Published 04 Apr, 2020

# All of Mechanics with Basic Physics Concepts GK Quiz

Physics is a broad subject with a number of logical branches and sub-routines. This general knowledge quiz primarily focuses on mechanics and a few other areas that require some real dedicated preparation. These questions have been prepared to help you have a deep insight into the topic. There are questions with some twists and turns that force you to think deeply right before you choose an answer.

Take this quiz and challenge yourself. Make sure to check your scores at the end.

A. Speedometer
B. Odometer
C. Accelerometer
D. Fuel Meter
A. Chronometer
B. Clock
C. Atomic Clock
D. Wrist Watch
##### 3. Astronauts feel weightless in space because?
A. There's no gravity
B. They are in a free fall state
C. They have been trained
D. Some kind of force
A. Velocity
B. Acceleration
C. Momentum
D. Mass
##### 5. The astronomer who first put forth the Heliocentric model of the solar system was?
A. Issac Newton
B. Galileo
C. Nicolaus Copernicus
D. Johannes Kepler
##### 6. Which fundamental law of the universe states that " the total energy of an isolated system remains constant"?
A. Law of conservation of Mass
B. Law of conservation of Energy
C. Law of conservation of Momentum
D. Law of conservation of Charge
##### 7. A unit of distance defined as the distance traveled by light in a year is termed as?
A. Astronomical Unit
B. Light Second
C. Light Year
D. Light Far
A. Acceleration
B. Applied force
C. Velocity
D. Volume
A. 2u
B. 4u
C. 6u
D. 8u
A. Time Period
B. Timeline
C. Time Table
D. Time Constant
##### 11. The time period of a simple pendulum does not depend on?
B. Acceleration due to gravity
C. Mass of the bob
D. Temperature
##### 12. The minimum speed needed for a free, non-propelled object to escape from the gravitational influence of a massive body is known as?
A. Unbinding Velocity
B. Critical Velocity
C. Limiting Velocity
D. Escape Velocity
A. 20 km/s
B. 11.186 km/s
C. 1 km/s
D. 50 km/s
##### 14. A coin and a leaf are dropped from a height in a vacuum chamber, which one is most likely to happen?
A. Coin touches the ground first
B. Leaf touches the ground first
C. Both touch the ground together
D. Both will just float
##### 15. The average distance between the Sun and the Earth is?
A. 820 million km
B. 100 million km
C. 149.63 million km
D. 85 million km
##### 16. A unit of distance, defined as the average distance between the Sun and the Earth is known as?
A. Light Year
B. Parsec
C. Astronomical Unit
D. Kilometer
##### 17. What happens to the time period of a simple pendulum when the length of the thread increases?
A. Time period increases
B. Time period decreases
C. Time period does not change
D. Time period becomes infinite
##### 18. Why does a needle float on water but not in an alcohol?
A. Due to low relative density of Iron
B. Due to buoyant force
C. Due to surface tension
D. Due to gravitational attraction
##### 19. Which of the following is the largest unit for measuring distance?
A. Astronomical Unit
B. Light Year
C. Kilometer
D. Parsec
A. Joule
B. Watt
C. Calorie
D. Horse Power
A. 100 watt
B. 200 watt
C. 560 watt
D. 746 watt
A. 1024 Joules
B. 746 Joules
C. 100 Joules
D. 3600 Joules
##### 23. The phenomenon by which a body has the same rotational period as its orbital period around a partner is called?
A. Gravitational Binding
B. Gravitational Bridge
C. Tidal Locking
D. Centrifugal Connect
##### 24. Why do we see only one surface of the moon?
A. Moon is far away from Earth
B. Moon has a weaker gravity
C. Moon is tidally locked with Earth
D. Moon is smaller in size
A. 15 days
B. 31 days
C. 27.32 days
D. 365 days
A. 15 days
B. 31 days
C. 27.32 days
D. 365 days
A. Epicenter
B. Perihelion
C. Aphelion
D. Focus
A. Aphelion
B. Perihelion
C. Focus
D. Epicenter
A. 363,104 km
B. 100,000 km
C. 25,000 km
D. 500,000 km
A. 363,104 km
B. 405,696 km
C. 25,000 km
D. 500,000 km
A. Micrometer
B. Meter
C. Angstrom
D. Millimeter
##### 32. Which of the following units can also be used to denote the pressure of 1 Pa?
A. 1 Newton Per Sq Meters
B. 1 Joule Per Second
C. 1 Newton Per Meter
D. 1 Newton
A. Momentum
B. Force
C. Acceleration
D. Impulse
A. Velocity
B. Acceleration
C. Momentum
D. Distance
A. Voltmeter
B. Ammeter
C. Micrometer
D. Speedometer
A. Decimeter
B. Hertz
C. Decibel
D. Bell
##### 37. Which of the following instruments is used to measure the wind speed?
A. Anemometer
B. Rain Gauge
C. Weather Balloon
D. Speedometer
A. Kelvin
B. Flux
C. Candela
D. Flash
##### 39. Is it possible for a body to have a non-zero acceleration even when it is at rest?
A. Yes
B. No
C. Sometimes
D. Only when acceleration is low
##### 40. The maximum possible speed an object in the universe can attain is exactly equal to
A. 100,000 km/s
B. The Speed of Light in Vacuum
C. 20,000 km/s
D. 11.2km/s
A. Mach Number
B. Kilogram
C. Kelvin
D. Mole
A. Kelvin
B. Joule
C. Watt
D. Volt
##### 43. What will happen to a ball dropped from a satellite moving around the earth?
A. Falls down to earth
B. Keeps revolving with the satellite
C. Disappears
D. Pulled towards the sun
A. Less
B. More
C. Same
D. Miniscule
A. Ionosphere
B. Thermosphere
C. Troposphere
D. Mesosphere
A. Minute
D. Arcsecond
A. Generator
B. Battery
C. Motor
D. Invertor
A. Generator
B. Transformer
C. Motor
D. Invertor
A. Speaker
B. Microphone
C. Generator
D. Invertor
A. Speaker
B. Microphone
C. Light Bulb
D. Solar Cell

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