acid (d) strong base and weak acid

(vi) Which one of the following four metals would be displaced from the solution of its salt by other three
metals?
(a) Mg (b) Ag (c) Zn (d) Cu

(vii) The name of Smt. Amrita devi is associated with the


(A) Khejrali trees Bishnoi movement (B) agitations against hydroelectric project
(C) ‘Appiko’ movement (D) conservation of fauna and flora of the western ghats
(viii) The rosette habit of cabbage can be changed by application of
(A) IAA (B) GA (C) ABA (D) Ethylene
(ix) The number of ATP produced when a molecule of glucose undergoes fermentation is
(A) 4 (B) 36 (C) 2 (D) 38

26. PRACTICAL BASED QUESTIONS [8 M]

(i) Explain why an voltmeter is not connected in series. [2 M]

(ii) Atomic number of a few elements are given below [2 M]

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(i) 10 (ii) 20 (iii) 7 (iv) 14
(a) Identify the elements
(b) Identify the period to which these elements belong

(iii) After examining a prepared slide under the high power of a compound microscope, a student concludes
that the given slide shows the various stages of binary fission in a unicellular organism. Write two
observations on the basis of which such a conclusion may be drawn. [2 M]

(iv) List two precautions which a student should observe while preparing a temporary mount of a leaf peel to
show stomata in his school laboratory. [2 M]

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