The Advanced Physics Quiz

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The Advanced Physics Quiz

This is an advanced version of a physics quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The Element of an electric heater is made of____
    • A. 

      Nichrome

    • B. 

      Copper

    • C. 

      Aluminum

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 2. 
    When water is heated from 0 degrees Celsius to 100 degrees Celsius, the volume of water__
    • A. 

      Increase gradually

    • B. 

      Decrease gradually

    • C. 

      First increase, then decrease

    • D. 

      First decrease, then increase

  • 3. 
    At what temperature are the temperature in Celsius and Fahrenheit scales equal?
    • A. 

      273 degrees Celsius

    • B. 

      - 273 degrees Celsius

    • C. 

      – 40 degrees Celsius

    • D. 

      40 degrees Celsius

  • 4. 
    Galvanometer can be converted into a voltmeter by using __
    • A. 

      Low resistance in series

    • B. 

      High resistance in series

    • C. 

      Low resistance in parallel

    • D. 

      High resistance in parallel

  • 5. 
    Light from the laser is________
    • A. 

      Monochromatic

    • B. 

      Composite

    • C. 

      Dispersed light

    • D. 

      Incoherent

  • 6. 
    Choke is used to______
    • A. 

      Reduce the current in AC circuit

    • B. 

      Reduce the current in DC circuit

    • C. 

      Convert AC to DC

    • D. 

      Convert DC to AC

  • 7. 
    In a standing wave the distance between a node and adjacent antinode is______
    • A. 

      3λ / 2

    • B. 

      λ / 2

    • C. 

      λ / 4

    • D. 

      3λ / 4

  • 8. 
    The weight of a body is______
    • A. 

      The same everywhere on the surface of the earth

    • B. 

      Maximum at the poles

    • C. 

      Maximum at the equator

    • D. 

      More on the hills than in the plains

  • 9. 
    In which among the following is alternating current NOT used?
    • A. 

      Refrigeration

    • B. 

      Heat production

    • C. 

      Electroplating

    • D. 

      Radio detection

  • 10. 
    What will be the effect on gravitational acceleration if the earth suddenly stops its rotation?
    • A. 

      It will reduce at the poles

    • B. 

      It will increase at the poles

    • C. 

      It will decrease at the equator

    • D. 

      It will increase at the equator

  • 11. 
    Ohmic conductor among the following is _____
    • A. 

      Transistor

    • B. 

      Thermal value

    • C. 

      Electrolyte

    • D. 

      Constantum

  • 12. 
    If a red-green flag is seen in green light it appears to be of which of the following colour?
    • A. 

      Green

    • B. 

      Black

    • C. 

      Black - Green

    • D. 

      Red - Black

  • 13. 
    A moving electric charge produces_______
    • A. 

      Only electric field

    • B. 

      Only Magnetic field

    • C. 

      Both electric and magnetic field

    • D. 

      Either electric or a magnetic field

  • 14. 
    Lightning conductors are made up of _____
    • A. 

      Iron

    • B. 

      Aluminium

    • C. 

      Copper

    • D. 

      Steel

  • 15. 
    Which among the following quantities is scalar?
    • A. 

      Velocity

    • B. 

      Acceleration

    • C. 

      Work

    • D. 

      Force

  • 16. 
    Nichrome wire is used in an electric heater because_______
    • A. 

      It has high resistance

    • B. 

      It has high melting point

    • C. 

      It can resist a current upto approx 5 amperes

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 17. 
    The force that tends to make a nucleus fly apart?
    • A. 

      Electrostatic attraction

    • B. 

      Electrostatic repulsion

    • C. 

      Frictional force

    • D. 

      Tension force

  • 18. 
    Inertia is a vector quantity. It has both magnitude and direction.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    In air, a baseball and a tennis ball would have the same terminal velocity.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    In a vacuum, a bowling ball and a ping pong ball would accelerate at the same rate when dropped.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    The acceleration of an object is inversely proportional to the net force applied to the object.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    All terminal velocity, all motion stops.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    Three skydivers tied together fall faster than a single skydiver.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    You can put a geosynchronous satellite in orbit directly over still water.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    In the periodic table, elements arranged in the same vertical column have different chemical properties.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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