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Suffah Academy

Test : 1st Year - Physics


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Chapter 1 : Measurements

Choose the correct answer and Circule the right option

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At present time, how many frontiers of fundamental science are:


(a)
Two
(b)
Three
(c)
One
Some concept of static electricity were introduced by:
(a)
Chinese
(b)
Plato
(c)
Thales
Thermometer and Temperature scales were firstly developed by:
(a)
Bernoulli
(b)
Kelvin
(c)
Fahrenheit
Second law of thermodynamics was given by:
(a)
Kelvin
(b)
Joule
(c)
Thomson
Malus and Brewster discovered:
(a)
Interference of
(b)
Wave-length of
(c)
Refraction of
light
light
light
Hahn discovered uranium fission in:
(a)
1935
(b)
1940
(c)
1938
One foot is equal to:
(a)
3.0148 cm
(b)
30.48 cm
(c)
29.48 cm
Light year is a unit of :
(a)
Light
(b)
Time
(c)
Velocity
The SI unit of angular momentum is:
(a)
Kg-ms-1
(b)
Kg-m2s-1
(c)
Kg-ms-2
One femto-second is equal to:
(a)
10-18
(b)
10-15
(c)
1018
Time taken by the light to reach from Sun to Earth is:
(a)
10 min 20 sec
(b)
8 min 20 sec
(c)
5 min 20 sec
Significant figures in 8.70 x 104 kg are:
(a)
Two
(b)
Three
(c)
Four
The dimensions of torque are:
(a)
[MLT-2]
(b)
[ML2T-1]
(c)
[ML2T-2]
Absolute uncertainty in a measuring instrument is equal to:
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Least count
(b)
Fractional
(c)
Accuracy
uncertainty
The Dimensions of the relation
(a)

Force

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(b)

(d)

Four

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Archimedes

(d)

Rutherford

(d)

Boyle

(d)

Polarization
Of light

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1939

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31.50 cm

(d)

Distance

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Kg-m2s-2

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10-12

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Infinity

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Five

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[ML2T2]

(d)

Percentage
Uncertainty

(d)

Velocity

are equal to the dimensions of:

Momentum

(c)

Acceleration

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M.A Economics

Suffah Academy

Test : 1st Year - Physics


Q.2

Chepter 1 : Measurements

Answer the following short questions (3 from each part and 1 from any part ).

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Part I
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Name several repetitive phenomena occurring in nature, which could serve as reasonable
time standards?
Give the drawbacks to use the period of a pendulum as time standard?
Why do we find it useful to have two units for the amount of substance, the kilogram and
the mole?
Using the formula F=6rv, find the dimension of .
Density of air is 1.2 kg/m3. Change it into gm/cm3

Part II
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The period of simple pendulum is measured by a stop watch, what types of errors are
possible in the time period?
Does a dimensional analysis given any information on constant of proportionality that may
appear in an algebraic expression?
Write the dimension of (i) Pressure (ii) Density
What are SI units of plane and solid angle?
Compute and express your result in significant figures.
(i)
3.85 3.19
(ii)
1023 + 8.5489

Part III
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The wavelength of a wave depends on the speed of v of the wave and its frequency f.
Knowing that []=[L], [v]=[LT-1] and [f]=[L2T-1]. Decide which of the following is correct:
f=v or
f=v/
Write any two uses of dimensional analysis?
Define random and systematic error.
Distinguish between base units and derived units.
Under what condition zeros are not significant?

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