Physics Specimen Paper 2024 Sec-A Solved for ICSE Class-10

Physics Specimen Paper 2024 Sec-A Solved for ICSE Class-10. Step by step solutions as council prescribe guideline of model sample question paper. During solutions of Physics specimen paper we explain with figure, graph, table whenever necessary so that student can achieve their goal in next upcoming exam of council. Visit official website CISCE for detail information about ICSE Board Class-10.

ICSE Class-10 Physics Specimen Paper 2024 Sec-A Solved

Board ICSE
Class  10th (x)
Subject Physics
Topic  Specimen Paper Solved
Syllabus  Revised Syllabus
Session 2023-24
Question Type Sec-A (MCQs and Descriptive)
Total question 3 with Part
Max mark 40

ICSE Physics Specimen Paper 2024 Solved Class-10

According to latest circular of CISCE 2024 board exam of ICSE will be on the base of analytical thinking and logical types questions. The council also added assertion and reason type questions to develop the skill and confidence among ICSE Students. So this year require more particle with concept base learning.

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Maximum Marks: 80

  • Time allowed: Two and half hours Answers to this Paper must be written on the paper provided separately.
  • You will not be allowed to write during first 15 minutes.
  • This time is to be spent in reading the question paper.
  • The time given at the head of this Paper is the time allowed for writing the answers.

Section A is compulsory. Attempt any four questions from Section B.

The intended marks for questions or parts of questions are given in brackets [ ]

SECTION A Physics ICSE Specimen Paper Solved 2024 Class-10

(Attempt all questions from this Section.)

Question 1: Choose the correct answers to the questions from the given options: [15]

(Do not copy the question, write the correct answers only.)

(i) A moment of couple has a tendency to rotate the body in an anticlockwise direction. Then the moment of couple is taken as:

(a) positive
(b) negative
(c) maximum
(d) zero

(ii) The kinetic energy of a given body depends on the:

(a) position
(b) centre of gravity of the body.
(c) momentum
(d) displacement

(iii) For burning of coal in a thermoelectric station, the energy conversion taking place is:

(a) chemical to heat to mechanical
(b) chemical to heat to mechanical to electrical
(c) chemical to heat to light
(d) heat to chemical to mechanical

(iv) A nucleus of an atom consists of 146 neutrons and 95 protons. It decays after emitting an alpha particle. How many protons and neutrons are left in the nucleus after an alpha emission?

(a) protons = 93, neutrons = 144
(b) protons = 95, neutrons = 142
(c) protons = 89, neutrons = 144
(d) protons = 89, neutrons = 142

(v) Assertion: Infrared radiations travel long distances through dense fog and mist.
Reason: Infrared radiations undergoes minimal scattering in earth’s atmosphere

(a) both assertion and reason are true.
(b) both assertion and reason are false.
(c) assertion is false but reason is true.
(d) assertion is true reason is false.

(vi) For a convex lens, the minimum distance between an object and its real image in terms of focal length (f) of a given lens must be:

(a) 1.5 f
(b) 2.5 f
(c) 2 f
(d) 4 f

(vii) Two sound waves X and Y have same amplitude and same wave pattern, but their frequencies are 60 Hz and 120 Hz respectively, then:

(a) X will be shriller and Y will be grave
(b) X will be grave and Y will be shriller
(c) X will differ in quality than Y
(d) X is louder than Y.

(viii) Vibrations produced in a body under the influence of the periodic force is;

(a) forced vibrations
(b) resonant vibrations
(c) damped vibrations
(d) sympathetic vibrations

(ix) The graph of voltage vs current for four different materials is shown below. Which of these four materials would be used for making the coil of a toaster?

(a) Q
(b) S
(c) P
(d) R

(x) According to the old convention the colour of the earth wire is:

(a) black
(b) green
(c) yellow
(d) red

(xi) Lenz’s law is based on the law of conservation of:

(a) force
(b) charge
(c) mass
(d) energy

(xii) Heat capacity of a body is:

(a) the energy needed to melt the body without the change in its temperature
(b) the energy needed to raise the temperature of the body by 1°C
(c) the increase in the volume of the body when its temperature increases by 1°C
(d) the total amount of internal energy that is constant.

(xiii) The amount of heat energy required to melt a given mass of a substance at its melting point without rise in its temperature is called:

(a) specific heat capacity

(b) specific latent heat of fusion
(c) latent heat of fusion
(d) specific latent heat of freezing

(xiv) When a ray of light enters from a denser medium to a rarer medium then:

(a) the light ray bends towards the normal
(b) the speed of light increases
(c) the angle of incidence is greater than the angle of refraction
(d) its wavelength decreases.

(xv) An endoscope uses optical fiber to transmit high resolution images of internal organs without loss of information. The phenomenon of light that governs the functioning of the optical fiber is:

(a) refraction
(b) reflection
(c) scattering
(d) total internal reflection.

Question 2:


(a) Name the principle on which a lever works.
(b) Which radiations that are emitted during the decay of a nucleus, having highest penetrating power?
(c) Does the emission of the above-mentioned radiation result in a change in the mass number?

(ii) ……..
A metre rod made of copper and steel as shown in the diagram. Weights of copper and steel are 10 N and 8 N respectively.

(a) On which part does the centre of gravity lie (0 to 50 or 50 to 100).
(b) Justify your answer.

(iii) A lever is shown below. ……………

(a) Identify the type of lever.
(b) Calculate its mechanical advantage.

(iv) Two bodies A and B have same kinetic energies. Compare their velocities if mass of A is four times the mass of B.

(v) Draw a graph of potential energy vs height from the ground for a body thrown vertically upwards.

(vi) Two copper wires A and B are of the same thickness and are at the room temperature. If the length of A is twice the length of B then:

(a) Compare their resistances
(b) Compare their resistivities


(a) Name the waves used for echo depth sounding.
(b) Give one reason for their use in the above application.

(Physics Specimen Paper 2024 Sec-A Solved for ICSE Class-10)

Question 3:


(a) Refer to the diagram given below. A lens with two different refractive indices is shown. If the rays are coming from a distant object, then how many images will be seen? ………..

(b) A glass lens always forms a virtual, erect and diminished image of an object kept in front of it. Identify the lens.

(ii) It is observed that the house circuits are arranged in a parallel combination. Give two advantages of this arrangement.

(iii) A transformer is used to change a high alternating e.m.f. to a low alternating e.m.f. of the same frequency.

(a) Identify the type of transformer used for the above purpose.
(b) State whether the turns ratio of the above transformer is =1 or >1 or <1.

(iv) A solid of mass 60 g at 100°C is placed in 150 g of water at 20°C. The final steady temperature is 25°C. Calculate the heat capacity of solid.
[sp. heat capacity of water = 4.2 J g -1 K -1 ]

(v) What is a nuclear waste? State one method to dispose it safely.

Answer. Nuclear waste must be processed to make it safe for disposal. This includes its collection and sorting; reducing its volume and changing its chemical and physical composition, such as concentrating liquid waste; and finally, its conditioning so it is immobilized and packaged before storage and disposal.

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