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CBSE Sample Papers for Class 10 SA2 Science Solved 2016 Set 9


1.Write the number of covalent bonds in the molecule of Ethane.

2.Give the respective scientific terms used for studying:
(i)the mechanism by which variations are created and inherited and
(ii)the development of new type of organisms from the existing ones.

3.Name the tree for which Amrita Devi Bishnoi and others sacrificed their lives.

4.List four characteristics of the image formed by plane mirrors.

5.What is meant by “Sustainable management” ? Why is reuse considered better than recycling.

6.Everyone of us can do something to reduce our personal consumption of various natural resources. List four such activities based on 3-R approach.

7.Name the oxidizing agent used for the conversion of ethanol to ethanoic acid. Distinguish  between ethanol and ethanoic acid on the basis of (i) litmus test, (ii) reaction with sodium hydrogen carbonate.

8.Name the functional group of organic compounds that can be hydrogenated. With the help of a suitable example, explain the process of hydrogenation mentioning the conditions of the reaction and any one change in physical property with the formation of the product. Name any one natural source of organic compounds that are hydrogenated.

9.Why is homologous series of carbon compounds so called ? Write the chemical formula of two consecutive members of any homologous series and state the part of these compounds that determines their (i) physical and (ii) chemical properties.

10.Write the name and structural formula of the compound formed when ethanol is heated at 443k temperature with excess of cone. H2S04. What is the role of cone. H2S04 in this reaction ? Also give the chemical equation for the reaction.

11.From the time of conception, the girl child was discriminated against all her life because daughters are perceived as an economic and social burden and also of the obsession for a male child in our patriarchal society.
Sunita got married in a very rich family and was living a very happy life. Soon she became pregnant and gave the news to all her family members. To her surprise, her husband and in-law, forced her for the prenatal sex determination of the sex of the foetus and got her aborted when they sound that it was a girl child.
(i)Do you think it was correct to go for the prenatal sex determination ? According to you is there any difference in between the female and the male child ?
(ii)Why do you think that Sunita should not be blamed for giving birth to a girl child ?

12.What will happen if both the characters present in Fj generation pass together in F2 generation ?

13.Explain with the help of a figure that father is responsible for the sex of a child.

14.It is possible that a trait is inherited but may not be expressed.” Give a suitable example to justify this statement.

15.Draw a ray diagram to show the path of the reflected ray corresponding to an incident ray of light parallel to the principal axis of a convex mirror and show the angle of incidence and angle of reflection on it.

16.List two possible ways in which a concave mirror can produce a magnified image of an object placed in front of it. State the difference, if any, between these two images.

17.At what distance should an object be placed from a lens of focal length 25 cm to obtain its image on a screen placed on the other side at a distance of 50 cm from the lens ? What will be the magnification produced in this case ?

18.Suddenly a news spread in the school that a student of class-IX-A has expired due to heart attack, but he has donated his beautiful eyes to one of his friend. All the members of school felt very sad for his untimely death, but on the other side they were overwhelmed on hearing the donation of his eyes to his friend, who would now be able to see this beautiful nature.
Do you think that the student who expired had done good job ? Is it worth to donate vital organs ?

19.Write balanced chemical equation for the following :
(a)Methane is burned in sufficient air
(b)Ethanol is treated with sodium
(c)Ethanoic acid is reacted with sodium hydroxide
(d)Ethanoic acid is treated with sodium carbonate.
(e)Ethanol is mixed with ethanoic acid in the presence of an acid.

20.(a) List two advantages of sexual reproduction over asexual reproduction.
(b)Name the type of asexual reproduction seen in :
(i) Plasmodium, (ii) Planaria.
(c)How will an organism be benefited if it reproduces through spores ?
(d)List two contraceptive methods and state two benefits of adopting these methods.

21.(i) Draw a neat diagram of human male reproductive system and label the parts performing the
following functions :
(a) Production of sperms, (b) Gland which provide fluid, (c) Provides low temperature for the formation of sperms, (d) Common passage for sperms and urine.
(ii) Name a sexually transmitted disease and a method to avoid it.

22.(a) Why do we seek construction of dams ? Mention any two problems faced with the construction  of large dams ?
(b) “Our food grains such as wheat and rice, the vegetables and fruits and even meat are found to contain varying amounts of pesticide residues.” State the reason to explain how and why it happens ?

23.With the help of a ray diagram, state what is meant by refraction of light. State Snell’s law for refraction of light and also express it mathematically.
The refractive index of air with respect to glass is 2/3 and the refractive index of water with respect to air is 4/3. If the speed of light in glass is 2 x 108 m/s, find the speed of light in (a) air, (b) water.

24.(a) Define dispersion of light. How is scattering of light different from dispersion ? Give one example of natural phenomenon based on each of these.
(b) A beam of light consisting of red, blue and yellow is incident of the prisms as shown below. Complete the diagram to show refracted and emergent ray.
CBSE Sample Papers for Class 10 SA2 Science Solved 2016 Set 9-1


25.5 ml of acetic acid was added to 5 ml of water in a test tube. The resulting mixture is correctly represented in the diagram :
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(A)1                 (B)2                     (C)3                  (D)4

26.While performing the experiment to trace the path of a ray of light passing through a rectangular glass slab, four students labeled their ray diagrams in the manners shown below. The correct labeling has been done by student:
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(A)  A                                                        (B) B
(C) C                                                                                                                 (D) D

27.A teacher gave Manoj a convex lens of focal length 15-5 cm and asked him to verify by obtaining image of a distant object. Manoj placed the stand holding lens on optical bench at 40-8 cm as shown below.
CBSE Sample Papers for Class 10 SA2 Science Solved 2016 Set 9-5
For obtaining sharp image, he should keep the screen at:
(A) 25-3 cm                                                                                               (B) 9-8 cm
(C) 56-3 cm                                                                                                 (D) 71-8 cm.

28.A student obtained a blurred image of an object on a screen by using a concave mirror. In order to obtain a sharp image on the screen, he will have to shift the mirror :
(A)towards the screen.
(B)either towards or away from the screen depending upon the position of the object.
(C)away from the screen.
(D)to a position very far away from the screen.

29.For finding the focal length of a convex lens by obtaining the image of a distant object, one should use as the object:
(A) a well lit distant tree.                                                           (B) window grill in the laboratory.
(C) any distant building.                                                             (D) a lighted candle kept at the other end of the table.

CBSE Sample Papers for Class 10 SA2 Science Solved 2016 Set 9-6

31.To prepare a culture of yeast cells, yeast powder is added to_________ .
(A) Soap Solution.                                                                             (B) 10% Sugar solution.
(C) Hydrochloric acid.       (D) Salt solution.

32.Given below are diagrams drawn by four students for budding of Hydra :
CBSE Sample Papers for Class 10 SA2 Science Solved 2016 Set 9-7
The students who has drawn correct diagram :
(A) a                                                                                                                     (B) b
(C) c                                                                                                                     (D) d

33.The figures given below show the sequence of:
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(A) formation of bud in Amoeba                                       (B) formation of spores in Amoeba
(C) formation of daughter cells in Amoeba           (D) formation of protozoa in Amoeba.

34.A student places a 8.0 cm tall object perpendicular to the principal axis of a convex lens of focal length 20 cm. The distance of the object from the lens is 30 cm. He obtains a sharp image of the object on a screen placed on the other side of the lens. What will be the nature (inverted, erect, magnified, diminished) of the image he obtains on a screen ? Draw a ray diagram to justify your answer.

35.Explain why it is difficult to wash clothes with soap when water is hard. How do detergents help in overcoming this problem ?

36.At what positions of the object in front of convex lens, do we get real and virtual images ?

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