# MCQs in Physics Part XIII

Compiled MCQs in Physics Part 13 of the series as one topic in General Engineering and Applied Sciences (GEAS) in the ECE Board Exam.

This is the Multiples Choice Questions Part 13 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.

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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 13: MCQs from Number 601 – 650                 Answer key: PART XIII

### Continue Practice Exam Test Questions Part XIII of the Series

Choose the letter of the best answer in each questions.

601. When the principal focus is between object and lens.

• a) primary
• b) focal length
• c) real image
• d) virtual image

602. When object is between lens and principal focus.

• a) converging lens
• b) focal length
• c) real image
• d) virtual image

603. A type of lens which causes a set of parallel rays to converge after passing through the lens

• a) converging lens
• b) diverging lens
• c) real image
• d) virtual image

604. A lens that causes parallel rays to diverge after refraction.

• a) converging lens
• b) diverging lens
• c) real image
• d) virtual image

605. It only produces a virtual image of any object regardless of position.

• a) converging lens
• b) first surface
• c) diverging lens
• d) diverging image

606. The defect of a lens by which rays entering near the edge of the lens are brought to a focus nearer the lens than the rays that enter near the center.

• a) coma
• b) distortion
• c) astigmatism
• d) spherical aberration

607. A form of lateral spherical aberration whereby rays from object points not on the principal axis are focused in a comet-shaped image.

• a) coma
• b) distortion
• c) astigmatism
• d) spherical aberration

608. Caused by variations in the magnification of the outermost portion of the image, resulting in a barrel-shaped or pin-cushion-shaped images of a square- mesh object.

• a) coma
• b) distortion
• c) astigmatism
• d) spherical aberration

609. The defect whereby horizontal and vertical lines are brought to a focus at different distances.

• a) coma
• b) distortion
• c) astigmatism
• d) spherical aberration

610. The adjustment of the eye for seeing at different distances.

• a) hyperopia
• b) accommodation
• c) myopia
• d) magnifier

611. The inability of the eye to clearly see distant objects.

• a) hyperopia
• b) accommodation
• c) myopia
• d) magnifier

612. The difficulty of the eye to focus on very close object.

• a) hyperopia
• b) accommodation
• c) myopia
• d) magnifier

613. A converging lens use to produce an enlargement effect.

• a) hyperopia
• b) accommodation
• c) myopia
• d) magnifier

614. Ratio of the angle subtended at the eye by the image to the angle subtended by the object.

• a) angular vision
• b) angular modulation
• c) angular displacement
• d) angular magnification

615. The variation of the index of refraction with the wavelength of light.

• a) angular dispersion
• b) optical dispersion
• c) circular dispersion
• b) none of these

616. Produces deviation without dispersion.

• a) prism spectroscope
• b) fluorescence
• c) achromatic prism or lens
• d) chromatic aberration

617. Light rays of different wave lengths originating from a common point are brought to different foci by a lens.

• a) prism spectroscope
• b) fluorescence
• c) achromatic prism or lens
• d) chromatic aberration

618. A combination of a prism an achromatic lenses. Used to separate the various wavelengths in a beam of light into its spectrum.

• a) prism spectroscope
• b) fluorescence
• c) achromatic prism or lens
• d) chromatic aberration

619. A process in which substance absorbs radiant energy and remits it in wavelengths, different from those absorb.

• a) phosphorescence
• b) fluorescence
• c) achromatic prism or lens
• d) chromatic aberration

620. Occurs when the process of fluorescence continues after the exciting radiation is removed.

• a) phosphorescence
• b) fluorescence
• c) achromatic prism or lens
• d) chromatic aberration

621. The science that seeks to relate the human sense of color perception to the physical light stimulus in such a way as to produce practical graphical and numerical specification of color.

• a) colorimetry
• b) color characterization
• c) chief spectral hues
• d) complementary beams

622. Hue, saturation, brightness, or lightness of a color.

• a) primaries
• b) characteristic of color
• c) chief spectral hues
• d) complementary beams

623. What hue does the color violet, blue, green, yellow, orange, and red belong?

• a) primaries
• b) color characterization
• c) chief spectral hues
• d) complementary beams

624. Monochromatic or polychromatic pairs which when in proper proportions produce the sensation of white.

• a) primaries
• b) color characterization
• c) chief spectral hues
• d) complementary beams

625. Any three beams having wavelengths near the two extremes and the middle of spectrum. These beams when added in correct proportions produce the sensation of white.

• a) primaries
• b) color characterization
• c) chief spectral hues
• d) chromaticity coordinates

626. Specification of color quantitatively in terms of relative amounts of three artificial primaries necessary to produce a visual equivalent of that color.

• a) primaries
• b) color characterization
• c) chief spectral hues
• d) chromaticity coordinates

627. Interference fringes formed in air films between optical surfaces. The spacing of the rings provide a sensitive means of measuring

• a) constructive interference
• b) Michelson interferometer
• c) destructive interference
• d) Newton’s ring

628. An instrument that uses interference in the measurement of light wavelengths.

• a) Constructive interference
• b) Michelson interferometer
• c) Destructive interference
• d) Newton’s ring

629. The spreading of light into the region behind an obstacle.

• a) interference
• b) diffraction
• c) destructive interference
• d) Newton’s ring

630. The process by which the vibrations of a wave motion are confined to a definite pattern.

• a) polarization
• b) Malu’s law
• c) angle of polarization
• d) Newton’s ring

631. Angle at which light reflected from a substance is almost completely planed polarized.

• a) polarization
• b) Malu’s law
• c) angle of polarization
• d) angular displacement

632. Instrument for measuring optical rotation.

• a) polarization
• b) Malu’s law
• c) polarimeters
• d) light meter

633. A branch of physics that deals with the properties of electricity at rest.

• a) electrical
• b) electrostatics
• c) electrification
• d) magnetism

634. The process of rubbing two materials together and then separating them to produce charge on the materials.

• a) energy convention
• b) electrostatics
• c) electrification
• d) magnetism

635. Bodies of similar charges repel and bodies of unlike charges attract.

• a) first law of electrostatics
• b) second law of electrostatics
• c) third law of electrostatics
• d) fourth law of electrostatics

636. What charges will be produce if you rub glass rod with silk.

• a) positive charge
• b) negative charge
• c) neutral
• d) none of these

637. What charges will be produce if you rub rubber rod with fur.

• a) positive charge
• b) negative charge
• c) neutral
• d) none of these

638. The rubbing of an objects does not create energy but merely changes the electrical neutrality of the substance in contact.

• a) first law of electrostatics
• b) second law of electrostatics
• c) law of conservation of charge
• d) Newton’s law

639. Small, tightly packed, positively charged mass that consist of protons and neutrons.

• a) electrons
• b) neutrons
• c) nucleus
• d) free electron

640. Negatively charged particles.

• a) electrons
• b) neutrons
• c) nucleus
• d) free electron

641. Positive charges particles in the nucleus.

• a) neutrons
• b) proton
• c) insulator
• d) free electron

642. Particles that carry no charges.

• a) neutrons
• b) proton
• c) insulator
• d) free electron

643. Removed from an atom or atoms due to the influence of nearby atoms.

• a) neutrons
• b) proton
• c) insulator
• d) free electron

644. A substance with very few free electrons.

• a) neutrons
• b) proton
• c) insulator
• d) semiconductor

645. Materials that are ordinarily insulators but which become conductors when under particular conditions.

• a) neutrons
• b) proton
• c) insulator
• d) semiconductor

646. A device for studying electrostatic phenomena. Consist of very light gold leaf, or other thin metal foil, hanged from a contact on a flat metal plate which ends in a ball at the upper end.

• a) electroscope
• b) leaf electroscope
• c) force scope
• d) gold scope

647. A point charged that is repelled by a force of one dyne when place one cm. from an equal charged.

• a) statcoulomb
• b) coulomb
• c) partlycoulomb
• d) none of these

648. The charged transferred through any cross section of a conductor in one second by a constant current of one ampere.

• a) statcoulomb
• b) coulomb
• c) partlycoulomb
• d) none of these

649. A region in which a charge will be subjected to a force

• a) electric field
• b) electric field intensity
• c) magnetic field
• d) magnetic field intensity

650. A line so drawn in an electric field such that a tangent to it at any point gives the direction of the electric field at that point.

• a) electric field line
• b) electric field intensity
• c) line of force
• d) tangent line

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