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Lightning is produced when 

A) Similar charges of electricity rush towards each other and then get repelled B) clouds strike against impurities in air and the friction burns up these impurities
C) strong opposite charges in different clouds break down the resistance offered by the intervening air D) water vapour produces electricity in the clouds

Answer:   C) strong opposite charges in different clouds break down the resistance offered by the intervening air



Explanation:

When the resistance of the air between breaks down the current flows from the positive cloud to the negative cloud in a flash which we call lightning . The difference of potential involves is very high.

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Q:

What is the full form of "RADAR" ?

A) Radio Detecting and Ranging B) Region Device and Ranging
C) Radio Detect and Rangs D) Radio Device and Ranging
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Radio Detecting and Ranging

Explanation:
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If a carrier wave of 1000 kHz is used to carry the signal, the length of transmitting antenna will be equal to _____ ?

A) 300 m B) 30 m
C) 3 m D) 0.3 m
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) 300 m

Explanation:

h =  straight c over straight v = 3 × 108/106 = 300 m

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Q:

Quality of transmission depends upon

A) Nature of signal only B) Nature of medium only
C) Both (A) and (B) D) Neither A nor B
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Both (A) and (B)

Explanation:

Quality of transmission is governed both by nature of signal and nature of communication channel/medium.

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The rate of change of linear momentum of a body falling freely under gravity is equal to it's ____ ?

A) Kinetic Energy B) Weight
C) Potential Energy D) Impulse
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Weight

Explanation:

Rate of change of impulse equals the force . In case of freely falling body the only force is the weight.

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A disk and a sphere of same radius but different masses roll on two inclined planes of the same altitude and length. Which one of the two objects gets to the bottom of the plane first ?

A) Depends on their masses B) Sphere
C) Disk D) Both reach at the same time
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Sphere

Explanation:

Time does not depend on mass, else

  => is least for 'sphere' and

hence least time is taken by sphere.

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