General Physics Question Bank:
Ques. The planet closest to the sun is:
Ques. The rotational motion of earth is maximum at the—
(a) North pole
(b) Tropic of Capricorn
(d) Tropic of cancer
Ques. A ball is projected with a velocity of 15 m/s making an angle of 300 with the horizontal. Calculate the time of flight of the ball (Give g= 10m/s2)
(a) 1.5 Second
(b) 3.5 Second
(c) 2 Second
(d) 5 Second
Ques. Fathometer is used to measure
(c) Ocean depth
(d) Sound intensity
Ques. When did western scientists first demonstrate that it was possible to produce electricity from light?
Ques. What is the study of the production of very low temperature and the behaviour of materials at those temperatures?
Ques. A magnetron is in which common house-hold appliance?
(a) Electric blanket
(b) Microwave oven
Ques. What electricity voltage is provided as mains power in Britain?
(a) 100 Volts
(b) 120 Volts
(c) 110 Volts
(d) 230 Volts
Ques. To what are the Pauli Exclusion Principle applied?
(a) Electrons only
(b) Fermions, e.g. leptons (including electrons), quarks, baryons and many atoms and nuclei
(d) Social groupings
Ques. The dimension formulas for impulse is same as the dimensional formula for
(d) Rate of change of momentum
Ques. A nuclear reactor works on the principle of nuclear:
Ques. Name the layer which makes radio communication possible on the earth.
Ques. A force of 70N gives an object of unknown mass an acceleration of 20m/s2. The mass of unknown object is___.
(a) 7 Kg
(b) 0.3 Kg
(c) 3.5 Kg
(d) 35 Kg
Ques. Who is called as Father of Fiber Optics ?
(a) Mario Maurer
(b) Simon Parry
(c) Narinder Singh Kapany
(d) Dr. Thomas Mensah
Ques. __ is the region in which no light reaches
Ques. Where is El Nino, a warm current that affects the world’s weather?
(a) South Atlantic
(b) North Atlantic
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Ques. The twinkling of star is due to:
Ques. Electrostatic precipitator is used to control:
(a) Water pollution
(b) Solid waste
(c) Noise pollution
(d) Air pollution
Ques. Which is used to measures strength ofelectric current ?
Ques. The magnetic flux through a 50- turn coil increase at the rate of 0.05 Wb/s. What is the induced emf between the ends of the coil?
Ques. X-rays were discovered by –
Ques. Supersonic Jet causes pollution by thinning of
(a) CO2 layer
(b) O2 layer
(c) O3 layer
(d) SO2 layer
Ques. Which of the following is a derived unit?
Ques. Carbon dioxide is called greenhouse gas because-
(a) it is used in photosynthesis
(b) its absorbs infrared radiation
(c) it emits visible radiation
(d) its concentration remains always higher than other gases
Ques. RADAR is used for
(a) locating submerged submarines
(b) receiving a signals in a radio receiver
(c) locating geostationary satellites
(d) detecting and locating the position of objects such as aeroplanes
Ques. The Viscosity of solid is
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Ques. Which of these is most attracted by a magnet?
Ques. Which types of light colours are strongly absorbed by plants?
(a) Red and Yellow
(b) Green and Yellow
(c) Blue and Red
(d) Indigo and Red
Ques. Atomic bomb is based on the principle of
(a) Nuclear Fission
(b) Nuclear Fusion
(c) Nuclear Transition
(d) Radio Emission
Ques. What is a device that allows electric current to pass through it in one direction only, used for converting AC to DC?
Ques. What causes a screeching sound when a live microphone is put too close to a speaker?
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Ques. The satellite ”Aryabhata”, launched on 19 April 1975, to conduct experiments in X-ray astronomy, aeronomics, and solar physics, was built by which country?
(b) Arab League
Ques. Which is NOT an acceptable method of distributing small power outlets through
out an open plan office area?
(a) Power Poles
(b) Power Skirting
(c) Flush Floor Ducting
(d) Extension Cords
Ques. A weightless rubber balloon has 100gm of water in it. Its weight in water will be
Ques. Mesons are found in
(a) Laser beam
(c) Gamma rays
(d) Cosmic rays
Ques. __ is used to slow down neutrons emitted in a nuclear fission reaction
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Ques. In 1960 an international agreement defined the metre in terms of the wavelength of the light from which gas, when burnt?
Ques. Railway tracks are banked on curves so that
(a) No frictional force may be produced between the tracks and wheels
(b) The train may not fall down inward
(c) Necessary centripetal force may be obtained from the horizontal component of normal reaction due to the track
(d) None of the above
Ques. Cryogenic engine find application in
(b) Super Conductivity
(c) Rocket Technology
(d) Nuclear Energy
Ques. A net force of 350 N acts on a body of mass 70 Kg which is initially at rest. Its acceleration is __ m/s2.
Ques. When an aero plane is making a loop, pilot does not fall down because his weight provides the necessary
(a) Force against gravity
(b) Centripetal force
(c) Centrifugal force
(d) Viscous force
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Ques. Which of the following is the fundamental quantity ?
Ques. Zener- diode is used as :
(a) An amplifier
(b) An rectifier
(c) An oscillator
(d) Voltage regulator
Ques. The efficiency of a Cornot engine working between the steam point and ice point is
(a) 28.8 %
(b) 27.8 %
(c) 26.8 %
(d) 23.8 %
Ques. The electromagnetic waves used in the telecommunication are__.
Ques. The law which gives a relation between electric potential difference and electric current is called:
(a) Faraday’s law
(b) Newton’s law
(c) Ohm’s law
(d) Oersted’s law
Ques. Charge is a
(a) Vecor quantity
(b) Either Scalar or Vector
(c) Scalar quantity
Ques. Which of the following has high penetrating power ?
(a) Beta Particle
(b) Alpha Particle
(c) All of the above
(d) Gamma Rays
Ques. The size of an atomic nucleus is diameter of the atom
Ques. Which of these is not one of Newton’s Laws of Motion?
(a) To every action there is an equal and opposite reaction
(b) A body at rest or moving continues in that state unless acted on by external forces
(c) When a body is acted on by a force the rate of change of momentum is proportional to the force consistent with the earth’s rotation.
(d) A pendulum will swing in a pattern