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A capillary tube is partially dipped vertically in a vessel containing water. Due to capillarity  water rises in the tube. The height of water rise in the tube can be increased by 

A) decreasing the radius of the capillary tube B) increasing the radius of the capillary tube
C) increasing the height of water in the vessel D) None of these

Answer:   A) decreasing the radius of the capillary tube

Explanation:

The water rise in a capillary tube dipped in water is such that the weight of water in the tube above the surface of water in the vessel is equal to (balances) the upward force due to surface tension. So it is clear that if the the bore (radius) to the tube is decreased, the height of the water column in it must be greater.  So, (a) is correct.

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Which is best used as a sound absorbing material in partition walls ?

A) Stone chips B) Steel
C) Glass - wool D) Glass pieces
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Glass - wool

Explanation:

Materials that do not transfer mechanical energy well. These tend to be soft,flexible, low density, and with high surface area to linear area ratios.

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On which day ' National Science Day ' is celebrated in India ?

A) February 23 B) February 25
C) February 26 D) February 28
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) February 28

Explanation:

National Science Day is celebrated in India on 28 February each year to mark the discovery of the Raman effect by Indian physicist Sir Chandrashekhara Venkata Raman on 28 February 1928.

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The capacity of a pure capacitor is 1 farad. In D.C circuit, its effective resistance will be

A) Zero B) Infinite
C) 1 Ohm D) 1/2 Ohm
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Infinite

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A convex mirror is used to form an image of a real object. The image

A) is diminished in size B) is erect
C) always lies between the pole and the focus D) all of the above
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) all of the above

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The quality of sound produced by an instrument depends on the

A) Frequency B) Intensity
C) Number of overtones D) None of these
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Number of overtones

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