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National Coaching Centre Aptitude

Campus-1: 131, P.I.B. Colony, Karachi – Tel:


4949486 Test
Campus-2: 136, P.I.B. Colony, Karachi – Tel: MCQ’s on Torque,
4949503 Angular Momentum and
Equilibrium

1. The study of effects of forces is known as:


(a) Static (b) Dynamics
(c) Mechanics (d) Kinematics

2. The branch of mechanics which deals with the moving bodies is called as:
(a) Static (b) Dynamics
(c) Static and dynamic (d) None of these

3. The branch of mechanics which deals with stationary bodies is known:


(a) Kinematics (b) Static
(c) Dynamic (d) None of these

4. A body at rest or moving with uniform velocity along a straight line is said to be in:
(a) Equilibrium (b) Static equilibrium
(c) Dynamic equilibrium (d) None of these

5. A body at rest is said to be in:


(a) Static equilibrium (b) Dynamic equilibrium
(c) May be in equilibrium (d) None of these

6. Bridges, building and a box lying on a table are the examples of:
(a) Static equilibrium (b) Dynamic equilibrium
(c) None of these

7. If the algebric sum of all the forces acting on a body is zero then the body is said to
be in a State of Equilibrium:
(a) This is in accordance with the first condition of equilibrium.
(b) This is in accordance with the second condition of equilibrium.
(c) Both a and b.
(d) None of these.

8. The ability of a force to rotate a body about its axis of rotation is called:
(a) Torque (b) Momentum
(c) Inertia (d) None of these

9. Torque about an axis is defined as the product of:


(a) Force and angular displacement.
(b) Force and moment arm.
(c) Mass and force.
(d) Mass and velocity.

10. Torque is a:

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National Coaching Centre Aptitude
Campus-1: 131, P.I.B. Colony, Karachi – Tel:
4949486 Test
Campus-2: 136, P.I.B. Colony, Karachi – Tel: MCQ’s on Torque,
4949503 Angular Momentum and
Equilibrium

(a) Scalar quantity (b) Vector quantity


(c) None physical quantity (d) None of these

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National Coaching Centre Aptitude
Campus-1: 131, P.I.B. Colony, Karachi – Tel:
4949486 Test
Campus-2: 136, P.I.B. Colony, Karachi – Tel: MCQ’s on Torque,
4949503 Angular Momentum and
Equilibrium

11. The S.I. unit of torque is:


(a) N-sec (b) N-m
(c) Kg-sec (d) N/sec

12. Dimensional formula for torque or moment of force is:


(a) ML2T¯2 (b) MLT¯2
(c) ML2T¯1 (d) MLT

13. If the applied force passes through the axis of rotation or point of rotation then
torque is:
(a) Maximum (b) Minimum
(c) Zero (d) None of these

14. If the applied force is at right angle to vector r (moment arm) then torque is:
(a) Maximum (b) Minimum
(c) Zero (d) None of these

15. A body will be in rotational equilibrium only if the sum of all the external torques
acting on the body about any arbitrary axis or point is zero. This is called:
(a) First condition of equilibrium (b) Second condition of equilibrium
(c) None of these

16. The type of motion in which every particle on the rotating body moves in a circle is
called:
(a) Rotatory motion (b) Vibrational motion
(c) Linear motion (d) Curvilinear motion

17. The type of rotatory motion in which axis of rotation passes through the rotating
body is known as:
(a) Spin motion (b) Orbital motion
(c) Rectilinear motion (d) Curvilinear motion

18. The type of rotatory motion in which axis of rotation does not pass through the
rotating body is known as:
(a) Orbital motion (b) Spin motion
(c) None of these (d) Curvilinear motion

19. Rotation of fan and rotation of top are the examples of:
(a) Spin motion (b) Linear motion
(c) Vibrational motion (d) Orbital motion

20. Motion of planets around the sun is the example of:

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National Coaching Centre Aptitude
Campus-1: 131, P.I.B. Colony, Karachi – Tel:
4949486 Test
Campus-2: 136, P.I.B. Colony, Karachi – Tel: MCQ’s on Torque,
4949503 Angular Momentum and
Equilibrium

(a) Orbital motion (b) Spin motion


(c) Vibrational motion (d) Linear motion

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National Coaching Centre Aptitude
Campus-1: 131, P.I.B. Colony, Karachi – Tel:
4949486 Test
Campus-2: 136, P.I.B. Colony, Karachi – Tel: MCQ’s on Torque,
4949503 Angular Momentum and
Equilibrium

21. The type of motion in which axes of frame of reference of the moving body
remains parallel to the corresponding axes of frame of reference of the observer is
known as:
(a) Translatory motion (b) Circular motion
(c) Vibrational motion (d) Rotatory motion

22. When two forces of equal magnitudes but opposite in direction act upon a body
such that their lines of action do not pass through the same point then these forces
are called:
(a) Couple (b) Pair of forces
(c) Shear forces (d) None of these

23. ________________ is an example of couple.


(a) Moving coil galvanometer (b) Pendulum
(c) Circular motion (d) None of these

24. The vector sum of forces in a couple is equal to:


(a) Unity (b) Twice the magnitude of each force
(c) Zero (d) None of these

25. Magnitude of moment of couple is equal to:


(a) Magnitude of both the forces x arm of the couple
(b) Magnitude of any one force x arm of the couple
(c) Magnitude of any one force x twice the arm of the couple
(d) None of these

26. The moment of a given couple:


(a) is independent of the location of origin
(b) is dependent of the location of origin.
(c) None of these

27. the perpendicular distance between the line of action of forces forming a couple is
called:
(a) Momentum (b) Arm of the couple
(c) None of these (d) Force arm

28. For the application of second condition of equilibrium we are independent in


choosing axis about which torques are calculated this is:
(a) True (b) False
(c) Has no meaning (d) None of these

29. Angular momentum is defined as:

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Equilibrium

(a) L = r x v (b) L = r x p
(c) L = r x v (d) L = v x p

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National Coaching Centre Aptitude
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4949486 Test
Campus-2: 136, P.I.B. Colony, Karachi – Tel: MCQ’s on Torque,
4949503 Angular Momentum and
Equilibrium

30. The S.I. unit of angular momentum is:


(a) N-sec (b) J-sec
(c) m-sec (d) Kg2.sec2

31. The dimension of angular momentum is given as:


(a) L2MT¯1 (b) LMT¯1
(c) LMT (d) L2M¯1T¯1

32. Angular momentum of a particle of mass ‘m’, moving with velocity ‘v’ in a circle of
radius ‘r’ is defined as:
(a) mvr (b) mv2r
(c) (d) mv2

33. The point where whole weight of a body acts is called:


(a) Centre of mass (b) Centre of gravity
(c) Origin (d) Equilibrium point

34. A point at which an applied force produces a linear acceleration but no rotation is
called:
(a) Centre of gravity (b) Centre of frame
(c) Centre of mass (d) Origin

35. The centre of gravity of a rectangular plate lies at the:


(a) Centre of plate (b) Intersection of diagonals
(c) Intersection of medians (d) Mid-point of axis

36. The centre of gravity of a square plate lies at the:


(a) Centre of plate (b) Intersection of diagonals
(c) Intersection of medians (d) Mid-point of axis

37. The centre of gravity of a parallelogram lies at the:


(a) Centre of plate (b) Intersection of diagonals
(c) Intersection of medians (d) Mid-point of axis

38. The centre of gravity of a triangular plate lies at the:


(a) Centre of plate (b) Intersection of diagonals
(c) Intersection of medians (d) Mid-point of axis

39. The centre of gravity of a cylinder lies at the:


(a) Centre of cylinder (b) Intersection of diagonals
(c) Intersection of medians (d) Mid-point of axis

40. The point where the total mass of the body may be assumed to act is called:

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National Coaching Centre Aptitude
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4949486 Test
Campus-2: 136, P.I.B. Colony, Karachi – Tel: MCQ’s on Torque,
4949503 Angular Momentum and
Equilibrium

(a) Centre of mass (b) Centre of gravity


(c) Moment of inertia (d) None of the above

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National Coaching Centre Aptitude
Campus-1: 131, P.I.B. Colony, Karachi – Tel:
4949486 Test
Campus-2: 136, P.I.B. Colony, Karachi – Tel: MCQ’s on Torque,
4949503 Angular Momentum and
Equilibrium

41. The centre of gravity of a sphere lies at:


(a) The axis of the sphere (b) Circumference of the sphere
(c) Centre of sphere (d) Mid point of the sphere

42. If an object returns to its original position after it is slightly disturbed, it is said to be
in:
(a) Equilibrium (b) Stable equilibrium
(c) Unstable equilibrium (d) Neutral equilibrium

43. If the centre of gravity of an object is not raised or lowered from its original position
after it is slightly disturbed, it is said to be in:
(a) Equilibrium (b) Stable equilibrium
(c) Unstable equilibrium (d) Neutral equilibrium

44. If the centre of gravity of a body lies at the point of suspension or support, the body
is said to be in the state of:
(a) Equilibrium (b) Stable equilibrium
(c) Unstable equilibrium (d) Neutral equilibrium

45. If the centre of gravity of a body is higher than its point of suspension or support,
then the body is said to be in the state of:
(a) Equilibrium (b) Stable equilibrium
(c) Unstable equilibrium (d) Neutral equilibrium

46. If the centre of gravity of a body is lower than its point of suspension or support,
the body is said to be in the state of:
(a) Equilibrium (b) Stable equilibrium
(c) Unstable equilibrium (d) Neutral equilibrium

47. A 5.00-meter steel beam of uniform cross section and composition weights 100 N.
What is the minimum force required to lift one end of the beam?
(a) 25 N (b) 50 N
(c) 250 N (d) 500 N

48. A non-uniform bar 8.0 meters long is placed on a pivot 2.0 meters from the lighter
end of the bar. The center of gravity of the bar is located 2.0 meters from the
heavier end. If a 500 N weight on the light end balances the bar, what must be the
weight of the bar?
(a) 125 N (b) 250 N
(c) 500 N (d) 1000 N

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