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MCQ on Basic Physics

# MCQ on Basic Physics

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MULTIPLE CHOICE QUESTIONS
Five Year Papers
1.

As a result of constant unbalanced force a body moves with __________.
(Uniform velocity, Uniform Speed, Uniform acceleration, Variable Acceleration)
2.

The range of the Ghori missile is __________.
(1500km, 2000km, 2500km)
3.

The velocity of a wave of wavelength
λ
and frequency
ν
is given by __________.
(
ν
/
λ
,
λ
/
ν
,
ν λ
, 1/
λ ν
)
4.

In aerodynamics the ratio of the velocity of the sound waves to the velocity of thesource is called __________.
(Beats, Mach Number, Harmonics)
5.

The structure of a crystal can be studied with the help of __________ of x-rays.
(Interference, Diffraction, Polarization)
6.

The speed of sound __________.
(Increases with temperature, Decreases with temperature, Does not change with temperature)
7.

Sound waves are __________.
(Longitudinal waves, Transverse waves, Not made of material medium)
8.

If the vector addition of two vectors of magnitude 3 units and 4 units has a resultantof 5 units, then the angle between those two vectors is __________.
(0
°
, 45
°
, 90
°
)
9.

A raindrop continues to fall with a uniform velocity when __________.
(its weight is balanced by air friction, its weight is balanced by air friction and upthrust, Its weight isbalanced by upthrust)
10.

Every point on a rotating body has the same __________.
(Linear Velocity, Angular Velocity, Angular Momentum)
11.

When a body is thrown vertically upwards, it is a case of __________.
(Free fall motion, Projectile motion, Under gravity motion)

12.

The characteristic of a musical sound, which distinguishes between the notes of thesame pitche and intensity, is known as __________.
(Quality, Loudness, Intensity)
13.

Sound wave travels faster in __________.
(Air, Water, Iron)
14.

__________ of the following phenomena cannot be explained by the wave theory.
(Interference, Fiffraction, Photographic Effect)
15.

In Newton’s rings, the central spot is always __________.
(Dark, Bright, red)
16.

When a particle move in a circle, the angle between its linear velocity ‘v’ andangular velocity ‘
ω
’ is always __________.
(90
°
, 180
°
, 0
°
)
17.

They physical quantity which produces angular acceleration is called __________.
(Centripetal force, centrifugal force, Torque)
18.

A string stretched between two fixed points is vibrating in one segment. Thefrequency generated is called __________.
(1
st
overtone, Fundamental Frequency, Normal harmonics)
19.

The loudness of sound depends upon __________.
(Wavelength, Frequency, amplitude)
20.

When the temperature of air rises, the speed of sound waves increases because __________.
(frequency of the wave increases, only wavelength increases, both the frequency and wavelengthincreases)
21.

A monochromatic light beam is entering from one medium into another. __________ of the following properties remains unchanged.
(amplitude, velocity, wavelength, frequency)
22.

The angular speed of the second hand of a watch is __________.
(
π
π

23.

When a sound source moves towards a stationary listener there is __________.
(an apparent increase in wavelength, an apparent increase in frequency.A decrease in pitche.)
24.

Colour in soap bubbles is due to __________.
(Polarization of light, interference of light, reflection of light)
25.

A body remains at rest or continuous to move with a uniform velocity unless it isacted upon by __________.
(an unbalanced force, A force equal to the weight of the body, a force)
26.

Friction is a self-adjusting force. __________.
(It increases iindefinitely with the external force, it does not increase indefinitely with the external force, itremains constant)
27.

The dispersion of white light into seven different colours when passed through a prism is due to __________.
(different intensities, different amplitudes, different wavelengths)
28.

A pendulum bob is swinging with simple harmonic motion. Its potential energy ismaximum at __________.
(Extreme position, mean postiion, at any other point along the path)
29.

When light enters into a denser medium, its velocity __________.
(Increases, Decreases , remain the same)
30.

Electromagnetic waves consist of an oscillatory electric field E and an oscillatorymagnetic field B. Both fields are __________.
(Perpendicular to each other, parallel to each other, parallel to the direction of propagation of the waves)
31.

A particle moving with a uniform speed in a circle has __________ acceleration.
(zero, maximum, uniform)
32.

If the distance between the centre of the body and the centre of the earth increasesthe value of g __________.
(increases, decreases, remains the same)
33.

Motion under elastic restoring force is called __________.