The Chennai School Of banking

GENERAL SCIENCE Physics-08

Question No : 1

What is the SI unit of Force?
(1) Pascal
(2) Boyle
(3) Newton
(4) Watt

Question No : 2

Which of the following device is best suited for measuring the temperature inside metallurgical furnaces?
(1) Pyrometer
(2) Thermocouple
(3) Thermometer
(4) Thermistor

Question No : 3

Convex mirror is generally used in _____
(1) Solar cookers
(2) Opthalmoscope
(3) Reflector for head light
(4) Rear view mirror

Question No : 4

For which of the following game, players must have the knowledge of Pascal’s law?
(1) Climbing       
(2) Paragliding
(3) Rafting
(4) Scuba diving

Question No : 5

Who invented the electrocardiogram (ECG)?
(1) Willem Einthoven
(2) Edward Jenner
(3) Antonio de Ulloa and Charles Wood
(4) Karl Benz

Question No : 6

During uniform motion of an object along a straight line, the _____ remains constant with time.
(1) Time
(2) Velocity
(3) Acceleration
(4) Distance

Question No : 7

If the force applied on the object is in the direction of its motion, the speed of the object _____
(1) Increases
(2) Stops
(3) Decreases
(4) No effect

Question No : 8

What is the SI unit of frequency?
(1) Newton
(2) Watt
(3) Farad
(4) Hertz

Question No : 9

What is the name of the device used to convert alternating current into direct current?
(1) Ammeter
(2) Galvanometer
(3) Rectifier
(4) Transformer

Question No : 10

Which one among the following components is used as an amplifying device?
(1) Transformer
(2) Diode
(3) Capacitor
(4) Transistor

Question No : 11

0°K is equivalent to
(1) 273°C
(2) -273°C
(3) 0°C
(4) 100°C

Question No : 12

Sextant is an instrument used in which of the following?
(1) Cloud never
(2) Navigation
(3) Agriculture
(4) Medical treatment

Question No : 13

Seismometer was invented by
(1) Alexander Parkes
(2) Luigi Palmieri
(3) Alexey Pajitnov

(4) Ransom Eli Olds

Question No : 14

Who invented Television?
(1) J L Baird
(2) Aristotle
(3) James Clerk Maxwell
(4) Nikola Tesla

Question No : 15

Instrument for measuring rainfall is called
(1) Lucimeter
(2) Galactometer
(3) Hyetometer
(4) Hygrometer
 

Question No : 16

Which physical quantity is measured in ‘siemens’?
(1) Electric potential
(2) Electric conductance
(3) Magnetic flux
(4) Refractive index

Question No : 17

_____ states that the total current entering a junction is equal to the total current leaving the junction.
(1) Lenz’s Law
(2) Hooke’s Law
(3) Ohm’s Law
(4) Krichhoff’s First Law

Question No : 18

To keep drinks at the same temperature for quite sometime, the walls of thermos bottle are coated with:
(1) Aluminium paint
(2) Lead Powder
(3) Silver layer
(4) Mercury Layer

Question No : 19

The SI unit of electric charge is
(1) Ampere
(2) Coulomb
(3) Esu
(4) Kelvin

Question No : 20

The strongest force in nature is
(1) Electrical force
(2) Gravitational force
(3) Nuclear force
(4) Magnetic force

Question No : 21

Satellite is kept moving in its orbit around the Earth; it is due to
(1) Centrifugal force
(2) Centripetal force
(3) Gravitational force or lack of it
(4) Some other forces

Question No : 22

The colour of the star is an indication of its:
(1) Distance from the earth
(2) Temperature
(3) Luminosity
(4) Distance from the sun

Question No : 23

The time taken to reach the Sunlight up to the surface of earth is approximately
(1) 4.2 sec
(2) 4.8 sec
(3) 8.5 minutes
(4) 3.6 hrs.

Question No : 24

Objects that emit light on their own are known as?
(1) Non luminous objects
(2) Luminous objects
(3) Transparent objects
(4) Non transparent objects

Question No : 25

In microwave oven, the microwave tube used is
(1) A combination of klystron and magnetron tubes
(2) Klystron tube
(3) Magnetron tube
(4) Travelling wave tube

Question No : 26

The period of revolution of a geo stationary satellite is
(1) 365 days
(2) 30 days
(3) 24 hours
(4) Changing continuously

Question No : 27

What are the links between Dhruva, Purnima and Cirus?
(1) They are Indian research reactors
(2) They are stars
(3) These are names of famous books
(4) They are power plants

Question No : 28

Reading glasses are made from which type of lenses?
(1) Concave
(2) Convex
(3) Plain
(4) None of these

Question No : 29

Which one of the following is the effect of the flight of supersonic jet?
(1) Air pollution
(2) Eye disease
(3) Depletion in ozone layer
(4) None of these

Question No : 30

Photosynthesis using the invisible part of the sunlight is done by some
(1) Trees
(2) Algae
(3) Bacteria
(4) Fungi

Question No : 31

What is the distance between two successive crests or successive troughs called?
(1) Amplitude
(2) Wavelength
(3) Frequency
(4) None of these

Question No : 32

Which one among the following has the highest energy?
(1) Blue light
(2) Green light
(3) Red light
(4) Yellow light

Question No : 33

The speed of light will be minimum while passing through
(1) Glass
(2) Vacuum
(3) Water
(4) Air

Question No : 34

The electric current does not flow between two properly connected charged bodies if they are having
(1) Same charge
(2) Same capacity
(3) Same resistivity
(4) Same potential

Question No : 35

Which of the following represents Pressure?
(1) Force/Density
(2) Force x Area
(3) Force/Area
(4) Force/ Acceleration

Question No : 36

 Pyrometer is used to measure
(1) Air pressure
(2) Humidity
(3) High temperature

(4) Density

Question No : 37

Which of the following is not a vector quantity?
(1) Displacement
(2) Velocity
(3) Force
(4) Volume

Question No : 38

Which one of the following SI unit is not correctly matched?
(1) Work-Joule
(2) Force-Newton
(3) Mass-kg        
(4) Pressure-Dyne

Question No : 39

It is easier to carry two buckets of water is one hand each, than to carry only one in hand because
(1) weight of buckets are balanced
(2) centre of gravity falls within the body
(3) centre of gravity and centre of equilibrium fall within the feet
(4) resultant weight of buckets is zero

Question No : 40

Who Invented water turbine?
(1) Enrico Fermi
(2) Adolf Gaston Eugen Fick
(3) Sandford Fleming
(4) Benoit Fourneyron

Question No : 41

How can we measure specific gravity of milk?
(1) Using a viscometer
(2) Using an odometer
(3) Using a hygrometer
(4) Using a hydrometer

Question No : 42

Terminal velocity _____
(1) first increase before decreasing
(2) is constant
(3) first decreases before increasing
(4) always keeps on increasing

Question No : 43

Arithmometer was invented by
(1) Evangelista Torricelli
(2) Charles Xavier Thomas
(3) Edward Teller
(4) Charles Babbage

Question No : 44

The reverse effect of X-ray emission is
(1) Raman effect
(2) Compton effect
(3) Zeeman effect
(4) Photo-electric effect

Question No : 45

Which term is not associated with sound wave?
(1) Hertz
(2) Decibel
(3) Candela
(4) Mach

Question No : 46

The washing machine works on the principle of _____
(1) Dialysis
(2) Diffusion
(3) Reverse osmosis
(4) Centrifugation

Question No : 47

The incident ray, the _____ at the point of incidence and the reflected ray all lie in the same plane.
(1) Surface
(2) Tangent
(3) Normal
(4) Angle of reflection

Question No : 48

What is the SI unit of heat energy?
(1) Joule
(2) Newton
(3) Calorie
(4) Kelvin

Question No : 49

What is the SI unit of intensity of sound?
(1) Decibel
(2) Newton
(3) Hertz
(4) Tesla

Question No : 50

The phenomena of raising the outer edge of the curved roads, above the inner edge to provide necessary centripetal force to the vehicles to take a safe turn is called _____
(1) Banking of roads
(2) Cornering of roads
(3) Elevation of roads
(4) Tempering of roads