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Date: _______________
Unofficial NUFYPET Physics Simulation
Time: 1 hour (60 min.)
Total Marks: ____/30
Version 1.1
Instructions
 Circle the answer you find right
 Calculators MUST NOT be used
 Figures are NOT accurately drawn and NOT to scale, except it is
mentioned in a question
 There is only one answer for each question, so answers with two or
more selected options marked as zero
 If you think something is wrong with the test, report a Methodist
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 The total mark for test is 30 (Each question marked as 1 point)
 There is NO penalty for wrong answers
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Follow the time (There is an average 2 minutes for each question)
Don’t stay in one task for long
Try to answer for all questions
Note: This is unofficial test made by MSDC
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1. The length of each side of square A is increased by 100 perce
1. Alpha, beta and gamma radiations have various depths of penetration in matter charges.
Which row best summarises the penetration and charge of each radiation?
A
alpha
Absorbed by a sheet of card
Negative charge
B
Absorbed by a sheet of card
Negative charge
C
Absorbed by a sheet of card
Positive charge
D
Absorbed by several mm of
aluminum
Positive charge
beta
Absorbed by several mm of
aluminum
No charge
Absorbed by several mm of
aluminum
Positive charge
Absorbed by several mm of
aluminum
Negative charge
Not fully absorbed by
Negative charge
Gamma
Not fully absorbed by several
No charge
Not fully absorbed by several
No charge
Not fully absorbed by several
No charge
Absorbed by a sheet of card
No charge
2. Two electrically conducting cylinders X and Y are made from the same material. Their
dimensions are as shown.
The resistance between the ends of each cylinder is measured.
What is the ratio
2
A1
resistance of X
resistance of Y
1
B1
?
1
C2
1
D4
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3. The graph is a load-extension graph for a wire undergoing elastic deformation.
How much work is done on the wire to increase the extension from 10 𝑚𝑚 to 20 𝑚𝑚?
A 0.028 𝐽
B 0.184 𝐽
C 0.28 𝐽
D 0.37 𝐽
4. What is average power output of a laser that can deliver 0.20 𝐽 of energy in 10 𝑛𝑠?
A 2 𝑛𝑊
B 20 𝑚𝑊
C 200 𝑘𝑊
D 20 𝑀𝑊
5. The graph shows how momentum of a motorcycle changes with time.
What is the resultant force on the motorcycle?
A 50 𝑁
B 500 𝑁
C 2500 𝑁
D 5000 𝑁
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6. An object of mass 4.0 𝑘𝑔 moving with a speed of 3.0 𝑚𝑠 −1 strikes a stationary object in a
inelastic collision.
Which statement is correct?
A After collision, the total kinetic energy is 18 𝐽.
B After collision, the total kinetic energy is less than 18 𝐽.
C Before collision, the total kinetic energy is 12 𝐽.
D Before collision, the total kinetic energy is less than 12 𝐽.
7. The graph shows how the acceleration of an object moving in a straight line varies with time.
The object starts from rest.
Which graph shows the variation with time of the velocity of the object over the same time
interval?
A
B
C
D
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8. A tennis ball is thrown horizontally in air from the top of a tall building.
If the effect of air resistance is not negligible, what happens to the horizontal and vertical
components of the ball’s velocity?
A
B
C
D
Horizontal component of a velocity
Constant
Constant
Decreases to zero
Decreases to zero
Vertical component of a velocity
Constant
Increases at a constant rate
Increases at a constant rate
Increases to a maximum value
9. An object is thrown with velocity 5.2 𝑚𝑠 −1 vertically upwards on the Moon. The acceleration
due to gravity on the Moon is 1.62 𝑚𝑠 −2 .
What is the time taken for the object to return to its starting point?
A 2.5 𝑠
B 3.2 𝑠
C 4.5 𝑠
D 6.4 𝑠
10. A laser emits light of wavelength 600 𝑛𝑚.
What is the distance, expressed as a number of wavelengths, travelled by the light in on
second?
A 5 &times; 108
B 5 &times; 1011
C 5 &times; 1014
D 5 &times; 1017
11. The diagram shows a velocity-time graph for a car.
What is the distance travelled during the first 4.0 𝑠?
A 2.5 𝑚
B 3.0 𝑚
C 20 𝑚
D 28 𝑚
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12. Which graph represents the motion of a car that is travelling along a straight road with a
speed that increases uniformly with time?
A
B
C
D
13. A wooden block rests on a rough board. The end of the board is then raised until the block
slides down the plane of the board at constant velocity 𝑣.
Which row describes the forces acting on the block when sliding with constant velocity?
A
B
C
D
Frictional force on the block
Down the plane
Down the plane
Up the plane
Up the plane
Resultant force on the block
Down the plane
Zero
Down the plane
Zero
14. Which operation involves the greatest mean power?
A a car moving against a resistive force of 0.4 𝑘𝑁 at a constant speed of 20 𝑚𝑠 −1
B a crane lifting a weight of 3 𝑘𝑁 at a speed of 2 𝑚𝑠 −1
C a crane lifting a weight of 5 𝑘𝑁 at a speed of 1 𝑚𝑠 −1
D a weight being pulled across a horizontal surface at a speed of 6 𝑚𝑠 −1 against a
frictional force of 1.5 𝑘𝑁
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15. A
238
92𝑈
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nucleus decays in two stages to a
234
91𝑃𝑎
nucleus.
What was emitted in these two stages?
A 𝛼+𝛽
B 𝛼+𝛾
C 𝛽+𝛽
D𝛽+𝛾
16. A marble is dropped from the roof of a building and takes 3.2 𝑠 to reach the ground. The
approximate height of the building is
A 16 𝑚
B 31 𝑚
C 50 𝑚
D 100 𝑚
17. In which of the following is a vector fully described?
A A car travels north
B A crane moves a load 20 𝑚 east
C A train travels at a rate of 35 𝑚𝑠 −1
D A lift moves upwards with a kinetic energy of 2.5 𝑘𝐽.
18. Four resistors of resistance 𝑅, 2𝑅, 3𝑅 and 4𝑅 are connected to form a network.
A battery of negligible internal resistance and a voltmeter are connected to the resistor network
as shown.
What is the electromotive force (e.m.f.) of the battery?
A 2𝑉
B 4𝑉
C 6𝑉
D 10 𝑉
19. Plutonium-239 ( 239
Which nuclide is formed from one of these decay reactions? (The product nuclides a
represented by X.)
A
235
92𝑋
B
237
92𝑋
C
239
93𝑋
D
239
95𝑋
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20. A nucleus of the nuclide 228
89𝐴𝑐 decays by emitting a beta particle. The nuclear equation
below represents this decay.
228
89𝐴𝑐
→ 𝑋𝑌𝑇ℎ + 𝛽
Which pair of values of X and Y is correct?
A 𝑋 = 224, 𝑌 = 87
B 𝑋 = 224, 𝑌 = 89
C 𝑋 = 228, 𝑌 = 88
D 𝑋 = 228, 𝑌 = 90
21. Two 𝛼-particles with equal energies are deflected by a large nucleus.
Which diagram best represents their paths?
A
B
C
D
22. An actinium nucleus has a nucleon number of 227 and a proton number of 89. It decays to
form a radium nucleus, emitting a beta particle and an alpha particle in the process.
What are the nucleon number and the proton number of this radium nucleus?
A
B
C
D
Nucleon number
223
223
224
225
Proton number
87
88
87
86
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23. The diagram shows the apparatus used in an experiment in which barriers of various
materials are placed in turn between different radioactive sources and a detector.
The table shows the count rates recorded by the detector for four sources.
Which source emits alpha-particles only?
Source
A
B
C
D
No barrier
200
200
1200
1200
Count rate/ counts per minute
paper
Thin aluminum
200
200
30
30
600
200
1200
30
30
30
30
30
24. An experimenter sets up the following apparatus, in air, to discover whether a radioactive
source is emitting alpha-particles.
The experimenter moves the paper between the source and the detector. There is no difference
in the count-rate.
Why is this?
A Paper does not absorb alpha-particles.
B The count-rate due to the background radiation is too high.
C The radioactive source is too far from the detector.
D The source emits beta-particles and alpha-particles.
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25. A detector is used to measure the count-rate near a radioactive source. The reading is 400
counts per minute. After 30 minutes the count-rate has fallen to 500 counts per minute. What is
the half-life of the radioactive source? You may ignore the effects of background information.
A 3 minutes
B 5 minutes
C 6 minutes
26. What is the reason for the constriction in a clinical thermometer?
A to give the thermometetr a smaller temperature range
B to male the thermometer more sensitive
C to prevent the mercury breaking the bulb when it expands
D to stop the mercury from going back to bulb
D 10 minutes
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27. A simple a.c. generator produces an alternating e.m.f. as shown.
The speed of the generator is doubled.
Which graph best represents the new output?
A
B
C
D
28. What gives the value of a body’s acceleration?
A the area under its displacement-time graph
B the area under its velocity-time graph
C the gradient of its displacement-time graph
D the gradient of its velocity-time graph
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29. In nuclear …1…, hydrogen nuclei …..2….. to form helium nuclei, releasing energy. Which
words correctly complete gaps 1 and 2?
A
B
C
D
1
fission
fission
fusion
fusion
2
Join together
Split again
Join together
Split again
30. Sound wave X has intensity 1012 times greater than that of sound wave Y. By how much is
the amplitude of X greater than the amplitude of Y?
A 106 times
B 3.16 &times; 106 times
C 5 &times; 1011 times
D 1012 times
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