Published 07 Apr, 2020

Classical Physics Questions Only Experts Can Answer

by Nitroquiz Official | GK Quiz

This is another physics gk quiz with questions primarily from Kinematics, a branch of classical physics where we study about motion without considering the causes of motion. Also, some of the questions are from other topics including materials and their properties. These questions will especially be helpful for school students and anyone who wants to test his basic physics knowledge.

These questions are framed keeping in view only the average requirements of learners and thus are mostly application-oriented. Play the quiz, and if it helps you, tell others about it.

1. The tendency of liquid surfaces to shrink into the minimum surface area is called?
A. Elasticity
B. Surface Friction
C. Surface Tension
D. Surface Deformation
2. How will the size of an air bubble change when rising up from below a lake?
A. Size of the bubble will increase
B. Size of the bubble will decrease
C. Size of the bubble will remain same
D. Bubble won't come out
3. Which of the following instruments are common in both a pendulum clock and an electronic clock?
A. Motor
B. Crystal Oscillator
C. Wall Mount
D. Speed Control
4. The rotational period of geosynchronous satellites is equal to that of?
A. The Sun
B. The Earth
C. The Moon
D. Other Planets
5. The emission of electrons from material surfaces when electromagnetic radiation hits over them is known as?
A. Thermoionic Emission
B. Photoelectric Effect
C. Compton Effect
D. Casimir Effect
6. which newton's law states that, "Every action has its equal and opposite reaction"?
A. Newton's First Law of Motion
B. Newton's Second Law of Motion
C. Newton's Third Law of Motion
D. Newton's Fourth Law of Motion
7. Newton's first law of motion, which states that "Every body continues to be in the state of rest or in uniform motion unless acted upon by an external force" is also known as?
A. Law of Inertia
B. Law of Univeral Gravitation
C. Law of Constant Proportions
D. Law of Conservation of Energy
8. How many grams are there in an ounce (oz)?
A. 50 grams
B. 100 grams
C. 28.35 grams
D. 25 grams
9. How many grams are there in a pound?
A. 500 gm
B. 453.6 gm
C. 100 gm
D. 153 gm
10. Which of the following is the SI unit of force?
A. Newton
B. Kilogram
C. Pascal
D. Joule
11. The force exerted by a deformed spring when it tries to recover to its initial shape is known as?
A. Gravitational Force
B. Electromotive Force
C. Elastic Force
D. Strong Nuclear Force
12. The energy possessed by a body due to its motion is known as?
A. Potential Energy
B. Elastic Energy
C. Gravitational Energy
D. Kinetic Energy
13. The inertia of an object moving far below the speed of light only depends on?
A. Shape of the object
B. Density of an object
C. Mass of an object
D. Temperature of an object
14. Which of the following instruments is used to measure a potential difference?
A. Ammeter
B. Galavanometer
C. Thermometer
D. Voltmeter
15. Which of the following instruments is used to measure the flow of a liquid?
A. Manometer
B. Venturi meter
C. Sphygmomanometer
D. Barometer
16. A person is standing on a weighing scale in an elevator moving upwards, what change will he see in his weight?
A. Weight Decreases
B. He becomes weightless
C. No change in weight
D. Weight Increases
17. The type of quantities which have both magnitude and direction is known as?
A. Scalar quantities
B. Fundamental quantities
C. Derived quantities
D. Vector quantities
18. Which of the following is not a vector quantity?
A. Velocity
B. Acceleration
C. Weight
D. Electric Current
19. The total work done by a person pushing against a wall that does not move equates to?
A. Zero
B. 100 Joules
C. 500 Joules
D. 1000 Joules
20. The energy within a battery is stored in the form of?
A. Potential Energy
B. Kinetic Energy
C. Heat Energy
D. Chemical Energy
21. The weight an object of mass 1kg on earth is?
A. 1 Kg
B. 9.8 Newton
C. 20 Kg
D. 100 grams
22. The force that holds the Moon to the earth is known as?
A. Gravitational Force
B. Electromagnetic Force
C. Strong Nuclear Force
D. Weak Nuclear Force
23. The force that opposes the relative motion is called?
A. Elasticity
B. Magnetic Force
C. Friction
D. Conservative Force
24. The point at which the distribution of weight is equal in all directions is known as?
A. Center of mass
B. Center of gravity
C. Centrifugal force
D. Center of inertia
25. How many light years are there in one parsec or parallactic second?
A. 3.26ly
B. 1ly
C. 8ly
D. 10ly
26. A twisting force that tends to cause rotation in a body is known as?
A. Centripetal Force
B. Torque
C. Gravitational Force
D. Spring Force
27. Which of the following principles do rockets work on?
A. Law of conservation of energy
B. Law of conservation of mass
C. Law of conservation of momentum
D. Law of conservation of charge
28. The force of attraction between unlike substances like between water and air molecules is known as?
A. Elastic Force
B. Adhesive Force
C. Cohesive Force
D. Surface Force
29. The force of attraction between like substances, like between two water molecules is known as?
A. Cohesive Force
B. Adhesive Force
C. Gravitational Force
D. Frictional Force
30. The amount of heat per unit mass required to raise the temperature of an object by one degree Celsius is known as?
A. Latent Heat
B. Specific heat
C. Critical Heat
D. Essential Heat
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