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When a steel ball is placed on the surface of mercury, it does not sink because

A) of the surface tension of mercury B) mercury is a semisolid
C) of the high viscosity of mercury D) the density of mercury is greater than that of steel

Answer:   D) the density of mercury is greater than that of steel

Explanation:

A solid sinks in a liquid if its density is greater than that of the liquid. if less, it floats

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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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In the electrical circuit of a house, the fuse acts as

A) a load B) a thermopile
C) a safety device D) a step down device
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) a safety device

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The direction of heat flow between two objects depends on

A) Their masses B) Their heat contents
C) Their temperatures D) Whether they are in solid, liquid or gaseous state
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Their temperatures

Explanation:

Heat always flows from a body at higher temperature to a body at a lower temperature.

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