Physics Set 2
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This set of General Science Multiple Choice Questions & Answers (MCQs) focuses on Physics Set 2
Q1 | Which among the following property of the matter is studied in ?Rheology??
- Magnetic Properties
Q2 | ?Fermi? is a unit of which among the following?
Q3 | Which among the following correctly represents a Parsec?
- 0.326 Light Years
- 3.261 Light Years
- 32.61 Light Years
- 3.026 Light Years
Q4 | Consider the following:1. Submarine Communications2. AM Radio3. Short Wave Radio4. RadarArrange the above in increasing frequency of the waves used in their applications.
- 4 3 2 1
- 1 2 3 4
- 2 1 4 3
- 2 3 4 1
Q5 | Consider the following advantages of the Optic Fibers and the Copper wires:Optic Fibers are NOT susceptible to the electrical interferenceOptic Fibers can be used to transmit more signals that Copper WiresOptic Fibers can carry a signal over a single fiber, unlike the electricity which requires a pair of Copper wires.Which among the above stand correct ?
- Only 1 is correct
- Only 1 & 2 are correct
- All 1, 2 & 3 are correct
- Only 3 is correct
Q6 | The power we use at Home has a frequency of 60Hz. What would be the period of the sine wave?
- 0.116 seconds
- 0.0116 seconds
- 0.00116 secon
- 0.0016 Microseconds
Q7 | What do we call the part of the ?DTH Satellite dish? that converts the signals from electromagnetic or radio waves to electrical signals ?
- Orthomode transducer (OMT)
- Low-noise block converter (LNB)
- Block upconverter (BUC)
- Parabolic Dish
Q8 | Which among the following waves are used in the gemstone industry to change white topazinto blue topaz?
- Gamma Rays
- Alpha Radiation
- Beta Radiation
Q9 | Which among the following waves are most commonly used in the Night Vision Devices?
- Infra Red Waves
- Ultra Violet Waves
- Radio Waves
Q10 | Which among the following strictly works on the principle of dipole movement of the water molecules?
- Microwave Oven
- Air Conditioner
- Electric Geyser
Q11 | Which among the following is the most common cause of Sunburn?
- Ultraviolet Radiation
- Visible Radiation
- Infrared Radiation
- Microwave Radiation
Q12 | One Torr is equivalent to how many mm of Mercury?
- 1 mm
- 10 mm
- 100 mm
- 0.1 mm
Q13 | ?Svedberg Unit? is a unit of _________?
Q14 | A vehicle moving on a circular path experiences ________?
- centripetal force
- centrifugal force
- gravitational force
- None of the above
Q15 | At which of the following places water shall boil at the lowest temperature?
- Mount Abu
- New Delhi
Q16 | In which year, Sir Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman was awarded Nobel Prize for Raman effect?
Q17 | Which among the following are used in Computed tomography (CT) Scan?
- Infrared waves
- Radio Waves
Q18 | Which among the following instruments used in Forensic Sciences is popular as Liedetector?
- Bio Sensor
Q19 | Which among the following component of a fluorescent lamp contributes maximum in making them costly?
- Mercury vapor
- Light-emitting phosphors
Q20 | An electrical fuse is used to interrupt excessive________?
Q21 | In context with electromagnetism, which among the following is a correct definition of Permeability?
- Ability of a material to repel magnetic field within itself
- Ability of a material to support the formation of a magnetic field within another body
- Ability of a material to support the formation of a magnetic field within itself
- Ability of a material to create magnetic dipoles
Q22 | The following is measured in tonne of oil equivalent (toe) ?
- Volume of Oil
- Energy released by burning of oil
- Demand of Crude oil at a point of time
- Oil production capacity of a country
Q23 | Who among the following coined the term ?cosmic rays? ?
- Henri Becquerel
- Theodor Wulf
- Robert Millikan
- Bruno Rossi
Q24 | Which among the following is the most acceptable range of LEO (Low Earth orbit)?
- 350 – 2,600 kms
- 200-2000 kms
- 160 – 2,000 kms
- 160-1600 kms
Q25 | Which among the following is a Beyond-visual-range air-to-air missile