AQA Physics P1 Quiz

Bella Statham
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Huge selection of questions for the AQA P1 paper. Appropriate for Higher Tier and for Foundation. Keywords and information is taken from past papers, mark schemes and the specification.

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Question 1

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Nuclear power stations don't burn fossil fuels, so don't contribute to global warming.
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 2

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Ben buys an oven. The inside and outside surfaces of the oven are light coloured and shiny. Explain why.
Answer
  • light, shiny surfaces are good insulators
  • light, shiny surfaces are good reflectors
  • light, shiny surfaces increase ultraviolet radiation

Question 3

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Why, on average, do wind turbines operate at maximum power output for only 30% of the time?
Answer
  • Because wind power is unreliable as the amount of wind at any given time is unpredictable, so they will not always be running at maximum efficiency.
  • Many of them are made poorly.
  • If they operated at 100%, they would break.

Question 4

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Solids are difficult to compress because their particles are packed together tightly. This is due to...
Answer
  • strong forces of attraction
  • ionic bonds
  • large nucleuses

Question 5

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Gases will spread to fill their container because...
Answer
  • because of weak forces of attraction and particles being spread far apart
  • the particles have lots of energy
  • the particles don't have many electrons so are able to move freely

Question 6

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Hannah puts uncooked biscuits into an oven. What type of electromagnetic radiation makes biscuits turn brown?
Answer
  • ultraviolet
  • infra red
  • ultrasound

Question 7

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What does a frequency of 440 Hz mean?
Answer
  • The sound wave compresses 440 times in a second
  • The sound wave compresses 440 times in an hour
  • The sound wave compresses 440 times in a minute
  • The sound wave moves at 440 miles per hour

Question 8

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It is incredibly likely that a nuclear power station could have a nuclear disaster.
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 9

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Which of the following is NOT a disadvantage of replacing an old fridge with a new fridge?
Answer
  • Cost
  • More energy efficient
  • Disposing of the old fridge is time consuming
  • Fridge goes to a landfill

Question 10

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A copper block is placed into an emmersion heater. Energy is transferred through the copper block. What is the name of the process by which this energy is transferred?
Answer
  • Conduction
  • Convection
  • Radiation

Question 11

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A student has a table of continuous data. Suggest what type of graph the student should use.
Answer
  • Line graph
  • Bar chart
  • Box plot
  • Histogram