# Paper 2

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Objects with different masses are hung on a spring. The diagram shows how much the spring
stretches.
10 cm
20 cm
30 cm
100 g
M
The extension of the spring is directly proportional to the mass hung on it.
What is the mass of object M?
A
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110 g
B
150 g
C
200 g
D
300 g
A student adds weights to an elastic cord. He measures the length of the cord for each weight.
He then plots a graph from the results, as shown.
0
0
1
2
3
Which length has he plotted on the vertical axis?
A
measured length
B
original length
C
(measured length – original length)
D
(measured length + original length)
4
weight / N
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A student adds weights to an elastic cord. He measures the length of the cord for each weight.
He then plots a graph from the results, as shown.
0
weight
0
What has he plotted on the vertical axis?
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A
measured length
B
original length
C
(measured length + original length)
D
(measured length – original length)
A student measures the length of a spring. She then hangs different weights from the spring. She
measures the length of the spring for each different weight.
The table shows her results.
weight / N
length / mm
0
520
1.0
524
2.0
528
3.0
533
4.0
537
5.0
540
What is the extension of the spring when the weight hung from it is 3.0 N?
A
4 mm
B
5 mm
C
12 mm
D
13 mm
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The extension / load graph for a spring is shown. The unloaded length of the spring is 15.0 cm.
3
extension / cm
2
1
0
0
1
2
3
4
5
When an object of unknown weight is hung on the spring, the length of the spring is 16.4 cm.
What is the weight of the object?
A
8
0.55 N
B
0.67 N
C
3.5 N
D 4.1 N
An experiment is carried out to measure the extension of a rubber band for different loads.
The results are shown below.
length / cm
0
1
15.2
16.2
0
1.0
extension / cm
2
3
18.6
2.1
3.4
Which figure is missing from the table?
A
17.2
B
17.3
C
17.4
D
17.6
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The diagrams show a spring and a graph of the length of the spring against the load applied to it.
8
7
length / cm
6
5
spring
length
4
3
2
1
0
0
20
40
60
80
100
What is the extension of the spring when a load of 40 N is applied to it?
A
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1.5 cm
B
2.5 cm
C
4.0 cm
D
6.5 cm
Different loads are hung on a spring. The diagram shows the length of the spring with and without
20 cm
40 cm
65 cm
200 N
400 N
What is the extension of the spring when the load is 400 N?
A
5 cm
B
25 cm
C
40 cm
D
45 cm
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A spring is stretched by hanging a piece of metal from it.
spring
metal
Which name is given to the force that stretches the spring?
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A
friction
B
mass
C
pressure
D
weight
A spring which obeys Hooke’s Law has an unstretched length of 10 cm.
A load of 20 N is hung from the spring.
The new length of the spring is 36 cm.
What is the spring constant k of the spring?
A
0.56 N / cm
B
0.77 N / cm
C
1.3 N / cm
D
1.8 N / cm
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