Syllabus for term one exam_COS_G8

Syllabus for term one exam_COS_G8

Dear learners,

The syllabus for the term one exam of COS is given in the table below.

Chemistry Biology Physics
C1: The particulate nature of matter. B1: Characteristics of living things P1: Motion
C3: Atoms, Elements and Compounds.
– 3.1: Physical and chemical changes.
– 3.2: Elements, compounds and mixtures.
– 3.3: Atomic structure and the Periodic Table.
– 3.4: Ions and ionic bonds.

  • Describe the formation of ions by electron loss or gain.
  • Describe the formation of ionic bonds between metals and nonmetals as exemplified by elements from Groups I and VII. 
  • Explain the formation of ionic bonds between metallic and nonmetallic elements.
B2: Cells

-2.1:Cell structure

-2.2:Movement in and out of the cells

P2: Matter and forces

2.1 Mass and weight

2.2 Density

2.3 Effects of forces

2.4 Pressure

C9: The Periodic Table.
– Describe the way the Periodic Table classifies elements in order of atomic (proton) number.
– Use the Periodic Table to predict properties of elements by means of groups and periods.
– 9.1: Periodic trends.
B3: Enzymes

 

Total Marks Paper 2 (MCQ’s) Paper 4 (Subjective) Paper 6 (alternative to practical)
190 40 120 30

For more details, Refer to the CoS 2017-’18 syllabus.

Component details :

Paper-2 : A multiple-choice paper consisting of 40 questions of the four-choice type. Questions will be based on the Extended syllabus content.

Paper-4 : A written paper consisting of short-answer and structured questions. Questions will be based on the Extended syllabus content.

Paper-6 : Questions will be based on the experimental skills.

Instructions :

You all are required to carry an electronic calculator and your own resources.

 

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