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GCSE Additional Physics Revision Paper 2

This is an Additional Physics Revision Paper for students doing Additional Science. It covers a selection of core and additional physics topics.

'GCSE Additional Physics Revision Paper 2' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 4

Curriculum topic:  GCSE Revision Papers

Curriculum subtopic:  Physics

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QUESTION 1 of 10

This an Additional Physics Revision Paper for students for students doing Additional Science and it covers a selection of core and additional physics topics.

The outermost layer of the Earth is made of ____________ plates.

When an earthquake happens under the sea, the movement of the sea floor may cause a huge wave called ________.

Heat from hot underground rocks is used to produce _________ energy.

hydroelectricity

geothermal

tidal

Coal, oil and natural gas are ___________.

In maths, a directly proportional relationship is indicated by a graph where...:

the line is a straight line passing through the origin

the line is a straight line not passing through the origin

___________ current changes direction.

Alternating

Direct

The voltage of an alternating current can be changed using a ________.

The amount of energy used by a working appliance each second is known as its _________.

In sports car the _______ the accelerator is pressed, the ______ power is used.

further  less

further  more

less  more

The length of time it takes to save the amount of money it costs to buy an electrical appliance is the __________ time.

Energy associated with movement is called ________ energy.

elastic potential

kinetic

gravitational potential

When energy is transferred from one form to another, we say that ______ is done.

When energy is transferred, the total amount always remains the same. This is the law of __________________ of energy.

conservation

reservation

stability

Protons and neutrons are found in the nucleus. Particles in the nucleus of an atom are called _________.

A radioactive substance has ___________ nucleus.

a stable

an unstable

In the process of nuclear fission...:

a large unstable nucleus splits into two smaller nuclei

two small nuclei combine to form a larger one

In nuclear reactors materials called ____________ slow down the neutrons.

Two hydrogen nuclei fuse to produce a helium nucleus. The helium produced is ____________.

radioactive

not radioactive

Marie Curie and her daughter Irene both died from leukaemia, which was probably caused by the __________ materials they worked with.

In relation to nuclear waste, HLW stands for _______________ .

  • Question 1

The outermost layer of the Earth is made of ____________ plates.

CORRECT ANSWER
tectonic
EDDIE SAYS
The outermost layer of the Earth is made of tectonic plates.
  • Question 2

When an earthquake happens under the sea, the movement of the sea floor may cause a huge wave called ________.

CORRECT ANSWER
tsunami
EDDIE SAYS
When an earthquake happens under the sea, the movement of the sea floor may cause a huge wave called tsunami.
  • Question 3

Heat from hot underground rocks is used to produce _________ energy.

CORRECT ANSWER
geothermal
EDDIE SAYS
Heat from hot underground rocks is used to produce geothermal energy.
  • Question 4

Coal, oil and natural gas are ___________.

CORRECT ANSWER
fossil fuels
EDDIE SAYS
Coal, oil and natural gas are fossil fuels.
  • Question 5

In maths, a directly proportional relationship is indicated by a graph where...:

CORRECT ANSWER
the line is a straight line passing through the origin
EDDIE SAYS
In maths, a directly proportional relationship is indicated by a graph where the line is a straight line passing through the origin.
  • Question 6

___________ current changes direction.

CORRECT ANSWER
Alternating
EDDIE SAYS
Alternating current changes direction.
  • Question 7

The voltage of an alternating current can be changed using a ________.

CORRECT ANSWER
transformer
EDDIE SAYS
The voltage of an alternating current can be changed using a transformer.
  • Question 8

The amount of energy used by a working appliance each second is known as its _________.

CORRECT ANSWER
power
EDDIE SAYS
The amount of energy used by a working appliance each second is known as its power.
  • Question 9

In sports car the _______ the accelerator is pressed, the ______ power is used.

CORRECT ANSWER
further  more
EDDIE SAYS
In sports car the further the accelerator is pressed, the more power is used.
  • Question 10

The length of time it takes to save the amount of money it costs to buy an electrical appliance is the __________ time.

CORRECT ANSWER
payback
EDDIE SAYS
The length of time it takes to save the amount of money it costs to buy an electrical appliance is the payback time.
  • Question 11

Energy associated with movement is called ________ energy.

CORRECT ANSWER
kinetic
EDDIE SAYS
Energy associated with movement is called kinetic energy.
  • Question 12

When energy is transferred from one form to another, we say that ______ is done.

CORRECT ANSWER
work
EDDIE SAYS
When energy is transferred from one form to another, we say that work is done.
  • Question 13

When energy is transferred, the total amount always remains the same. This is the law of __________________ of energy.

CORRECT ANSWER
conservation
EDDIE SAYS
When energy is transferred, the total amount always remains the same. This is the law of conservation of energy.
  • Question 14

Protons and neutrons are found in the nucleus. Particles in the nucleus of an atom are called _________.

CORRECT ANSWER
nucleons
EDDIE SAYS
Protons and neutrons are found in the nucleus. Particles in the nucleus of an atom are called nucleons.
  • Question 15

A radioactive substance has ___________ nucleus.

CORRECT ANSWER
an unstable
EDDIE SAYS
A radioactive substance has an unstable nucleus.
  • Question 16

In the process of nuclear fission...:

CORRECT ANSWER
a large unstable nucleus splits into two smaller nuclei
EDDIE SAYS
In the process of nuclear fission a large unstable nucleus splits into two smaller nuclei.
  • Question 17

In nuclear reactors materials called ____________ slow down the neutrons.

CORRECT ANSWER
moderators
EDDIE SAYS
In nuclear reactors materials called moderators slow down the neutrons.
  • Question 18

Two hydrogen nuclei fuse to produce a helium nucleus. The helium produced is ____________.

CORRECT ANSWER
not radioactive
EDDIE SAYS
Two hydrogen nuclei fuse to produce a helium nucleus. The helium produced is not radioactive.
  • Question 19

Marie Curie and her daughter Irene both died from leukaemia, which was probably caused by the __________ materials they worked with.

CORRECT ANSWER
radioactive
EDDIE SAYS
Marie Curie and her daughter Irene both died from leukaemia, which was probably caused by the radioactive materials they worked with.
  • Question 20

In relation to nuclear waste, HLW stands for _______________ .

CORRECT ANSWER
high level waste
EDDIE SAYS
In relation to nuclear waste, HLW stands for high level waste.
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