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The wavelike properties of electrons are useful in

A) Magnifying objects B) Lasers
C) Weather reports D) All of the above

Answer:   A) Magnifying objects



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The photoelectric effect pointed to the particle properties of light, which had been considered to be a wave phenomenon. Particles like electron and protons have both particle like and wave like behavior. Thus, according to de Broglie, all the material particles in motion possess wave characteristics. Although the dual nature of matter is applicable to all material objects but it is significant for microscopic bodies only.

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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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