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1 In 1729 AD, Pieter Van Musschenbroek used the term ‘PHYSICS’ for the first time. What was the subject called so far?
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2 Who was burnt to death for suggesting that the sun might be an ordinary star?
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3 Who said, “All falling bodies, irrespective of their size, descend at the same speed”?
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4 the energy postulations
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5 What is the strongest known magnet in the Universe?
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6 What temperature and pressure is needed to convert graphite into a diamond?
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7 Who invented the first battery?
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8 True or false; when lighting hits a tree the water inside the tree boils and expands, blowing the tree apart?
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9 It is easier to roll a stone up a sloping road than to lift it vertical upwards because A. work done in rolling is more than in lifting B. work done in lifting the stone is equal to rolling it C. work done in both is same but the rate of doing work is less in rolling D. work done in rolling a stone is less than in lifting it
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10 Who was the first pre-Socratic philosopher to suggest that matter could neither be created nor destroyed?
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11 The gravitational force between two objects increases as mass?
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12 Large transformers, when used for some time, become very hot and are cooled by circulating oil. The heating of the transformer is due to A. the heating effect of current alone B. hysteresis loss alone C. both the heating effect of current and hysteresis loss D. intense sunlight at noon
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13 What state of the art computer technology is used to train pilots when wanting to copy the experience of flying an aircraft?
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14 Metals expand when heated and do what when cooled?
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15 When light bends as it enters a different medium the process is known as what?
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16 Large transformers, when used for some time, become very hot and are cooled by circulating oil. The heating of the transformer is due to A. the heating effect of current alone B. hysteresis loss alone C. both the heating effect of current and hysteresis loss D. intense sunlight at noon
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17 In 1729 AD, Pieter Van Musschenbroek used the term ‘PHYSICS’ for the first time. What was the subject called so far?
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18 Which Greek philosopher suggested that the material world was composed of four basic elements – air, water, fire and earth?
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19 Who was burnt to death for suggesting that the sun might be an ordinary star?
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20 Who in 1643 was the first person to create vacuum above the liquid?
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21 Who encouraged Newton to write his idea for principia?
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22 Who in 1808 discovered polarization of light and introduced the term ‘Polarization’?
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23 Who in 1808 discovered polarization of light and introduced the term ‘Polarization’?
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24 The first scientist to apply scientific reasoning to cosmology was Rene Descartes. What was his theory called?
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25 Who in 1808 discovered polarization of light and introduced the term ‘Polarization’?
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26 Earth is located in which galaxy?
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27 What scientist is well known for his theory of relativity?
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28 What is the earth’s primary source of energy?
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29 What kind of eclipse do we have when the moon is between the sun and the earth?
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30 Discuss Newton's Three Laws of Motion
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31 What are the laws of quantum physics?
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32 Nuclear sizes are expressed in a unit named A) Fermi B) Angstrom C) Newton D) Tesla
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33 Important Laws of Physics
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34 List of Main Branches of Physics
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35 What are the characteristics of Sound Waves?
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36 Important facts about Motion
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37 Can a fire have a shadow?
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38 As light from a star spreads out and weakens, do gaps form between the photons?
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39 Can air make shadows?
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40 Can gold be created from other elements?
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41 Can light bend around corners?
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42 Can momentum be hidden to human eyes like how kinetic energy can be hidden as heat?
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43 Can one bit of light bounce off another bit of light?
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44 Can one bit of light bounce off another bit of light?
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45 What is the Newton's three laws of motion?
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46 Is there any proof to 2nd law of thermodynamics?
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47 A car starts from rest and accelerates uniformly over a time of 5.21 seconds for a distance of 110 m. Determine the acceleration of the car.
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48 What are three ways an object can accelerate?
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49 The two main parts of a wave are the
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50 How are work, force and distance related?
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