The Chennai School Of banking

GENERAL SCIENCE Physics-05

Question No : 1

Which one of the following is a bad Thermal Conductor?
(1) Aluminium
(2) Copper
(3) Glass
(4) Silver

Question No : 2

The sliding friction is _____than the static friction.
(1) Double
(2) Same
(3) Greater
(4) Smaller

Question No : 3

Who invented the Centigrade scale?
(1) Anders Celsius
(2) Daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit
(3) William Thomson
(4) Wright Brothers

Question No : 4

Which colour is formed when Blue and Green are mixed?
(1) Cyan
(2) Brown
(3) Black
(4) Violet

Question No : 5

Which one of the following is not a property of electromagnetic waves?
(1) Electromagnetic waves do not show interference and diffraction.
(2) Oscillating electric field and magnetic field are perpendicular to each other
(3) Electromagnetic waves are transverse waves
(4) Electromagnetic waves do not require a medium to propogate

Question No : 6

Which of the following is not a vector quantity?
(1) Acceleration
(2) Electric current
(3) Force
(4) Velocity

Question No : 7

Which among the following determines the pitch of a sound?
(1) Amplitude
(2) Frequency
(3) Loudness
(4) Wavelength

Question No : 8

The side mirrors of vehicles are of which type of mirrors?
(1) Convex
(2) Concave
(3) Plane
(4) Inverted

Question No : 9

At what temperature (in Fahrenheit) pure water freezes?
(1) 32
(2) 0        
(3) 48
(4) 37

Question No : 10

Reflection from a smooth surface like that of a mirror is called _____ reflection.
(1) Regular         
(2) Irregular
(3) Diffused
(4) Fused

Question No : 11

Meter in a vehicle that calculates distance covered by the vehicle is called _____
(1) Speedometer
(2) Odometer
(3) Thermometer
(4) Kilometre

Question No : 12

The strength of a force is usually expressed by its _____.
(1) Motion
(2) Direction
(3) Interaction
(4) Magnitude

Question No : 13

What is the SI unit of electric current?
(1) Newton
(2) Joule
(3) Ampere
(4) Watt

Question No : 14

Which colour is formed when Red and Green are mixed?
(1) Light blue
(2) Yellow
(3) White
(4) Grey

Question No : 15

It is difficult to fix a nail on a freely suspended wooden frame. Which law supports this statement?
(1) Law of inertia
(2) Newton’s second law
(3) Newton’s third law
(4) Pascal’s law

Question No : 16

Who invented world’s first true radar and demonstrated its use?
(1) Fred Morrison
(2) A. H. Taylor and Leo C. Young
(3) Van Tassel
(4) W. K. Roentgen

Question No : 17

When a ball is thrown vertically upwards, which of the following quantities remains constant during its motion?
(1) Energy
(2) Displacement
(3) Velocity
(4) Acceleration

Question No : 18

The substances which reduce friction are called _____
(1) Irregularities
(2) Lubricants
(3) Adhesives
(4) Viscous

Question No : 19

Contact force is another name for _____
(1) Friction
(2) Magnetic force
(3) Electrostatic force
(4) Muscular force

Question No : 20

Energy in the form of heat is wasted when a machine is operated. This heat is generated due to _____
(1) Burning
(2) Friction
(3) Combustion
(4) Lubrication

Question No : 21

A ball rolling along the ground gradually slows down and finally comes to rest is due to _____.
(1) Friction
(2) Magnetic force
(3) Electrostatic force
(4) Muscular force

Question No : 22

The remove the defect of long sightedness one uses
(1) Concave lens
(2) Convex mirror
(3) Convex lens
(4) Concave mirror

Question No : 23

The unit of measurement of Noise is
(1) Decibel
(2) Hertz
(3) Amplifier
(4) Acoustics

Question No : 24

Diamond does not conduct electricity, because
(1) It’s structure is very compact
(2) It is of crystalline nature
(3) There are only carbon atoms present in it
(4) No free electrons are present in it

Question No : 25

Which of the following has the lowest frequency?
(1) Visible light
(2) Gamma rays
(3) X-rays
(4) Ultra violet rays

Question No : 26

The study of origin and evolution of universe is known as
(1) Cosmology
(2) Astrology
(3) Seismology
(4) Limnology

Question No : 27

Telephone exchange was invented by?
(1) Tivadar Puskas
(2) Joseph Priestley
(3) Petrache Poenaru
(4) James Leonard Plimpton

Question No : 28

Who invented Helicopter?
(1) Copernicus
(2) Sikorsky
(3) Cockrell
(4) Drinker

Question No : 29

What is impulse equal to?
(1) Change in momentum
(2) Change in force
(3) Change in velocity
(4) Change in acceleration

Question No : 30

If in a motion, the axis of the rotation passes through an object, the motion is called _____
(1) Orbital motion
(2) Circulatory motion
(3) Spin motion
(4) Oscillatory motion

Question No : 31

Who invented Rocket?
(1) Rich K Goyle
(2) E M Forster
(3) Robert Goddard
(4) James Anderson

Question No : 32

Blood pressure is measured by  _____
(1) Barometer
(2) Sphygmomanometer
(3) Hydrometer
(4) Thermometer

Question No : 33

A body in equilibrium _____
(1) can move with constant acceleration
(2) is always at rest
(3) can move with constant velocity
(4) can move with variable acceleration

Question No : 34

If a gas is compressed to half of its original volume at 27°C, to what temperature should it be heated to make it occupy its original volume?
(1) 327    
(2) 600°C
(3) 54°C
(4) 300°C

Question No : 35

The absorption of ink by blotting paper involves
(1) Viscosity of ink
(2) Capillary action phenomenon
(3) Diffusion of ink through the blotting
(4) Siphon action

Question No : 36

In the phenomenon of resonance, the natural frequency of two bodies should be
(1) low
(2) equal
(3) high
(4) None of these

Question No : 37

The sensation of weightlessness in a spacecraft in an orbit is due to the
(1) Absence of gravity outside
(2) Acceleration in the orbit which is equal to the acceleration due to gravity outside
(3) Presence of gravity outside but not inside the spacecraft
(4) Fact that spacecraft in the orbit has no energy

Question No : 38

“Curie” is the unit of
(1) Radioactivity
(2) Temperature
(3) Heat
(4) Energy

Question No : 39

Kerosene rises in the wick of the stove is due to
(1) Osmosis
(2) diffusion
(3) surface tension
(4) biogen contraction

Question No : 40

The velocity of sound is maximum in
(1) Air
(2) Liquid
(3) Metal
(4) vacuum

Question No : 41

Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer using codes given below:
List-I                   List-II
(Units)                (Parametric quantities)
A. Watt               1. Heat
B. Knot                2. Navigation
C. Nautical mile    3. Speed of a ship
D. Calorie             4. Power
CODE
     A   B    C   D
(1) 3    1    4    2
(2) 1    2    3    4
(3) 4    3    2    1
(4) 2    4    1    3

Question No : 42

What is measured by manometer?
(1) Air pressure
(2) Pressure of gas
(3) Density of liquids
(4) Pressure of oil on the surface

Question No : 43

The hand burns more by steam comparatively to boiling water, because
(1) The steam has latent heat
(2) Steam sneaked into the body
(3) The steam has more power
(4) Steam is gig

Question No : 44

The ‘Black Box’ of an aeroplane is of
(1) White colour
(2) Red colour
(3) Black colour
(4) Orange colour

Question No : 45

In a railway track two rails rejoined end to end with a gap in between them because
(1) steel can be saved
(2) accidents due to contraction in winter can be avoided
(3) air gaps are necessary for bearing the weight of running train
(4) accidents due to expansible in summer can be avoided.

Question No : 46

What happens if the control rods are not used in a nuclear reactor?
(1) The reactor will stop working
(2) Chain process would go out of bounds
(3) The reactor will be slow to act
(4) The reactor will continue to work as it is

Question No : 47

A cut diamond shines brilliantly due to
(1) Total internal reflection
(2) Absorption of light
(3) Some inherent property
(4) Its molecular structure

Question No : 48

Which instrument is used in submarine to see the objects above sea level?
(1) Pykometer
(2) Polygraph
(3) Photometer
(4) Periscope

Question No : 49

Direct viewing of sun during total solar eclipse causes irreversible damage to eyes. The retinal burn is caused by which one of the following components of the sun rays?
(1) Heat
(2) Rainbow light
(3) Ultra-violet light
(4) Infra-red light

Question No : 50

What is the correct equation for finding the acceleration?
(1) a=frac{(v-u)}{t}
(2) a = u + vt
(3) a= frac{(v+u)}{t}
(4) a= frac{(v+u)}{2}