Physics CXC Paper 1 Practice Questions

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This quiz consists of information which outline the nature and properties of matter and energy. The subject matter of physics includes mechanics, heat, light and other radiation, sound, electricity, magnetism, and the structure of atoms.

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The total energy radiated per unit surface area of a black body across all wavelengths per unit time is called ?

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Electron microscope was invented by

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What is the unit of measurement used in physics for force?

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In the atmosphere ultraviolet rays are absorbed by ?

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What is the acceleration of a bus approaching a bus stop ?

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What scientist came up with the Three Laws of Motion?

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dynamo is a device that convert :

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Which of the following is an example of a force in physics?

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Evaporation is a cooling process.

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Bolometer is used to measure?

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Rain is falling vertically downwards. To a man running east wards, the rain will appear to be coming from?

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The branch of physics that deals with liquids, gases and plasma and the forces acting on them is called .

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Energy is frequently defined as the ability to do work.

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The product of Force and Velocity is called?

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Electric power is typically measure in what unit?

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A car is moving along a zig zig path on a level road. This is an example for which of the following?

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The product of a force and the length of time the force is applied to an object is called ______________ , and it causes a change in its momentum.

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A measure of how much the source deviates from equilibrium during its vibrations is the ____________ of an oscillation and indicates how much energy is involved in the vibration.

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While catching a ball, the player pulls down his hands to lower the ?

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What is the name for a generator that produces AC?

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when two ice cubes are pressed over each other they unite to form cube because of:

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Which law of motion says that the harder you kick a ball, the farther it will go?

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Displacement is a vector quantity?

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Nuclear sizes are expected in a unit named ?

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A jet engine works on the principle of conservation of

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Which law is also called the law of inertia ?

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What is the scale used for measuring the intensity of the earthquake?

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Conductors have a high resistance

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Elecronegativity is the measure of

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The speed of light will be minimum while passing through :

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which one of the following occured first?

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Which of the following is the First Law of Motion?

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Which law of motion says that a kicked ball would fly forever if it wasn’t for forces like air friction and gravity?

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The prefix mega-, as it is used in chemistry, is equal to?

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When light rays strike a surface, they bounce off in a process called .

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What is the name of the process in which a liquid is boiled to generate a vapor and then condensed back into the liquid phase?

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Which of the following is not a vector quantity?

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which of the following can be regarded as an example for three dimensional motions?

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Which law of motion says that when you kick a ball, there is an equal force on your foot as there is on the ball?

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The working principle of a machine is?

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Power is defined as

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Energy possessed by a body in motion is called?

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which law validates that matter can not be created or destroyed

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The state of matter that results from super-cooling and loss of energy is called the .

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A man standing on a bus is thrown outwards when the bus takes a sudden turn. This happen due to:

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Torque is a measure of a force tendency to produce ? .

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A ______ is anything that can change the state of motion of an object.

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The energy emitted by the sun is due to

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If the length of a simple pendulum is halved then its period of oscillation is?

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If the velocity time graph of a particle is presented by y=mt+v then the particle is moving with

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The prefix mega-, as it is used in chemistry, is equal to?

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With the increase of pressure, the boiling point of any substance?

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Which SI unit is used for Planck constant?

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on a 60km track travels the first 30km with a uniform speed of 30km/h. How fast must the train travel for the next 30km so as to average 40km/h. For the entire trip

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Which of the following is the Third Law of Motion?

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Used to measure the force and velocity of wind :

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The First Law of Thermodynamics helps you to understand the

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Electric current is measure in :

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What is the first name of the famous scientist who gave us Newton’s three laws of motion?

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If no external forces act on the system of two colliding objects, then the vector sum of the linear momentum of each body remains constant and is not affected by their mutual interaction. which law states that

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