Term 1 Sample Paper Class 9 Science 2021-22

Term 1 Sample Paper Class 9 Science 2021-22


Time: 1:30 Hours/M.M.-40

General Instructions:

  • Attempt any 40 questions.
  • All questions carry equal marks.
  • There is no negative marking.


1. Rusting of an article made up of iron is called

a) corrosion and it is a physical as well as chemical change

b) dissolution and it is a physical change

c) corrosion and it is a chemical change

d) dissolution and it is a chemical change


2) Which of the following are homogeneous in nature?

(i) ice

(ii) wood

(iii) soil

(iv) air


a) (i) and (iii)

b) (ii) and (iv)

c) (i) and (iv)

d) (iii) and (iv)


3. In a water-sugar solution

a) Water is solute and sugar is solvent

b) water is solvent and sugar is solute

c) water is solute and water is also solvent

d) none of these.


4. Two substances, A and B were made to react to reaction a third substance, A2B according to the following-

2 A + B → A2

Which of the following statements concerning this reaction are incorrect?

(i) The product A2B shows the properties of substances A and B

(ii) The product will always have a fixed composition

(iii) The product so formed cannot be classified as a compound

(iv) The product so formed is an element


a) (i), (ii) and (iii)

b) (ii), (iii) and (iv)

c) (i), (iii) and (iv)

d) (ii), (iii) and (iv)


5. Nanometer is an

a) Instrument used for measuring micro-distance

b) Instrument used for measuring macro-distance

c) Unit for measuring micro-distance

d) Unit for measuring macro-distance.


6. Diamond is lustrous because

a) it is colourless

b) it is hard

c) it is pure

d) its refractive index is high


7. Blood and sea water are

a) both mixtures

b) both are compounds

c) blood is a mixture whereas sea water is a compound

d) blood is a compound and sea water is a mixture


8. Chromosomes are made up of

a) DNA               

b) Protein

c) DNA and protein

d) RNA


9. Which of these is not related to endoplasmic reticulum?

a) It behaves as a transport channel for proteins between nucleus and cytoplasm.

b) It transports materials between various regions in the cytoplasm.

c) It can be the site of energy generation.

d) It can be the site for some biochemical activities of the cell.


10. Which of the following are covered by a single membrane?

a) Mitochondria

b) Vacuole

c) Lysosome

d) Plastid


11. Find out the correct sentence.

a) Enzymes packed in lysosomes are made through RER (rough endoplasmic reticulum).

b) Rough endoplasmic reticulum and smooth endoplasmic reticulum produce lipid and protein respectively.

c) Endoplasmic reticulum is rélated to the destruction of plasma membrane.

d) Nucleoid is present inside the nucleoplasm of eukaryotic nucleus.


12. Amoeba acquires its food through a process, termed

a) exocytosis

b) endocytosis

c) plasmolysis

d) both exocytosis and endocytosis 


13. Which cell does not have perforated cell wall?

a) Tracheids

b) Companion cells

c) Sieve tubes

d) Vessels


14. A person met with an accident in which two long bones of the hand were dislocated. Which among the following may be the possible reason?

a) Tendon break

b) Break of skeletal muscle

c) Ligament break

d) Areolar tissue break


15, Which muscles act involuntarily?

(i) Striated muscles

(ii) Smooth muscles

(iii)Cardiac muscles

(iv) Skeletal muscles

a) (i) and (ii)

b) (ii) and (iii)

c) (iii) and (iv)

d) (i) and (iv)


16. Which of the following tissues has dead cells?

a) Parenchyma

b) Sclerenchyma

c) Collenchyma

d) Epithelial tissue


17. Which is not a function of epidermis?

a) Protection from adverse condition

b) Gaseous exchange

c) Conduction of water

d) Transpiration


18. Cartilage is not found in

a) Nose

b) ear

c) kidney

d) larynx


19. Nervous tissue is not found in

a) Brain

b) spinal cord

c) tendons

d) nerves


20. Suppose a boy is enjoying a ride on a merry-go-round which is moving with a constant speed of 10 ms-1 It implies that the boy is

a) at rest

b) moving with no acceleration

c) in accelerated motion

d) moving with uniform velocity


21. In which of the following cases of motions, the distance moved and the magnitude of displacement are equal?

a) If the car is moving on a straight road

b) If the car is moving in Circular path

c) The pendulum is moving to and fro

d) The earth is revolving around the sun.


22. A boy goes from A to B with a velocity of 20 m/min and comes back from B to A with a velocity of 30 m/min. The average velocity of the boy during the whole journey is

a) 24 m/min

b) 25 m/s

c) Zero

d) 20 m/min


23. According to the third law of motion, action and reaction

a) always act on the same body

b) always act on different bodies in opposite directions

c) have same magnitude and directions

d) act on either body at normal to each other


24. The inertia of an object tends to cause the object

a) to increase its speed

b) to decrease its speed

c) to resist any change in its state of motion

d) to decelerate due to friction


25. An object of mass 2 kg is sliding with a constant velocity of 4 ms-1 on a frictionless horizontal table. The force required to keep the object moving with the same velocity is

a) 32 N

b) 0 N

c) 2 N

d) 8 N


26. A water tanker filled up to 23 of its height is moving with a uniform speed. On a sudden application of brakes, the water in the tank would

a) move backward

b) move forward

c) be unaffected

d) rise upwards


27.When a car at high speed makes a sharp turn, the driver in a car tends to get thrown to the side opposite to the turn. This is due to the

a) inertia of motion

b) inertia of time

c) inertia of rest

d) inertia of direction


28. A ball is thrown vertically upward in a train moving with uniform velocity. The ball will

a) fall behind the thrower     

b) fall ahead of the thrower

c) return back to the thrower

d) fall on the left of the thrower


29.The masses of two bodies are in ratio 5 : 6 and their velocities are in ratio 1 : 2. Then their linear momentum will be in the ratio

a) 5 : 6

b) 1 : 2

c) 12 : 5

d) 5 : 12


30. When we stop pedaling, the bicycle begins to slow down. This is because of the

a) Frictional force acting along the direction of motion of bicycle

b) Air resistance which is in the direction of motion

c) Frictional force acting opposite to the direction of motion of bicycle by the road

d) Nature of the bicycle to stop after some time


Question No. 31 to 35 consist of two statements – Assertion (A) and Reason (R). Answer these questions selecting the appropriate option given below:

a) Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A

b) Both A and R are true and R is not the correct explanation of A

c) A is true but R is false

d) A is False but R is true


31. Assertion: A solution of table salt in a glass of water is homogeneous.

Reason: A solution having different composition throughout is homogeneous.


32. Assertion: Burning of match stick is a chemical change.

Reason: Chemical changes are irreversible changes whereby the chemical composition also changes and a new substance is formed.


33. Assertion: Parenchyma cells help in storage of food.

Reason: Parenchyma cells are the main seats of photosynthesis.


34. Assertion: The inner lining of intestine has tall epithelial cells.

Reason: Columnar epithelium facilitates absorption and secretion.


35. Assertion: A cricket player moves his hand backwards an catching a fast cricket ball.

Reason: It is based on Newton’s second law of motion.



All living Organisms are made up of cells and these cells perform all the functions essential for the survival of the organism e.g. respiration, digestion, excretion etc. In Unicellular organisms, a single cell carries out all these functions and in multicellular organisms different group of cells carry out different functions.


36. The structural and functional units of life is:

a) Cell

b) Tissue

c) Mitochondria

d) Chloroplast


37. The cell which do not have a fixed shape.

a) Red Blood Cell

b) Paramecium

c) Amoeba

d) All of these


38. Cell was discovered by

a) Robert Brown

b) Robert Hooke

c) V. Leeuowenhoek

d) Charles Darwin


39.Select the Prokaryotic cell

a) Amoeba

b) Bacteria

c) Paramecium

d) Hydra


40. Study the following graph and choose the correct options

a) State the kind of motion that objects has, from A to B and from B to C.

b) Circular motion from A to B

c) Uniform motion from A to B and non uniform motion from B to C

d) Cyclic motion

e) Non uniform motion from A to B


41. Identify the part of graph where the object has zero acceleration. Give reason for your answer.

a) BC as velocity remains the same.

b) AB because velocity remains constant from A to B

c) Zero acceleration is not seen anywhere.

d) AC as velocity changes.


42. Identify the part of graph where the object has negative acceleration. Give reason

a) AB as velocity does not change

b) AC as velocity does not change

c) BC because velocity decreases from B to C

d) Negative acceleration is not seen.


43. The area enclosed by the velocity-time graph and the time axis represents the …….

a) time

b) acceleration

c) displacement

d) momentum 



44. Air is a ____________

a) mixture

b) element

c)  compound

d) none of these


45. Which of the following is a compound?

a) Hydrogen Gas

b) water 

c) milk

d) none of these


46. Cream can be saparate from milk by using ________method.

a) centryfugation method

b) magnetic method

c) fractional distillation

d) Evopration method


47. The elements which normally existing in liquid state at room temperature

a) sodium and mercury

b) iron and iodine

c) mercury and bromine

d) aluminum and chlorine


48. One of the following doesn’t show Tyndall effect. This one is……..

a) soap solution

b) ink 

c) sugar solution

d)  starch solution


49. Which one of following is not a chemical change…….

a) formation of curd

b) ripening of banana

c) sublimation of naphthalene

d) corrosion of photo fram


50. Which of following can be called a suspension?

a) milk

b) milk of magnesia

c) salt solution

d)  vinegar