# CIE Physics Paper-2: Specimen Questions with Answers 11 - 17 of 20

## Passage

In an experiment to find the density of some oil, a student takes the following readings.

Mass of empty measuring cylinder = 850 g

Mass of cylinder containing 600 cm3 oil = 2050 g

## Question number: 11 (2 of 3 Based on Passage) Show Passage

### Write in Short

Calculate the density of the oil.

### Explanation

Density of the oil is given as,

## Question number: 12 (3 of 3 Based on Passage) Show Passage

### Write in Short

Calculate the mass of oil in the cylinder.

### Explanation

Mass of oil is calculated as,

## Question number: 13

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Boiling point of the water is ________

1000 C

## Passage

Here are two words relating to the transfer of thermal energy. (Conductor and insulator). Complete each of the following sentences by writing in the appropriate word from the lost.

## Question number: 14 (1 of 3 Based on Passage) Show Passage

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Wood is a good ________ of electric current.

Insulator

## Question number: 15 (2 of 3 Based on Passage) Show Passage

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Copper metal is a good ________ of electric current.

Conductor

## Question number: 16 (3 of 3 Based on Passage) Show Passage

### Write in Short

The electric wire is often coated by plastic, because plastic is a good electric ________.

### Explanation

Insulator

The electric wire is often coated by plastic, because plastic is good electric insulator and without insulation, the electricity running in a bare cable would leap over into any other electrically conducting material it touched. With enough voltage, a human could be electrocuted. Also electrical signals would disappear and get lost, causing equipment to fail.