Physics (Essay) Paper 2 WASSCE (SC), 2017

Question 6


  1. List three advantages of fluorescent tubes over filament bulbs.




Most candidates performed well to question ‘a’ but a good number of them while attempting to explain the ‘b’ part, failed.

The expected answer is

Fluorescent tubes
-     are brighter
-     produce less heat
-     last longer

  -     consume less electrical energy