A jet engine works on the principle of

1.Conservation of energy

2.Conservation of linear momentum

3.Conservation of mass

4. Conservation of mass and momentum

The unit of impulse, is

1. kg. m / sec

2.kg. m2 / sec

3.kg. m / sec 2

4.kg2. m / sec

A particle in simple harmonic motion while passing through mean position will have

1. Maximum kinetic energy and maximum potential energy

2.Maximum kinetic energy and minimum potential energy

3. Minimum kinetic energy and maximum potential energy

4.Minimum kinetic energy and minimum potential energy

For a body moving with simple harmonic motion, the number of cycles per second, is known as its

1. Oscillation

2.Amplitude

3.Periodic time

4.Frequency

If the angle between the applied force and the direction of motion of a body is between 90o and 180o, the work done is called

1.Virtual work

2.Imaginary work

3.Zero work

4. Negative work

If the gravitational acceleration at any place is doubled, the weight of a body will

1.Be reduced to half

2.Be doubled

3.Not be affected

4. None of these

Moment of inertia of a squares of side b about an axis through its centre of gravity, is

1. b3/4

2. b4/12

3.b44/3

4.b4/8

One-half of a vibration of a body, is called

1.Period time

2.Oscillation

3.Beat

4.Amplitude

The centre of gravity of a right circular cone lies on its axis of symmetry at a height of

1.h / 2

2.h / 3

3.h / 4

4.h / 5

The moment of inertia of a thin spherical shell is

1.Mr4/2

2.Mr2

3.2/3 Mr2

4.2/5 Mr2

The motion of a particle moving with simple harmonic motion, from an extremity to the other, constitutes

1.Half an oscillation

2.One an oscillation

3.Two oscillations

4.None of the above

The path traced by a projectile in the sky, is

1.Circular

2.Parabolic

3.Elliptical

4.Catenary

The unit of inertia of mass,

1.kg/m

2.kg/m2

3. kg-m2

4. m3

The velocity of a moving body is

1.A vector quantity

2.A scalar quantity

3. A constant quantity

4.None of these

4. The locus of the instantaneous centre of a moving rigid body, is

1. Straight line

2.Involute

3.Centroid

4.Spiral

A number of forces acting simultaneously on a particle of a body

1.may be replace by a couple

2.may be replaced by a single force through C.G. of the body

3. may be replaced by a single fore

4.may not be replaced by a single force

A particle moving with a simple harmonic motion attains its maximum velocity when it passes

1. through point at half amplitude

2.the extreme point of the oscillation

3.through the mean position

4.none of these

A projectile is fired at an angle theta to the vertical. It's horizontal range will be maximum when theta is

1.0o

2.30o

3.45o

4.60o

A rigid body suspended vertically at a point and oscillating with a small amplitude under the action of the force of gravity is called

1.second's pendulum

2. simple pendulum

3.compounder pendulum

4.None of these

A smooth cylinder lying on its convex surface remains

1. In stable equilibrium

2.In unstable equilibrium

3. In neutral equilibrium

4.Out of equilibrium

A stone is whirled in a vertical circle, the tension in the string is maximum

1.when the string is horizontal

2.when the stone is at the lowest position

3.when the stone is at the highest position

4.at all the positions

According to Kennedy's theorem, if three bodies have plane motion, their instantaneous centres lie on

1. a triangle

2. two straight lines

3.a straight line

4.a point

Centre of gravity of a thin hollow cone lies on the axis of symmetry at a height of

1.one half of the total height above base

2.one fourth of the total height above base

3.one third of the total height above base

4.none of these

Centrifugal force acting on a body, moving along a circular path, will be

1. equal and opposite to centripetal force

2. equal and similar to centripetal force

3. inversely proportional to centripetal force

4.proportional to centripetal force

Engineer's units of force, is

1.Newton and dyne in absolute units

2.Dyne in absolute units

3.Newton in absolute units

4.All the above

For maximum range of a projectile, the angle of projection should be

1. 30o

2.45o

3.60o

4. none of these

If rain falls in the opposite direction of the movement of a pedestrian, he has to hold his umbrella

1.more inclined when moving

2.less inclined when moving

3.less inclined when standing

4.more inclined when standing

In a simple harmonic motion, acceleration of a particle is proportional to

1.Rate of change of velocity

2.Displacement

3.Velocity

4.Direction

Kinetic friction is

1.Maximum value of frictional force when a body is about to move

2. Friction between two well lubricated bodies

3.Friction force acting when the body is in motion

4.Friction force which keeps a body in motion

Newton's Law of Motion is

1. to every action, there is always an equal and opposite

2.the rate of change of momentum is directly proportional to the impressed force, and takes place in the same direction, in which the force acts

3.everybody continues in its state of rest or of uniform motion, in a straight line, unless it is acted upon by some external force

4.all the above

Newton's law of motion of rotation which states, Everybody continues in its state of rest or uniform motion of rotation about an axis unless it is acted upon by some external torque is

1.first law of motion

2.second law of motion

3. third law of motion

4. fourth law of motion

One Newton force, isx

1.103 dynes

2.104 dynes

3.105 dynes

4.106 dynes

Periodic time of body moving with simple harmonic motion is

1. inversely proportional to its angular velocity

2. inversely proportional to the square of its angular velocity

3.directly proportional to the square of its angular velocity

4.directly proportional to its angular velocity

Polar moment of inertia is

1.Same as moment of inertia

2. Applicable to masses whereas moment of inertia is applicable to area only

3.The moment of inertia for an area relative to a linear or axis perpendicular to the plane of the area

4.The moment of inertia for an area relative to a line or axis parallel to the centroidal axis

The angle which an inclined surface makes with the horizontal when a body placed on its is on the point of moving down, is called

1.angle of inclination

2.angle of friction

3.angle of repose

4.None of these

The angle which an inclined surface makes with the horizontal when a body placed on the point of moving down, is called

1.Angle of repose

2. Angle of friction

3.Angle of inclination

4.None of the above

The centre of gravity of a homogeneous body is the point at which the whole

1.Volume of the body is assumed to be concentrated

2.Area of the surface of the body is assumed to be concentrated

3. Weight of the body is assumed to be concentrated

4.All of the above

The centre of gravity of a plane laminate will not be at its geometrical centre if it is a

1.Circle

2.Equilateral triangle

3.Rectangle

4.Right angled triangle

The centre of gravity of a quadrant of a circle lies along its central radius at a distance of

1.0.2 R

2.0.3 R

3.0.4 R

4.0.6 R

The direction of projection should bisect the angle between the inclined plane and the vertical for a range of a projectile on inclined plane

1. to be maximum

2.to be minimum

3.to be zero

4.None of these

The force which produces a acceleration of 1 m/sec2 in a mass of one kg, is called

1. Joule

2.Dyne

3.Newton

4.Energy

The frequency of oscillation on moon as compare to that on earth, will be

1.2.44 times more

2.2.44 times less

3. 3 times less

4.3 times more

The maximum frictional force which comes into play, when a body just begins to slide over the surface of a other body, is known as

1. limiting friction

2. rolling friction

3. sliding friction

4.none of these

The motion of a particle moving with S.H.M. from an extremely to the other, constitutes

1.one full oscillation

2.two oscillations

3.half an oscillation

4.None of these

The necessary condition of equilibrium of a body is

1.algebraic sum of the moments of the forces about a point must be zero

2.algebraic sum of vertical components of all the forces must be zero

3.algebraic sum of horizontal components of all the forces must be zero

4. all a, b and c

The path traced by a projectile in the sky, is

1.parabolic

2.elliptical

3.straight line

4.circular

The periodic time of a body moving in simple harmonic motion is

1.Directly proportional to its angular velocity

2. Directly proportional to the weight of the body

3.Directly proportional to the momentum of swinging body

4.Inversely proportional to the angular velocity

The product of mass and velocity of a moving a body is called

1.impulse

2.power

3.moment

4.momentum

The shape of a suspended cable under its own weight is

1.catenary

2.circular

3.elliptical

4.parabolic

The total time of collision and restitution of two bodies is called

1.period of collision

2. period of impact

3. time of collision

4.all the above

The unit of force in C.G.S. system of units is called

1. kg

2.dyne

3.newton

4.all the above

The unit of moment of inertia of an area,

1. kg/m

2.kg/m2

3.m4

4.m3

The unit of moments in M.K.S. system, is

1. kg-m

2. kg / m2

3.kg /sec2

4.kg /sec

The units of inertia of mass, are

1.kg/m

2.kg/m2

3.kg-m2

4.m4

The vehicle moving on a level circular path will exert pressure such that reaction on

1.inner wheels will be more

2.outer wheels will be more

3.inner as well as outer wheels will be equal

4.none of these

The velocity of a moving body is

1. a constant quantity

2.a scalar quantity

3.a vector quantity

4.none of these

Time of flight of a projectile on a horizontal, plane is

1.2u sin Î±/ g

2.2u cos Î±/ g

3.2u tan Î±/ g

4. 2u cot Î±/ g

Two forces act an angle of 120Â°. If the greater force is 50 kg and their resultant is perpendicular to the smaller force, the smaller force is

1.10 kg

2. 20 kg

3. 25 kg

4.35 kg

when a body in equilibrium undergoes an infinitely small displacement work imagined to be done, is known as

1. Imaginary work

2.Negative work

3.Virtual work

4.None of these

Which one of the following laws is not applicable to a simple pendulum?

1.The time period is inversely proportional to âˆšg where g is the acceleration due to gravity

2.The time period is proportional to âˆšl where l is length

3.The time period does not depend on its magnitude

4.The time period is proportional to its length l

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