# IGCSE Physics Exam Quiz! Trivia

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 3572  Settings  The International General Certificate of Secondary Education(IGCSE) is an examination developed by the University of Cambridge International Examinations. This quiz has been designed for students to test their knowledge about the basic concepts of Physics. Read the questions carefully and answer. So, let's try out the quiz. All the best!

• 1.
The half-life of a Radioactive substance is 5 hours. A sample is tested and found to contain O.48g of the substance. How much of the substance was present in the sample in the sample 20 hours before the sample was tested?
• A.

0.03

• B.

7.68

• C.

0.12

• D.

1.92

• E.

3.76

• 2.
A large electric motor is used to lift a container off a ship. Which of the following values is enough to allow the power of the motor to be calculated?
• A.

The mass of the container and the distance moved

• B.

The force used and the distance moved

• C.

The work done and the time taken

• 3.
The reluctance of an object to change its state of rest or motion is termed as?
• A.

Mass

• B.

Time

• C.

Weight

• D.

Inertia

• 4.
In physics, the pressure is defined as the _____ over a given area.
• A.

Work

• B.

Velocity

• C.

Force

• D.

Mass

• E.

Energy

• 5.
What is the standard unit of measure for pressure?
• A.

Joule

• B.

Newton

• C.

Watt

• D.

Ampere

• E.

Pascal

• 6.
Will air pressure be higher on top of a mountain or on the beach?
• A.

Beach

• B.

Mountain

• C.

It's always the same

• D.

None

• 7.
A 40 N block exerts 20 Pa of pressure on a table. What is the area of the block that is touching the table?
• A.

0.5 meters squared

• B.

1 meters squared

• C.

2 meters squared

• D.

4 meters squared

• 8.
What type of tool is used to measure air pressure?
• A.

Pascalometer

• B.

Atmospherometer

• C.

Aerometer

• D.

Anemometer

• E.

Barometer

• 9.
Which of the following is not a unit of measure for pressure?
• A.

PSI

• B.

Bar

• C.

Atmosphere

• D.

Joule

• 10.
Does water pressure increase or decrease the deeper you are?
• A.

Increase

• B.

Decrease

• C.

Stays the same

• D.

None

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