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EXIT EXAM

for PHYSICS

SET

MULTIPLE CHOICE
DIRECTION: Choose the answer from the given choices and shade the letter of your choice on the

1.
2.

The dot product of two vectors is zero if the angle between them is
A. Greater than 90o
B. zero
C. 180o

D. 90o

Which sentence is the best interpretation

for the graph of an objects motion?
A. The object is moving with a constant acceleration
B. The object is moving with a uniformly decreasing acceleration.
C. The object is moving with a uniformly increasing velocity.
D. The object is moving at a constant velocity.

3. Which of the following statements concerning vector and scalar quantities is incorrect ?
A. All scalar quantities have direction.
B. All vector quantities have magnitude.
C. All scalar quantities have magnitude.
D. All vector quantities have direction.
4.

Which of the following is not a unit of energy?

C
.
D
.

A. Newton-meter
B. Watt
5.

7.

Kilowatt-hour

A 20 g body moving 25 cm/s to the right collides with a 30 g body moving 15 cm/s to the left. What
is the velocity of the bodies if the collision is perfectly inelastic?
A.
B.

6.

Foot-pound

1 cm/s
4 cm/s

c.
d.

9 cm/s
19 cm/s

The centripetal force on a car rounding a curve on a level road is provided by

A.
gravity
B.
friction between the tires and the road
C.
the torque applied to its steering wheel
D.
its brakes
A 2.0-N force acts horizontally on a 10.0-N block that is initially at rest on a horizontal
surface. The coefficient of static friction between the block and the surface is 0.50. What is
the magnitude of the frictional force that acts on the block?
0N
C 2N
A.
.
5N
D 8N
B.
.

8. When a force acts on an object, the stress on it is equal to the

A. relative change in its dimension
C. Youngs Modulus
B. applied force per unit area

D. elastic limit

9. Sensible heat is due to change in temperature. Latent heat is due to

A. Change of phase
B
freezing
C
vaporization
.
.

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10. Which one of the following quantities best describes the energy that flows from a high temperature
object
to a low temperature object due to the temperature difference between them?
A. Heat
B
Work
C
Internal energy
D. specificheat
.
.
capacity
11. Which of the following statements is true for a body in projectile motion?
A. Both its horizontal and vertical motions are accelerated.
B. Both its horizontal and vertical motions are uniform.
C. Its horizontal motions is accelerated while its vertical motion is uniform.
D. Its horizontal motions is uniform while its vertical motion is accelerated.
12. Which of the following is a definition of power?
A.
B.
C.
D.

Power
Power
Power
Power

is
is
is
is

the
the
the
the

rate
rate
rate
rate

of
of
of
of

change
change
change
change

of
of
of
of

flux.
displacement.
momentum.
energy.

13. A motorcycle accelerates uniformly from 12 m/s to 30 m/s while travelling 420 m. Its
acceleration is
A.
0.90 m/s2
C.
0.050 m/s2
2
B.
0.10 m/s
D.
0.43 s2
14. A ball is kicked into the air from the surface of a playing field. If friction is negligible, the ball
will follow a path that is
A.
parabolic
C.
circular
B.
elliptical
D.
hyperbolic
15. A car is travelling at a constant speed of 26 m/s down a slope which is 12 to the horizontal.
What is the vertical component of the car's velocity?
A.
26.0 m/s
C.
9.80 m/s
B.
25.4 m/s
D.
5.41
/s
16. What is the unit of torque?
A.
B.

N/m
N/s

C.
D.

Nm
Ns

17. Which of the following is not a statement of one of Newton's laws of motion?
A.
For every action force, there is an equal and opposite reaction force.
B.
If no net force acts on an object, the object will remain at rest, or continue to move at a constant
velocity.
C.
If a net force does act on an object, the object will accelerate in the direction of the net force.
D.
The acceleration of freely falling objects is proportional to their mass.
18. Which of the following is an equivalent unit for change in momentum?
A.
B.

kg m/s
N s2

C.
D.

kg s/m
N/s

19. A ball attached to a string is swung in a horizontal circle.

Which path will the ball follow at the instant the string breaks?
A.
I
C. III
B.
II
D. IV

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20. The product of velocity and cross-sectional area for a liquid flowing through a pipe is a measure of ____.
A.
rate of flow
C. volume of fluid
B.
fluid pressure
D. density
21. The areas of the large and small pistons in a hydraulic press are 50.0 cm 2 and 2.0 cm2, respectively. What
force must be
applied to the small piston in order to lift a 4000 N load?
A.
B.

160 N
180 N

C.
d.

240 N
290 N

22. A tuning fork has a frequency 440Hz. If another fork of slightly lower pitch is sounded at the same time,
the beats produced are 5/s. What is the frequency of the second tuning fork?
A. 450 Hz
B . 435 Hz
C. 445 Hz
D. 440 Hz
23. How much current is flowing in the 2- resistor?
A. 0.8 A
C.
1.6 A
B. 2.0 A
D.
2.4 A

24. The two ends of an iron rod are maintained at different temperatures.
The
amount of heat that flows
through the rod by conduction during a given time interval does not depend upon
A.
mass of the rod.
C. the thermal conductivity of iron.
B.
the temperature difference between the ends of the rod
D. the length of the iron rod
25. What type of mirror can form a virtual image smaller than the size of an
object?
A. plane mirror
B. convex mirror
C. concave mirror
D. two plane mirror facing each other
26 A child stands over the chair in an attempt to reach a silver coin at the bottom of a shallow water
(n=1.33) in the kitchen sink.. If the depth of the water is 0.12 m, what is the apparent depth of the
coin?
A. 0.16
B. 0.09 m
C. 0.9 m
D. 0.19 m
27. Two straight parallel wires of equal length are 10 cm apart.The magnetic force per unit length
acting between wires is 9.6 x 10 -5 n/m. If a current of 6A passes through one wire, what is the
current passing through the other wire?
A. 20 A
B. 0 A
C. 10 N-m
D. 8A
28. The following units of magnetic flux density are equivalent except _____.
A. weber/m2
B. N/Amp-m
C. Tesla

D. Gauss

29 . The plane of a rectangular loop of wire 0.005m2 in area is perpendicular to a uniform magnetic
field of strength 0.5 wb/m2. If the loop carries a current of 20A, what torque acts on it?
A. 20 N-m
B. 0 N-m
C. 10 N-m
D. 0.5 N-m

30. A convex lens can form an image described as virtual, erect and enlarged,
a. when object distance is less than twice the focal length.
b. when object distance is more than twice the focal length
c.

d.

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