Physical Science Mock Test – 10 Questions

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KTET Mock Test Physical Science

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Most Ductile metal is ___________

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The splitting of white light into seven colors are called?

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The milky or cloudy layer formed on the eye lens of a person?

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Where is yellow phosphorous kept?

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How Many Known elements are there?

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Which of the following compound contribute significantly to global warming?

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The Dimensional formula of Surface Tension is _______

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What is the value of STD atmospheric pressure?

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Which of the following would show the largest increase in solubility with increasing pressure based on intermolecular force?

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The Amplitude of a wave is a measure of its ___________

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A. PHYSICS (25 questions)

  1. Wave motion :
    Transverse and longitudinal waves, propagation of the wave, medium dependence. Sound – loudness, frequency,
    the wavelength, pitch, reflection, and refraction of sound waves, echo, beats, Doppler effect, reverberation,
    SONAR, sound pollution, resonance, and musical instruments.
  2. Light :
    Reflection – plane mirror, spherical mirror, multiple reflections, image formation by spherical mirrors and
    its applications. Refraction: Optical density, total internal reflection, and applications. Ray diagram and
    image formation by the lens, lens equation, microscopes, telescope, camera, the human eye, and common defects
    of the eye and its remedy. Dispersion of light, scattering of light, rainbow, Newton’s Disc, the color of the sky, cloud,
    snow. Primary colors, secondary colors – complementary colors.
    K-TET 2012
    Syllabus – Category III
  3. Force and pressure :
    Thrust, atmospheric pressure, Pascal’s law, Archimedes principle, surface tension and capillarity.
  4. Heat :
    Temperature and temperature scales, modes of heat transmission, boiling, melting, Specific heat capacity,
    latent heat, regulation
  5. Motion :
    Displacement, velocity, acceleration, equations of motion, graphs of s-t, v-t, and their relevance. Circular
    motion, centripetal acceleration, angular speed, momentum, Newton’s law of motion, the law of conservation
    of momentum. The recoil of the gun, action-reaction pairs. Centre of gravity, banking of curve.
  6. Gravitation :
    Mass and weight, the universal law of gravitation, acceleration due to gravity and factors affecting it, Solar
    system, orbits, planets, satellite, escape velocity, space exploration, and weightlessness in space. Galaxies,
    stars, big bang, clusters, nebula, Super Nova, solar and lunar eclipse.
  7. Work and Energy :
    Conventional and Non-conventional sources of energy, forms of energy – heat, light, sound, mechanical,
    nuclear energy, mass-energy. Law of conservation of energy.
  8. Electricity and Magnetism
    Natural and artificial magnets, different types of magnets and their properties, magnetic field lines, or lines
    of force. Earth and its magnetism. Magnetic induction, magnetic properties of matter – para, dia, and ferromagnetic materials. Static electric properties, electroscopes, electro-static induction, methods of charging,
    lighting and lightning conductors, earthing, current electricity, electric potential, Ohm’s law, resistance,
    conductance, resistivity, conductivity, factors affecting resistance. Resistance in series, parallel, use of
    voltmeter, galvanometer, ammeter, rheostat, Joule’s law of heating.
  9. Effects of current and Electromagnetic Induction
    Electrolysis, voltameter, Faraday’s law of electrolysis, chemical cells, solenoids, electromagnets,
    electromagnetic induction, AC, DC Generators, electric motors, transmission of AC, self induction, mutual
    induction, transformers, moving coil microphones, loud speaker.
  10. Electronics
    Conductors, insulators, semi conductors, doping, different types of diodes and applications, transistor and
    its applications, ICs.
    B. CHEMISTRY (25 questions)
  11. Physical changes and Chemical changes :
    Exothermic and endothermic reactions, electrolysis of water, energy changes in chemical reactions,
  12. Atoms and Molecules
    Basic concepts, structure of atom , sub atomic particles – electrons, protons and neutrons,Rutherford’s
    gold foil experiment, Atom models, Rutherford’s atom model, Bohr model of atom, electron shell model,
    stability and electronic configuration
  13. Metals
    Properties – metallic luster, malleability, ductility, conducting property, sonority, corrosion – factors responsible
    for corrosion, prevention of corrosion, reactions of metals with water, air and acids, Displacement reactions
    of metals, reactivity series, iron – historical background, extraction using blast furnace, extraction of
    aluminium from bauxite
  14. Solutions
    Definition, components of a solution, water as universal solvent, suspensions, concentration of a solution,
    solubility, super saturated solution
    K-TET 2012
    Syllabus – Category III
  15. Colloids
    Definition, properties, artificial drinks, chemicals used in soft drinks
  16. Nature of matter
    Three states of matter and their characteristic properties, surface tension,cohesive force and adhesive
    force, capillarity, capillarity rise and capillarity dip, applications of surface tension and capillarity.
  17. Separation of Mixtures
    Classification of matter, mixtures and pure substances, homogeneous and heterogeneous mixtures, methods
    of separation of mixtures – filtration, sedimentation, decantation, centrifugation, distillation, fractional
    distillation, differential extraction using separating funnel, chromatography.
  18. Periodic table and chemical bonding
    Early attempts of classification of elements, Mendeleev’s periodic table, periodic law, merits and demerits.
    Modern periodic table – Moseley’s periodic law, nature of elements and electronic structure, valency,
    representative elements, transition elements, sub shell electronic configuration, classification of elements
    into blocks (s, p, d & f) and their characteristics.
    Periodic trends in properties of elements – Atomic size, number of shells, number of valence electrons,
    electro negativity, ionisation energy, electro positivity, metallic and non-metallic character
  19. Chemical bonding
    Octet rule, ionic bond and covalent bond, valency and electro negativity, difference in the formation of
    compounds, comparison of the properties of ionic compounds and covalent compounds, representation of
    chemical reactions using chemical formula and chemical equation.
  20. Non-metals
    Non metals in food, water and air, reaction of non-metals with oxygen
    Oxygen – Allotropes of oxygen, methods of preparation, uses of oxygen, respiration,
    combustion and photo synthesis
    Nitrogen – Position in periodic table, inert nature of nitrogen, nitrogen fixation, nitrogenous
    fertilizers – merits and demerits
    Ammonia – Laboratory preparation, manufacture of ammonia by Haber process, nitrogen
    Hydrogen – Properties, methods of preparation, hydrogen as future fuel-merits and demerits
    Chlorine – Position in periodic table, properties, bleaching action
    Hydrogen chloride – Laboratory preparation, properties, environmental problems of chlorine compounds
    Carbon – Unique nature, allotropes, important compounds, carbon cycle, green house effect,
    global warming
  21. Organic compounds
    Classification, catenation, tetra covalency of carbon
  22. Acids and Alkalies
    Constituents of soil and plant growth, acidity of soil, properties of acids, pH, Properties of alkalies,
    neutralisation, properties of salts – their naming and importance, fertilizers – merits and demerits
  23. Gas Laws
    Boyle’s law, Charles’ law, Combined gas equation, Avogadro’s law
  24. Chemical reactions and Mole concept
    Factors influencing rate of reaction – concentration, surface area, temperature and presence of catalyst.
    Mole Concept -Atomic mass and molecular mass, Avogadro’s law and mole concept, gram atom and
    gram molecule, mole concept and balanced chemical equations
    K-TET 2012
    Syllabus – Category III
    C. PEDAGOGY (30 questions)
    • Science and its development in India – Science teaching as a process – product and contributions of
    eminent Indian scientists – developing scientific attitude.
    • Aims and objectives of teaching Physical Science
  • Objectives of science teaching as envisaged in National Curriculum Framework (2005) – Values
    (practical, disciplinary, recreational, etc) to be attained.
  • Taxonomy of educational objectives – Bloom, Yager – science process skills – developmental
    • Theoretical basis of science teaching and learning.
  • Cognitive theories – Piaget, Bruner, Gagne – constructivist learning – Vygotsky, generating
    knowledge – experiential learning – scope and limitation – reflection – a basic process from
    learning experience – problem-based learning.
    • Planning science teaching and learning, unit plan, lesson plan – strengthening instruction by means of
    A-V aids, video lessons, and computer-assisted lessons.
    • Models of teaching – characteristics – science process models, information processing models –
    concept attainment model, inquiry training model, constructivist model.
    • Methods and strategies for teaching and learning Physical Science – direct and indirect, inductive,
    deductive, guided discovery, inquiry, investigatory and constructivist methods of instruction – the scientific
    • Approaches – integrated, interdisciplinary, environmental, problem-solving and scientific process
    approach – behaviorist approach and constructivist approach.
    • Science curriculum – modern trends in curriculum construction – the concept of correlation – features of
    a science textbook. Workbook for pupils and handbook for teachers.
    • Role of science laboratories, libraries, science clubs, science museums, fairs etc in promoting science
    • Tools and Techniques of evaluation in science learning – objective-based – formative, summative,
    continuous and comprehensive evaluation, achievement tests – construction and administration –
    diagnostic testing, remedial teaching – objective type tests – advantages, new trends in evaluation
    grading, question bank.
    • Professional development of teachers, strategies.

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