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Model Questions for Scientific Assistant (IMD) Exam (Paper-2) PHYSICS - Set 31

Model Questions for Scientific Assistant (IMD) Exam (Paper-2) PHYSICS - Set 31

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1. The bottom of a swimming pool appears closer to the surface than it actually is. This is caused by ___ of light.

a. refraction
b. fraction
c. reflection
d. flection

2. About 9 AM, in the morning, a beam of sunlight enters the water of your swimming pool. The beam necessarily bends ___ as it enters the water.

a. by zero degrees
b. by 180 degrees
c. by 90 degrees
d. towards the normal

3. Atoms which contain the same number of protons, but different numbers of neutrons.

a. Quarks
b. Isotopes
c. Atomic number
d. Atomic mass number

4. A proton or a neutron. A particle present in an atomic nucleus.

a. X-ray
b. Alpha particle
c. Beta particle
d. Nucleon

5. Particles that join together to make protons and neutrons.

a. X-ray
b. Alpha particle
c. Quarks
d. Isotopes

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1. Nagar Panchayats include :

(a) Notified Area Committee
(b) Town Area Committee
(c) Both (a) and (b)
(d) Only A

2. The procedure for the amendment of the Indian Constitution is given in:

(a) Article 358
(b) Article 320
(c) Article 368
(d) all of these

3. The proposals for amendment of the Constitution can be initiated by:

(a) the people alone
(b) the State Legislature
(c) State Legislatures as well as the Parliament
(d) Parliament alone

4. Simple majority in voting is enough to amend provisions relating to:

(a) citizenship
(b) creation and abolition of a State
(c) administration of Scheduled Castes and Schedules Tribes
(d) all the above

5. Which one of the following amendments has been described as Mini Constitution?

(a) Forty-third
(b) Forty-second
(c) Fifty-second
(d) Thirty-ninth

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Model Questions for Scientific Assistant (IMD) Exam (Paper-2) PHYSICS - Set 30

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1. An electromagnetic wave has a wavelength of 1 m. What is its frequency?

a. 30,000 Hz
b. 300,000 Hz
c. 3,000,000 Hz
d. 300,000,000 Hz

2. If Proxima Centauri, our closest star, were to explode right now, it would take about 4 years for us to know about it because----

a. it takes 4 years to build a big telescope to see the star
b. it takes 4 years to obtain funding to build the necessary telescope
c. the star is 4 years old
d. it takes 4 years for the light from this star to reach us\

3. When two waves are superposed, they reinforce each other, or cancel each other.

a. Huygen’s Principle
b. Diffraction
c. Interference
d. Polarization

4. A two-dimensional interference pattern that captures three-dimensional information.

a. Huygen’s Principle
b. Diffraction
c. Interference
d. Hologram

5. Alignment of the transverse vibrations of electromagnetic radiation.

a. Huygen’s Principle
b. Diffraction
c. Interference
d. Polarization

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1. The Balwant Rai Mehta Committee was a committee on----

(a) Democratic Decentralisation
(b) Panchayati Raj institutes
(c) Administration arrangements for rural development
(d) Commentary development programme.

2. Panchayati Raj from of rural local government was adopted first by----

(a) Rajsathan and MP
(b) AP and West Bangal
(c) Rajasthan and AP
(d) AP and Rajsathan

3. The District and sessions judge works directly gender the central of----

(a) District Collector
(b) Governor of the state
(c) Law minister of the state
(d) High Court of the state

4. Arrange the following in ascending order----

1. Tehsil
2. sub-division
3. village
4. Paragama

Codes :

(a) 2, l, 2, 3
(b) 2, 1, 3, and 4
(c) 3, 4, 1, 2
(d) 3, 4, 2 and 1

5. Which of the following is a committee on Panchayat Raj institutions’?

(a) Balwant Rai Mehta Committee
(b) G.V.K. Rao Committee
(c) L.M. Singhvi Committee
(d) Ashok Mehta Committee

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1. The leading wool producing country of the world is----

(a) New Zealand
(b) Australia
(c) Canada
(d) Argentina

2. Which state of USA is also known as the Blue Grass state?

(a) California
(b) Kentucky
(c) Montana
(d) Texas

3. Which one of the following is not a type of shifting cultivation?

(a) Chena
(b) Jhuming
(c) Milpa
(d) Fazenda

4. Which set of the following crops is related to the plantation agriculture?

(a) Rice, wheat and barley
(b) Cotton, jute and oilseeds
(c) Maize, millets and mustard
(d) Tea, coffee and rubber

5. Above five per thousand fertility rate in the world is found in----

(a) Bangladesh
(b) Brazil
(c) Ethiopia
(d) Indonesia

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Model Questions for Scientific Assistant (IMD) Exam (Paper-2) PHYSICS - Set 28

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1. An electric circuit where the resistors are connected in such a manner that the current (in amperes) flowing through each resistor has to be the same as the current flowing through each of the other resistors.

a. Alternating current (AC)
b. Electric power
c. Series ciruit
d. Parallel circuit

2. An electric circuit where the resistors are connected in such a manner that the voltage (potential) across each resistor has to be the same as the voltage across each of the other resistors.

a. Alternating current (AC)
b. Electric power
c. Series ciruit
d. Parallel circuit

3. Measured in Watts or kilowatts. The amount of electrical energy transferred per unit time.

a. Alternating current (AC)
b. Electric power
c. Series ciruit
d. Parallel circuit

4. A magnetic field runs from the top of this page down to the bottom of this page. An electron is fired from left to right across the page. The electron is ___ by the magnetic field.

a. Indifferent to
b. attracted by
c. repelled by
d. deflected out of the plane of the page

5. A small piece of metal is attracted to a large magnet. The magnet is attracted to the small piece of metal with a force that is ____ compared to the force with which the metal is attracted to the magnet.

a. very large
b. very small
c. the same
d. similar but not the same

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1. The third position in the manufacture of cars in the world is occupied by----

(a) Japan
(b) USA
(c) France
(d) Germany

2. Silicon Valley is located in----

(a) Scotland
(b) California
(c) Swiss Alps
(d) New England states

3. Largest producer of silver in the world is----

(a) Mexico
(b) USA
(c) Laos
(d) South Africa

4. Plantation agriculture is most widespread in-----

(a) Nile valley
(b) Mississippi valley
(c) California
(d) Caribbean

5. Dry warm summers are found in----

(a) China Sea
(b) Mediterranean Sea
(c) Red Sea
(d) Arabian Sea

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Model Questions for Scientific Assistant (IMD) Exam (Paper-2) PHYSICS - Set 27

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1. A 680-hertz wave with a wavelength of 1/2 meter travels in air with a speed of----

a. 680 m/s
b. 6800 m/s
c. 340 m/s
d. 3400 m/s

2. You hear a lot of static from your radio. Is the static you hear more likely to result from receiving FM or AM radio waves?

a. FM
b. AM
c. Neither produces any static.
d. Both produce equal amounts of static.

3. You see lightning flash in the distance, and hear the thunder 10 seconds later. Assuming that sound travels at 340 m/s through the air, how far away was the lightning strike?

a. 34 meters
b. 3.4 meters
c. 340 meters
d. 3.4 km

4. Measured in volts. This is the difference in electric potential between two points.

a. Potential Difference
b. Electric Current
c. Electrical resistance
d. Superconductor

5. Measured in ohms. A material resists the flow of electric charge, while permitting some flow of electric charge.

a. Potential Difference
b. Electric Current
c. Electrical resistance
d. Superconductor

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1. Which of the following is not a member of O.E.C.D.?

(a) Japan
(b) Germany
(c) Canada
(d) India

2. Flanders industrial region is renowned for----

(a) Iron & steel industry
(b) Car manufacturing
(c) Textile manufacturing
(d) Electronics

3. Which country of the world is the largest exporter of cardamom?

(a) India
(b) China
(c) Brazil
(d) Sri Lanka

4. Hudson-Mohawk valley is located in----

(a) France
(b) UK
(c) USA
(d) Canada

5. Largest fresh water storage of the world lies in----

(a) Greenland
(b) Antarctica
(c) Himalayas
(d) Alps

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1. A longitudinal wave travels in a material and creates a local region with lowered pressure.

a. Infrasonic
b. Ultrasonic
c. Compression
d. Rarefaction

2. An input signal is used to change the frequency of a carrier wave. The carrier wave now has regions of higher frequency and regions of lower frequency.

a. Carrier wave
b. Modulation
c. Amplitude Modulation
d. Frequency Modulation

3. Two sound waves of slightly different frequencies interfere and cause a throbbing effect.

a. Natural frequency
b. Resonance
c. Beats
d. Carrier wave

4. When the frequency of an oscillating force matches the natural frequency of the elastic body on which the force is applied, we have...

a. Resonance
b. Beats
c. Carrier wave
d. Modulation

5. An input signal is used to change the amplitude of a carrier wave. The carrier wave now has regions of higher frequency and regions of lower frequency.

a. Carrier wave
b. Modulation
c. Amplitude Modulation
d. Frequency Modulation

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1. Which king is referred to as Devanampiya Piyadassi (Beloved of the Gods) in the inscriptions?

(a) Asoka
(b) Harsha
(c) Bindusara
(d) Chandragupta Maurya

2. Who among the following was credited with the destruction of Chinalgani, a group of powerful nobles?

(a) Balban
(b) Qutb-ud-din Aibak
(c) Iltutmish
(d) Razia- Sultan

3. Bombay was given away as dowry to the English King Charles II for marrying the Princess of-----

(a) France
(b) Portugal
(c) Holland
(d) Denmark

4. The ‘Grand Trunk Road built by Shershah connected Punjab with----

(a) Agra
(b) East Bengal
(c) Lahore
(d) Multan

5. Nam the Maratha Saint who was a contemporary of Shivaji.

(a) Saint Eknath
(b) Saint Tukaram
(c) Saint Dhyaneshwar
(d) Namdev

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1. The study of heat.

a. Thermodynamics
b. Absolute zero
c. Internal energy
d. First law of thermodynamics

2. The upper atmosphere becomes warmer than regions below it.

a. Adiabatic process
b. Temperture inversion
c. Second law of thermodynamics
d. Heat engine

3. A process in which no heat leves or enters the system.

a. Thermodynamics
b. Absolute zero
c. Internal energy
d. Adiabatic process

4. Represents the amount of disorder in a system.

a. Thermodynamics
b. Absolute zero
c. Heat engine
d. Entropy

5. A machine that converts heat input into work output.

a. Thermodynamics
b. Absolute zero
c. Heat engine
d. Entropy

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1. Sati Pratha was abolished by-----

(A) Willaim Bentic
(B) Lord Cunning
(C) Lord Dalhouji
(D) Wareen Hestinges

2. Who is said to be the father of Railways in India-----

(A) William Bentic
(B) Lord Cunning
(C) Lord Dalhouji
(D) Wareen Hestinges

3. Standing army was introduced by-----

(A) Iltutamis
(B) Shershah Suri
(C) Akbar
(D) Humayu

4. Originally, babar was the ruler of-----

(A) Multan
(B) Kabul
(C) Gaandhar
(D) Afghan

5. Jahangir’s time is said to be the best time for Mughal-----

(A) Painting
(B) Litrature
(B) Engineering
(C) Army

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1. Total energy of a material, including kinetic and potential energies of the molecules within the material.

a. Thermodynamics
b. Absolute zero
c. Internal energy
d. First law of thermodynamics

2. The study of heat.

a. Thermodynamics
b. Temperture inversion
c. Second law of thermodynamics
d. Heat engine

3. The upper atmosphere becomes warmer than regions below it.

a. Thermodynamics
b. Absolute zero
c. Internal energy
d. Temperture inversion

4. A process in which no heat leves or enters the system.

a. Absolute zero
b. Internal energy
c. First law of thermodynamics
d. Adiabatic process

5. Represents the amount of disorder in a system.

a. Adiabatic process
b. Temperture inversion
c. Second law of thermodynamics
d. Heat engine
e. Entropy

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1. Who was the first Woman President of Indian National Congress?

(A) Sarojini Naidu
(B) Sucheta Kripalani
(C) Rajkumari Amrit kaur
(D) Annie Besant

2. The famous Sun Temple at Konark was built by----

(A) Prataparudra
(B) Anatavarman
(C) Narsimha-I
(D) Narsimha-II

3. Napoleon got finally overthrown in the Battle of waterloo in the year----

(A) 1814
(B) 1813
(C) 1815
(D) 1816

4. Who is known as Loh Purush----

(A) Sardar Bhagat Singh
(B) Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel
(C) Subhash Chander Bose
(D) Vipin Chander Pal

5. The Greek ambassador sent to Chandragupta Maurya’s court was----

(A) Hyuin Tsang
(B) Justin
(C) Megasthenes
(D) Faahyaan

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1. As your neighborhood pond is in the process of freezing over, it ___ the surrounding air.

a. cools
b. warms
c. neither cools nor warms
d. both warms and cools

2. Water at 0 degrees C will warm up faster than ice at 0 degrees C, because----

a. water is more liquid
b. ice is more solid
c. ice absorbs heat when it melts
d. ice gives out heat when it melts

3. Fast evaporation occuring at the surface of a liquid and also within the liquid.

a. Evaporation
b. Sublimation
c. Condensation
d. Boiling

4. A solid phase changes to a gas without changing into a liquid on the way.

a. Evaporation
b. Sublimation
c. Condensation
d. Boiling

5. A solid phase changes to a liquid.

a. Condensation
b. Boiling
c. Melting
d. Regelation

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1. The Government of India Act 1858 declared----

1. The end of the policy of annexation by the British
2. Transfer of administration from the Company to the Crown
3. Zamindars were to be punished severely
4. Governor-general became the viceroy of India

Choose the correct answer from the codes given below:

(a) 1, 2, 3
(b) 1 and 3
(c) 3, 1, 2 and 4
(d) 2 and 4

2. The Government of India Act 1919 clearly defined the----

(a) Separation of power between the judiciary and the legislature
(b) Jurisdiction of the Viceroy and the governors of the provinces
(c) Jurisdiction of the central and provincial governments
(d) Powers of the Secretary of State for India and the Viceroy

3. Which of the following were not included in the Gandhi-Irwin Pact?

(a) Invitation to the Congress to participate in the Round Table Conference
(b) Withdrawal of the Civil Disobedience movement
(c) Release of only those prisoners who were not charged with violence
(d) Drafting of a constitution based on the principle of responsible government

4. What was the objective behind the formation of the Indian National Congress?

(a) To make the power of British presence felt amongst the Indian masses.
(b) Creation of a small group of educated Indians who would support the British cause.
(c) A medium through which the Indians could be convinced about positive effects of British rule in India.
(d) A platform for Indians to voice their grievances regarding the government.

5. The Cripps Proposals were rejected by the Muslim League, as

(a) the Constitution-making body of separate electorate had not been recognized
(b) Its demand for Pakistan had not been directly conceded
(c) Both (a) and (b) above
(d) Muslims were not given proportionate representation in the proposed Executive Council also.

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1. Melting under pressure, followed by refreezing once the pressure is removed.

a. Condensation
b. Boiling
c. Melting
d. Regelation

2. A liquid phase changes to a gaseous phase.

a. Evaporation
b. Sublimation
c. Condensation
d. Boiling

3. Copper and aluminum have outer electrons that are loosely bound to the atoms. This makes these elements----

a. poor electrical conductors
b. expensive
c. pure
d. good electrical conductors

4. Radiation from the star “Betelgeuse” is of longer wavelength than the sun. This means that the sun is ___ compared to that star.

a. cooler
b. hotter
c. at the same temperature
d. larger

5. At the same temperature, molecules of hydrogen have ___ speed compared to molecules of oxygen.

a. higher
b. lower
c. the same
d. no

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1. Which of the following emperor’s tomb is outside India?

(a) Akbar
(b) Aurangzeb
(c) Shah Jahan
(d) Jahangir

2. At which one of the following places did Akbar not build a palace-fortress ?

(a) Delhi
(b) Agra
(c) Lahore
(d) Allahabad

3. A school of art was encouraged to grow first at the court of

(a) Humayun
(b) Akbar
(c) Jahangir
(d) Babur

4. The art of painting reached its zenith under

(a) Akbar
(b) Jahangir
(c) Shah Jahan
(d) None of these

5. The famous Sikh leader Banda Bahadur was captured and executed in the reign of

(a) Aurangzeb
(b) Farukhsiyar
(c) Jahandar Shah
(d) Jahangir

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1. Velocity of sound will be----

(a) smaller in moist air than in dry air
(b) greater in moist air than in dry air
(c) same in moist and dry air
(d) independent of in density

2. To a stationary man the frequency of a sound source moving towards the man appears to be----

(a) lower than the original frequency
(b) same as the original frequency
(c) higher than the original frequency
(d) lower as well higher than the original frequency depending upon the speed of the source

3. The electromagnetic radiations are in descending order of wavelength in the following sequence :

(a) infrared waves, radio waves, x-rays, visible light rays
(b) radio-waves, infrared, visible light, x-rays
(c) radio waves, visible light, infrared waves, x-rays
(d) x-rays, visible light, infrared wave, radio waves

4. The inosphere does not allow to pass the waves which are termed as :

(a) microwaves
(b) visible light waves
(c) (a)and
(b) both
(d) amplitude modulated waves

5. The ionosphere bends the electro-magnetic waves having the frequencies :

(a) less than 40 MHZ
(b) beyond 40 MHZ
(c) nothing is certain
(d) depends on the moisture present

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1. A metal gas can will float up into the air if you fill it with----

a. sand
b. nitrogen
c. all of the above
d. none of the above

2. A pair of Magdeburg hemispheres are placed in contact and then evacuated. In which of the following situations would it take the most force to pull them apart----

a. out in space
b. at the top of the earth’s atmosphere
c. at sea level
d. 5 km below the ocean surface

3. A balloon filled with air is tied to a diver’s helmet with a 1 foot long string. As the diver dives to the bottom of a deep lake, the balloon----

a. expands
b. contracts
c. expands and then contracts
d. contracts and then expands

4. As a steady wind rushes over a pointed roof, the pressure above the roof is----

a. higher
b. lower
c. the same
d. alternates between higher and lower

5. The temperature at which the molecules in an object have the lowest possible kinetic energy.

a. Temperature
b. Absolute zero
c. Heat
d. Internal energy

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1. One of the following thermometers, which can be used for increasing a rapidly changing temperature is a----

(a) thermo-couple thermometer
(b) gas thermometer
(c) platinum resistance thermometer
(d) vapour pressure thermometer

2. The thermometer suitable to measure 2000°C is----

(a) gas thermometer
(b) mercury thermometer
(c) vapour pressure thermometer
(d) total radiation pyrometer

3. A ring-shaped piece of metal is heated. If the material expands, the hole will :

(a) expand
(b) contract
(c) expand or contract depending on the width of the ring
(d) expand or contract depending on the value of the coefficient of expansion

4. Two blocks of ice when pressed together join to form one block because----

(a) of heat produced during pressing
(b) of cold produced during pressing
(c) melting point of ice decreases with the increase of pressure
(d) melting point of ice increases with increase in pressure

5. Big suitcases are provided thicker handles to----

(a) decrease the pressure on the hand.
(b) increase the pressure on the hand.
(c) decrease the force on the hand.
(d) increase the force on the hand.

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Model Questions for Scientific Assistant (IMD) Exam (Paper-2) PHYSICS - Set 18

Model Questions for Scientific Assistant (IMD) Exam (Paper-2) PHYSICS - Set 18

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1. Halving the diameter of a rope will multiply its strength by---

a. 1
b. 1/2
c. 1/4
d. 1/8

2. Which has greater surface area for a given body weight (i.e., greater surface area per unit weight)----

a. a snake
b. an elephant
c. a bowling ball
d. a piece of string

3. An object has a mass of 60 kg and a density of 30 kg per cubic meter. What is the volume of the object?

a. 1800 cubic meters
b. 2 cubic meters
c. 30 cubic meters
d. 60 cubic meters

4. A gas where the atoms are ionized so there are ions and free electrons.

a. Atmospheric pressure
b. Barometer
c. Archimede’s principle for air
d. Plasma

5. An object in air is buoyed upwards. The upward force is equal to the weight of the displaced air.

a. Atmospheric pressure
b. Barometer
c. Boyle’s law
d. Archimede’s principle for air

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Model Questions for Scientific Assistant (IMD) Exam (Paper-2) PHYSICS - Set 29

Model Questions for Scientific Assistant (IMD) Exam (Paper-2) PHYSICS - Set 29

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1. No light can pass through this material. The light is absorbed or reflected rather than transmitted.

a. Electromagnetic wave
b. Electromagnetic spectrum
c. Transparent
d. Opaque

2. An oscillating electric charge emits a wave with oscillating electric and magnetic fields.

a. Electromagnetic wave
b. Electromagnetic spectrum
c. Transparent
d. Opaque

3. A darker region that appears when an object blocks the path of rays of light.

a. Electromagnetic wave
b. Electromagnetic spectrum
c. Transparent
d. Shadow

4. The shadow of the earth falls on the moon, so the moon is obscured.

a. Shadow
b. Umbra
c. Penumbra
d. Lunar eclipse

5. The moon’s shadow falls on the earth, so the sun is only partially visible.

a. Shadow
b. Umbra
c. Penumbra
d. Solar eclipse

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Model Questions for Scientific Assistant (IMD) Exam (Paper-1) - Set 18

Model Questions for Scientific Assistant (IMD) Exam (Paper-1) - Set 18

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1. A car and a lorry both are moving with equal kinetic energies. If equal breaking force is applied on both, then before coming to rest :

(a) a car will cover a greater distance
(b) lorry will cover a greater distance
(c) both will cover the same distance
(d) the distance covered by them will depend only on their respective velocities.

2. Choose the most appropriate statement for a particle body :

(a) particle is a point size body.
(b) particle body has no dimensions.
(c) two bodies are considered as particles it the distance between them is very large compared with their dimensions.
(d) in translatory\ motion, any body of finite size may be considered as particle.

3. Identify the correct definition of acceleration due to gravity :

(a) It is defined as the force experienced by a unit mass
(b) I t is defined as the acceleration of a free falling body.
(c) Both (a) and (b)
(d) None of these

4. When a man cycles round the earth in a satellite, than his---

(a) mass becomes zero but weight remains constant
(b) mass remains constant but weight becomes zero.
(c) both mass and weight remain constant.
(d) both mass and weight become zero.

5. An artificial earth satellite is said to be in a geo-stationary orbit when :

(a) it is so placed that it does not move.
(b) it remains stationary in relation to some point on the earth.
(c) its course is governed by terrestrial gravity.
(d) it is made to stay in one place in obedience to commands from a space centre on the earth.

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Model Questions for Scientific Assistant (IMD) Exam (Paper-2) Physics - Set 17

Model Questions for Scientific Assistant (IMD) Exam (Paper-2) Physics - Set 17

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1. The stretching of an elastic material is proportional to the force that is applied.

a. Atomic bonding
b. Density
c. Elasticity
d. Hooke’s law

2. An object changes shape when a force is applied to it, but when the force is removed, the deformation disappears.

a. Atomic bonding
b. Density
c. Elasticity
d. Hooke’s law

3. Study of how relationships among weight, surface, strength are affected by changing size of an object.

a. Atomic bonding
b. Density
c. Elasticity
d. Scaling

4. Which has more surface area?

a. a whole potato
b. a potato cut into four quarters
c. a potato cut into Freedom fries (ex-French fries)
d. all of these have the same surface area

5. Doubling the length of the sides of a cube multiplies its volume by

a. 2 and its surface area by 1
b. 4 and its surface area by 2
c. 6 and its surface area by 3
d. 8 and its surface area by 4

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Model Questions for Scientific Assistant (IMD) Exam (Paper-1) - Set 17

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1. The Kelvin, the S.I. unit of thermodynamic temperature is defined as :

(a) one hundredth of the temperature difference between the triple-point of water and the steam­point
(b) one hundredth of the temperature-difference between the ice-point and the steam-point
(c) the fraction 1/273.16 of the thermodynamic temperature of the triple-point of water
(d) the fraction 1/373.15 of the thermodynamic temperature of the steam-point

2. Fish can survive inside a frozen lake because:

(a) Fish are cold-blooded animals
(b) Fish can breathe when embedded in ice
(c) Fish move to the bottom of the lake where the water is at 4°C and hence cannot freeze
(d) Fish move to the top of the take where the water is at 4°C and hence cannot freeze

3. What happens if water is cooled from 8°C to 0°C?

(a) its volume decreases uniformly, becoming minimum at 0°C
(b) its volume increases uniformly, becoming maximum at 0°C
(c) its volume decreases upto 4°C and then increases
(d) its volume increases upto 4°C and then decreases

4. When a ship floats on water----

(a) it displaces no water
(b) the mass of water displaced is more than the mass of the ship
(c) the mass of the water displaced is equal to the mass of the ship
(d) the mass of water displaced is less than the ship

5. The passengers in a boat are not allowed to stand because :

(a) this will raise the centre of gravity and the boat be rocked
(b) this will lower centre of gravity and the boat will rocked
(c) the effective weight of system increases
(d) of surface tension effects

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Model Questions for Scientific Assistant (IMD) Exam (Paper-2) Physics - Set 16

Model Questions for Scientific Assistant (IMD) Exam (Paper-2) Physics - Set 16

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1. A material containing atoms of different elements, where these atoms are NOT chemically bonded to each other.

a. Mixture
b. Quantum mechanics
c. Antimatter
d. Dark matter

2. A form of matter that is complementary to regular matter, and consists of anti-particles.

a. Mixture
b. Quantum mechanics
c. Antimatter
d. Dark matter

3. About 90 percent of the matter of the universe is unseen and undetected apart from apparent gravitational influence on stars in galaxies.

a. Mixture
b. Quantum mechanics
c. Antimatter
d. Dark matter

4. Why are the atoms in a baby’s body about the same age as the atoms in an adult’s body? Because…

a. Inside every baby is an adult
b. Inside every adult is a baby
c. Atoms are eternal, i.e., they always existed
d. Atoms, that are present in both baby and adult, were formed about the same time by exploding stars

5. Most of the mass of an atom is in its

a. electrons
b. massons
c. atomic mass units
d. protons and neutrons

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Model Questions for Scientific Assistant (IMD) Exam (Paper-1) - Set 16

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1. In which one of the following crops international trade is low in the context of total produce?

(a) rice
(b) coffee
(c) rubber
(d) wheat

2. Most Favoured Nations (MFN) clause under GATT implies----

(a) most favour to some countries
(b) most favour to all countries
(c) no favour to any country
(d) no favour to some countries

3. National Agricultural Insurance Scheme replacing Comprehensive Crop Insurance Scheme was introduced in the year----

(a) 1997
(b) 1998
(c) 1999
(d) 2000

4. National Income is the----

(a) Net National Product at market price
(b) Net National Product at factor cost
(c) Net Domestic Product at market price
(d) Net Domestic Product at factor cost

5. Nobel Prize in Economics for the year 1997 was awarded for contribution in the area of----

(a) International Economics
(b) Financial Economics
(c) Public Economics
(d) Development Economics

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