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CHAPTER No. 4
MOTION IN TWO DIMENSIONS
1.An object launched in space having no driving power in an arbitrary direction is called:a) Rocketb) Bulletc) Airshipd) Projectile 2. The path of a projectile is called its:a) Curveb) Time of actionc) Orbitd) Trajectory3.An object is thrown in the air with an initial velocity V
i
and making an angle
θ
with the surface of the earth. Thevertical component of its velocity after time t is given by:a) V
i
cos
θ
b) V
i
cos
θ
- gtc) V
i
sin
θ
- gtd) V
i
tan
θ
- gt4.The velocity
V
of a projectile can be found by the expression:a)
V
= V
i
cos
θ
iˆ+ (V
i
sin
θ
- gt)
jˆ
b)
V
= (V
i
cos
θ
-gt)
iˆ
+ (V
i
sin
θ
- gt) jˆc)
V
= (V
i
cos
θ
-gt)iˆ+ (V
i
sin
θ
- gt)
jˆ
d)
V
= V
i
cos
θ
iˆ
+ V
i
sin
θ
jˆ5.The angle
θ
that the projectile makes with the horizontal at any time t during its flight is given by:a)
θ
= tan
-1

      θθ
sinVgtcosV
ii
b)
θ
= tan
-1
      θ
cosVgtV
ii
c)
θ
= tan
-1

      θθ
gtcosVsinV
ii
d) None of the above6.In projectile motion, the acceleration in the vertical direction:a) Remains constantb) Varies with timec) Is zerod) Is taken as positive7.The horizontal component of velocity of a projectile:a) Increases with timeb) Decreases with timec) Is uniformd) Is taken negative8.The vertical component of velocity of a projectile:a) Decreases during upward motion and increases during downward motionb) Increases during upward motion and decreases during downward motionc) Increases during both upward and downward motionsd) Decreases during both upward and downward motions9.The vertical component of acceleration of a projectile:a) Is less than the gravitational accelerationb) Is equal to the gravitational accelerationc) Is more than the gravitational acceleration d) Has no relation with the gravitationalacceleration10.The path described by a projectile represents a:a) Hyperbolab) Parabolac) Straight lined) Circle11.The relation between the x and y-components is given by:a) y = ax
2
- bxb) y = ax + bx
2
c) y = ax bx
2
d) y = bx ax
2
12.The time taken by a projectile to reach its maximum height is:a)t
=gcosV
i
θ
b)t
=gsinV
i
θ
c)t
=
θ
singV
i
d)t
=
θ
sinVg
i
13.The maximum height attained by a projectile is:

2. The path of a projectile is called its:a) Curveb) Time of actionc) Orbitd) Trajectorya) H =
gsinV
22i
θ
b) H =
g2cosV
22i
θ
c) H =g2sinV
22i
θ
d) H =gsinV
2i
θ
14.The horizontal range of a projectile can be found by the formula:a) R =g2sinV
22i
θ
b) R =g2cosV
22i
θ
c) R =gcosV
22i
θ
d) R =
g
i
θ2sin
2
15.For a given value of initial velocity, the maximum range of a projectile can be achieved by throwing it at anangle of:a) 90
o
b) 60
o
c) 45
o
d) 30
o
16.For a given value of V
i
, the maximum range of a projectile is given by:a)
max
=
g2V
2i
b)
max
=
gV2
2i
c)
max
=
gV
2i
d)
max
=2V2
i
17.For any value of initial velocity, the minimum range of projectile is obtained by throwing it at an angle of:a) 90
o
or 0
o
b) 30
o
or 60
o
c) 40
o
or 50
o
d) 45
o
18.The total time taken by a projectile from starting at the surface of the earth to landing again on it is given by:a) T =gsinV
i
θ
b) T =gsinV2
i
θ
c) T =g2sinV
i
θ
d) T =g2cosV
i
θ
19.The position vector of a projectile is described by:a)=
V
t +
21
gt
2
b)=
i
V
t -
21
gt
2
c)=
i
V
t + gt
2
d)=
i
V
t -gt
2
20.Circular motion is an example of motion in:a) One dimensionb) Two dimensionsc) Three dimensionsd) No dimension21.In a circular motion, the acceleration is always directed towards:a) The centreb) The tangentc) Between the tangent and the normald) None of the above22.For a vehicle moving on a curved path the centripetal acceleration is provided by the:a) Air pressureb) Enginec) Shape of the wheelsd) Force of friction23.It is more convenient to measure the angular displacement in:a) Degreesb) Radiansc) Gradesd) Arcs24.The number of radians in a complete circle is:a) 360b) 180c)
π
d) 2
π
25.I
θ
is measured in radians, the length of arc S can be found by the relation:a) S =
θ
b) S =
θ
c) S =
θ
d) S =
2
θ
26.Angular displacement is the _______ that a body traces while moving in a circle:a) Length of arcb) Distance from a fixed point

2. The path of a projectile is called its:a) Curveb) Time of actionc) Orbitd) Trajectoryc) Angled) None of the above27.The magnitude of the angular velocity is given by:a)
ω
= r
θ
b)
ω
=
t
θ
c)
ω
=t
2
θ
d)
ω
=
θ
2
28.The time period is defined as the time required to traverse _______ by a revolving body:a) One radianb) 180 degreesc) One revolutiond) 90 degrees29.The relation between time period and angular velocity is:a)
ω
= 2
π
Tb)
ω
=T2
π
c)
ω
=
π
2Td)
ω
=
π
T2
30.The magnitude of the linear velocity of a revolving body is given by:a) V =
ω
b) V =
ω
c) V =
ω
d) V =
2
ω
31.The direction of angular velocity
ω
with respect to position vector is:a) Parallel to it b) Perpendicular to itc) At an angle of 180
o
d) At an angle of 270
o
32.The relation between the angular velocity
ω
, the linear velocity
and the position vector of a revolving bodyis:a)
=
×ω
b)
V
=
ω×
c)
ω
=
V
×
d)=
V
×ω
33.The instantaneous angular acceleration is given by the formula:a)
α
=dtdV b)
α
=
dtdr
c)
α
=dtd
θ
d)
α
=
dtd
ω
34.The relationship between angular acceleration and linear acceleration is:a)
α
=a
×γ
b)
α
=
γ ×
ac)a=
α×γ
d)
γ
=a
×α
35.The value of centripetal acceleration can be found by the formula:a) a = V
2
rb) a =V
2
c) a =Vd) a =
2
V36.The magnitude of the centripetal force can be obtained by the relation:a) F
c
= mV
2
rb) F
c
= mVr c) F
c
=mV
2
d) F
c
=
21
mV
2
37.To keep the planets revolving around the sun the centripetal force is provided by:a) The gravitational pullb) Inertia of the planetsc) Momentumd) Some unknown force38.The dimensions of angular acceleration are:a)
2
T
b)
2
LT
c)
1
LT
d)
[ ]
LT