# Great Comprehensive College (2014 Mock Exam)

15 Questions | Attempts: 99  Settings  The Great Comprehensive College quiz below is a Physics test, set to help gauge your knowledge on forms of matter and speed to be specific. Only the smart ones can hack it. Are you one of them? Find out!

• 1.
When sugar at the bottom of a glass of water gradually dissolves, the water level does not change apprecialby. Whcih of the following statements explains this?
• A.

Water is a suitable solvent for sugar

• B.

Tge sugar and the water have become a single solution

• C.

The volume of the sugar molecules does not change when the sugar dissolves

• D.

Water molecules are seperated by large spaces between them

• 2.
Water does not drip trhough an open umbrella of silk material unless the inside of the umbrella is touched. Which of the following phenomenon is repsonsible for this?
• A.

Surface tension

• B.

Hydrostatic upthrust

• C.

Viscosity

• D.

Diffusion

• 3.
The odour of a leaking gas is percieved by the molecular theory of matter?
• A.

Conductor

• B.

• C.

Convention

• D.

Expansion

• 4.
A boy travels 8 km eastward to a point B and then 6km norhtward to  another point C. Determine the difference between the magnitude of displacement of the boy and distance travelled by him.
• A.

2.0km

• B.

4.0km

• C.

10.0km

• D.

14.0km

• 5.
A particle starts at rest and moves with a constant acceleration of 0.5ms-2 calculate the time taken by the particle to cover a distance of 25m.
• A.

2.5s

• B.

7.1s

• C.

10.5s

• D.

50.0s

• 6.
A bus travelling at 15ms-1 accelerates uniformly at 4ms-2. What is the distance covered in 10s.
• A.

150m

• B.

170m

• C.

350m

• D.

600m

• 7.
A body moves with a constant speed but has no acceleration. This possibly ____
• A.

Moves in a straight line

• B.

Moves in a circle

• C.

Is oscillating

• D.

Is in equilibrium

• 8.
What type of motion dies the skin of a talking drum perform when it is being struck with the drum stick?
• A.

Random

• B.

Rotational motion

• C.

Brownian motion

• D.

Oscilatory motion

• 9.
A loaded test-tube which floats upright in water is carefully and slightly depressed and released. Which of the following best describes the subsequent motion of the test tube?
• A.

Circular

• B.

Rotational

• C.

Translational

• D.

Circular

• 10.
Which type of motion does a body undergo when acted upon by a couple?
• A.

Vibrational

• B.

Translational

• C.

Rotational

• D.

Random

• 11.
The driver of a car moving with a uniform speed of 4ms-1 observes a truck approaching in the opposite direction with a speed of 20ms-4. Calculate the speed of the car relative to that old truck.
• A.

0.5ms-1

• B.

2.0ms-1

• C.

166ms-1

• D.

20.0ms-1

• 12.
A ball of mass 0.5kg moving at 10ms-1 collides with another ball of equal mass at rest. If the two balls moving off together the impact. Calculate their common velocity.
• A.

0.2ms-1

• B.

0.5ms-1

• C.

5.0ms-1

• D.

10.0ms-1

• 13.
A ball of mass 5.0kg hits a smooth vertical wall normally with a speed of 2ms-1 and rebounds with the same speed. Determine the inpulse experienced by the ball.
• A.

20.0kgms-1

• B.

10.0kgms-1

• C.

5.0kgms-1

• D.

1.3kgms-1

• 14.
What would be the most appropraite equation to represent the distance x travelled by a body moving on a straight road with a constant speed?. (Note other symbols have their usual meanings)
• 15.
Which of the following instruments is suitable for making the most accurate measurement of the internal diameter of a test tube?
• A.

A meter rule

• B.

A pair of callipers

• C.

A micro-meter-screw-guage

• D.

A tape rule

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