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A bucket of water is hung from a spring balance. A piece of iron is suspended in the water without touching the sides or touching the bottom of the the bucket. The reading of the spring balance

A) will increase B) will decrease
C) does not change D) varies with the increase of depth of the immersion of the iron piece

Answer:   A) will increase



Explanation:

When the piece of iron is lowered into the water, the water level in the bucket increases. And so the pressure at the bottom of bucket also increases. Thus the total thrust at bottom also increases. Therefore the spring balance reading increases. Thus (a) is correct.

Subject: Physics
Q:

Which instrument is used to measure blood pressure?

 

A) Sphygmomanometer B) Lactometer
C) Thermometer D) Glucometer
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Sphygmomanometer

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The term ______ is prefixed to scientific terms to describe something that is constant.

 

A) Photo B) Iso
C) Mega D) Quasi
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Iso

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Q:

1 horsepower = approximately _____ watts.

 

A) 746 B) 764
C) 647 D) 674
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) 746

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Which law of physics states that the force between the two electric charges reduces to a quarter of its former value when the distance between them is doubled?

 

A) Coulomb’s Law B) Stefan's Law
C) Pascal's Law D) Hooke's Law
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Coulomb’s Law

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What is the unit of measure of a magnetic field?

A) Cobalt B) Ohm
C) Tesla D) Ampere
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Tesla

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Q:

_______ expansion makes the Eiffel Tower taller during summers.

 

A) Thermal   B) Chemical  
C) Gravitational   D) Gradient  
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Thermal  

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Q:

Georg Simon Ohm in whose honour we have the famous Ohm’s Law, hailed from which country?

 

A) Russia B) Spain
C) Poland D) Germany
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Germany

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Purpose of an optical filter is to

A) reflect lights of different colours B) dispense light into component colours
C) refract light of different colours D) transmit or absorb light of different colours
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) transmit or absorb light of different colours

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