GEAS Refresher

1. A plane headed due east with air speed of
240 kph. If the wind of 40 kph is blowing
from the north, fnd the ground speed of
the plane.
a. 243 kph
b. 423 kph
c. 200 kph
d. 240 kph
2. A 10kg weight is suspended b! a rope
from a ceiling. If a hori"ontal force of #.$0
kg is applied to the weight, the rope will
make an angle with the %ertical e&ual to'
a. (0)
b. 30)
c. 4#)
d. *#)
3. A wooden plank + meters long has one
end leaning on top of a %ertical wall 1.# m
high and the other end resting on a
hori"ontal ground. ,eglecting friction, fnd
+ if the force -parallel to the plank. of 100
, is need to pull a 400 , block up the
plank.
a. ( m
b. # m
c. 4 m
d. 3 m
4. A #00kg block is resting on a 30) inclined
plane with a / 0 0.3. 1ind the re&uired
force 2 acting hori"ontall! that will
pre%ent the block from sliding.
a. 1020 ,
b. 11(0 ,
c. 423( ,
d. #20# ,
#. A simpl! supported beam is # m in length.
It carries a uniform distributed load
including its own weight of 300 ,3m and a
concentrated load of 100 ,, 2 m from the
left end. 1ind the reactions if reaction A is
at the left end and reaction 4 at the right
end.
a. 5A 0 $10 ,, 54 0 *00 ,
b. 5A 0 *00 ,, 54 0 $00 ,
c. 5A 0 $10 ,, 54 0 *$0 ,
d. 5A 0 *00 ,, 54 0 $10 ,
(. 1rom a speed of *# kph, a car decelerates
at the rate of #00 m3min along a straight
path. 6ow far in meters, will it tra%el in 4#
sec7
a. *8#
b. *81
c. *8*
d. *83
*. 9ith a starting speed of 30 kph at point
A, a car accelerates uniforml!. After 1$
minutes, it reaches point 4, 21 km from A.
1ind the acceleration of the car.
a. 0.12( m3s
2
b. 0.0#(2 m3s
2
c. 0.020( m3s
2
d. 3.42 m3s
2
$. A shot is fred at an angle of 4#) with a
hori"ontal and the %elocit! of 300 ft3s.
1ind the height and the range of the
pro:ectile.
a. (00 ft and 2#00 ft
b. *00 ft and 2$00 ft
c. 1000 ft and 4$00 ft
d. *#0 ft and 3000 ft
8. A coin is tossed %erticall! upward from
the ground at a %elocit! of 12 m3s. 6ow
long will the coin touch the ground7
a. 4.4# sec
b. 3.4# sec
c. 2.4# sec
d. 1.4# sec
10.A ball is thrown from a tower 30 m high
abo%e the ground with a %elocit! of 300
m3s at 20) from the hori"ontal. 6ow long
will the ball hit the ground7
a. 24.2
b. 23.2
c. 21.2
d. 22.2
11.A plane is ;!ing hori"ontall! 3#0 kph at
an altitude of 420 m. At this instant, a
bomb is released. 6ow far hori"ontall!
from this point will the bomb hit the
ground7
a. (2# m
b. #** m
c. *$# m
d. 800 m
12.An iron column of annular crosssection
has an outer diameter of 200 mm and is
sub:ected to a force of *4 k,. 1ind the
thickness of the wall if the allowable
compressi%e stress is 10 <2a.
a. 12.*# mm
b. 12.#* mm
c. 1*.*# mm
d. 1#.*# mm
13.A force of 10 , is applied to one end of a
10 inches diameter circular rod. =alculate
the stress.
a. 0.20 k2a
b. 0.1# k2a
c. 0.0# k2a
d. 0.10 k2a
14.If the ultimate shear strength of a steel
plate is 42,000 psi, what force is
necessar! to punch a 0.*#inch diameter
hole in a 0.(2# inch thick plate7
a. (3,000
b. ($,0$0
c. (1,$#0
d. ((,$00
1#.A single bolt is used to lap :oint two steel
bars together. >ensile force on the bar is
20,000 ,. ?etermine the diameter of the
bolt re&uired if the allowable shearing
stress is *0 <2a.
a. 1* mm
b. 1$ mm
c. 18 mm
d. 20 mm
1(.100 g of water is mi+ed to 1#0 g of
alcohol -@ 0 *80 kg3m
3
.. =alculate the
specifc %olume of the solution.
a. 0.$2 cc3g
b. 0.$$ cc3g
c. 0.(3 cc3g
d. 1.20 cc3g
1*.A 1( gram mass is mo%ing at 30 cm3sec
while a 4 gram mass is mo%ing in an
opposite direction at #0 cm3sec. >he!
collide head on and stick together. >heir
%elocit! after collision is
a. 0.14 m3s
b. 0.21 m3s
c. 0.0* m3s
d. 0.2$ m3s
1$.6ow much oil at 200
o
= must be added to
#0 grams of the same oil at 20
o
= to heat
it to *0
o
=7
a. 12.38 grams
b. 28.12 grams
c. 18.23 grams
d. 23.81 grams
18.9hat a%erage force is necessar! to stop a
.4# caliber bullet of mass of 1# grams and
speed of 300 m3s as it penetrates a block
to a distance of # cm7
a. 12.# k,
b. 13.0 k,
c. 13.# k,
d. 12.0 k,
20.A (0 ton rail car mo%ing at 1 mi3hr is
coupled to a stationar! rail car. If the
%elocit! of the two cars after coupling is 1
ft3s -in the original direction of motion.
and the coupling is completed in 0.#
second, what is the a%erage impulsi%e
force on the (0 ton rail car7
a. #0 lbf
b. 3#00 lbf
c. 1200 lbf
d. (0 lbf
21.A 20 A sample of gas e+erts a pressure of
1 atm at 2#
o
=. If it is e+panded into a 40 A
%essel that is held at 100
o
=, what will be
its fnal pressure7
a. 0.# atm
b. 1.0 atm
c. 0.31# atm
d. 0.(3 atm
22.>wo steel balls of masses #00 kg and #0
kg, respecti%el! are placed with their
centers 0.# m apart. >he two balls attract
with a force of
a. (.(* + 10
10
,
b. (.(* + 10
*
,
c. (.(* + 10
(
,
d. (.(* + 10
3
,
23.6ow much does a 30 lbf weigh on the
moon7 Bra%itational acceleration in the
moon is #.4* ft3s
2
and in earth is 32.2
ft3s
2
7
a. 2.0 lbf
b. 3.2 lbf
c. 3.4 lbf
d. #.08( lbf
24.A 10kg block is raised %erticall! 3
meters. 9hat is the change in potential
energ!7
a. 320 C
b. 3#0 kgm
2
3s
2
c. 284 C
d. 3#0 ,m
2#.A (0 ton rail car mo%ing at 1 mi3hr is
instantaneousl! coupled to a stationar!
40 ton rail car. 9hat is the speed of the
coupled cars7
a. 0.$$ mph
b. 1 mph
c. 0.( mph
d. 0.4 mph