Science Quiz: Fundamentals Of Physics

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Science Quiz: Fundamentals Of Physics

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Definition of derived quantities:
    • A. 

      Physical quantity that cannot be derived from other physical quantities.

    • B. 

      Physical quantities that are derived from the combinations of base quantities through multiplication or division or both these operations.

    • C. 

      Physical quantity with magnitude only.

    • D. 

      Physical quantity that has both magnitude and direction.

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is NOT the vector quantity?
    • A. 

      Energy

    • B. 

      Acceleration

    • C. 

      Weight

    • D. 

      Force

  • 3. 
    Definition of accuracy:
    • A. 

      Ability to respond quickly to small change in the value of a measurement.

    • B. 

      Ability to register the same reading when a measurement is repeated.

    • C. 

      The ability of an instrument to give values of measurement that are close to the actual value.

    • D. 

      The difference between the real value and the observed value.

  • 4. 
    ................. in experimental measurements are caused by unknown and unpredictable changes in an experiment.
    • A. 

      Zero error

    • B. 

      Systematic error

    • C. 

      Parallax error

    • D. 

      Random error

  • 5. 
    Which of the following are TRUE about speed? (Answers MORE THAN ONE)
    • A. 

      Scalar Quantity

    • B. 

      Derived quantity

    • C. 

      Rate of change of displacement

    • D. 

      Rate of change of distance

    • E. 

      Vector quantity

  • 6. 
    Which of the following are TRUE about deceleration? (Answers MORE THAN ONE)
    • A. 

      Gradient upward

    • B. 

      The rate of change in velocity.

    • C. 

      Derived Quantity

    • D. 

      Rate of change of distance

  • 7. 
    Energy possessed by an object due to its position or state:
    • A. 

      Renewable energy

    • B. 

      Kinetic energy

    • C. 

      Thermal energy

    • D. 

      Potential Energy

  • 8. 
    The principle of conservation of energy states that energy cannot be created or destroyed, but can be .......... from one form to another.
  • 9. 
    Definition of efficiency:
    • A. 

      Capacity to do work

    • B. 

      Energy cannot be created or destroyed, but can be converted from one form to another.

    • C. 

      The rate at which work is done or energy is transferred.

    • D. 

      Comparison of the useful work energy provided by a machine or system to the work energy applied to the machine or system.

  • 10. 
    Parallax error is an error that arises, when:
    • A. 

      The scale of the measuring instrument does not start from zero.

    • B. 

      The measuring instrument does not have zero scale.

    • C. 

      The observer's eye is not in line to the scale.

  • 11. 
    20000J  of heat is used to increase the temperature of 500g of an object from 30oC to 70oC. What is the specific heat capacity of the object?
    • A. 

      10000J/kgoC

    • B. 

      1000J/kgoC

    • C. 

      500J/kgoC

    • D. 

      250J/kgoC

  • 12. 
    Negative acceleration is also known as ........................
  • 13. 
    An object is said to move with ................... acceleration if its velocity remains constant.
  • 14. 
    Which of the following is NOT applications of Archimedes' Principle?
    • A. 

      Ships

    • B. 

      Hydrometer

    • C. 

      Hot air balloons

    • D. 

      Submarines

    • E. 

      Hydraulics jack

  • 15. 
    A car traveling at 20m/s stops after a distance of 30m. What is its deceleration?
    • A. 

      -1.254m/s2

    • B. 

      -6.667m/s2

    • C. 

      -8.554m/s2

    • D. 

      -8.547m/s2​​​​​​​

  • 16. 
    A car starts off at 5m/s and accelerates at 4m/s2 for 10s. What is its final velocity?
    • A. 

      40m/s

    • B. 

      55m/s

    • C. 

      45m/s

    • D. 

      34m/s

  • 17. 
    If a car is slowing down, the motion of the car can be described as:
    • A. 

      Deceleration

    • B. 

      Aceleration

    • C. 

      Stationary

    • D. 

      Velocity

  • 18. 
    If a car travels at a speed of 60m/s for 2 minutes, what is the acceleration of the car during that period of time.
    • A. 

      Uniform

    • B. 

      Zero

    • C. 

      Increases uniformly

    • D. 

      Decreases uniformly

  • 19. 
    An immersion heater is rated at 1500W. Calculate the time taken for water of 5.0kg to reach its boiling point if the initial temperature of water is 28oC. Given cwater =4200J/kgoC
    • A. 

      126s

    • B. 

      392s

    • C. 

      1008s

    • D. 

      504s

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