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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Which of the following is not a vector quantity?

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Which law is also called the law of inertia ?

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

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

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Energy is frequently defined as the ability to do work.

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

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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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What is the name for a generator that produces AC?

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Evaporation is a cooling process.

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In the atmosphere ultraviolet rays are absorbed by ?

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which one of the following occured first?

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

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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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Displacement is a vector quantity?

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

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

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

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Used to measure the force and velocity of wind :

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Which of the following is the First Law of Motion?

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Conductors have a high resistance

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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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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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Energy possessed by a body in motion is called?

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

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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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Elecronegativity is the measure of

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

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Nuclear sizes are expected in a unit named ?

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The speed of light will be minimum while passing through :

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The working principle of a machine is?

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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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Power is defined as

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

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

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Electron microscope was invented by

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What scientist came up with the Three Laws of Motion?

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

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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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The product of Force and Velocity is called?

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which law validates that matter can not be created or destroyed

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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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Electric current is measure in :

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

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Which SI unit is used for Planck constant?

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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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The energy emitted by the sun is due to

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Which of the following is the Third Law of Motion?

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dynamo is a device that convert :

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Bolometer is used to measure?

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A jet engine works on the principle of conservation of

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The First Law of Thermodynamics helps you to understand the

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

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

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Electric power is typically measure in what unit?

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