Exercise 2

Question 21 :

Sound produced at a point is heard by a person after 5 second, while the same sound is heard by another person after 6 seconds. If the speed of sound is 300 m/s, what could be the maximum and minimum distances between the two persons?


A). 1.8 km, 0.15 km
B). 2.2 km, 0.20 km
C). 2.8 km, 0.25 km
D). 3.3 km, 0.30 km
Answer : Option D

Question 22 :

Intensity of sound at a point is ____ its distance from the source.


A). directly proportional to
B). inversely proportional to
C). directly proportional to square of
D). inversely proportional to square of
Answer : Option D

Question 23 :

Of the four locations mentioned below the highest inside temperature will be attained in the pressure cooker operated with the pressure valve open


A). at sea level
B). at the top of Mt. Everest
C). at a place in a valley below sea level
D). in an aeroplane flying at a height of 10,000 m with inside pressure maintained at the sea level
Answer : Option C

Question 24 :

Radio telescopes are better than optical telescopes because


A). they can detect faint galaxies which no optical telescope can
B). they can work even in cloudy conditions
C). they can work during the day and night
D). All of the above
Answer : Option D

Question 25 :

Light Emitting Diodes (LED) is used in fancy electronic devices such as toys emit


A). X-rays
B). ultraviolet light
C). visible light
D). radio waves
Answer : Option C