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PHYSICS Which among the following is the fundamental quantity

(a) Volume
(b) Time
(d) Force
For which Diode is used ? Q9.
(a)modulation If the diameter of a capillary is doubled then the rise of
(b)oscillation water in it will be
(c)amplification (a) two times
(d)purification (b)half
(c) four times
Q2. (d) no change
Who among the following developed the technology of
underground nuclear explosion ? Q10.
(a)Dr. Horn J. Bhabha Why the needle of iron swims on Water surface when it
(b)Dr. Vikram Sarabhai is kept gently ?
(c)Dr. Raja Ramanna (a)It will remain under the water when it will displace
(d)Dr. P. K. Iyengar more water than its weight
(b)the density of needle is less than that of water
Q3. (c)due to surface tension
Which among the following types of coal produces most (d)due to its shape
heat per unit?
(a) Coal Q11.
(b) Lignite The mass of a star is two times the mass of the Sun. How
(c) Anthracite it will come to an end ?
(d) Pit (a)Neutron Star
(b)Black hole
Q4. (c)White Dwarf
Which among the following waves is used for (d)Red Giant
communication by artificial satellites ?
(a)Microwaves Q12.
(b)Radio waves Rain drops fall from great height. Which among the
(c)A. M. following statements is true regarding it?
(d)Frequency of 101 series (a)they fall with that ultimate velocity which are
different for different droplets
Q5. (b)they fall with same ultimate velocity
What is found in frequency modulation? (c) their velocity increases and they fall With different
(a) Fixed frequency velocity on the earth
(b) Fixed dimension (d) their velocity increases and they fall with same
(c) Change In frequency and dimension
velocity of the earth
(d) Change in dimension only
Q6. On which of the following techniques photo state
When the speed of car is doubled then what will be the machine works ?
braking force of the car to stop it in the same distance ? (a)Magnetic Imager Making
(a) four times (b)Thermal Image Making
(b) two times (c)Electrostatic Image Making
(c) half (d) Electromagnetic Image Making
(d) one fourth
Q7. One Kilowatt hour is equal
The dimension of which of the following is the same as (a)6 Mega Joule
that of impulse? (b)8 Mega Joule
(a)Volume (c)2 Mega Joule
(b)Momentum (d)0 Mega Joule
(d)Change in the rate of momentum Q15.
What is the minimum escape velocity of rocket to be
Q8. launched into space?
(a) 5 Km Sec. (c)recording a permanent three dimensional black and
(b)6 Km Sec. white photograph
(c) 11 Km. Sec. (d)recording a permanent three dimensional
(d) 15 Km. Sec. photograph of a given single colour or a multicolor

Q16. Q23.
Which of the following statements is true when we see An ice block with a piece of lead embedded in it floats in
rainbow ? water. If ice melts the water level
(a) We face sun and raindrops (a) Rises
(b) The Sun remains behind us and we face raindrops (b) Falls
(c) In light rainfall we face Sun (c) Remains same
(d) The sky remains clear and the sun is at lower (d) Falls first and then rises
position in the sky
Q17. The velocity of heat radiation in vacuum is
The splitting of different colours of light in a prism is : (a)Equal to that of light
(a)Reflection of light (b)Less than that of light
(b)Dispersion of light (c)Greater than that of light
(c)Diffraction of light (d)Equal to that of sound
(d)Refraction of light
Q18. The plastic material commonly used for making gear
A boat will submerge when it displaces water equal to wheels is
its own (a) Polyesters
(a) volume (b) Nylons
(b) weight (c) Bakelite
(c) surface area (d) Polystyrene
(d) density
Q19. Which of the following is used in oven ?
Two waves each of amplitude 5 mm and frequency 10 (a) X-rays
Hz are travelling in opposite direction with a speed of 20 (b) UV rays
mms. The distance in mm between adjacent nodes is : (c) Microwaves
(a) 0 (d) Radio waves
(b) 2
(c) 5 Q27.
(d) 1 When heated from 0° to 10°C volume of a given mass of
water Will
Q20. (a) Increase gradually
The snow on the mountains does NOT melt all at once (b) Decrease gradually
when it is heated by the sun because: (c) Increase and then will decrease
(a) it becomes very hard (d) Decrease and then will increase
(b) it reflects most of the heat from the sun
(c) it has a low specific heat capacity Q28.
(d) it has a high latent heat of fusion Energy is continuously created in the sun due to:
(a) nuclear fusion
Q21. (b) nuclear fission
A person standing on a railway platform listens to the (c) radioactivity
whistles of arriving and departing trains. The whistle (d) artificial radioactivity
heard is
(a)the same in both cases in all respects Q29.
(b)of higher intensity when train arrives Coolis tube is used to produce
(c)of higher pitch when train arrives (a)Radio waves
(d)of higher pitch when train departs (b)Microwaves
Q22. (d) Gama rays
Holography is a technique of
(a)recording a permanent sharp two dimensional black Q30.
and white or multicolor photograph Which of the following is used for regulated electric
(b)recording a permanent three dimensional supply ?
multicolour photograph (a) Zener diode
(b) Junction diode (d)Pulsar
(c)Gun diode
(d)Tunnel diode Q39.
Which combination of colour is the most convenient
Q31. during day and night time ?
Gamma rays can cause (a)Orange and blue
(a)gene mutation (b)White and black
(b)sneezing (c)Yellow and blue
(c)burning (d)Red and green
(d) fever
Q32. The instrument that measures and records the relative
The substance which conducts current in the solid state humidity of air is
is (a) Hydrometer
(a) diamond (b) Hygrometer
(b) graphite (c) Lactometer
(c)iodine (d) Barometer
(d)sodium chloride
Q33. The shape of our milky way galaxy is
Which set of conditions represents the easiest way to (a) circular
liquify a gas ? (b) elliptical
(a)Low temperature and high pressure (c)spiral
(b)High temperature and low pressure (d)None of the above
(c)Low temperature and low pressure
(d)High temperature and high pressure Q42.
The different colours of different stars are due to the
Q34. variation of
What is colour of light related to? (a)temperature
(a) Amplitude (b)pressure
(b) Frequency (c)density
(c) Quality (d)radiation from them
(d) Velocity
Q35. Wollen clothes keep the body warm because
What principle law explains the working of the hydraulic (a)Wool increases the temperature of the body
brakes in automobiles ? (b)Wool is a bad conductor
(a)Bernoulli’s law (c) Wool absorbs radiant heat from outer objects
(b)Posieulles principle (d) Wool rejects heat from the outer objects
(c)Pascal’s law
(d)Archimedes principle Q44.
If the length of a simple pendulum is halved then its
Q36. period of oscillation is
The best conductor of heat among the following is (a)doubled
(a) alcohol (b)halved
(b) mercury (c) increased by a factor
(c) ether (d) decreased by a factor
(d) Water
Q37. Mist is caused by
What is viewed through an electron microscope? (a)dry ice
(a)Electrons and other elementary particles (b)ice at low temperature
(b)Structure of bacteria and viruses (c)water vapour at low temperature
(c) Inside of human stomach (d) carbon monoxide in solid form
(d) Inside of the human eye
Q38. While catching a ball a player pulls down his hands to
What apparatus is used to locate a submerged object? lower the
(a)(I)Radar (a) force
(b)Sonar (b) momentum
(c)Quasar (c) Impulse
(d) catching time (a)Increases
Q47. (c)Remains unaltered
When a barometer reading suddenly recedes it indicates (d)Drops suddenly
that climate
(a)will be very warm Q55.
(b)will be extremely stormy When the barometer reading dips suddenly it is an
(c)will remain cold indication of
(d) incessant rain for at least 48 hours (a) Hot weather
(b) Calm weather
Q48. (c) Storm
A particle dropped from the top of a tower uniformly (d)Dry weather
falls on ground at a distance which is equal to the height
of tower. Which of the following paths will be traversed Q56.
by the particle ? Good conductor of electricity is
(a) Circle (a)dry air
(b) Parabolic (b)paper
(c) Great circle (c)kerosene
(d) Hyper parabolic (d)graphite

Q49. Q57.
Electron microscope was invented by Heat from the Sun reaches the Earth by
(a)Knoll and Ruska (a) Reflection
(b)Robert Koch (b) Conduction
(c)Leeuwenhoek (c) Radiation
(d) C.P. Swanson (d) Convection

Q50. Q58.
When a bottle of scent is kept open in a comer of a room In which of the following cases kinetic energy is being
its odour is felt in all parts of the room. This is due to the used in performing work ?
phenomenon of: (a)Paddling the bicycle to cover a distance
(a) evaporation (b)Driving a car to cover a distance
(b) vaporization (c)Wind mill grinding wheat grain
(c) diffusion (d) Rowing a boat in the lake
(d) sublimation
Q51. If the velocity time graph of a particle is represented by
Clear nights are colder than cloudy nights because of y = mt + c then the particle is moving with
(a)conduction (a)constant speed
(b)condensation (b)constant velocity
(c)radiation (c)constant acceleration
(d)insulation (d)varying acceleration

Q52. Q60.
A gas thermometer is more sensitive than a liquid Which of the following occurred first ?
thermometer because a gas : (a) Albert Einstein propounded the General Theory of
(a)is lighter than liquid Relativity
(b)expands more than a liquid (b) Max Planck unveiled the Quantum Theory
(c)is easy to obtain (c)Guglielmo Marconi sent out the first wireless signals
(d)does not change state easily (d)Wright Brothers successfully flew an aircraft

Q53. Q61.
Which one of the following is used for sun glasses ? A passenger standing In a bus is thrown outward when
(a)Pyrex glass the bus takes a sudden turn happens due to
(b)Flint glass (a)Outward pull on him
(c)Crooks glass (b)Inertia of motion
(d)Crystal glass (c)Change in momentum
(d)Change in acceleration
The speed of light with the rise in the temperature of the Q62.
medium : When pressure is increased the melting point of ice
(a)increases For a body moving with no uniform velocity and
(b)does not change uniform acceleration
(c)decreases (a)(X) Displacement Time graph is linear.
(d)depends on the impurities in the ice (b) Displacement Time graphic is nonlinear
(c)Velocity Time graph is nonlinear
Q63. (d)Velocity Time graph is linear
Longitudinal waves cannot travel through
(a)Vacuum Q71.
(b)Solid Lamberts law is related to
(c)Liquid (a)Reflection
(d)Gas (b)Refraction
Q64. (d)illumination
Electrostatic precipitator is used to control the pollution
of Q72.
(a)air Which of the following laws validates the statement that
(b)water matter can neither be created nor destroyed ?
(c)noise (a)Law of conservation of energy
(d)thermal (b)Le Chateliers Principle
(c)Law of conservation of mass
Q65. (d)Law of osmosis
The sky appears blue because of
(a)Atmospheric water vapour Q73.
(b)Scattering of light Decibel is the unit used for
(c)Reflection on sea water (a)Speed of light
(d)Emission of blue wavelength by the sun (b)Intensify of heat
(c)Intensity of sound
Q66. (d)Radio wave frequency
Dynamo is a device for converting
(a)Heat energy into electrical energy Q74.
(b)Mechanical energy into electrical energy The term Isoneph indicates the lines of equal
(c)Magnetic energy into electrical energy (a) cloudiness
(d)Chemical energy Into electrical energy (b) salinity
(c) rainfall
Q67. (d) pressure
Oil rises up the wick in a lamp because
(a) Oil is very light Q75.
(b) Of the diffusion of oil through the wick The atmospheric layer reflecting radio waves is called
(c)Of the surface tension phenomenon (a) Ozonosphere
(d)Of the capillary action phenomenon (b)Ionosphere
Q68. (d)Mesosphere
In the atmosphere ultraviolet rays are absorbed by
(a) Oxygen Q76.
(b) Nitrogen Cryogenics is a science dealing with
(c) Ozone (a)high temperatures
(d) Helium (b)low temperatures
(c)friction and wear
Q69. (d)growth of crystals
An electron microscope gives higher magnification than
an optical microscope because: Q77.
(a)it uses more powerful lenses The mass energy relation is the outcome of
(b)the velocity of electron is smaller than that of visible (a)quantum theory
light (b)general theory of relativity
(c)the electrons have more energy than the light (c)field theory of energy
particles (d)special theory of relativity
(d) the wavelength of elections is smaller as compared
to the wavelength of visible light Q78.
Which of the following are used for accurately
Q70. measuring very small time intervals ?
(b) Quartz clocks
(c)Atomic clocks Q87.
(d)White dwarfs The sudden fall of atmospheric pressure indicates
(a) fair weather
Q79. (b) storm
Danger signals are generally red as red light (c) rain
(a)is least bright (d) cold weather
(b)undergoes least deviation
(c)has lowest velocity Q88.
(d)gives comfort to eye Magnetism in materials is due to
(a)electrons at rest
Q80. (b)circular motion of electrons
A simple microscope consists of (c)protons at rest
(a)a short focus convex lens (d)all neutrons at rest
(b)a long focus convex lens
(c)a short focus concave lens Q89.
(d) a long focus concave lens Short sight in human eye can be corrected by using
Q81. (a)convex lens
An oil drop spreads over water because (b)concave lens
(a)oil Is lighter than water (c)cylindrical lens
(b)oil is more viscous (d)bifocal lens
(c)oil does not mix with water
(d)surface tension of oil is much smaller than that of Q90.
water What is the reason for twinkling of stars ?
(a) Dispersion of light
Q82. (b) Total internal reflection
The device which convert AC to DC is : (c)Atmospheric reflection
(a) Oscillator (d)Atmospheric refraction
(b) Amplifier
(c) Rectifier Q91.
(d) None of these The instrument for measuring intensity of earthquakes
is called
Q83. (a) Ideograph
Knot is a measure of (b) Pantograph
(a) The speed of ship (c) Ergo graph
(b) The curvature of spherical objects (d) Seismograph
(c) Solar radiation
(d) Intensity of earthquake shock Q92.
A multimeter is used to measure
Q84. (a)current
When the main switch of the house is put off it (b)voltage
disconnects the (c)resistance
(a)live wire only (d)All of the above
(b)live wire and the earth wire
(c)live wire and the neutral wire Q93.
(d)earth wire and the neutral wire Which of the following is used to split white light Into
different colours ?
Q85. (a)Glass slab
Heat from the sun reaches earth by the process of (b)Convex lens
(a)Conduction (c)Concave lens
(b)Convection (d)Prism
(d)All of the above Q94.
Nuclear reactors used to produce electricity are based
Q86. on
Which of the following produces more severe bums ? (a)nuclear fission
(a)Boiling water (b)nuclear fusion
(b)Hot water (c)ColdFusion
(c)Steam (d)superconductivity
(d) Melting iceberg
Q95. (c)Chronometer
Which one of the following instruments is used to study (d)Dosimeter
dispersion of light ?
(a) Microscope Q104.
(b)Telescope Who defined the law of gravitation?
(c)Spectrometer (a)Newton
(d)Photometer (b)Archimedes
Q96. (d)Faraday
A fountain pen Works on the principle of
(a)flow of liquids from higher to lower potential Q105.
(b) capillary action The metal used to make lightning conductors is
(c)Bernoullis principle (a)Iron
(d)Viscosity of liquids (b)Aluminum
Q97. (d)Zinc
Pycnometer is an instrument used to measure the
(a)density Q106.
(b) intensity of solar radiation A hydrogen balloon floats up because of
(c)intensity of earthquake (a)air pressure decreases with decrease in height
(d)high temperatures (b)air pressure decreases with decrease in weight
(c)weight of the balloon is less than the weight of air
Q98. displaced by it.
Fibre optics work on the principle of (d)the pressure inside the balloon is more than the
(a)scattering of light pressure outside it
(b)total internal absorption
(c)total internal reflection Q107.
(d)optical rotation Which one of the following lenses should be used to
correct the defect of astigmatism ?
Q99. (a)Cylindrical lens
A decibel is (b)Concave lens
(a)a musical instrument (c)Convex lens
(b)the wavelength of noise (d)Bifocal lens
(c) a musical note
(d) a measure of sound level Q108.
In a Laser (say neon laser) all the atoms emit the light
Q100. waves of
Remote sensing device has an Inbuilt source of (a)Same frequency
(a)X-ray (b)Same amplitude
(b)gray (c)Same phase
(c)ultraviolet ray (d)All of the above
(d)infrared ray
Q101. Which of the following has got more heat capacity ?
A device used for converting A.C. into D.C. is called (a) Iron piece
(a)transformer (b) Water
(b)rectifier (c) Gold piece
(c)induction coil (d) Benzene
Q102. If the temperature of a place Increases suddenly the
Energy of Ultraviolet rays is great than relative humidity
(a)Infrared rays (a)Increases
(b)Gamma rays (b)Decreases
(c)X-rays (c)Remains constant
(d)Cosmic rays (d)Fluctuates

Q103. Q111.
The instrument used to measure the speed of the wind is What Is the full form of AM regarding radio
(a)Altimeter broadcasting?
(b)Anemometer (a) Amplitude Movement
(b) Anywhere Movement (d)geothermal energy
(c)Amplitude Matching
(d)Amplitude Modulation Q120.
Energy that is produced commercially from coal is called
Q112. (a)Light energy
Which colour is the complementary colour of yellow ? (b)Kinetic energy
(a) Blue (c)Thermal energy
(b) Green (d)Potential energy
(c) Orange
(d) Red Q121.
We always see the same face of the moon because
Q113. (a) It is smaller than the earth
During washing of clothes we use indigo due to its (b) it revolves on its axis in a direction opposite to that of
(a)better cleaning action the earth
(b)proper pig mental composition (c) it takes equal time for revolution around the earth
(c)high glorious nature and rotation on its own axis
(d)very low cost (d) it rotates at the same speed as the earth around the
The energy stored in a watch spring is Q122.
(a)kinetic energy Water pipes in hilly areas often burst on a cold frosty
(b)potential energy night because
(c)heat energy (a)the material of which pipes are made contracts due
(d)chemical energy to cold and so breaks
(b)water in the pipes freezes and on freezing water
Q115. expands so pipes break
The sensation of weightlessness in a spacecraft in an (c)frost makes the pipes rusty so they break
orbit is due to the (d)None of these
(a)absence of gravity outside
(b)acceleration in the orbit which is equal to the Q123.
acceleration due to gravity outside A parachute descends slowly whereas a stone dropped
(c)presence of gravity outside but not inside the from the same Height falls rapidly because
spacecraft (a)stone is heavier than parachute
(d)fact that spacecraft in the orbit has ho energy (b)special mechanisms are present in parachute
(c)a parachute has a larger surface area and air
Q116. resistance is more
Therm is the unit of (d)None of these
(a) power
(b) heat Q124.
(c) light Which of the following instruments is used to measure
(d) distance humility?
(a)Kata Thermometer
Q117. (b)Anemometer
Newtons first law of motion gives the concept of (c)Sling Psychomotor
(a)energy (d)Clinical Thermometer
(c)momentum Q125.
(d)inertia The type of mirrors used in the headlamp of cars is
(a)parabolic concave
Q118. (b)plane
A pond of water appears less deep due to (c)spherical convex
(a) reflection (d)cylindrical concave
(b) diffraction
(c) refraction Q126.
(d) polarization The reason for a swimming pool to appear less deep
than the actual depth is
Q119. (a)refraction
The oldest type of energy known to man is (b)light scattering
(a)wind power (c)reflection
(b)solar power (d) interference
(c)tidal energy
Q127. (a)potential energy
Alternating current is converted into direct current by a (b)chemical energy
(a) transformer (c)heat energy
(b) dynamo (d)electrical energy
(c) oscillator
(d) rectifier Q135.
A storm is predicted if atmospheric pressure
Q128. (a)rises suddenly
Which of the following is most elastic? (b)rises gradually
(a) Rubber (c)falls suddenly
(b) Wet clay (d)falls gradually
(c) Steel
(d) Plastic Q136.
What should a person on a freely rotating turn table do
Q129. to decrease his (angular) speed ?
When a person walking in bright Sunlight enters a dark (a)Bring his hands together
room he is not able to see clearly for a little while (b)Raise his hands up
because (c)Spread his hands outwards
(a)the eye muscles cannot immediately adjust the focal (d)Sit down with raised hands
length of the eye lens.
(b)the retina retains the bright images for sometime and Q137.
becomes momentarily insensitive. Which of the following celestial bodies contains
(c)the iris is unable to contract the pupil immediately abundant quantities of helium3 a potential source of
(d) the iris is unable to dilate the pupil immediately energy ?
(a) Earth
Q130. (b) Moon
The swing of a spinning cricket ball in air can be (c) Venus
explained on the basis of (d) Saturn
(a) Sudden change in wind direction.
(b) Buoyancy of air. Q138.
(c)Turbulence caused by wind. Smog is a combination of
(d)Bernoulli’s theorem. (a)Air and water vapours
(b)Water and smoke
Q131. (c)Fire and water
Why two thin shirts can keep us warmer than a single (d)smoke and fog
thick shirt in winter ?
(a) Two thin shirts become thicker so prevent Q139.
transmission of heat Which of the following circuit elements is used to block
(b) Air layer between two shirts works as good DC in an electronic circuit ?
conductor (a)Resistances
(c) Air layer between two shirts behaves like insulating (b)Capacitance
media (c)Inductance
(d) No radiation of heat takes place (d)Diode

Q132. Q140.
Which layer of the earth’s atmosphere reflect back the Spectacles used for viewing 3D films have
radio waves to the earth’s surface ? (a) Bifocal lens
(a)ionosphere (b)Convex lens
(b)stratosphere (c)Concave lens
(c)mesosphere (d)Polaroid’s
(d) exosphere
Q133. A boy sitting in an open car moving with the constant
Sound cannot pass through speed throws a ball straight up into the air. The ball falls
(a) water (a)behind him
(b) steel (b) in front of him
(c) air (c)into his hand
(d) vacuum (d)by his side

Q134. Q142.
In a photocell light energy is converted into The process involved in making soap is
(a)saponification Velocity of sound in air does not change with the change
(b)hydrolysis of
(c)condensation (a)Temperature of air
(d)polymerisation (b)Pressure of air
(c)Moisture content in air
Q143. (d)Wind in the direction of propagation of sound
A kilowatt-hour is unit of
(a)Energy Q151.
(b)Power the density of gas is maximum at
(c)Electric charge (a) Low temperature low pressure
(d)Electric current (b)Low temperature high pressure
(c)High temperature low pressure
Q144. (d)High temperature high pressure
Ventilators are provided near the ceiling of the room
because Q152.
(a)the exhaled warmer air rises up and goes out Why is it difficult to breathe at higher altitudes?
(b)these provide cross ventilation in the room (a) Due to low air pressure
(c)these provide some sunlight in the room (b) Due to low temperature
(d)these do not look nice in the lower part (c) Due to ozone
(d) Due to high humidity
The hair of shaving brush clings together when removed Q153.
from water due to The strongest force in nature is
(a)Surface tension (a)electrical force
(b)Viscosity (b)gravitational force
(c)Elasticity (c)nuclear force
(d)Friction (d)magnetic force

Q146. Q154.
In severe winter in cold countries water pipes burst According to the theory of relativity which of the
because following alt ways remains constant ?
(a)water expands on freezing (a) Length of an object
(b)contraction of water pipes (b) Time
(c)high atmospheric pressure (c)Space
(d)combined effect of all the above three. (d)Velocity of light

Q147. Q155.
In the process of magnetization of a bar The spoon dropped by an astronaut in a satellite will
(a)The entire bulk of the bar gets magnetised (a)fall to the floor
(b)Only the surface of the bar gets magnetised (b)remain stationary
(c)Only the ends of the bar get magnetised (c) continue to follow the motion of the satellite
(d)Only some parts of the outer layers of the bar get (d) move tangentially away
Q148. Pipelines in cold countries often burst in winter because
A falling drop of rain water acquires the spherical shape (a)water freezes and expands in its volume
due to (b)temperature of ice is less than that of water
(a)Viscosity (c)pipelines contract in their volume
(b)Surface Tension (d)pipelines expand due to freezing
(c) Atmospheric pressure
(d) Gravitational force Q157.
When a body is taken from earth to moon
Q149. (a) mass changes but weight remains same
The weakest of all fundamental forces is (b)weight changes but mass remains same
(a)Gravitational force (c)both weight and mass change
(b)Electrostatic force (d)both weight and mass remain same
(c)Magnetic force
(d)Nuclear force Q158.
A mirage occurs because of
Q150. (a)reflection by hot ground
(b) total internal reflection by layers of air
(c) interference of light Q167.
(d)diffraction of light A soap bubble shows colours when illuminated with
white light. This is due to
Q159. (a)Diffraction
Atomic power plant work son the principle of (b)Polarization
(a) fission (c) Interference
(b)fusion (d) Reflection
(c)thermal combustion
(d)combined effect of all the above three Q168.
The Instrument used to see the distant objects on the
Q160. Earth is
Bolometer is used to measure (a)Terrestrial telescope
(a) Frequency (b)Astronomical telescope
(b) Temperature (c)Compound microscope
(c) Velocity (d)Simple microscope
(d) Wavelength
Q161. Global warming is expected to result in
ATM stands for (a)increase in level of sea
(a)Automatic Teller Machine (b)change in crop pattern
(b)Automated Teller Machine (c)change in coast line
(c)Automatic Tally Machine (d)All of the above
(d). Automated Tally Mechanism
Q162. Which of the following liquids has the least density ?
A person is hurt on kicking a stone due to (a)Fresh water
(a) Inertia (b)Salt water
(b) Velocity (c)Petrol
(c) Reaction (d)Mercury
(d) Momentum
Q163. Which of the following principle is used to produce low
The fuse in pure domestic electric circuit melts when temperatures ?
there is a high rise in (a)Superconductivity
(a) Inductance (b)Joule Kelvin effect
(b) Current (c)Thermoelectric effect
(c) Resistance (d) Adiabatic demagnetization
(d) Capacitance
Q164. A photoelectric cell converts
Which of the following is an example for cantilever (a)mechanical energy to electric energy
beam? (b)heat energy to mechanical energy
(a) Diving board (c)light energy to chemical energy
(b) Bridge (d)light energy to electrical energy
(d)Common balance Q173.
Two stones of different masses are dropped
Q165. simultaneously from the top of a building
UK It is difficult to cook rice (a)Smaller stone reaches the ground earlier
(a) at the top of a mountain (b)Larger stone reaches the ground earlier
(b) at the sea level (c)Both the stones reach the ground at the same time
(c) under a mine (d)
(d) same anywhere
Q166. The device used to change the speed of an electric fan is
A dynamo is a device which (a) Amplifier
(a) creates mechanical energy (b) Regulator
(b) creates electrical energy (c) Switch
(c)converts mechanical energy into electrical energy (d) Rectifier
(d) converts electrical energy into mechanical energy
Fog is an example of (b)A metal loses magnetic properties.
(a)Gas dispersed in gas (c)A metal loses conductivity
(b)Liquid dispersed in gas (d)Transmutation of metal
(c)Solid dispersed in gas
(d)Solid dispersed in liquid Q184.
Angle of friction and angle of repose are
Q176. (a)equal to each other
A concave lens always forms an image which is (b)not equal to each other
(a)real and erect (c)proportional to each other
(b)virtual and erect (d) None of the above
(c)real and inverted
(d)virtual and inverted Q185.
If a boy sitting in a train which is moving at a constant
Q177. velocity throws a ball straight up into the air the ball will
The modulus of rigidity Is the ratio of (a) fall in front of him
(a)longitudinal stress to longitudinal strain (b) fall behind him
(b)Volume stress to volume strain (c)fall into his hand
(c)shearing stress to shearing strain (d)None of the above
(d)tensile stress to tensile strain
Q178. Intensity of gravitational field of earth is maximum at
The propagation of sound waves in a gas involves (a)Poles
(a)adiabatic compression and rarefaction (b)Equator
(b)isothermal compression and rarefaction (c) Centre of earth
(c)isochoric compression and rarefaction (d) Surface
(d)isobaric compression and rarefaction
Q179. The spokes Used in the wheel of a bicycle increase its
Heat transfer horizontally within the atmosphere Is (a)Moment of inertia
called (b)Velocity
(a)Conduction (c)Acceleration
(b)Convection (d) Momentum
(d)Advection Q188.
A transformer works on the principle of
Q180. (a) Self induction
Noise is measured In (b)Mutual induction
(a) Watt (c)Generator
(b) REM (d)Inverter
(c) Centigrade
(d) Decibel Q189.
The sky appears blue because
Q181. (a)all colours interfere to produce blue
The bats can fly in the dark because (b) in white light the blue component dominates
(a)they can see the objects in darkness (c)the atmosphere scatters blue colour more than the
(b)they have weak legs and are likely to be attacked by others
predators (d) it is actually blue
(c)they generate flashes of light
(d)they generate ultrasonic sound waves Q190.
When a ship enters the sea from a river
Q182. (a) it rises a little
What changes will happen to a bowl of ice and water (b) it sinks a little
kept at exactly zero degree Celsius ? (c) It remains at the same level
(a) All ice will melt (d) it rises or sinks depending on the material it is made
(b) All water will become ice of
(c)No change will happen
(d)Only some ice will melt Q191.
Two stones of unequal masses are thrown vertically up
Q183. with the same velocity. Which of the following will
Cupric point is the temperature at which happen?
(a)Matter becomes radioactive (a) The heavier mass will reach greater height
(b) The lighter mass will reach greater height The frequency of ultrasound wave is typically
(c) Both will reach the same height (a) Above 20 kHz
(d) Any of them may reach great height (b) Above 20000 kHz
(c) Below 20 kHz
Q192. (d) Below 02 kHz
The unit of electrical power is
(a) Bolt Q200.
(b) Watt Which type of reaction produces the most harmful
(c) Kilowatt hour radiation ?
(d) Ampere (a)Fusion reaction
(b)Fission reaction
Q193. (c)Chemical reaction
The scientist who first sent electromagnetic waves to (d)Photo Chemical reaction
distant places is
(a) James Clerk Maxwell Q201.
(b)Heinrich Hertz Optical fibers are based on the phenomenon of
(c)Thomas Alva Edison (a)Interference
(d)John Logie Baird (b)Dispersion
Q194. (d)Total Internal Reflection
The centre of gravity of a sprinter during the race lies
(a)ahead of his feet Q202.
(b)behind his feet Mirage is an example of
(c)at the centre of the body (a)refraction of light only
(d)to the left side of the body (b)total internal reflection of light only
(c)refraction and total internal reflection of light
Q195. (d)dispersion of light only
Cloudy nights are warmer compared nights because
clouds mainly Q203.
(a)absorb heat from the atmosphere send it towards The phenomenon of light associated with the
earth appearance of blue colour of the sky is
(b) prevent cold waves from the sky descending on (a)Interference
earth (b)Reflection
(c)reflect back the heat given by earth (c)Refraction
(d)produce heat and radiate toward earth (d)Scattering

Q196. Q204.
A metal plate with a circular hole at the centre is heated. Lens is made up of
What will happen to the area of the hole ? (a) Pyrex glass
(a)Increase (b) Flint glass
(b)Decrease (c)Ordinary glass
(c)Remain constant (d)Cobalt glass
(d)Will increase first and then decrease
Q197. The time period of a pendulum when taken to the Moon
The period of revolution of a geo stationary satellite is would
(a)365 days (a)remain the same
(b)30 days (b)decrease
(c)24 hours (c)become zero
(d)changing continuously (d)increase

Q198. Q206.
A piece of paper and a cricket ball are dropped from the The atmospheric air is held to the Earth by :
same height. Under which of the following conditions do (a)gravity
both reach the surface simultaneously ? (b) winds
(a) They must have the same volume (c)clouds
(b) They must have the same density (d)rotation of the Earth
(c) They must have the same mass
(d) They must be dropped in vacuum Q207.
The function of ball bearings in a wheel is :
Q199. (a)to increase friction
(b)to convert kinetic friction into rolling friction (d) All of the above
(c)to convert static friction into kinetic friction
(d)just for convenience Q216.
Name the process of production of energy in the Sun
Q208. (a)Nuclear fission
SHOCK ABSORBERS are usually made of steel because : (b)Radioactivity
(a)is not brittle (c)Nuclear fusion
(b)has lower elasticity (d)Ionization
(c)has higher elasticity
(d)has no ductile property Q217.
A spherical ball made of steel when dropped in mercury
Q209. container will
Among the following materials sound travels fastest in (a)sink in mercury
(a) Steel (b)will be on the surface of mercury
(b) Air (c)will be partly immersed mercury
(c) Vacuum (d)will dissolve in mercury
(d) Water
Q210. the sound having a frequency of 20 hertz to 20000 hertz
The time period of a seconds pendulum Is are known as
(a) 1 second (a)Audible sounds
(b) 2 seconds (b)Ultrasonic’s
(c) 5second (c)Infrasonic
(d) 15 seconds (d)Mega sonics

Q211. Q219.
Lakes freeze in cold countries in winter leaving the Eclipses occur due to which optical phenomena?
water underneath at (a) Reflection
(a) 0°C (b) Refraction
(b) 0°F (c)Rectilinear propagation
(c) 4°C (d)Diffraction
(d) 4°F
Q212. Pure water is bad conductor of electricity because it is
Which one of the following determines the sharpness of (a)feebly ionized
image in a camera ? (b)not volatile
(a) The aperture (c)a very good solvent
(b) The exposure time (d)a non polar solvent
(c) The focal length of the lens
(d) Size of the camera Q221.
The filament of electric bulb is made up of :
Q213. (a) Copper
In MRI machine which one Of the following is used? (b) Nichrome
(a)Sound wave (c) Lead
(b)X-ray (d) Tungsten
(c)Ultrasound wave
(d)Magnetic wave Q222.
When a vibrating tuning fork is placed on a table a loud
Q214. sound is heard. This is due to :
For a person having hyper metropia the near point is (a)reflection
(a)greater than 25 cm (b)refraction
(b)greater than 50 cm (c)forced vibrations
(c)less than 25 cm (d)damped vibrations
Q215. Light houses are places with powerful lights to
Amount of water vapour in the atmosphere is measured (a)guide and resolve traffic jams in crowded metro
in terms of cities during nights.
(a) Humidity (b)guide and help large crowds at religious gathering
(b) Droplets during nights.
(c) Smog
(c)indicate to the incoming war ships the location of a (a)to ensure smooth running.
harbor during night (b)to allow the vehicle to take more load.
(d)guide and warn the ships corning from different (c)to avoid skidding and to minimize friction
directions in the ocean. (d)to go fast and save fuel.

Q224. Q232.
A piece of wood is held under water. The up thrust on it Refrigeration is a process which
will be: (a)kills bacteria
(a)equal to the weight of the wood (b)slows down the bacterial growth
(b)less than weight of the wood (c)Inactivates the bacteria
(c)more than weight of the wood (d)Plasmolyses the bacteria
Q225. Mud houses are cooler in summers and warmer in
Persistence of vision is the principle behind winters as compared to brick houses because
(a) Camera (a)mud is a good conductor
(b) Spectroscope (b)mud is a bad conductor
(c) Cinema (c)mud is a poor insulator
(d) Periscope (d)evaporation of water causes cooling in summers and
sunlight coming through holes causes warming in
Q226. winters
In a nuclear reactor one of the following is used as a fuel
(a) Coal Q234.
(b) Uranium After long periods of use a grey spot develops on the
(c) Radium inside of a bulb. This is because
(d) Diesel (a)the tungsten filament evaporates and collects there
(b)the heat of the bulb scorches the glass at the top
Q227. (c)dust inside the bulb condenses on the top
The density of the liquid when heated (d)glass undergoes a change due to the heat
(b)increases Q235.
(c)does not change Should cars have bumpers that collapse under impact?
(d)may increase of decrease depending on pressure (a)Yes since the offending car should get damaged and
pay for the mistake
Q228. (b) No since it would be very expensive to get the car
The distance between node and adjacent antinodes is 30 repaired
cm. The wavelength is (c) No since the colliding car would then ram into the
(a) 30 cm. occupants and kill them
(b) 90 cm (d) Yes since they help to absorb the impact of a collision
(c) 120 cm. and keep the occupants safe
(d) 60 cm.
Q229. Ice cubes are added to a glass of pure water and a glass
The nature of fuse wire is of pure alcohol. The ice would be
(a)high resistance and low melting point. (a)at a higher level in water
(b)high resistance and high melting point. (b)at a higher level in alcohol
(c)low resistance and high melting point. (c)at the same level in both
(d)low resistance and low melting point (d)floating in alcohol and sinking In water

Q230. Q237.
In a railway track two rails rejoined end to end with a A person wears spectacles with concave lenses. It means
gap in between them because that normally (when not using glasses) the image of
(a)steel can be saved distant objects is focused in his eyes
(b)accidents due to contraction in winter can be avoided (a)behind the retina
(c)air gaps are necessary for bearing the weight of (b)in front of the retina
running train (c)on the retina
(d)accidents due to expansible in summer can be (d)on the blind spot
Q231. What is the principle of a Life Jacket?
Vehicle tyres are inflated properly (a) It provides oxygen to a drowning person
(b) It increases the volume of the person to keep him (a) Beryllium
afloat (b) Silicon
(c) It decreases the volume of the person to keep him (c) Tantelum
afloat (d) Pure Copper
(d) The person can sit on It like a raft
Q239. Which of the following events occurred first ?
Myopia is the same as (a)Albert Einstein propounded the General Theory of
(a)Near sightedness Relativity
(b)Astigmatism (b)Max Planck unveiled the Quantum Theory
(c)Presbyopia (c)Marconi first transmitted a wireless signal
(d)Long sightedness (d)Madame Marie Curie became the first woman Nobel
Sun’s heat reaches us by Q248.
(a)Conduction The audio signals of TV are
(b)Convection (a)Amplitude modulated
(c)Radiation (b)Frequency modulated
(d)Reflection (c)Unmodulated
(d)Velocity modulated
A sphere rolls down on two inclined planes of different Q249.
angles but same height it does so Woollen cloth protects the body from cold because
(a)in the same time (a) it is a good conductor of heat
(b)with the same speed (b) it is a poor conductor of heat
(c) In the same time with the same speed (c)external heat rays enter into the body through the
(d) in the same time with the same kinetic energy woolen cloth
(d)it reflects heat
Which one of the following has the highest value of Q250.
specific heat? The owl can see most clearly in total darkness because
(a) Glass (a) it has squint eyes
(b) Copper (b) it has large eyes with orbs directed forward giving it
(c) Lead binocular sight
(d) Water (c) it has light bulbs in its eyes provided by nature
(d) it produces infrasonic sounds
A microscope used in pathological laboratories forms Q251.
(a)magnified virtual erect image Damp clothes are dried in spin dryers by the action of
(b)diminished real and erect image (a)centripetal forces
(c)magnified virtual and inverted image (b)centrifugal forces
(d)diminished virtual and erect image (c)central forces
(d)non central forces
The velocity of sound is more of Q252.
(a) water Tape recorder should not be kept near one of the
(b) air following things:
(c) steel (a) Clock
(d) wood (b) Magnet
(c) Electrical switchboard
Q245. (d) Radio
The magnifying power of an astronomical telescope can
be decreased by Q253.
(a)decreasing the focal length of the eyepiece When a person sitting on a swing stands up on the swing
(b)increasing the focal length of the eyepiece the frequency of oscillation
(c)increasing the focal length of the objective (a)decreases
(d)None of these (b)increases
(c)becomes infinite
Q246. (d)does not change
Necessary element of change in solar energy to electric
energy Q254.
Night photography and photography In mist and fog are In a diesel engine the high temperature needed to ignite
possible using the fuel Is achieved by
(a)ultraviolet radiation (a)using heat from exhaust
(b)infrared radiation (b)the battery
(c)microwave radiation (c)compressing air in the cylinders
(d)gamma radiation (d)an electrical spark

Q255. Q263.
It is easier to carry two buckets of water in one hand Waves that are required for long distance wireless
each than to can only one in one hand because communication are
(a)weights of buckets are balanced (a) infrared fays
(b)centre of gravity falls within the body (b) Ultraviolet rays
(c)centre of gravity and centre of equilibrium fall within (c)Radio waves
the feet (d)Microwaves
(d)resultant weight of buckets is zero
Q256. Rise of oil a wick is due to
The surface tension of water on adding detergent to it (a) density of the oil
(a)increases (b) iscosity of the oil
(b)decreases (c) surface tension of the oil
(c)no change (d)pressure of the oil
(d)becomes zero
Q257. The radiation initially produced in fluorescent tube is
Which of the following is optical illusion? (a)(J) infrared
(a) Rainbow (b) ultraviolet
(b) Earthshine (c) microwaves
(c) Halo (d)X-rays .
(d) Mirage
Q258. The four stroke petrol engine Is based on
An athlete runs before long jump to get advantage on (a) Carnot cycle
(a)Inertia of motion (b) Otto cycle
(b)Frictional force (c)Diesel cycle
(c)Moment of a force (d)Boyles cycle
(d)Principle of moments
Q259. It is dangerous to observe Solar eclipse with naked eyes
In sunlight a rose appears red. In green light the same because
rose appears : (a) Infrared radiations from sun burn our retina
(a) red (b) Ultraviolet radiations from Sun bum our retina
(b) black (c)All radiations from sun initiate chemical reactions in
(c) green eyes
(d) yellow (d)Cosmic rays reach eyes more during the eclipse .

Q260. Q268.
The sparkling of a diamond is due to A bomb at rest explodes into a large number of tiny
(a)total internal reflection of light fragments. The total momentum of all the fragments
(b)interference of light (a)is zero
(c)polarisation of light (b) depends on the total mass of all the fragments
(d)refraction of light (c)depends on the speeds of various fragments
(d)is infinity
If a copper wire Is increased to double its length Its Q269.
resistance will become An optically plane surface reflects a beam of light
(a) four times (a)as a parallel beam in one direction
(b) one fourth (b)as diffused beams in all directions
(c) double (c)as parallel beams in all directions
(d) hall (d)as a diffused beam in one direction

Q262. Q270.
The slope of a velocity time graph represents (a)refraction
(a)acceleration (b)total internal reflection
(b) displacement (c)diffraction
(c)distance (d)reflection
Q271. A copper disc has a hole. If the disc is heated the size of
The earth wire of a cable is connected to the hole
(a)the outer metallic body of the appliance (a) increases
(b)the fuse of the appliance (b)decreases
(c)the filament of the appliance (c)No change
(d)short circuitry of the appliance (d)first increases and than decreases

Q272. Q280.
Water Is used in car radiator because of its A rearview mirror for driving is
(a)low density (a)plain
(b)easy availability (b) concave
(c) high specific heat capacity (c) convex
(d)low boiling point (d) inverted

Q273. Q281.
How much mechanical work must be done to completely The Important unit of a microprocessor Is
melt 1 gram of ice at 0°C ? (a)ALU
(a)2 J. (b)array of registers
(b) 80 J (c)control unit
(c)336 J (d)All of the above
(d) 2268 J
Q274. Which one of the following has the highest value of
A bullet is fired from a rifle which recoils after firing. The specific heat?
ratio of kinetic energy of the rifle to that of the bullet is (a)Glass
(a)zero (b)Copper
(b) one (c)Lead
(c)less than one (d)Water
(d)more than one
Q275. The device used for locating submerged objects under
The layer of atmosphere used for radio wave sea is
transmission is (a)sonar
(a)chromospheres (b)radar
(b)troposphere (c)laser
(c)ionosphere (d)maser
Q276. The metal whose electrical conductivity is more is
Negative feedback in amplifiers (a) copper
(a)increases bandwidth and decreases noise (b) aluminum
(b)decreases bandwidth and decreases noise (c) silver
(c)increases bandwidth and increases noise (d) lead
(d)decreases bandwidth and increases noise
Q277. What happens to a liquid when the vapour pressure
Water cannot be used to extinguish fire caused by equals the atmospheric pressure?
electric current because (a)The liquid cools
(a) it may cause electrocution (b)The liquid boils
(b)it may cause hydrolysis (c)No change
(c)it may cause electrolysis (d)The liquid evaporates
(d)it may spoil the wiring
Q278. In nuclear reactor heavy water is used as
A periscope works on the principle of (a)coolant
(b)fuel (d)Hyper metropia
(d)atomic smasher Q295.
When milk is churned the cream separates from it due
Q287. to:
Water boils at a lower temperature on the hills because (a)Frictional force
(a)it is cold on the hills (b)Centrifugal force
(b)there is less carbon dioxide on the hills (c)Gravitational force
(c)there is a decrease in air pressure on the hills (d)Viscous forces
(d)There is less oxygen
Q288. Moving electric charge produces :
Why do birds not have respiratory trouble at the time of (a)magnetic field
flying at high altitude ? (b)sound waves
(a)Their lungs are very large (c)light rays
(b)They fly Inactively (d)heat waves
(c)They have extra air sacs
(d)They use less oxygen Q297.
The S.I. Unit of electric charge is :
Q289. (a) amphere
The temperature which has the same reading on both (b)coulomb
Fahrenheit and Celsius scales is (c)e.s.u
(a) 0° (d)Kelvin
(b) 0°
(c) 4° Q298.
(d)140° Light beam which is highly directional is called:
Q290. (b)grazer
Kilowatt hour is the unit of (c)maser
(a)Energy (d)laser
(c)Force Q299.
(d)Momentum Permissible noise level at Residential area during night
time Is:
Q291. (a)45 dB (A)(b) 55 dB(A)(c) 75 dB(A)(d) 80 dB(A)
The part of the eye having the larges refractive index is :
(b)aqueous humor
(d)vitreous humor Q300.
Energy in reflected light :
Q292. (a)does not depends on the angle of incidence
Conversion of heat into electrical is achieved by using : (b)increases with the increase in angle
(a)Ammeter (c)decreases with the increase in angle of incidence
(b)Hydrometer (d)becomes maximum for angle of incidence equal to
(c)Voltmeter 45°
Q293. 1d 2a 3c 4a 5a 6a
Ball pen functions on the principle of 7b 8b 9b 10 c 11 a 12 a
(a)Viscosity 13 c 14 a 15 c 16 b 17 b 18 b
(b)Boyles Law
19 a 20 b 21 c 22 d 23 b 24 a
(c)Gravitational force
(d)surface tension 25 b 26 c 27 d 28 a 29 c 30 a
31 a 32 b 33 a 34 a 35 c 36 b
Q294. 37 b 38 b 39 d 40 b 41 c 42 a
A man cannot see clearly beyond 10 meters. The disease 43 b 44 d 45 c 46 b 47 b 48 b
he suffers from : 49 a 50 c 51 c 52 d 53 c 54 c
(a)Far sight 55 c 56 d 57 c 58 b 59 c 60 c
61 b 62 c 63 a 64 a 65 b 66 b
67 d 68 a 69 d 70 b 71 d 72 c
73 c 74 a 75 b 76 b 77 d 78 c
79 b 80 a 81 d 82 c 83 a 84 c
85 c 86 c 87 b 88 b 89 b 90 d
91 d 92 d 93 d 94 a 95 c 96 b
97 a 98 c 99 d 100 d 101 b 102 a
103 b 104 a 105 c 106 c 107 a 108 d
109 b 110 b 111 d 112 a 113 b 114 b
115 b 116 b 117 d 118 c 119 d 120 c
121 c 122 b 123 c 124 c 125 a 126 a
127 d 128 c 129 d 130 c 131 c 132 a
133 d 134 d 135 c 136 c 137 b 138 d
139 b 140 d 141 a 142 a 143 a 144 a
145 a 146 a 147 a 148 b 149 a 150 b
151 b 152 a 153 c 154 d 155 c 156 a
157 b 158 b 159 a 160 b 161 a 162 c
163 b 164 b 165 a 166 c 167 c 168 a
169 d 170 c 171 d 172 d 173 c 174 b
175 b 176 b 177 c 178 a 179 d 180 d
181 d 182 c 183 b 184 a 185 c 186 a
187 a 188 b 189 c 190 a 191 c 192 a
193 c 194 a 195 c 196 a 197 c 198 d
199 c 200 b 201 d 202 c 203 d 204 b
205 d 206 a 207 b 208 c 209 a 210 b
211 c 212 a 213 d 214 a 215 a 216 c
217 b 218 a 219 c 220 a 221 d 222 c
223 d 224 b 225 c 226 b 227 a 228 d
229 a 230 d 231 c 232 b 233 b 234 c
235 d 236 a 237 b 238 b 239 a 240 c
241 b 242 d 243 c 244 c 245 b 246 b
247 b 248 b 249 b 250 b 251 b 252 b
253 b 254 b 255 c 256 b 257 d 258 a
259 b 260 a 261 c 262 c 263 c 264 c
265 b 266 b 267 b 268 a 269 a 270 a
271 b 272 c 273 b 274 a 275 c 276 a
277 a 278 b 279 a 280 c 281 d 282 d
283 a 284 c 285 b 286 c 287 c 288 c
289 b 290 a 291 c 292 d 293 d 294 b
295 b 296 a 297 b 298 d 299 a 300 b