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Gasoline is useful in cars because it has

A) chemical potential energy B) electrical potential energy
C) gravitational potential energy D) kinetic energy

Answer:   A) chemical potential energy



Explanation:

Gasoline is a colorless petroleum-derived flammable liquid that is used primarily as a fuel in spark-ignited internal combustion engines. It consists mostly of organic compounds obtained by the fractional distillation of petroleum, enhanced with a variety of additives. It is also called as Petrol. It has chemical potential energy, in combustion it is turned into light, sound, heat and kinetic energy.

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A) A feather falls from the sky. B) A football flies through the air.
C) A hockey player digs his skates into the ice. D) A skateboard rolls into the grass.
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) A football flies through the air.

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Which type of electromagnetic radiation has the shortest wavelength?

A) Gamma rays B) X-rays
C) Radio waves D) Infrared rays
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Gamma rays

Explanation:

The order of wavelengths of electromagnetic spectrum is as follows ::

(Shortest to Longest) - Gamma, X-Rays, UV, Visible, Infrared, Microwaves, Radio Waves.

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If the acceleration due to gravity on the surface of earth is g, then the acceleration due to gravity on the surface of a planet whose mass is same as that of earth and radius is half as that of earth is _________________.

 

A) 2g B) g/4
C) g/2 D) 4g
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) 4g

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A Sonar of a ship sends sounds waves of speed 1000 m/s. These waves are reflected back by the ocean floor in 2 seconds. Find the depth (in m) of theocean floor. 

A) 2000 B) 500
C) 1000 D) 100
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) 1000

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Nautical miles is a unit of distance used in

A) Navigation B) Road mile
C) Astronomy D) Measuring the boundaries of a nation
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Navigation

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 During the night, the direction of the wind would be from the __________________.

A) valleys to the mountains   B) mountains to the valleys
C) land to the sea D) sea to the land
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) land to the sea

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Propagation of sound can be visualised as propagation of _____________ variations in the medium.

A) energy B) power
C) force D) pressure
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) pressure

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Find the acceleration (in m/s2) of a body which accelerates from 10 m/s to 20 m/s in 4 seconds.

A) 7.5 B) 15
C) 5 D) 2.5
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) 2.5

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