Sample Paper Physics ICSE Class-9 Specimen Model 2020

Sample Paper Physics ICSE Class-9 Specimen Model 2020 . Specimen Model Physics ICSE Class-9 Sample Paper for 2020. Sample Paper for ICSE Board Class-9 Physics. Hence by better practice of Sample Paper ICSE  Physics 2020 is very helpful for ICSE student appearing in 2020 exam of council.

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Sample Paper Physics ICSE Class-9 Specimen Model 2020


SCIENCE Paper – 1
(Two hours)

Answers to this Paper must be written on the paper provided separately.
You will not be allowed to write during the 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 I is compulsory. Attempt any four questions from Section II.
The intended marks for questions or parts of questions are given in brackets [ ].

SECTION I (40 Marks

Sample Paper Physics ICSE Class-9 Specimen for 2020

Attempt all questions from this Section

Question 1


(i) Define the least count of an instrument.
(ii) What is the least count of a standard laboratory micrometer screw gauge? [2]
(b) A spring balance is used to find the weight of a body X on the surface of the
moon. The mass of the body X is 2 kg and its weight is recorded as 3.4 N. The
weight of another body Y recorded by the same balance is found to be 7.65 N. Calculate the mass of the body Y. [2]

State two differences between mass and weight. [2]

Two pendulums P and Q have equal lengths but their bobs weigh 10gf and 20gf respectively.
(i) Compare their time periods.
(ii) Give a reason for your answer. [2]
(e) Why do we need to run a certain distance before getting into a moving bus? [2]

Question 2

(a) Copy the diagram below and clearly mark the directions of the forces that act on it and name the forces. [2]

Sample Paper Physics Question 2 a

(b) If I travel from Mumbai to Pune (150 Km) in 2½ hrs via the Express Highway
and return to Mumbai via the old High way (180 km) in 3½ hrs, calculate the average velocity during the entire journey.[2]
(c) Define retardation and give an example of a body having this motion. [2]
(d) Copy the diagram and complete the path of the rays A and B. [2]

Sample Paper Physics Question 2 d

(e) State the purpose of using the following in an electric circuit.
(i) Ammeter
(ii) Rheostat [2]
Question 3
(a) A sound wave of frequency 500Hz and wavelength 0.66m is travelling in a medium. Calculate the velocity of the wave in the medium. [2]

Sound waves A & B are travelling in two different media. Find which wave will be travelling faster, when:
(i) A is travelling in water and B is travelling in CO2.
(ii) A is travelling in CO2 and B is travelling in hydrogen
Also support your answers with reasons.

(c) A body is completely immersed in a fluid. State two factors on which the upthrust acting on the body depends. [2]
(d) A and B are two metal spheres which are connected with the help of a metal wire. State the direction of flow of electrons in each case. [2]

Sample Paper Physics Question 3d
(e) Why do we use a convex mirror as a rear view mirror? [2]

Question 4

(a) State two differences between an electromagnet and a permanent magnet. [2]
(b) Why does a magnet suspended freely from its CG, always come to rest along the north south direction of the earth? [2]
(c) State the second law of Thermodynamics in energy flow (Law of conservation of energy). [2]
(d) Name and state the principle on which the hydraulic brakes of a car work. [2]
(e) State two main human activities which are responsible for the increase of carbon dioxide gas in the atmosphere.

SECTION II (40 Marks)

Specimen Sample Model Paper Physics for ICSE Class-9

Attempt any four questions from this Section

Question 5


A train is moving at a velocity of 25 ms-1
. It is brought to rest by applying the brakes which produces a uniform retardation of 0.5 ms-2 . Calculate
(i) the velocity of the train after 10 s
(ii) If the mass of the train is 20000 kg then calculate the force required to stop the train.


(i) State the universal law of gravitation.
(ii) Express it in a mathematical form. (Explain the symbols used.)
(iii) State the value of universal gravitation constant in S.I. unit. [3]

Using the following velocity time graph of a body answer the following questions.

Sample Paper Physics Question 5c

(i) During which time intervals is the body moving with variable velocity?
(ii) What is the acceleration of the body during the interval 3 s to 5 s?
(iii) What is the displacement of the body in the last four seconds of its motion? [4]

Question 6

(a) (i) Differentiate between the terms supersonic and ultrasonic.
(ii) State two uses of ultrasound. [3]
(b) State three factors on which the speed of sound depends. [3]
(c) The speed of sound in air is 320 ms-1 and in water it is 1600ms-1. It takes 2.5 s
for sound to reach a certain distance from the source placed in air.
(i) Find this distance.
(ii) How much time will it take for sound to travel the same distance when the source is in water?

Question 7

(a) The diagrams below show pins suspended from the same magnet to their
maximum limit in two different cases. State with a reason whether the set of pins A or the set of pins B are made out of soft iron. Also define the magnetic process which enables us to suspend the pins one below the other. [3]

Sample Paper Physics Question 7a
(b) (i) Define a secondary cell.
(ii) Give one example of a secondary cell.
(iii) State one advantage of a secondary cell over a primary cell. [3]
(c) (i) Define a neutral point.
(ii) In the diagram below AB is a magnet and CD is an iron bar. Study the diagram and determine the polarities at the ends A,B and D. [4]

Sample Paper Physics Question 7c

Question 8

(a) The area of pistons in hydraulic machine are 6 cm2 and 576 cm2. What force on the smaller piston will support a load of 1152 N on the larger piston?
State the assumption made in the above calculation. [3]
(b) (i) Define global warming.
(ii) State two ways by which global warming impacts on life on earth. [3]

(c) Complete the path of the ray AB over plane mirrors M1 and M2 and label all theangles of incidences. [4]

Sample Paper Physics Question 8c

Question 9

(a) (i) Why does a piece of steel sink in water but float on mercury?
(ii) If a bowl is formed from the same steel piece then it can float in water. Why? [3]
(b) The diagram below shows a frozen pond in a cold region.
(i) State the expected temperatures at A and B.
(ii) Name the phenomenon responsible for these temperatures mentioned in part (i) [3]

Sample Paper Physics Question 9b
(c) A metal piece weighs 200 gf in air and 150 gf when completely immersed in water.
(i) Calculate the relative density of the metal piece.
(ii) How much will it weigh in a liquid of density 0.8 gcm-3?

Question 10

(a) Copy and complete the following ray diagram to obtain the image of the object AB kept in front of the concave mirror. [3]

Sample Paper Physics Question 10a

(b) An object of height 20 cm is kept at a distance of 48 cm in front of a mirror of
focal length 12 cm. If the mirror forms a virtual, diminished image of the object then calculate
(i) the distance of the image from the mirror.
(ii) its magnification. [3]
(c) Study the diagram below and
(i) Identify the electrical components labelled A,B and C.
(ii) State whether the circuit given below is op

Sample Paper Physics Question 10c

 Specimen Paper ICSE Class- 9

  • English Language (English Paper – 1)
  • Literature in English (English Paper – 2)
  • Chemistry (Science Paper-2)
  • Biology (Science Paper-3)
  • Economics
  • Commercial Studies
  • Computer Applications
  • Hindi
  • History & Civics (H.C.G. – Paper – 1)
  •  Physics – Currently open 
  • Mathematics
  • Geography (H.C.G. – Paper – 2)

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