MCQs in Physics Part XI

Compiled MCQs in Physics Part 11 of the series as one topic in General Engineering and Applied Sciences (GEAS) in the ECE Board Exam.

MCQs in Physics Part 11

This is the Multiples Choice Questions Part 11 of the Series in Physics as one of the General Engineering and Applied Sciences (GEAS) topic. In Preparation for the ECE Board Exam make sure to expose yourself and familiarize in each and every questions compiled here taken from various sources including past Board Questions in General Engineering and Applied Sciences (GEAS), Physics Books, Journals and other Physics References.

Online Questions and Answers in Physics Series

Following is the list of multiple choice questions in this brand new series:

College Physics MCQs
PART 1: MCQs from Number 1 – 50                        Answer key: PART I
PART 2: MCQs from Number 51 – 100                   Answer key: PART II
PART 3: MCQs from Number 101 – 150                 Answer key: PART III
PART 4: MCQs from Number 151 – 200                 Answer key: PART IV
PART 5: MCQs from Number 201 – 250                 Answer key: PART V
PART 6: MCQs from Number 251 – 300                 Answer key: PART VI
PART 7: MCQs from Number 301 – 350                 Answer key: PART VII
PART 8: MCQs from Number 351 – 400                 Answer key: PART VIII
PART 9: MCQs from Number 401 – 450                 Answer key: PART IX
PART 11: MCQs from Number 501 – 550                 Answer key: PART XI

Continue Practice Exam Test Questions Part XI of the Series

Choose the letter of the best answer in each questions.

501. Solid concrete walls that resist shear forces; often used in buildings constructed in earthquake zones.

  • a. shear stress
  • b. tensile stress
  • c. shear
  • d. shear-walls

502. Sediment particles ranging from 0.004 to0.06 mm (0.00016 to 0.0024 inch) in diameter.

  • a. silt
  • b. stress
  • c. shear
  • d. momentum

503. Is often used to describe the measurement of the steepness, incline, gradient, or grade of a straight line. A higher slope value indicates a steeper incline.

  • a. shear
  • b. stiff
  • c. slope
  • d. none of the above

504. Ability to resist collapse and deformation;

  • a. stable
  • b. shear
  • c. stiff
  • d. none of the above

505. Characteristic of a structure that is able to carry a realistic load without collapsing or deforming significantly.

  • a. steel
  • b. stability
  • c. stiff
  • d. stable

506. An alloy of iron and carbon that is hard, strong, and malleable.

  • a. stable
  • b. shear
  • c. stiff
  • d. none of the above

507. Ability to resist deformation;

  • a. steel
  • b. stability
  • c. stiff
  • d. stable

508. Defined as force per unit area, is a measure of the intensity of the total internal forces acting within a body across imaginary internal surfaces, as a reaction to external applied forces and body forces.

  • a. silt
  • b. stress
  • c. shear
  • d. momentum

509. Is a two-dimensional manifold.

  • a. surface
  • b. vector
  • c. silt
  • d. volume

510. A bridge in which the roadway deck is suspended from cables that pass over two towers; the cables are anchored in housings at either end of the bridge

  • a. surface
  • b. vector
  • c. suspension bridge
  • d. tensile strength

511. The component of linear acceleration tangent to the path of a particle moving in a circular path.

  • a. tension
  • b. tangential acceleration
  • c. tensile
  • d. tension ring

512. Is the stress state leading to expansion; that is, the tensile stress may be increased until the reach of tensile strength, namely the limit state of stress.

  • a. tension
  • b. tension ring
  • c. tensile
  • d. tensile stress

513. A stretching force that pulls on a material.

  • a. tension
  • b. tension ring
  • c. tensile
  • d. tensile stress

514. A support ring that resists the outward force pushing against the lower sides of a dome.

  • a. tension
  • b. tension ring
  • c. tensile
  • d. tensile stress

515. Is a vector that measures the tendency of a force to rotate an object about some axis. The magnitude of a torque is defined as force times its lever arm. Just as a force is a push or a pull, a torque can be thought of as a twist.

  • a. tension
  • b. tension ring
  • c. torque
  • d. tensile stress

516. A rigid frame composed of short, straight pieces joined to form a series of triangles or other stable shapes.

  • a. truss
  • b. tension
  • c. torque
  • d. tensile stress

517. Not in balance or in proper balance.

  • a. unbalanced
  • b. torque
  • c. truss
  • d. stress

518. A directed line segment. As such, vectors have magnitude and direction. Many physical quantities, for example, velocity, acceleration, and force, are vectors. Vectors are widely used in mathematical physics.

  • a. surface
  • b. vector
  • c. suspension bridge
  • d. tensile strength

519. Of a solid object is the three-dimensional concept of how much space it occupies, often quantified numerically. One dimensional figures and two-dimensional shapes are assigned zero volume in the three-dimensional space.

  • a. volume
  • b. Shear
  • c. Instantaneous
  • d. none of the above

520. Is a measurement of the gravitational force acting on an object?

  • a. mass
  • b. measurement
  • c. weight
  • d. kilogram

521. The maximum displacement of a particle in vibration relative to the position of the equilibrium.

  • a) Wave front
  • b) Frequency
  • c) Amplitude
  • d) Period

522. A type of wave in which the particles vibrate in direction at right angles to the direction of the wave travel.

  • a) Wave front
  • b) Transverse waves
  • c) Longitudinal waves
  • d) wave length

523. A type of wave in which individual particles vibrate in a direction parallel to the direction of the wave travel.

  • a) Longitudinal waves
  • b) Stationary wave
  • c) wave front
  • d) Transverse waves

524. A surface that passes through all points in the wave those are in the same phase.

  • a) Longitudinal waves
  • b) Transverse waves
  • c) Wave front
  • d) Stationary wave

525. Interference in which two waves arrive at a point in phase with each other and the resulting amplitude is the sum of the amplitudes is the sum of the amplitudes of the two original waves.

  • a) Constructive interference
  • b) Destructive interference
  • c) Opposing interference
  • d) None of these

526. The waves arrive a half wave out of phase and the resultant amplitude is the difference between the two amplitude.

  • a) Constructive interference
  • b) Destructive interference
  • c) Opposing interference
  • d) None of these

527. A principle stating that each point on a wave front may be considered as a new source of disturbance sending wavelets in forward direction. At any instant the new wave front is the surface tangent to all wave length.

  • a) Huygen’s principle
  • b) Hygen’s principle
  • c) Hugen’s principle
  • d) Hegyn’s principle

528. The change of direction of a wave due to speed changes.

  • a) Dispersion
  • b) Refraction
  • c) wave front
  • d) wave misalignment

529. Wave produced when two waves of equal amplitude and frequency travel in opposite directions in a medium.

  • a) Stationary Wave
  • b) Antinodes
  • c) wave front
  • d) wave misalignment

530. Points in a stationary wave at which the amplitude is zero.

  • a) antinodes
  • b) nodes
  • c) pronodes
  • d) none of these

531. Points of maximum amplitude.

  • a) antinodes
  • b) nodes
  • c) pronodes
  • d) none of these

532. A disturbance caused by a vibrating body and sense by the ear.

  • a) force vibration
  • b) resonance
  • c) sound
  • d) intensity

533. Set up by an elastic body by another vibrating body.

  • a) resonance
  • b) forced vibration
  • c) amplitude
  • d) super sonic wave

534. Forced vibration where the natural frequency of the coupled body is the same as that of the vibrator.

  • a) resonance
  • b) amplitude
  • c) forced vibration
  • d) super sonic wave

535. Effect due to the combined action of two set of waves passing through a single region at the same time.

  • a) interference
  • b) Doppler effect
  • c) refraction
  • d) ultrasonic

536. The apparent frequency of a sound source is changed if there is relative motion between the source and the observer.

  • a) Doppler effect
  • b) supersonic
  • c) interference
  • d) ultrasonic

537. A highly concentrated pressure wave caused by an object flying faster than speed of sound.

  • a) sonic-boom shock wave
  • b) ultrasonic
  • c) supersonic
  • d) resonance

538. A speed greater than the speed of sound.

  • a) supersonic
  • b) ultrasonic
  • c) infrasonic
  • d) micro sonic

539. Sound produced by an object that vibrates with a frequency above the range of human hearing.

  • a) supersonic
  • b) ultrasonic
  • c) infrasonic
  • d) micro sonic

540. The study of sound production and transmission in relation to the human sense of hearing.

  • a) music
  • b) acoustic
  • c) noise
  • d) pitch

541. A sound produce by a regular vibration.

  • a) musical tone
  • b) acoustic
  • c) noise
  • d) pitch

542. Any undesirable sound.

  • a) musical tone
  • b) acoustic
  • c) noise
  • d) pitch

543. The highness or lowness of a sound as characterized by the frequency of vibration.

  • a) musical tone
  • b) acoustic
  • c) noise
  • d) pitch

544. Refers to the complexity of the sound.

  • a) musical tone
  • b) acoustic
  • c) noise
  • d) pitch

545. The magnitude of hearing sensation produced by the sound.

  • a) intensity
  • b) intensity level
  • c) loudness
  • d) bell

546. The rate at which sound energy flows through a unit area.

  • a) intensity
  • b) intensity level
  • c) loudness
  • d) bell

547. The logarithm of the ratio of the intensity of a sound to an arbitrary chosen intensity.

  • a) intensity
  • b) intensity level
  • c) loudness
  • d) bell

548. The unit of intensity.

  • a) intensity
  • b) intensity level
  • c) loudness
  • d) bel

549. The succession of tones related to each other.

  • a) musical tone
  • b) intensity level
  • c) musical pitch
  • d) musical scale

Answer: musical scale

550. The persistence of sound in a enclose space.

  • a) echo
  • b) reverberation
  • c) reflection
  • d) complexity

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