AIC SS1 Physics Revision Test 2nd Term
  • 1. 1. What is friction?
A) A force that causes motion between two surfaces in contact
B) A force that opposes motion between two surfaces in contact
C) A force that depends on the weight of an object
D) A force that exists only in liquids
  • 2. 2. Which of the following is NOT a type of friction?
A) Relative friction
B) Dynamic friction
C) Kinetic friction
D) Static friction
  • 3. 3. When does static friction occur?
A) When an object is at rest on a surface
B) When an object is sliding down a slope
C) When two surfaces are in relative motion
D) When an object is moving at constant velocity
  • 4. 4. Which type of friction is usually easier to overcome?
A) Kinetic friction
B) Rolling friction
C) Fluid friction
D) Static friction
  • 5. 5. What is an advantage of friction?
A) It causes objects to slip easily
B) It helps in moving objects easily
C) It generates heat which is useful in winter
D) It reduces wear and tear of surfaces
  • 6. 6. What is a disadvantage of friction?
A) It reduces the efficiency of machines
B) It helps in walking
C) It makes writing on paper easier
D) It increases the grip between tires and roads
  • 7. 7. What is viscosity?
A) The tendency of a liquid to evaporate
B) The resistance of a fluid to flow
C) The ability of a liquid to flow easily
D) The measure of a gas's density
  • 8. 8. How does temperature affect viscosity in liquids?
A) Temperature has no effect on viscosity
B) Higher temperature decreases viscosity
C) Higher temperature increases viscosity
D) Temperature affects viscosity differently in different liquids
  • 9. 9. What is terminal velocity?
A) The velocity at which an object starts falling
B) The maximum velocity attained by an object in free fall
C) The velocity at which an object stops moving
D) The velocity at which friction becomes zero
  • 10. 10. How can terminal velocity be experimentally verified?
A) By measuring the velocity of an object at rest
B) By dropping an object and measuring its velocity as it falls
C) By measuring the velocity of an object on a frictionless surface
D) By measuring the acceleration of an object in free fall
  • 11. 11. What is density?
A) The resistance of an object to acceleration
B) The volume of an object per unit of mass
C) The weight of an object per unit of volume
D) The mass of an object per unit of volume
  • 12. 12. What is relative density?
A) The density of a substance compared to the density of water
B) The density of a substance compared to the density of air
C) The density of a substance compared to the density of gold
D) The density of a substance compared to the density of iron
  • 13. 13. What is upthrust?
A) The force exerted by gravity on an object
B) The force exerted by an object on a liquid
C) The force exerted by an object on a surface
D) The force exerted by a liquid on an object immersed in it
  • 14. 14. According to Archimedes Principle, what happens when an object is immersed in a fluid?
A) It floats if its density is less than the fluid's density
B) It sinks if its density is less than the fluid's density
C) It floats if its density is greater than the fluid's density
  • 15. 15. According to the law of floatation, what determines whether an object will float or sink in a fluid?
A) Its mass
B) Its density
C) Its weight
D) Its volume
  • 16. 16. What is pressure?
A) Force exerted per unit volume
B) Force exerted per unit area
C) Force exerted per unit distance
D) Force exerted per unit mass
  • 17. 17. According to Pascal's principle, what happens to pressure in a fluid when an external pressure is applied?
A) It decreases throughout the fluid
B) It increases throughout the fluid
C) It depends on the type of fluid
D) It remains constant throughout the fluid
  • 18. 18. Which equation represents the relationship between velocity, initial velocity, acceleration, and time?
A) v = u * a * t
B) v = u - at
C) v = u + at
D) v = u / a * t
  • 19. 19. How is acceleration defined in terms of velocity and time?
A) Change in distance per unit time
B) Change in distance per unit velocity
C) Change in velocity per unit time
D) Change in time per unit distance
  • 20. 20. If a car accelerates from 10 m/s to 30 m/s in 5 seconds, what is its acceleration?
A) 6 m/s²
B) 4 m/s²
C) 8 m/s²
D) 10 m/s²
  • 21. 21. If an object starts from rest and accelerates at 2 m/s2 for 10 seconds, what is its final velocity?
A) 20 m/s
B) 2 m/s
C) 10 m/s
D) 5 m/s
  • 22. 22.
A) C
B) D
C) A
D) B
  • 23. 23. The pressure in different liquids at the same depth varies _____
A) indirectly with volume
B) directly with volume
C) inversely with density
D) directly with density
  • 24. 24. Given that pressure is P, force F and Area A, then:
A) P = F²A²
B) P = √F\A
C) P = A/F
D) P = F/A
  • 25. 25. A rectangular water tank of weight 4.5 x 103N measures 2.0m by 1.5m. Calculate the minimum pressure it can exert when resting on a horizontal surface.
A) P = 5 x 103Nm-2
B) P = 2.5 x 103Nm-2
C) P = 0.5 x 103Nm-2
D) P = 1.5 x 103Nm-2
  • 26. 26.
A) D
B) A
C) B
D) E
E) C
  • 27. 27. The ratio of mass to the volume of a material is _____
A) Floatation
B) Density
C) Upthrust
D) Pressure
  • 28. 28.
A) C
B) B
C) D
D) A
  • 29. 29.
A) C
B) B
C) D
D) A
  • 30. 30.
A) D
B) B
C) A
D) C
  • 31. 31. _____, ______ and _____ are the three forces acting on a body when it is immersed in a liquid.
A) Density, pressure and viscous force
B) Density, upthrust, weight
C) Viscous force, upthrust and weight
D) Viscous force, mass, upthrust
  • 32. 32.
A) D
B) A
C) C
D) B
  • 33. 33.
A) E
B) C
C) A
D) B
E) D
  • 34. 34.
A) E
B) C
C) B
D) D
E) A
  • 35. 35. A car accelerates uniformly from rest at 5ms-2. Determine its speed after 10s.
A) 2.0ms-1
B) 25.0ms-1
C) 50.0ms-1
D) 0.5ms-1
  • 36. 36. ____ is the rate of increase in velocity with time.
A) Distance
B) Velocity
C) Acceleration
D) Speed
  • 37. 37. The velocity-time graph is a graph with:
A) Velocity on the vertical axis and time on the horizontal axis
B) Acceleration on the vertical axis and velocity on the horizontal axis
C) Velocity on the vertical axis and acceleration on the horizontal axis
D) Time on the vertical axis and velocity on the horizontal axis
  • 38. 38.
A) A
B) D
C) C
D) B
  • 39. 39. A stone is dropped in a cylinder of water and another stone is dropped in a cylinder of engine oil. What is the effect of the experiment?
A) The stone dropped in the cylinder of water gets to the bottom faster
B) The stone dropped in the cylinder of engine oil gets to the bottom faster
C) They both stop at the middle of the cylinder
D) They both get to the bottom at the same time
  • 40. 40. A liquid is said to be _____ when its viscosity does not change.
A) Viscostatic
B) Viscidity
C) Viscoelastic
D) Viscoidal
  • 41. 41. ____ states that the upthrust on an object completely or partially immersed in a fluid (liquid or gas) is equal to the weight of the fluid displaced.
A) Newton's principle
B) Pascal's principle
C) Archimedes principle
D) Brownian's principle
  • 42. 42.
A) C
B) A
C) D
D) B
  • 43. 43. ____ is an instrument used to measure the relative density of liquids directly.
A) Hygrometer
B) Barometer
C) Hydrometer
D) Calorimeter
  • 44. 44.
A) B
B) E
C) C
D) A
E) D
  • 45. 45.
A) C
B) A
C) B
D) D
  • 46. 46.
A) A
B) B
C) C
D) D
  • 47. 47. The upward force exerted by a fluid on an object completely or partially immersed in it is known as ____
A) Friction force
B) Reaction force
C) Weight
D) Upthrust
  • 48. 48. _____ is the time rate of decrease in velocity
A) Distance
B) Uniform velocity
C) Acceleration
D) Retardation
  • 49. 49. ____ is a vector quantity
A) Distance
B) Acceleration
C) Mass
D) Time
  • 50. 50. ____ and ____ are the two types of forces
A) Contact forces and field forces
B) Magnetic forces and contact forces
C) Push forces and pull forces
D) Field forces and push forces
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